All-Area Football First Team
Flintridge Prep's Stefan Smith ran for 1,480 yards and 23 touchdowns on 148 carries en route to being named to the 2012 All-Area first team. (Cheryl A. Guerrero/Staff Photographer / January 5, 2013)
QB — Joshua Muema-Washington, Senior, Muir
Pacific League Player of the Year led the Mustangs to an eight-win season, as he threw for 2,597 yards and 19 touchdowns. Was also fleet-footed, rushing for five touchdowns on the ground.
RB — James Williams, Sophomore, Burbank
Enjoyed a phenomenal breakout season, earning Pacific League Offensive Player of the Year honors after dazzling to the tune of 1,443 yards rushing and 17 touchdowns. His yards came on 133 carries and a 10.8-yard average.
RB — Ryan Wood, Senior, San Marino
Titans All-Rio Hondo League first-team honoree churned out 1,529 yards rushing and 22 touchdowns on the ground.
Rec. — Mike Davis, Senior, Glendale
Area’s fastest sprinter was a do-it-all first-team All-Pacific League pick. BYU-bound talent had seven total touchdowns that saw him return a kick, throw, rush and catch scores. Had 409 yards receiving, 258 rushing and also made 45 tackles on defense.
Rec. — Tommy Scheper, Senior, St. Francis
Adept as a possession receiver who could also break the big gain, the first-team All-Mission League pick hauled in 50 catches for 865 yards and five touchdowns.
OL — Tucker Chemel, Senior, Flintridge Prep
First-team All-Prep League selection paved the way for two 1,000-yard rushers during the Rebels’ quarterfinal playoff run.
OL — Addison Farmer, Senior, Muir
A true force on the offensive line for the Mustangs, earning first-team All-Pacific League recognition.
OL — Jacob Jimenez, Senior, Burbank
First-team All-Pacific League selection was a crucial cog at center in bulldozing the way for a Bulldogs offense that ran for more than 3,000 yards.
OL — Matt Kubly, Senior, St. Francis
Center was a team captain and anchor of the line, earning second-team All-Mission League honors.