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Football: Innocent Okoh of Palisades is Western League player of the year

Football: Innocent Okoh of Palisades is Western League player of the year
Innocent Okoh of Palisades was named the Western League player of the year. (Craig Weston / Special to the Times)

Senior running back Innocent Okoh of Palisades has been selected the player of the year in the Western League.

The co-offensive players of the year were junior quarterback Jonathan Murphy of Westchester and freshman quarterback Luca Diamont of Venice.

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The co-defensive players of the year were linebacker Quinn Perry of Palisades and defensive back Jamarie Blakey of Westchester. The offensive lineman of the year was junior Syr Riley of Palisades. The defensive lineman of the year was Keith Shelmon of Venice.

The kicker of the year was Obed Hernandez of Fairfax. The punter of the year was Perry of Palisades.

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First-team all-league offense:

QB_Markell White, Fairfax, Sr; RB_Justin Cauley, Venice, Jr.; Estabon Bozeman, Westchester, Jr.; Aaron Walton, Fairfax, Sr.; WR_Drevon Macon, Hamilton, Sr.; Asamm Burroughs, Venice, Sr.; Aerick Russell, Hamilton, Sr.; Jamarie Blakey, Westchester, Sr.; Desmon Johnson, Westchester, Sr.; Eric Gaines, Westchester, Sr.; OL_Brandon Castro, Palisades, Sr.; Nate Campos, Palisades, Sr.; Daniel Tovar, Venice, Sr.; Ari Sallus, Palisades, Jr.

First-team all-league defense

DL_Jimmy Reyes, Palisades, Sr.; Fernando Rodezno, Venice, Sr.; Matt Horwitz, University, Sr.; LB_Chayel Flowers, Westchester, Sr.; Markel Toomes, Westchester, Sr.; Noah Karp, Palisades, Jr.; Zach Nelson, Hamilton, Sr.; Marrio Lofton, Palisades, Sr.; DB_Jacques Wilson, Hamilton, Sr.; Kareem Miles, University, Jr.; Steve Asante, Venice, Sr.; Ryan Kennedy, Fairfax, Sr.; Donald Cook, Palisades, Sr.; Kalen Simmons, Westchester, Sr.

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