A group of three Samoans have been named to the All-Ventura County Large Schools football team. The All-County Large Schools team was selected by the Ventura County Football Coaches Association. Ryan Panapa (St Bonaventure) and Masi Tuitama (Pacifica) were selected to the first team. Ina Liaina (Rio Mesa) made the second team.
Samoan Ventura County All Stars
Ina Liaina LB, 6'0, 215, Sr (Rio Mesa HS, Oxnard)
Second Team All Ventura County, First Team Pacific View League. Had 86 tackles (44 solo) and 2 sacks at linebacker and rushed for 452 yards and 2 TDs at fullback.
Ryan Panapa LB, 6'2, 245, Jr (St Bonaventure HS, Ventura)
First Team All Ventura County, First Team Channel League. Led team with 98 tackles. 2006 AIGA Foundation Combine participant.
Masi Tuitama LB, 6'2, 220, Sr (Pacifica HS, Oxnard)
First Team All Ventura County, First Team Pacific View League. According to MaxPreps finished the season with 84 tackles (49 solo) and 6 sacks. Also rushed for 867 yards on 182 carries (86 yards/game) and 11 touchdowns.