Football: All-South Metro League teams

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Rangeview sophomore running back Max Gonzales was voted South Metro League Offensive Player of the Year for the 2014 season. Gonzales rushed for 1,213 yards and 10 touchdowns on the season. (Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)
Rangeview sophomore running back Max Gonzales was voted South Metro League Offensive Player of the Year for the 2014 season. Gonzales rushed for 1,213 yards and 10 touchdowns on the season. (Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

2014 ALL-SOUTH METRO LEAGUE FOOTBALL TEAMS

FIRST TEAM — OFFENSE

Aurora selections: Siale Maka (P), Ahonsi Ohimai (Returner) and Anthony Wilson (OL), Hinkley; Ryan Burke (OL), Max Gonzales (RB), Arealous Hughes (WR), Alonzo Neal (OL) and Quaid Vincent (QB), Rangeview

Other selections: Daylon Stutz (OL), Nick Thompson (RB) and Connor Williams (WR), Arapahoe; Angel Bautista-Ponce (OL), Grand Junction; Dalton (TE), Daejour Haynes (RB), Alex Null (PK) and Tim Pless (WR), Heritage

Gateway defensive back Kendall Coleman (25) was selected to the All-South Metro League first team for the 2014 football season. (Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)
Gateway defensive back Kendall Coleman (25) was selected to the All-South Metro League first team for the 2014 football season. (Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

FIRST TEAM — DEFENSE

Aurora selections: Kendall Coleman (DB), Gateway; Idrissa Diallo (DL), Hinkley; Sam Maes (LB), Thomas Miller (DL), EJ Reed (DB), Kane Vigil (DB) and DeVante’ Wheaten (DB), Rangeview; Jarrell Ganaway (DL), Smoky Hill

Other selections: Anthony Ferrie (DL) and Luke Morrone (LB), Arapahoe; James Antonucci (LB), Malik Jackson (DB) and Jack Parsons (Athlete), Grand Junction; Jack Brouillette (LB), Keith Heimbrock (DB) and Frank Umu (DL), Heritage

Hinkley senior Ahonsi Ohimai was voted South Metro League Special Teams Player of the Year for the 2014 season. (Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)
Hinkley senior Ahonsi Ohimai was voted South Metro League Special Teams Player of the Year for the 2014 season. (Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

Offensive Player of the Year: Max Gonzales, Rangeview; Defensive Player of the Year: Frank Umu, Heritage; Special Teams Player of the Year: Ahonsi Ohimai, Hinkley; Coach of the Year: Dave Gonzales, Rangeview

SECOND TEAM — OFFENSE

Aurora selections: Dylan Paulsen (WR), Gateway; Ahonsi Ohimai (RB), Hinkley; Richard King (TE), George Marpaung (OL), EJ Reed (WR) and DeVante’ Wheaten (Returner), Rangeview; Richard Cartahena (OL), Noah Francis (OL) and Austin Peper (OL), Smoky Hill

Other selections: Christian Delaney (OL) and Nick Salas (OL), Arapahoe; Dante Stewart (OL) and Austin Taylor (RB), Grand Junction; Brady Cupp (TE), Chase Hansen (QB) and Jared Leonard (WR), Heritage

Smoky Hill senior Jarrell Ganaway (45) was voted to the All-South Metro League team for the 2014 football season as a defensive lineman. (Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)
Smoky Hill senior Jarrell Ganaway (45) was voted to the All-South Metro League first team for the 2014 football season as a defensive lineman. (Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

SECOND TEAM — DEFENSE

Aurora selections: Kenny Powell (LB), Hinkley; Richard King (DL), Larry Reed (DB) and Jaelon Wright (DL), Rangeview; Richard Cartahena (LB), Smoky Hill

Other selections: Adam Brandse (DB), Ray Haas (DB) and Pete Mitchell (Athlete), Arapahoe; Sam Brennan (DL), Grand Junction; Weston Gardner (DL), Nate Gerze (DB), Kenton Hewitt (DL) and Ryan Mudai (DB), Heritage;

HONORABLE MENTION

Aurora selection: Dante Lewis (Athlete), Smoky Hill

Other selections: Austin Gray and Michael Poland, Grand Junction

Courtney Oakes is Sports Editor of the Aurora Sentinel. Reach him at 303-750-7555 or [email protected] Twitter: @aurorasports. FB: Aurora Prep Sentinel