Twelve players from Poly High School are on The Times' All-South Coast football team.
The Jackrabbits, who are 11-1 and play Edison in the Big Five Conference Finals Friday night at Anaheim Stadium, placed seven players on the defensive team: linemen Stacey Elliott and Gilbert Moxley, linebackers Brian Tuliau, David Riley and Charles Burnham and backs Mark Carrier, Eugene Burkhalter and Michael Coulson.
They led a Poly defense that registered six shutouts and held opponents to less than 50 yards a game.
The Jackrabbits also placed five players on the offensive team: receivers Eric Morgan and Chris Roscoe, running back Leonard Russell, and linemen Adam Mapuatuli and Eric Golston.
Four Millikan players are on the first team: quarterback Cliff Mosley, receiver Ed Robinson and linemen Dan Hampton and Craig Baker.
Three Cerritos players made the first team--running back Andre Wooten, lineman Kevin Newton and kicker William Ulmer, the only sophomore on the team.
Jordan placed defensive lineman Dennis Brown, who is on the first team for the third straight year, and linebacker Charles Burnham.
And two players from Lynwood, defensive back Anthony Burnett and defensive lineman Ronald Murphy, round out the team.
The second team:
OFFENSE: Quarterback--Bobby San Jose, Wilson. Receivers--Rob Donlan, St. Anthony; Allen Trent, Mayfair, and Darren Wood, Lakewood. Linemen--Michael Vaughn (tight end), Poly; Brian Kane, Lakewood; Vince Castillo, Artesia; Rory Dairy, Compton, and Emmanuel Onwutuebe, Lynwood. Backs--Lamont Speed, Compton, and Austin McCowan, Lynwood. Kicker--Adam Scolaro.
DEFENSE: Linemen--Demetrius Camper, Poly; Scott Brown, Artesia; Scott Ewart, Lakewood, and Vegas Matautia, Jordan. Linebackers--Mark Odom, Poly; Rick Wildt, Lakewood; Scott Mulhearn, Cerritos, and Jeff Mills, St. Anthony. Backs--Kevin Adams, Compton; Eddie Stokes, Cerritos, and Tyler Smith, Wilson.