Scotts Valley High senior Quinn Turowski (#2) was named the Pacific Coast Athletic League Mission Division North Offensive Player of the Year after having a stellar season on the gridiron in 2023.

A trio of Scotts Valley High senior football players were recognized with the highest honors during this year’s Pacific Coast Athletic League coaches meeting.

Quinn Turowski was named Offensive Player of the Year, Jess Ringel was the Defensive Player of the Year and Marshall Dodge was given the Lineman of the Year, helping the Falcons sweep the Mission Division North’s top individual awards.

Turowski created a highlight reel anytime he touched the ball, finishing with a team-best 709 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns on just 19 receptions in 2023. He also recorded three interceptions on defense.

“Two things with him is he’s got speed, and you can’t coach speed, and then he’s just got a phenomenal IQ on when to cut and when to take off,” Scotts Valley coach Louie Walters said. 

Ringel was a stalwart for Scotts Valley’s defense, which recorded four shutouts and allowed 72 points in the regular season, including just 15 points in league play.

The Falcons won the Mission Division North crown after going 6-0 in league action. They lost in the Central Coast Section Division III semifinals to Alisal High and finished the season with a 10-2 overall record.

Walters called Ringel an “old school football player” who is a student of the game.

“[Ringel] just works every day whether it’s in the weight room or watching film,” Walters said. “He lives and breathes football. Plus, he’s a great teammate, he’s a great leader. His future’s bright in football.”

Dodge was a beast in the trenches on both sides of the ball, anchoring a powerful offensive line and constantly applying pressure to the quarterback on defense.

One of his biggest plays on defense was a quarterback sack for a safety in their 33-21 win over Aragon in the Central Coast Section Division III quarterfinals.

Dodge was barely in his second year of playing organized football. Three years ago he didn’t know what a trap or a third-down-and-long situation was.

“Every coach in the league said that kid was the most dominating kid we faced all year,” Walters said.

Dodge and Turowski along with fellow teammates senior Lorenzo Gonzales and junior Eli Velez—who finished with 553 yards rushing and four touchdowns on 69 carries—earned All-PCAL First Team offense honors. 

Dodge and Ringel also earned all-league first team defense honors alongside seniors Niko Iles, James Bullock and Brady Siechen.

“They just need to figure out what their next move is,” Walters said. “Whether they’re just gonna go to college and be students, or keep playing football.”

San Lorenzo Valley High senior Jayden Lyman earned All-PCAL Santa Lucia Division First Team offense honors, while fellow teammates senior Dominic Chiechi and junior Haden Woolworth earned a spot on the first team defense team.

Below is a complete list of PCAL all-league teams.

Pacific Coast Athletic League All-League teams

Gabilan Division

Most Valuable Player: Nolan Borel (Sr.), Salinas

Defensive Player of the Year: Justice Grauel-Tebong (Sr.), Soquel

Offensive Player of the Year: Logan Saldate (Sr.), Palma

First team offense

Thomas Nunes (Sr.), Palma

Preston White (Jr.), Monterey

Nolan Borel (Sr.), Salinas

Jordan Torres (Sr.), Aptos

Enobong Wirth (Jr.), Monterey

Logan Saldate (Sr.), Palma

Kavon Collins (Jr.), Monterey

Jordan McCord (Sr.), Soquel

Angelo Cimino (Sr.), Salinas

Jake Freitas (Sr.), Salinas

Thomas Ducker (Sr.), Palma

Logan Brantley (Jr.), Aptos

Aidan Ishimaru (Sr.), Salinas

Messiah Johnson (Sr.), Alvarez

First team defense

Justice Grauel-Tebong (Sr.), Soquel

Noah Orozco (Sr.), Palma

Soakai Funaki (Jr.), Monterey

Alex Sewell (Sr.), Salinas

Carmelo Arias (Jr.), Hollister

Malakai Ross-Graves (Sr.), Soquel

Thomas Ducker (Sr.), Palma

Josh Na (Jr.), Salinas

Christian Lujano (Jr.), Hollister

Cade Petersen (Sr.), Soquel

Isiah Bivins (Sr.), Monterey

Drew Molinari (Sr.), Palma

Luke Borel (Sr.), Salinas

Gabe Virgalitto (Jr.), Soquel

Second team offense

Noah Gonzales (Sr.), Salinas

Sam Whelan (So.), Soquel

Brayden Watkins (Sr.), Hollister

Roman Garcia (So.), Alvarez

Harold Lusk (Sr.), Hollister

Kain Holly (Sr.), Alvarez

Jake Yeater (Sr.), Salinas

Chineme Mbechi-Ezeri (Sr.), Hollister

Masen Coso (Jr.), Soquel

River Deschenes (Sr.), Monterey

Mander Miller (Jr.), Aptos

Luke Battey (Sr.), Soquel

Robert Holsten (Sr.), Hollister

Kai Vaughn (So.), Monterey

Second team defense

Chris Phillips (Sr.), Salinas

Caden Scherer (Jr.), Palma

Edgar Chavez (Jr.), Alvarez

Ben Palma (Jr.), Soquel

Isaac Barragan (Sr.), Hollister

Elijah Fisher (Jr.), Monterey

Asa Sagrero (Sr.), Salinas

Isaac Crivello (Sr.), Monterey

Isaiah Ramos (Sr.), Hollister

Nick Dominquez (Sr.), Palma

Nolan Borel (Sr.), Salinas

Isa Morin (Sr.), Hollister

Amani Lang (So.), Alvarez

Phoenix Ghilgione (Sr.), Aptos

Richard Chamberlin Sportsmanship

Jack Nolan, Salinas

Jackson Stevens, Soquel

Colven Morse, Monterey

Tobias Perkowski, Palma

Callum Dolan, Hollister

Matt Hood, Aptos

Ivan Chavez, Alvarez

Mission Division North

Offensive Player of the Year: Quinn Turowski (Sr.), Scotts Valley

Defensive Player of the Year: Jess Ringel (Jr.), Scotts Valley

Lineman of the Year: Marshall Dodge (Sr.), Scotts Valley

First team offense

Dominic Pierini (Jr.), Monte Vista Christian

Eli Velez (Jr.), Scotts Valley

Andrew Beal (Sr.), Seaside

Alex Arevalo (Jr.), Watsonville

Nico Downie (Jr.), MVC

Quinn Turowski (Sr.), Scotts Valley

Julius Escort (Jr.), Seaside

Luke DaRosa (Sr.), MVC

Ethan Yates (Sr.), North Monterey County

Arnulfo Jimenez (Jr.), NMC

Marshall Dodge (Sr.), Scotts Valley

Lorenzo Gonzales (Sr.), Scotts Valley

Jose De La Torre (Sr.), Watsonville

Taylor Rice (Sr.), Seaside

First team defense

Jesse Martinez (Sr.), NMC

Marshall Dodge (Sr.), Scotts Valley

James Bullock (Sr.), Scotts Valley

Jeremiah Laui (So.), Seaside

Ruben Mora (Sr.), Watsonville

Max Torres (Jr.), MVC

Jes Ringel (Jr.), Scotts Valley

Niko Iles (Sr.), Scotts Valley

Genghis Atalima (Sr.), Seaside

Adan Magana (Jr.), Watsonville

Damian Hernandez (Sr.), NMC

Brady Siechen (Sr.), Scotts Valley

Jamari Vaughns (Sr.), Seaside

Javier Fonseca (Jr.), St. Francis

Second team offense

Jamari Vaughns (Sr.), Seaside

Connor Pallott (Sr.), MVC

Chris Rasmussen (Jr.), NMC

Niko Iles (Sr.), Scotts Valley

Ryan Ruiz (Sr.), NMC

Pedro Ibarra (Sr.), St. Francis

Patrick Miller-Brown (Jr.), Watsonville

Hector Pantoja (Jr.), NMC

James Bullock (Sr.), Scotts Valley

Anthony Collins (Sr.), Scotts Valley

Keoni Riparip (Sr.), Seaside

Bladimir Mendoza (Sr.), Seaside

Marcus Gonzalez (Jr.), St. Francis

Markel Parker (Sr.), St. Francis

Second team defense

Kente Dorsey (Jr.), Santa Cruz

Imanol Cruz (Sr.), Seaside

Taylor Rice (Sr.), Seaside

Donovan Dominguez (Jr.), St. Francis

Guadalupe Rico (Sr.), Watsonville

Gunner Sorensen (Jr.), MVC

Alex Guzman (Sr.), NMC

RJ Bradfield (Sr.), Scotts Valley

Colton Dureson (Sr.), Scotts Valley

Ben Dewig (Sr.), St. Francis

Ayden Valdez (Sr.), NMC

Jacob Womack (Jr.), Scotts Valley

Keon Ealey (Jr.), Seaside

Issac Urbina (Sr.), Watsonville

Richard Chamberlin Sportsmanship team

Dylan Gowdy (Sr.), MVC

Isaiah Garife (Sr.), NMC

Matteo DeMarco (Sr.), Santa Cruz

Khaliel Milhouse (Jr.), Scotts Valley

Adam Chong (Sr.), Seaside

Gavin Valencia (Sr.), St. Francis

Jiovani Guerrero (Sr.), Watsonville

Elgie Bellizio Sportsmanship team 

Santa Cruz

Mission Division South

Most Valuable Player: Ashton Rees, Carmel

Offensive Player of the Year: Damion Gonzales, Alisal

Defensive Player of the Year: Demajae Roberson, North Salinas

First team offense

Santiago Chaidez, Alisal

Hudson Rutherford, Carmel

Damion Gonzales, Alisal

Gideon Llantero, Pacific Grove

Justin Pascone, North Salinas

Julian Pineda, Rancho San Juan

Ty Arnold, Carmel

Simeon Brown, Carmel

Ramiro Orozco, North Salinas

Joshua Angel, Alisal

Oscar DeAlfaro, North Salinas

Jackson Lloyd, Carmel

Angel Lopez, Alisal

Oscar Weigel, Carmel

First team defense

Isaac Benavides, King City

Christian Campos, North Salinas

JT Maxon, Carmel

Nathan Ruiz, Alisal

Anjel Marquez, North Salinas

Noah Pacheco, King City

Brian Picazo, Alisal

Bode Stoddard, Carmel

Rocky Villanueva, King City

Rogelio Jacinto, Alisal

Matthew Maxon, Carmel

Ashton Rees, Carmel

Demajae Roberson, North Salinas

Ryder Scheid, Carmel

Second team offense

Kainoa Ceralde, North Salinas

Ivan Salcido, Soledad

Julio Camacho, Soledad

Sean Nimuan, North Salinas

Carson Tidwell, King City

Adrian Garcia, King City

Oliver Ottmar, Pacific Grove

Victor Ruano, Soledad

Pete Gamecho, Pacific Grove

Solo Kalemani, North Salinas

Jesus Maciel, Alisal

Julio Nunez, Alisal

Noah Pacheco, King City

Moises Villacana, Rancho San Juan

Second team defense

Chris Gaytan, King City

Ryton Harrison, Pacific Grove

Gideon Llantero, Pacific Grove

Danny Morales, Soledad

Robert Ward, Carmel

Axel Chicas, Rancho San Juan

Daniel Murguia, Alisal

Anthony Nimri, Pacific Grove

Anthony Trevino, Soledad

Dennis Uribe, Rancho San Juan

Christian Vaughn, Pacific Grove

Jesse Argueta, Soledad

Fabian Ceja, Rancho San Juan

John Klevan, Pacific Grove

Richard Chamberlin Sportsmanship team

Jonathan Martinez, Alisal

Carlos Rodezno, Rancho San Juan

Armando Villasenor, King City

Nathaniel Wade, Pacific Grove

Juan Ochoa, North Salinas

Chase Wittman, Soledad

Viliami Sime, Carmel

Elgie Bellizio Sportsmanship team 

King City

Santa Lucia Division

Player of the Year: Adrian Perez (Sr.), Gonzales

Offensive Player of the Year: Misael Silva (Sr.), Greenfield

Defensive Player of the Year: Nathan Cox (Sr.), Greenfield

First team offense

JP Acosta Ayala (Sr.), Gonzales

Naythen Hernandez (Jr.), Greenfield

Gilbert Snyder IV (Sr.), Greenfield

Jeovanay Linaras (Sr.), Harbor

Ely Cisneros (Jr.), Gonzales

Julius Robinson (Sr.), Marina

Adrian Perez (Sr.), Gonzales

Izaak Ocampo (Jr.), Pajaro Valley

Jayden Lyman (Sr.), San Lorenzo Valley

Bryan Ortega (Sr.), Greenfield

Amani Wilson (Sr.), Stevenson

Nathan Alvarez (Jr.), Gonzales

Misael Silva (Sr.), Greenfield

Angel Vega (Sr.), Greenfield

First team defense

Dominic Chiechi (Sr.), San Lorenzo Valley

Adrian Perez (Sr.), Gonzales

Derrek Diniz (So.), Stevenson

Naythen Hernandez (Jr.), Greenfield

Amani Wilson (Sr.), Stevenson

Bryan Ortega (Sr.), Greenfield

Nisael Gonzalez (So.), Greenfield

Abel Villegas (Sr.), Gonzales

Haden Woolworth (Jr.), San Lorenzo Valley

Brian Flores (Jr.), Pajaro Valley

Elijah Guerrero (Sr.), Gonzales

Tommy Dayton (Jr.), Stevenson

Nathan Cox (Sr.), Greenfield

Special teams first team

Julias Robinson (Sr.), Marina

Second team offense

Justin Diniz (Sr.), Stevenson

Jack Dagen (Jr.), San Lorenzo Valley

Ray Blanco (Jr.), Gonzales

AJ Martinez (Jr.), Greenfield

Keegan Charupoon (Sr.), Stevenson

Manuel Perea (Sr.), Gonzales

Hector Garcia (Jr.), Greenfield

Ferris Vitali (Sr.), Harbor

Eduardo Valdez (Sr.), Gonzales

Andrew Airada (Sr.), Stevenson

Omar David (Sr.), Marina

Gabriel Espinoza (Sr.), Greenfield

Adrian Martinez (Sr.), Greenfield

Tony Garcia V (Jr.), Gonzales

Second Team Defense

Julias Robinson (Sr.), Marina

Ray Blanco (Jr.), Gonzales

Reggie Bell (So.), Stevenson

Hector Garcia (Jr.), Greenfield

Exodus Tuialuuluu (Sr.), Marina

Tony Garcia V (Jr.), Gonzales

Eduardo Mendoza (Jr.), Pajaro Valley

Vincent Pierre (So.), Stevenson

Genaro Anaya (Jr.), Greenfield

Donovan Maben (Jr.), Marina

Malcolm Deguara (Sr.), San Lorenzo Valley

Mickey Ricigliano (Sr.), San Lorenzo Valley

Ely Cisneros (Jr.), Gonzales

Special teams second team

Adrian Perez (Sr.), Gonzales 

Richard Chamberlin Sportsmanship team

Robert Gutierrez (Sr.), Gonzales

Malcolm Deguara (Sr.), San Lorenzo Valley

Aiden Higgins (Sr.), Harbor

Dominic Gnamm (Jr.), Stevenson

Jair Hernandez (Sr.), Greenfield

Omar David (Sr.), Marina

Jose Perez (Jr.), Pajaro Valley

Elgie Bellizio Sportsmanship team 

San Lorenzo Valley

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