Auburn quarterback Calvin Liulamaga runs against Auburn Mountainview during the Trojans’ 37-29 win on Oct. 5. League coaches chose Liulamaga as the NPSL Valley Division All-Purpose Player of the Year. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Auburn quarterback Calvin Liulamaga runs against Auburn Mountainview during the Trojans’ 37-29 win on Oct. 5. League coaches chose Liulamaga as the NPSL Valley Division All-Purpose Player of the Year. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Trojans’ Liulamaga, Lions’ White lead postseason honors

Auburn and Auburn Mountainview were well represented on the postseason football honor roll.

Calvin Liulamaga, Auburn’s senior dual-threat quarterback, earned All-Purpose Player of the Year honors for the North Puget Sound League Valley Division as chosen by the division’s coaches.

Auburn Mountainview junior Cooper White was the division’s Special Teams Player of the Year.

Jared Gervais, who led the Lions to the division title, was Head Coach of the Year.

Trojans

Liulamaga joined Omar Young, a 6-foot-6, 240-pound senior lineman, Ronna Brown, a junior linebacker, and Zayah Sparks, a junior defensive lineman, on the all-league first team.

Sophomore kick returner Connor Howat was a Special Teams Player of the Year.

Liulamaga made the second-team offense at quarterback, joining Brown, a running back, and Aadam Nasheed, a senior wideout, who also earned second-team honors for his work in the secondary.

Honorable mention went to Howat at wide receiver and Sammy Gordon at linebacker.

Lions

Wide receivers White and Bill Benjamin, a senior, joined Anthony Wayman, a 6-2, 310-pound junior lineman, on the first-team offense.

Drew Davenport, a junior defensive back, also made the first-team lineup.

Auburn Mountainview kicker Carlos Huizar, a senior, was chosen to the first team, and senior long snapper Jaron Marks received Special Teams Player of the Year honors.

Marks and sophomore running back Berkley Alfrey were named to the second-team offense. Marks, Benjamin, White, Caden Reyes (junior linebacker) and Teagin Child (sophomore, back) made the second-team defense. Huizar was the second-team punter.

Honorable mention went to Davenport (quarterback), Mark Tischenko (wide receiver), Varen Daggs (offensive line), Keanu Mailoto (defensive line), Viliamu Taimalelagi (defensive line) and Brian Njoki (defensive back).

Elsewhere

Several Auburn Riverside players earned postseason honors.

Making the All-NPSL Mountain Division first team were senior lineman Eyvar Robles on offense and defense, and junior linebacker and special teams performer Jaden Solis.

Solis made the second-team lineup at running back, joining senior wideout Quamie Walkes and senior defensive back Henry Igwala.

Honorable mention went to the Ravens’ Justus Legg (senior lineman); Javon Forward (junior running back); Tyrus Malietufa (senior safety) and Jordan Robinson (junior defensive lineman).


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