All-Area Football First Team

January 10, 2014|From Staff Reports
  • Burbank High's James Williams was named to the All-Area Football First Team. (Raul Roa/File Photo)
Burbank High's James Williams was named to the All-Area…


QB – Brian Gadsby, Junior, Crescenta Valley

Pacific League first-team selection had an eye-popping season, completing 170 passes in 284 attempts for 2,465 yards and 33 touchdowns versus only eight interceptions, adding two rushing scores.

RB – Joe Mudie, Senior, St. Francis

Versatile speedster was an excellent cornerback and a game-breaking running back, earning All-Mission League first-team honors. The All-Area Player of the Year candidate, who played through a hamstring injury late in the season, rushed for 1,350 yards in 179 carries (7.54 yards per carry) and 14 touchdowns. He also caught 39 passes for 612 yards and four touchdowns to go along with 23 tackles and 532 yards on returns.

RB – James Williams, Junior, Burbank

Pacific League Offensive Player of the Year tallied a school-record 22 rushing touchdowns, running for 1,469 yards (second-most in a season in school history), averaging nine yards a carry. All-Area Player of the Year candidate added 22 catches for 482 yards and five touchdowns.


Rec. – Oharjee Brown, Senior, Burbank

First-team All-Pacific League pick was Burbank’s biggest receiving threat, hauling in 55 passes for 976 yards (17.7 yards a catch) and 17 touchdowns.

Rec. – Dylan Crawford, Soph., St. Francis

Breakout season saw All-Mission League first-team honoree catch 54 passes for 993 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Rec. – Conor Joyce, Senior, Burroughs

Had 44 catches for 713 yards (16.2 yards a catch) and 12 of his team's 14 touchdown receptions in a season in which he was voted to the All-Pacific League first team.

OL – Davo Hakobyan, Junior, Crescenta Valley

Was a first-team Pacific League offensive lineman who was also a power on defense with 40 tackles and two sacks.

OL – Joe Loubier, Senior, St. Francis

A force at left tackle, the stalwart was a second-team All-Mission League pick and a huge asset in protecting Ty Gangi’s blindside and opening big holes on the left side.

OL – Andrew Mills, Junior, Burroughs

Maintained Burroughs’ tradition of stellar offensive linemen as he grabbed first-team All-Pacific League recognition.

OL – Trevor Provencio, Senior, St. Francis

A three-year starter at three different positions on the offensive line, the second-team All-Mission League selection made line calls and was at the center of everything the Golden Knights offense did.

OL – Michael Wong, Senior, Burbank

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