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Nelson's ascension reflected while Central Catholic dominates behind Offensive Player of the Year Cru Newman.

PMG PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Central Catholic football's Cru Newman (6) runs with the ball against Gresham on Oct. 6, 2022, at Hillsboro Stadium. Newman was named the Mt. Hood Conference's Offensive Player of the Year.

The end of the fall season means it's time for leagues to announce their choices for the top players from the 2022 season.

Central Catholic made it to the postseason after winning the Mt. Hood Conference and earning a spot in the 6A state tournament. The No. 5 Rams play No. 1 West Linn at 7 p.m. Friday at Pioneer Memorial Stadium.

Here's a closer look at the players who made the all-league lists out of the local conference:

Top honors

Offensive Player of the Year: Cru Newman, Central Catholic, junior, quarterback

Defensive Player of the Year: Max Kirsch, Nelson, senior

Coach of the Year: Aaron Hazel, Nelson

First team

Hunter MacDonald, Barlow, senior, running back

Jaidon Siler, Nelson, sophomore, running back

Cru Newman, Central Catholic, junior, quarterback

Cooper Beltz, Clackamas, senior, wide receiver

AJ Perez, Clackamas, senior, wide receiver

Reid Gray, Nelson, senior, wide receiver

Zhaiel Smith, Central Catholic, sophomore, wide receiver

Leithan Thompson, Sandy, senior, tight end

Devin Brooks, Clackamas, junior, offensive lineman

Beau CressAllen, Central Catholic, senior, offensive lineman

Gabe Rhue, Sandy, senior, offensive lineman

Dylan Howell, Barlow, junior, offensive lineman

Noah Julison, Nelson, junior, offensive lineman

Matrix Carpenter, Central Catholic, junior, center

Sullivan McDaniel, Clackamas, senior, linebacker

Solomon McDaniel, Central Catholic, senior, linebacker

Alex Hager, Sandy, junior, linebacker

Silas Bjugan, Barlow, senior, linebacker

Tyler King, Clackamas, senior, defensive lineman

Leithan Thompson, Sandy, senior, defensive lineman

Matix Carpenter, Central Catholic, junior, defensive lineman

Jack Poirier, Barlow, senior, defensive lineman

Max Kirsch, Nelson, senior, defensive back

Blake Anderson, Central Catholic, senior, defensive back

Cade Gehlen, Central Catholic, junior, defensive back

Andre Miller, Gresham, junior, defensive back

Leithan Thompson, Sandy, senior, punter

Reid Gray, Nelson, senior, kick returner

Marco Torres, Sandy, sophomore, kicker

Second team

Dre'Quan Williams, Reynolds, senior, running back

Garrett Willenberg, Sandy, senior, running back

Avirey Durdahl, Nelson, sophomore, quarterback

Blake Anderson, Central Catholic, senior, wide receiver

Andre Miller, Gresham, junior, wide receiver

Luke Womack, Nelson, junior, wide receiver

Connley Courtney, Nelson, senior, tight end

Zac Staucausky, Central Catholic, sophomore, offensive lineman

Cohen Giusto, Sandy, junior, offensive lineman

Deagan Hodgson, Barlow, junior, offensive lineman

Isaac Cashdollar, David Douglas, senior, offensive lineman

Nolan Allen, Nelson, senior, center

Hunter MacDonald, Barlow, senior, linebacker

Owen Hunt, Nelson, junior, linebacker

Gabe Tammad, Sandy, junior, linebacker

Abraham Dejesus, Reynolds, senior, linebacker

Boone Standley, Nelson, junior, defensive lineman

Kianoa Hayes, Central Catholic, sophomore, defensive lineman

Colton Gaffney, Gresham, senior, defensive lineman

Kayle Pisano, Clackamas, junior, defensive lineman

Payton Giusto, Sandy, senior, defensive back

Nathan Crouchley, Clackamas, senior, defensive back

Sentori Martino, Barlow, junior, defensive back

Jacob Curtis, Reynolds, senior, defensive back

Kayle Pisano, Clackamas, junior, punter

Michael Williams, Central Catholic, senior, kick returner

Bo Robertson, Central Catholic, senior, kicker

PMG PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - David Douglas football's Justin Hudson (80) hauls in a catch against Nelson on Oct. 13, 2022, at Nelson High School. Hudson was named a Mt. Hood Conference honorable mention wide receiver.

Honorable mention

Jaden Mitchell, Gresham, senior, running back

Jett Fay, Barlow, junior, quarterback

Blake Baker, Clackamas, senior, quarterback

Sentori Martino, Barlow, junior, wide receiver

Justin Hudson, David Douglas, senior, wide receiver

Mason Holland, Barlow, senior, wide receiver

Parker Harrison, Clackamas, senior, wide receiver

Daniel Levitskiy, David Douglas, senior, wide receiver

Max Kirsch, Nelson, senior, wide receiver

Giovanni Romero, Gresham, junior, tight end

Armando Godinez, Reynolds, senior, tight end

Cole Gallant, Barlow, senior, tight end

Solomon McDaniel, Central Catholic, senior, tight end

Boone Standley, Nelson, junior, offensive lineman

Zach Davis, Central Catholic, sophomore, offensive lineman

Tre'Shawn Funk, Reynolds, senior, offensive lineman

Wyatt Sayles, Gresham, senior, offensive lineman

Kianoa Hayes, Central Catholic, sophomore, offensive lineman

Alex Talimao, Barlow, senior, offensive lineman

Francis Godlee-Campbell, Central Catholic, senior, offensive lineman

Colin Jones, Reynolds, senior, offensive lineman

Jamison Davis, Sandy, senior, center

Alex Leontyuk, Nelson, junior, linebacker

Zach Davis, Central Catholic, sophomore, linebacker

Koltyn Kenworthy, Barlow, junior, linebacker

Kelani Massad, David Douglas, sophomore, linebacker

Darien Katz, Reynolds, senior, linebacker

Gover Melo, Central Catholic, junior, linebacker

Tucker Snow, Gresham, junior, linebacker

Ty Newbury, Central Catholic, sophomore, linebacker

Lavareon Caesar, David Douglas, senior, linebacker

Zach McNaughton, Gresham, senior, linebacker

Alex Nita, Nelson, senior, linebacker

Jacob Hull, Reynolds, junior, defensive lineman

Zugo Mbelu, Central Catholic, senior, defensive lineman

Jared Mayo, Sandy, senior, defensive lineman

Logan Wacker, Clackamas, senior, defensive lineman

Dominic Macon, Nelson, sophomore, defensive lineman

AJ Wedge, David Douglas, junior, defensive lineman

Jose Ruiz, Barlow, junior, defensive lineman

Noah Bulahao, David Douglas, junior, defensive lineman

Matthew Snyder, Clackamas, senior, defensive lineman

Gabe Rhue, Sandy, senior, defensive lineman

Luke Womack, Nelson, junior, defensive back

Vlade Thilavanh, Nelson, senior, defensive back

Cole Rotzien, Sandy, junior, defensive back

Elijah Greenup, Barlow, junior, defensive back

Jack Murphy, Reynolds, senior, defensive back

Alex Nita, Nelson, senior, punter

Dre'Quan Williams, Reynolds, senior, punter

Mason Holland, Barlow, senior, punter

Ruben Scott, David Douglas, junior, kick returner

Sentori Martino, Barlow, junior, kick returner

Adam Whitman, Clackamas, senior, kicker


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