Ayala High’s Chander Carthan was named Mountain West League Football Athlete of the Year and quarterback Bryan Wilson was the league’s Offensive Most Valuable Player for the 2021 season. The Bulldogs finished 3-0 to win the Palomares League title. 

Alta Loma’s Nick Pasquarella was named Defensive Player of the Year. 

Carthan led the Bulldogs in tackles (88), tackles for a loss (18) and was second with 6.5 sacks. Offensively, he caught three touchdowns passes and had one rushing score. 

Wilson, a sophomore who is 14-1 as Ayala’s starting quarterback, finished with 1,264 yards, 16 touchdowns and had a quarterback rating of 95.4 

All-League honorees 

First team offense 

Lineman: Ayala’s Nicolas Partida and Joseph Lopez; Alta Loma’s Jake Samuelson; Charter Oak’s Noah Priddy. 

Backs: Ayala’s Marquis Monroe; Alta Loma’s Braden Lynch; Charter Oak’s Zakkarii Black. 

Wide receivers: Ayala’s Dominic Alloway; Bonita’s Isaiah Portillo; Charter Oak’s Sam Mason. 

Quarterback: Bonita’s Daniel Andrade. 

Place kicker: Alta Loma’s Nick Pasquarella. 

First team defense 

Down lineman: Ayala’s Jayden Colvin; Alta Loma’s Shawne Bell; Bonita’s Harry Zhou; Charter Oak’s Ryan Godina. 

Linebackers: Alta Loma’s Eric Boen; Bonita’s Noah Mikhail and Kalim Mikhail; Charter Oak’s Jordan Gonzalez. 

Defensive backs: Ayala’s Drew Merrill; Bonita’s Hunter Grosenbach and Jack Merrill; Charter Oak’s Sam Mason. 

Punter: Charter Oak’s Andrew Aceves. 

Second team offense 

Lineman: Ayala’s Blake Hammon; Bonita’s Bryan Kessler and Chase Chute; Alta Loma’s Santiago Cerda. 

Backs: Alta Loma’s Sean Casey. 

Wide receivers: Ayala’s Lytallion Payne; Alta Loma’s Randy Bennett; Bonita’s Trevor Cadem. 

Second team defense 

Down lineman: Ayala’s Joseph Rodriguez and Jaden Brown; Alta Loma’s Russell Maxie; Bonita’s Jacob Cordova. 

Linebackers: Alta Loma’s Eric Race; Bonita’s Luke Smith; Charter Oak’s Elijah Finney. 

Defensive backs: Ayala’s Tommy Tucay and Boston Wilson; Alta Loma’s Dakodah Kinsely; Charter Oak’s Solomon Davis. 

Punter: Charter Oak’s Andrew Aceves. 

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