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CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL ALL-AMERICANS

1974 – 2017

 

DAVE SCHULTZ

DAVE SCHULTZ (Palo Alto, CC) AWN First Team All-American (photo: Nancy Schultz)

 

AWN MAGAZINE FIRST TEAM MEMBERS

2015 – Cade Olivas (St. John Bosco, S)

2013 – Aaron Pico (St. John Bosco, S)*

2012 – Joey Davis (Santa Fe, S)

2012 – Alex Cisneros (Selma, CS)

2011 – Morgan McIntosch (Calvary Chapel, S)

2011 – Bryce Hammond (Bakersfield, CS)

2008 – Jason Welch (Las Lomas, NC)

2007 – Boris Novachkov (Fremont, CC)

2006 – Billy Murphy (Hughson, SJ)

2005 – Brian Moreno (Foothill, S)

2005 – Jake Varner (Bakersfield, CS)

2004 – Nathan Morgan (Bakersfield, CS)

2004 – Troy Tirapelle (Clovis, CS)

1986 – Lawrence Jackson (Santa Monica, S)

1986 – Brandon Dennington (Tracy, SJ)

1986 – Trent Barnes (Clovis West, CS)

1984 – David Lee (Bella Vista, SJ)

1981 – Marty Kistler (Notre Dame, S)

1981 – Dan Chaid (Gunderson, CC)

1977 – Dave Schultz (Palo Alto, CC)

 

QUENTIN HOVIS (Poway, SD)

2017 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

113 – Jesse Vasquez (St. John Bosco, S, 9) SECOND TEAM

152 – Quentin Hovis (Poway, SD, 12) SECOND TEAM

285 – Seth Nevills (Clovis, CS, 11) SECOND TEAM

 

CADE OLIVAS

CADE OLIVAS (St. John Bosco, S) AWN First Team All-American

 2015 ALL-AMERICANS

106 – Cade Olivas (St. John Bosco, S) FIRST TEAM

182 – Zahid Valencia (St.John Bosco, S) FIRST TEAM

113 – Justin Mejia (Clovis, CS) SECOND TEAM

170 – Anthony Valencia (St. John Bosco, S) SECOND TEAM

2014 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

NO All-Americans chosen from California

 

AARON PICO

AARON PICO (St. John Bosco, S) AWN First Team All-American

2013 ALL-AMERICANS*

Aaron Pico (St. John Bosco-Bellflower, S, 9) FIRST TEAM

Zahid Valencia (St. John Bosco-Bellflower, S, 10)

Isaiah Martinez (Lemoore, CS, 12)

Nick Nevills  (Clovis, CS, 11)

*First season to include all grade levels (top 5 only)

 

JOEY DAVIS- Santa Fe HS (S)

JOEY DAVIS (Santa Fe, S) AWN First Team All-American

 

ALEX CISNEROS

ALEX CISNEROS (Selma, CS) AWN First Team All-American

2012 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Johnson Mai (North Torrance, S)

Alex Cisneros (Selma, CS) FIRST TEAM

Joey Davis (Santa Fe, S) FIRST TEAM

Nikko Reyes (Clovis West, CS)

Johnny Schupp (Vacaville, SJ)

Daniel Gaytan (Clovis, CS)

Willie Fox (Gilroy, CC)

Jake Elliott (Oakmont, SJ)

Zach Nevills (Clovis, CS)

Robert Marchese (Oak Hills, S)

J.T. Goodwin (Bear Creek, SJ)

Austin Lobsinger (West Valley, N)

 

MORGAN MCINTOSH - Calvary Chapel HS (S)

MORGAN MCINTOSH (Calvary Chapel, S) AWN First Team All-American

 

BRYCE HAMMOND

BRYCE HAMMOND (Bakersfield, CS) AWN First Team All-American

2011 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Morgan McIntosh (Calvary Chapel, S) FIRST TEAM  

Bryce Hammond (Bakersfield, C) FIRST TEAM

Nahshon Garrett (Chico, N)

Steven Knoblauch (Clovis West, CS)

Fabian Garcia (Turlock, SJ)

Cody Tow (Union Mine, SJ)

Nick Pena (Selma, CS)

Chris Mecate (Redlands East Valley, S)

Tim Box (Bakersfield, CS)

Vince Waldhauser (Oak Ridge, SJ)

Lucas Sheridan (De La Salle, NC)

William “Tank” Knowles (Calvary Chapel, S)

 

JESSE DELGADO - Gilroy HS (CC)

JESSE DELGADO (Gilroy, CC)

2010 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Jesse Delgado (Gilroy, CC)

Bryan Grubbs (La Costa Canyon, SD)

Cody Rodebaugh (San Lorenzo Valley, CC)

James Cook (Madera, CS)

Tommy Burriel (Clovis, CS)

JT Felix (Centennial, S)

 

David Klingsheim - Liberty-Brentwood (NC), DREAM TEAM

DAVID KLINGSHIEM (Liberty, NC)

2009 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

David Klingshiem (Liberty, NC)

Estaban Cabanas (Canyon Springs, S)

Martin Gonzalez (Gilroy, CC)

Henry Yorba (Poway, SD)

Jose Mendoza (Selma, CS)

Vlad Dombrovskyy (Natomas, SJ)

Scott Sakaguchi (Clovis, CS)

Ian Daube (Poway, SD)

Nick Pica (Concord, NC)

Josh Wood (Modoc, N)

Roger McCovey (Del Norte, NC)

Jose Lopez (John Glenn, S)

 

JASON WELCH - Las Lomas HS (NC)

JASON WELCH (Las Lomas, NC) AWN First Team All-American

2008 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Jason Welch (Las Lomas, NC) FIRST TEAM

Gilbert Camacho (Washington Union, CS)

Kody Klaus (Vacaville, SJ)

Hunter Collins (Gilroy, CC)

Louis Bland (Central Catholic, SJ)

Rudi Burtchi (Oakdale, SJ)

Markjay Acosta (San Leandro, NC)

Thomas Williams (South Hills, S)

Marcus Orona (Santa Fe, S)

Anthony Meza (Vista, SD)

 

JASON LARA - Calvary Chapel H.S. (S)

JASON LARA (Calvary Chapel, S)

 

BORIS NAVACHKOV

BORIS NOVACHKOV (Fremont, CC) AWN First Team All-American 

2007 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Boris Novachkov (Fremont, CC) FIRST TEAM

Kellan Aura (Foothill, NC)

Nektoe Demison (Bakersfield, CS)

Nikko Triggas (Campolindo, NC)

Jason Lara (Calvary Chapel, S)

Joe Boone (Poway, SD)

Bobby Scofield (Dana Hills, S)

Justin Danz (Ponderosa, SJ)

Ryan Flores (Buchanan, CS)

Ryan Hoover (Hesperia, S)

 

BILLY MURPHY

BILLY MURPHY (Hughson, SJ) AWN First Team All-American

2006 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Billy Murphy (Hughson, SJ) FIRST TEAM

Justin Paulson (Calvary Chapel, S)

Filip Navachkov (Fremont, CC)

Caleb Flores (Northview, S)

Todd Schavrien (Poway, SD)

Elijah Nacita (Bakersfield, CS)

 

JAKE VARNER - Bakersfield H.S. (C)

JAKE VARNER (Bakersfield, CS) AWN First Team All-American

 

BRIAN MORENO - Foothill HS (S)

BRIAN MORENO (Foothill, S) AWN First Team All-American 

2005 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Brian Moreno (Foothill, S) FIRST TEAM

Jake Varner (Bakersfield, CS) FIRST TEAM

Colton Nichols (Poway, SD)

Erik Nye (Red Bluff, N)

Micah Ferguson (Del Oro, SJ)

Lewis Gonzalez (Turlock, SJ)

Mark Anderson (Lemoore, CS)

David Christian (San Ramon Valley, NC)

Corey Borges (Hughson, SJ)

Michael Drake (Elk Grove, SJ) 

 

NATHAN MORGAN

NATHAN MORGAN (Bakersfield, CS) AWN First Team All-American

 

TROY TIRAPELLE

TROY TIRAPELLE (Clovis, CS) AWN First Team All-American

2004 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Nathan Morgan (Bakersfield, CS) FIRST TEAM

Troy Tirapelle (Clovis, CS) FIRST TEAM

David Juaregui (Calvary Chapel, S)

Brandon Halsey (Rancho Buena Vista, SD)

Steve Juarez (Hanford, CS)

Chris Martinez (Clovis West, CS)

Alex Herrera (Bakersfield, CS)

Ryan Williams (La Costa Canyon, SD)

Wade Sauer (Nevada Union, SJ)

 

MANUEL RIVERA

MANUEL RIVERA (Rosemead, S) 

 

152 - PAUL BAIRD (Poway HS, SD) Class of '03

PAUL BAIRD (Poway, SD)

2003 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Chad Mendes (Hanford, CS)

Manuel Rivera (Rosemead, S)

Joe Williams (Calvary Chapel, S)

Joe Baker (Poway, SD)

Bobby Gonzalez (Vallejo, SJ)

Pat Payne (Poway, SD)

Paul Baird (Poway, SD)

 

DARRELL VASQUEZ - Bakersfield HS (CS) 3x ASICS ALL-AMERICAN

DARRELL VASQUEZ (Bakersfield, CS) 

2002 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Darrell Vasquez (Bakersfield, CS)

Josh Sherley (Bakersfield, CS)

Logan Ingram (Buchanan, CS)

Angel Wong (Santa Fe, S)

Gerrard Contreras (Buchanan, CS)

Tony Franco (Bakersfield, CS)

Christian Bowerman (Liberty, NC)

Ricky Turk (Rim of the World, S)

David Roberts (Clovis West, CS)

Shane Seibert (Madera, CS)

Drew East (Bakersfield, CS)

Jon Stevens (Castro Valley, NC) 

 

JACOB PALOMINO

JACOB PALOMINO (Independence, CC)

2001 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Anthony Rodriguez (Calvary Chapel,  S)

Orlando Galvan (Loara, S)

Jacob Palomino (Independence, CC)

Tommy Vargas (Pacific, S)

Steven Esparza (Calvary Chapel, S)

Andy Kim (Poway, SD)

Juan Mora (Rancho Buena Vista, SD)

Alex Tirapelle (Clovis, CS)

Miguel Gutierrez (Foothill, CS)

Sean Sheets (Centennial, CS)

Kenneth Cook (American, NC)

Greg Smith (Rim of the World, S)

Ryan Halsey (Rancho Buena Vista, SD)

Willie Parks (Calvary Chapel, S)

Conan Williams (Calvary Chapel, S)

Allen Kennett (Mayfair, S)

Lionel Apineru (Barstow, S) 

 

MICHAEL SIMPSON

MICHAEL SIMPSON (Brethren Christian, CS)

2000 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Michael Simpson (Brethren Christian, S)

William Reick (Durham, N)

Chris Pendleton (Lemoore, CS)

Brody Barrios (Poway, SD)

Marcio Botelho (Lemoore, CS)

Matt Sanchez (Bellarmine Prep, CC)

Matt Cox (Oakdale, SJ)

Sal Gonzalez (Merced, SJ)

Garrett Spooner (Clovis, CS)

Adam Bones (Calvary Chapel, S)

Mike Van Worth (Dos Palos, CS)

Clint Walbeck (Clovis, CS)  

 

JOSE LEON

JOSE LEON (Santa Ana, S) 

 

JIMMY MEDEIROS

JIMMY MEDEIROS (American, NC) 

1999 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Jose Leon (Santa Ana, S)

Ben Martinez (Tulare Union, CS)

Steve Vieira (Hughson, SJ)

Ricky Palomino (Independence, CC)

Jimmy Medeiros (American, NC)

Brian Cobb (Bellarmine Prep, CC)

Max Odom (Foothill, CS)

Ryan Kane (Temecula Valley, S)

Joshua Naus (Centennial, CS)

Ben Fox (Buchanan, CS) 

 

jUSTIN FLORES - Temecula Valley HS (S) NHSCA SR ALL-AMERICAN '98

JUSTIN FLORES (Temecula Valley, S) 

1998 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Justin Flores (Temecula Valley, S)

Ralph Lopez (Clovis West, CS)

Kirk Moore (Foothill, CS)

Telly Sanders (Buchanan, CS)

Mike Bigrigg (Calvary Chapel, S)

Hector Torres (Rosemead, S)

Philip Alejandrino (Chino, S)

Tony Perez (Santa Ana, S)

Pat Cadwallader (Brethren Christian, S)

Clint Wattenberg (Pleasant Valley, N)

Cristobal Gonzalez (Ventura, S)

David Schenk (Anderson, N)

Billy Widler (Anderson, N) 

 

CARLOS BLANCO

CARLOS BLANCO (Canyon Springs, S) 

1997 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Carlos Blanco (Canyon Springs, S)

Joe Calavitta (Calvary Chapel, S)

Dane Bettencourt (Del Oro, SJ)

Jay McGuffin (Calvary Chapel, S)

Steve Strange (Hughson, SJ)

Dan Jackson (Kingsburg, CS)

Burt Pierson (Calvary Chapel, S)

Ty Wilcox (Calvary Chapel, S)

Jason Palomino (Independence, CC) 

 

ADAM COFFING

ADAM COFFING (Elk Grove, SJ) 

 

MARK MUNOZ (Vallejo, SJ)

 

STEPHEN ABAS

STEPHEN ABAS (James Logan, NC) 

1996 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Stephen Abas (James Logan, NC)

Tony Gomez (Independence, CC)

Matt Azevedo (Calvary Chapel, S)

Luis Blanco (Canyon Springs, S)

Adam Tirapelle (Buchanan, CS)

Adam Coffing (Elk Grove, SJ)

Mark Munoz (Vallejo, SJ)

Billy Blunt (Grace Davis, SJ) 

 

ERIC GUERRERO

ERIC GUERRERO (Independence, CC)

1995 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Ruben DeLeon (Chaffey, S)

Michael Kawamura (Rosemead, S)

Eric Guerrero (Independence, CC)

Josh Holiday (Calvary Chapel, S)

Ed Mosley (Calvary Chapel, S)

Jason Webster (Centennial, S) 

 

SHANE VALDEZ - Calvary Chapel HS (S)

SHANE VALDEZ (Calvary Chapel, S) 

1994 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Norman Abas (Canyon Springs, S)

Shane Valdez (Calvary Chapel, S)

Dane Valdez (Calvary Chapel, S)

Moises Perez (Madera, CS)

Darryl Christian (Canyon, S)

Shawn Hemiller (Beyer, SJ)

Casey Strand (College Park, NC)

Greg Ford (Whittier, S)

 

ANTHONY VALENCIA

ANTHONY VALENCIA (Mark Keppel, S)  

 

SCOTT CHAPMAN

SCOTT CHAPMAN (Rim of the World, S)

1993 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Sean Kim (Schurr, S)

Jose Enriquez (John Glenn, S)

Tracy Brown (Santa Clara, CC)

Anthony Valencia (Mark Keppel, S)

Scott Chapman (Rim of the World, S)

Chad Mast (Clovis, CS)

112 - Nick Quintana (Selma HS, C), 1991 CIF State Champion/2x Medalist/Junior FS All-American

NICK QUINTANA (Selma, CS)  

 

KEITH RICHARDS (Mission San Jose, NC) 

1992 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Nick Quintana (Selma, CS)

Tony DeSouza (Chaffey, S)

Nick Zinkin (Clovis, CS)

Dan Maes (Arroyo, S)

Kyle Porter (Hughson, SJ)

Keith Richards (Mission San Jose, NC)

Jeremiah Miller (South Hills, S)

Lalo Moz (Hanford, CS)

Dan Corpstein (Fairfield, SJ)

Darrin Priesendorf (American, NC)

Cory Farkas (Poway, SD) 

JIMMY AGUIRE

JIMMY AGUIRRE (Clovis, CS) 

 

GARY QUINTANA

GARY QUINTANA (Selma, CS) 

 

TONY OKADA - Savanna High School (S) WUSA DREAM TEAM '90

TONY OKADA (Savanna, S) 

1991 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Aki Yoshikawa (Cupertino, CC)

Pat Mack (Valhalla, SD)

Jimmy Aguirre (Clovis, CS)

Detran Gant (Roosevelt, CS)

Gary Quintana (Selma, C)

Tony Okada (Savanna, S)

Rod Ludington (Victor Valley, S)

Jason Hendricks (Valhalla, SD) 

 

ZACH COOPER

ZACH COOPER (Canyon, S) 

GERRY ABAS (Oakland Technical, O)

1990 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Gerry Abas (Oakland Technical, O)

Blair Green (Victor Valley, S)

Eric Miklusciak (Turlock, SJ)

Brett Columbini (Ukiah, NC)

Billy Hunter (Westlake, S)

Jason Froehlich (Bakersfield, CS)

Zach Cooper (Canyon, S)

 

TONY TRUJILLO

TONY TRUJILLO (Covina, S) 

1989 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Tony Trujillo (Covina, S)

Javier Gonzales (Overfelt, CC)

Terry Watts (Cauruthers, CS)

Heath Sims (Woodbridge, S)

Dwayne Buth (Mt. Miguel, SD)

Lorenzo Neal (Lemoore, CS)

 

JASON VERDUZCO - Antioch HS (NC)

JASON VERDUZCO (Antioch, NC) 

 

MARK TRICE (Mission San Jose, NC) 

1988 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Marcos Carranza (Arroyo, S)

Marco Sanchez (Independence, CC)

Mike Ortega (Roosevelt, CS)

Anthony Camacho (Antioch, NC)

Mike Phillips (Capistrano Valley, S)

Dan Henderson (Victor Valley, S)

Aaron Gaeir (Granite Hill, SD)

Jason Verduzco (Antioch, NC)

Mark Trice (Mission San Jose, NC)

155 - MARK GERARDI - Valhalla (SD) '87

MARK GERARDI (Valhalla, SD) 

1987 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Lyndon Campbell (Santa Fe, S)

Mark Gerardi (Valhalla, SD)

  

LAWRENCE JACKSON (Santa Monica, S) AWN First Team All-American

1986 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Lawrence Jackson (Santa Monica, S) FIRST TEAM

Brandon Dennington (Tracy, SJ) FIRST TEAM

Trent Barnes (Clovis West, CS) FIRST TEAM

Steve Lawson (El Dorado, S)

Scott Bones (Las Plumas, N)

 

1985 ALL-AMERICANS

NO All-Americans chosen from California

 

DAVID LEE

DAVID LEE (Bella Vista, SJ) AWN First Team All-American

1984 ALL-AMERICAN

David Lee (Bella Vista, SJ) FIRST TEAM

 

BILLY RAMOS (San Ramon Valley, NC)

1983 ALL-AMERICANS

Bill Ramos (San Ramon Valley, NC)

Anthony Palomino (Independence, CC)

 

1982 ALL-AMERICAN

John Loomis (Bella Vista, SJ)

MARTY KISTLER (Notre Dame, S) AWN First Team All-American

1981 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Marty Kistler (Notre Dame, S) FIRST TEAM

Dan Chaid (Gunderson, CC) FIRST TEAM

Ray Gulmatico (Lakewood, S)

Howard Lawson (El Dorado, S)

 

1980 ALL-AMERICANS

Mike Burch (Shasta, N)

Andre Bynum (San Lorenzo Valley, CC)

John Nowland (Piner, NC)

Sylvester Carver (Encinal, NC)

 

1979 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Steve Markey (Alameda, NC)

Chris Bodine (Pleasant Hill, NC)

Jim Cheatum (Las Plumas, N)

Jerry Morrison (Leland-San Jose, CC)

Joe Guinn (Rancho Cotate, NC)

 

MARK LOOMIS

MARK LOOMIS (Bella Vista, SJ) 

1978 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Warren Turnage (Clayton Valley, NC)

Jeff Barksdale (Chaffey, S)

Phil Danko (Santa Teresa, CC)

Mark Loomis (Bella Vista, SJ)

Rey Martinez (Roosevelt, CS)

 

DAVE SCHULTZ

DAVE SCHULTZ (Palo Alto, CC) AWN First Team All-American

1977 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Dave Schultz (Palo Alto, CC) FIRST TEAM

Dan Cuestas (Merced, SJ)

Denny Morrow (Mission Viejo, S)

Barry Boyles (Merced, SJ)

Bill Haslerig (Ontario, S)

Bruce Kopitar (Clayton Valley, NC)

Rey Martinez (Roosevelt, CS)

 

195 - ERIC WAIS

ERIC WAIS (Woodland, SJ) 

1976 AWN ALL-AMERICANS

Tom Mount (Mt. Miguel, SD)

Ryan Kawaoka (James Lick, CC)

Glen Cooper (San Juan, SJ)

Scott Heaton (San Luis Obispo, S)

Randy Coste (Claremont, S)

Eric Wais (Woodland, SJ)

Norris Williams (Santa Teresa, CC)

 

TERRY MARKOU (Pacific, NC)

1975 ALL-AMERICANS

John Azevedo (Grace Davis-Modesto, SJ)

Robert Kiddy (Madera, CS)

Charlie Shelton (Merced, SJ)

Bill Choate (Irvington, NC)

Terry Markou (Pacific, NC)

Jewrel Thomas (Hanford, CS) 

 

 1974 ALL-AMERICAN

Roger Roberts (Merced, SJ)

Information compiled by Al Fontes, State Editor – The California Wrestler.com