The Vikings (12-2) shocked most by first winning the Central Coast Section Open Division, which helped them qualify them for the CIF State D-II Bowl championship. Though
Koloto was also selected 1st Team Offensive Line All Metro Football 2006 by the SF Chronicle. San Jose State Coach Dick Tomey also has a verbal commitment from Fred Koloto to play for the Spartans next fall.
First Team Polynesian Selections
Fred Koloto OL, 6'4, 280, Sr (Palo Alto HS) Verbal Commit to San Jose State. Also selected First Team All San Jose Mercury News, First Team All Daily News, 1st Team NorCalPreps.com, and 1st Team De Anza Division and Line MVP.
Isikeli Ngatuvai DL, 6'2, 280, Sr (San Leandro HS) Hayward Area Athletic League Defensive Player of the Year
Tiuke Tuipulotu DB, 5'9, 175, Jr (Serra HS, San Mateo) 2006 WCAL Junior Player of the Year. Second on team with 70 tackles (63 solo) and on offense ran for 927 yards and 12 TDs in 12 games. First Team All San Jose Mercury News, First Team All Daily News
Second Team Polynesian Selections
Steven Fanua LB, 6'1, 220, Soph (Milpitas HS) Led state with 220 tackles and 11 sacks and helped leading Milpitas to the DII Section Championship. Also selected 1st Team San Jose Mercury News, NorCalPreps Defensive Player of the Year and 1st Team All Northern California, and De Anza division Defensive Player of the Year.
Chris Havili OL, 5'11, 280, Sr (Aragon HS, San Mateo). Helped block for All Peninsula Bay League Running Back Seta Pohahau. Also selected 2nd Team All San Jose Mercury News and 1st Team All Daily News.
Honorable Mention Polynesian Selections
Rhett Ellison TE (St Francis HS, Mountain View) Sr
Saia Ha'atoa LB (Menlo-Atherton) Sr
Roy Helu Jr RB (San Ramon Valley, Danville) Sr
Jonathan Kaulave OL/DL (Balboa HS, San Francisco) Sr
Sione Mataele RB (Palo Alto HS) Jr
Latani Moimoi OL (Menlo-Atherton) Jr
Matt Pelesasa QB (Woodside HS) Sr
Seta Pohahau RB (Aragon HS, San Mateo) Jr
Lopeti Taufoou RB (Woodside HS) Sr
Denton Tuiasosopo OL (Pittsburg HS) Sr
Paul Tuiono OL (Woodside HS) Sr