Central Catholic High senior Louis Bland and Oakdale senior Devin Combs led a list of 12 Stanislaus District athletes to be named to the CalHiSports.com All-state small or medium schools teams.
Bland, The Bee’s football player of the year, was one of three local athletes named to the CalHiSports.com all-state small schools first team.
Combs was the lone quarterback on the medium schools team. He’s one of three local athletes to receive first-team all-state medium school honors.
Combs was joined on the medium schools first team by Oakdale linebacker Rudi Burtschi and Manteca linebacker Nick Ortiz.
CalHiSports.com, which has covered high school sports across the state for 30 years, will release several more all-state teams over the next few days, including the underclassman teams and, finally, the overall all-state team.
Quarterback: Devin Combs, Sr., Oakdale
Linebacker: Rudi Burtschi, Sr., Oakdale
Linebacker: Nick Ortiz, Sr., Manteca
Defensive back: Marc Figone, Sr., Manteca
Offensive line: Dominic Galas, Sr., Central Catholic
Linebacker: Keith Yamamoto, Sr., Patterson
Multi-purpose: Louis Bland, Sr., Central Catholic
Offensive line: Daniel Johansen, Sr., Central Catholic
Offensive line: Kenny Moody, Sr., Calaveras
Defensive line: Joe Cowan, Sr., Escalon
Multi-purpose: Nick Aprile, Sr., Escalon
Multi-purpose: Eli Davis, Sr., Turlock Christian