Dain Blanton of Laguna Beach High School, The Times' Orange County player of the year, is among four county players named to the all-Southern Section 4-A boys' volleyball first team.
Joining Blanton on the first team are Scott Seymour (Woodbridge), Karl Van Reusen (Edison) and Aaron Boone (Edison).
Mira Costa, which defeated Edison for the 4-A title, landed four players on the first team: David Swatik, Canyon Ceman, Pat Ivie and Mike Ashenfelter. Swatik was named the 4-A MVP.
Jeff Janis of Foothill was named to the 3-A Division second team and Sean Regan of Santa Margarita made the 2-A Division second team.