MC's Goff, Redwood's Calzaretta Honored in Football

The Wildcats dominate the All-Marin County Athletic League first team, but spots on both sides of the ball are reserved for the Giants' outstanding running back/linebacker.

Marin Catholic High star quarterback was named Back of the Year and ’s was a two-way first-team football selection when the Marin County Athletic League announced its awards for fall sports recently.

Goff, a junior, led Marin Catholic to an unbeaten MCAL season and within one game of the North Coast Section championship.

Not surprisingly, the Wildcats dominated the All-MCAL football selections, with wide receivers and , offensive lineman , defensive back , linebacker Alex Poksay and defensive lineman JJ Demski all selected to the first team.

Redwood’s Calzaretta, meanwhile, claimed first-team honors both as a running back and a linebacker. He also was a first-team linebacker last season.

Other Giants honored in the football selections were first-team offensive lineman Miles Durant, second-team defensive back Zac Neiman, and honorable-mention offensive lineman Drew Kennett. Durant (defensive lineman) and Neiman (offensive all-purpose player) also garnered honorable-mention distinctions.

Marin Catholic athletes also swept the top honors in boys and girls water polo, with Thomas Carroll winning Player of the Year for the boys and Alexandra Thomason claiming the trophy for the girls.

The Wildcats, who won the boys championship, also had Nick Patino and Patrick Eggert on the All-MCAL first team, and goalie Danny Gavney on the second team. Redwood’s Giorgio Cico joined Gavney on the second team, while Cayman Bearly-Malinowski was given an honorable-mention spot.

Marin Catholic’s girls, the league runner-up, also placed Emily deSurville and goalie Monica Murray on the first team, and Taylor Dykman on the second team. Wildcats Allison Galuska and Meg Costella were named to the honorable-mention list, as was Redwood’s Sarah Ogden.

Redwood’s Lizzie Ahern and Marin Catholic’s Shauna Klein, a repeat selection, and Jamie Lavitoria made the All-MCAL first team in volleyball. Three other Giants were honored: second-teamers Sophie DiGrazia and Sierra Dawson, and honorable-mention choice Alyssa Dunne.

Marin Catholic’s Bryn Wilson earned a first-team spot on the All-MCAL tennis team as a singles player. Fellow Wildcats Brynne McCarthy and Dani Selivanov, and Redwood’s , were first-teamers in doubles.

Also for the Giants, and were named to the second team in singles, while Sydney Schonefeld made it in doubles.

Goalie Tyler Shaver of Marin Catholic was bestowed the All-MCAL first-team honor in soccer.

Redwood forward Brian Von Lackum, midfielder Jack Elton and defender Adrian Ferrier were named to the second team. Giants midfielder Paul Galletta was an honorable-mention pick.


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