THE PREPS : Lasorda to Speak at Awards Banquet

Dodger Manager Tommy Lasorda will be the keynote speaker at the seventh Faith, Family and Football awards night scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Anaheim Marriott.

The banquet honors student-athletes from Catholic high schools throughout Southern California for their character, service, leadership, academics and athletic qualities.

Master of ceremonies for the awards night will be Craig Fertig, assistant athletic director in charge of fund-raising for USC. The group also will honor Father Lawrence Martin Jenco, a former American hostage in Beirut, and columnist John Hall of the Orange County Register.

The honored players:


Defense: Linemen--Michael Gilhooly (Loyola); Victor Olmedo (St. Paul) and Rock Zierman (St. Joseph); LB--Mark Borchard (St. Bonaventure); Laurn Jordan (Bishop Montgomery); Chas Lough (Damien); Alonzo Williams (Verbum Dei); Backs--Gerald McGee (St. Francis); Robert Piconi (St. Augustine); Ron Redell (Crespi) and Phil Schember (St. John Bosco); K--Christopher Noonan (Chaminade).

Offense: WR--Patrick Kelly (St. Anthony) and Alexander Scott (Serra); TE--Pat Wilkison (Notre Dame); Linemen--Scott Blyleven (Servite); Thomas Condon (Loyola); David Smith (Chaminade); Stephen Smith (St. Augustine); Chris Stetz (St. Joseph); Backs--Quentin Givens (St. Anthony) and Jeffrey Lasley (Crespi); QB--Mark Brunell (St. Joseph).

Coach of the Year--Mike Denne (St. Joseph).