Meet Southern Arizona's top high school football players of 2009.

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE

QB: Keith Zuniga, Sr., Nogales

Southern Arizona's leading passer totaled 2,374 yards through the air and threw 28 TDs

RB: Ka'Deem Carey, Jr., CDO

Dorados star averaged nearly 200 yards and 3 TDs per game, running for over 12 yards per carry on the year

RB: Willie Willis, Sr., Cienega

Transfer from Hawaii made instant impact with 1,506 rushing yards and 24 TDs

WR, Chris Howard, Sr., Sunnyside

The coaches' 5A Southern Region's Player of the Year, he led Southern Arizona with 1,096 receiving yards

WR, Trent Simon, Sr., Cienega

The 6-foot-3-inch wideout had an area-best 62 catches for 1,053 yards

TE: Sean Craig, Sr., Salpointe Catholic

Led all area tight ends with 200 receiving yards, and doubled as a blocking force

OL: Ben Cannon, Sr., Tucson

The 6-foot-3-inch, 280-pounder cleared holes for a Badgers offense that averaged over 5 yards per run

OL: Jaquari Kountz, Sr., Santa Rita

At 6-feet, 290-pounds, Kountz was the area's premier tackle. He was also used as a short-yardage back

OL: Jacob Arzouman, Jr.

Salpointe Catholic

The 6-foot-4-inch, 250-pounder was the star of the Lancers offensive line

OL: Jesse Caldwell, Jr., CDO

The 6-foot-4-inch, 246-pound Caldwell helped pave the way for 3,395 Dorados rushing yards

OL: Ryan Fischella, Sr., Palo Verde

Fischella highlighted a line that blocked for two 1,000-yard runners

All-purpose: Keanu Nelson, Sr., Sabino

He,totalled 1,278 yards rushing, 445 yards receiving and 394 yards passing

K: Tilghman Harvey, Jr., CDO

Harvey scored 81 points on 72 extra points and three field goals.

FIRST TEAM DEFENSE

DL: Adam Torralba, Sr., Sunnyside

5A Southern Region coaches' defender of the season starred on defense that held 7 opponents to 14 points or fewer

DL: Mike Poindexter, Sr., Sabino

The 6-foot-3-inch, 240-pounder was the main intimidator on the Sabercats D line, finishing with 43 tackles

DL: Deon Clash, Sr., Sahuaro

The 6-foot-2-inch, 255-pounder was the Cougars' standout run-stopper.

LB: DeAndre Little, Sr., SV Buena

The UTEP-bound Little is the prototype of a linebacker, at 6 feet 3 inches and 230 pounds.

LB: Clarence Williams, Sr., Amphi

Williams had 99 tackles on the season, 40 more than the next-closest Panthers defender

LB: David Duron, Sr., Sabino

Totaled a team-high 106 tackles and eight sacks to lead a defense that finished as the 4A-I state runner-up

LB/DB: Ian Garlets, Sr., Santa Rita

The roving safety/linebacker was one of the best defenders in the city while also pulling duty at quarterback

DB: Josh Robbins, Sr., CDO

The 6-foot-2-inch recent UA commit picked off six passes from his safety spot in the area's most-loaded defensive backfield

DB: Jared Tevis, Sr., CDO

He stole 8 interceptions, forced 5 fumbles and led the Dorados with 114 tackles

DB: Chase Gallagher, Sr., Salpointe Catholic

Fierce hitter snared two interceptions, blocked a field goal and racked up 39 tackles

DB: Brandon Perkins, Jr., Desert View

Perkins was a lockdown defender and a deep threat at receiver

All-purpose: Joel Bello, Sr., Douglas

Returned four interceptions for touchdowns for the 4A-II state-playoff-bound Bulldogs

P: Kyle Cady, Jr., Sahuaro

Cady was a crucial factor in the Cougars' battle for field position as Sahuaro made the 4A-I playoffs

SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

QB: Greg Schimke, Sr., Pusch Ridge Christian

RB: Ray Morales, Sr., Catalina

RB: Cody Woody, Sr., Empire

RB: Stephen Fraser, Sr., Sabino

WR: Greg Jones, Sr., Santa Rita

OL: Seth Fowler, Sr., Cienega

OL: Mike Martinez, Sr., Sunnyside

OL: David Studer, Sr., Canyon del Oro

OL: Reggie Ewesuedo, Sr., Santa Rita

OL: Ethan Shozda, Sr., Sabino

TE: David Nicasio, Sr., Cienega

All-purpose: Myles Williams, Sr., Mountain View

K: Assani Igulu, Sr., Palo Verde

DEFENSE

DL: Jordan Christenson, Sr., Cienega

DL: Bryce Gallion, Sr., Santa Rita

DL: Josh Sene, Sr., Salpointe Catholic

DL/LB: Tamarin Jones, Sr., Santa Rita

LB: J.J. Gorosave, Sr., Cienega

LB: Hassan Cross, Sr., Palo Verde

DB: Ronnie Burton, Sr., Cienega

DB: Alfred Leon, Sr., Sunnyside

DB: Mitch Fischer, So., Ironwood Ridge

DB: Camaren Gause, Sr., Palo Verde

DB: Glen Meriweather, Sr., Tucson

P: Brandon Porter, Sr., Sierra Vista Buena

HONORABLE MENTION

Amphitheater: Crispin Chavira Alvarez, Gustavo Gastelum, Brandon Kuhn, Will Palmer, Zach Roth. ASDB/SA: Brandon Davis. Baboquivari: Roland Pablo. Benson: Dain Dastrup, Kyle Graf. Bisbee: Anthony Rivera, Sergio Rivera. Canyon del Oro: Joey Banks, Kelton Beattie, David Catalano, Garrett Henderson, Bobby Henkel, Mike Lewis, Ryan Peterson, Eddie Smith, Jerry Theberge, Colby Tigges. Catalina: Jacob Adams, Eddie Hernandez, Darrian McIver, Oliver Sanchez. Catalina Foothills: Nick Chronister, Rolly Escarcega, Alyn Fletcher, Elliot Koester, Adam Larriva, Will Waldrup. Cholla: Alex Cerpa, Adrian Escobar, Alex Lujan. Cienega: Daniel Boice, Lorye Broom, Angel Gago, Michael Karder, Pat Murphy, Jordan Mills, Andrew Palmer, John Russell, Adam Valenzuela. Desert View: Sergio Cano, Tommy Collister, Nick Cruz, Zac Cruz, Tiki McElroy, Chris Meraz, Eric Parra. Douglas: Daniel Ballesteros, Diego Chavez, Abner Cortez, Jorge Fragoso, Spencer Grijalva, Hunter Long, Morgan Ramirez, Oscar Rios, Elfrida Valley Union: Randy Landwerlen. Eloy Santa Cruz: Ricky Cortez, Kadeem Fields. Empire: Brendon Argenziano, Bryant Jeffries, Eutimio "Mito" Mendivil, Noah Smith. Flowing Wells: Tyler Harper, Tomas Jaimez, Dante Pesanti, Xavier Zavala. Ironwood Ridge: Alex Banales, Adrian Brahler, Tyler D'Amore, Tanner Todd, Matt Walter. Marana: Josh Boak, Clay Parsons, Louis Payne, Jake Pretzer, Matt Susa. Morenci: Rey Holguin. Mountain View: Hymann Aires, Kevin Anderson, Del Bogart, Gabe Campa, Robert Kallal, Mark Vera. Nogales: Andy Bachelier, Jason Cota, Gilbert Duran, Jimmy Lopez, Camilo Villegas, Robert Villegas, David Yubeta. Palo Verde: Kyle Blecker, Deshawn Hill, Dylan Leahy, James Moran, Joe Stone, Brad Virgin. Patagonia: Andrew Martinez. Pueblo: Miguel Bracamonte, Daniel Trejo. Pusch Ridge Christian: Ryan Alexander, Brett Overstreet, Ryan Polston, Chad Springetti, Tyler Vance. Rincon/University: Dominic Grigsby, Joseph Matthews, Emilio Pedraza. Rio Rico: Steve Morales, Zackary Sbragia. Sabino: James Brindley, Tyler Cocchi, Collin McBrayer, Matt Rossi, Wes Skillings, Rhett Taylor, Jake Tick. Safford: Luke Alvarado, Samuel Delgado, Zach Garcia, Brandon McEuen. Sahuarita: Chris Brown, Sam Gelardi, Eric Nelson. Sahuaro: Kevin Ackerley, Fernando Aguilar, Phil Baechler, Niko Kittrell, Drew McKeever, Matt San Angelo. Salpointe Catholic: Kameron Abt, Ryan Baker, Nick Palomares, Conner Siegel, Johnny Pena, Dillon Siler. San Manuel: Matt Phelps, Chris Ronquillo, Jacob Ruiz. Santa Rita: Chris Correa, Bryce Dempsey, Daniel Dominguez, Alejandro Escarcega, Cameron Gaddis, Davonttay Jones, Jess Lopez, Blake Martinez, Chris Mayer, Chris Mulford, Chris Olan. Sierra Vista Buena: Avery Allen, Jose Charles, Darius Kelly, Jeremy Reynolds, Eric Valdez. St. David: Ben Allred, Tyler Davis. Sunnyside: Danny Garcia, Cedric Gonzalez, Jesus Miramon, Danny Olivas, Hector Solis, Robert Solorio. Tanque Verde: Hunter Haynes, Michael Mellgren. Thatcher: Dayton Barney, Tyler Bryce. Tombstone: Sam Kriesel, Cruz Mora. Tucson: Adam Basurto, Josh Campas, William Estes, Sean Ochiagha, Shakir Smith, D'Andre Williams. Willcox: Gerald Fleming, Mike Rand, Carson Skaarer, Rudy Verdugo.