Cameron Johnson, operating again
Introduced up as a sophomore on this pandemic shortened season, Johnson put collectively a robust freshman marketing campaign final yr on the JV’s for Pacific Grove, who went Eight-1.
Johnson shall be requested to fill a void created by the departure of three senior operating backs that shared the load final yr. He reads defenses properly and finds seams to slide by.
Angelo Hampton, offensive line/defensive position
Depth within the trenches is a matter when your roster hovers round 20 gamers. Hampton fills a giant void as a 6-foot, 260-pound beast on either side of the ball for the Breakers.
The junior is a robust presence on the offensive line, with the flexibility to get out and pull on sweeps. Defensively, he clogs within the center, forcing opponents to look in one other course.
Diego Ruiz, linebacker/tight finish
One in all a handful of seniors on the roster, Ruiz shall be requested to anchor the linebacking core for Pacific Grove. He can come up and defend the run, drop again into protection or come charging in on a blitz.
Whereas his presence of offense will seemingly have an effect on the Breakers floor recreation, Ruiz can sneak out from his tight finish place and catch a move or two.
Jameson Paull, defensive again/operating again
One factor this group for seniors has gotten use to is profitable. Paull offers the defending Santa Lucia champions an alternative choice within the backfield, with a burst to the surface, whereas being fearless operating between the tackles.
Paull will seemingly begin on either side of the ball, the place his pace and instincts allow him to spend time on an island by himself as a defensive again for the Breakers.
Kaleb Kuska, receiver
Gaining helpful expertise final yr, Kuska is available in as one of many groups prime receiving threats this spring. The senior has good arms and runs exact routes, giving the Breakers a dimension on the surface.
A flexible athlete, Kuska may choose up just a few handoffs on sweeps to the surface. He may additionally see time as a defensive again to supply depth within the secondary.