San Diego's Hector Gaza III named District 16-3A Division I MVP
San Diego junior Hector Gaza III did a little bit of everything in the Vaqueros' run to the Class 3A Division I regional quarterfinals.
Gaza III caught 46 passes for 812 yards and seven touchdowns. On defense, he made 33 tackles and secured three interceptions.
On special teams, Gaza III returned two kickoff returns, three punt returns and punted an average of 40 yards.
Gaza III was rewarded for his hard work and dedication on the field by being named the most valuable player of the District 16-3A Division I football team.
Gaza III and his teammates led San Diego to a 10-2 record and an appearance in the third round of the playoffs for the first time in program history.
Following are the Vaqueros' all-district selections in 16-3A Division I for the 2021 season.
Most Valuable Player
Hector Gaza III
Newcomer of the Year
Linebacker of the year
Secondary Player of the Year
Offensive Lineman of the Year
Defensive Lineman of the Year
RJ Valerio, QB; Derick Trevinio, RB; Jason Salinas, TE; Mateo Sifuentes, slot receiver; Sean Maldonado, receiver; Ruben Gonzalez, center; Louis Pena, OL; Eric Garcia, OL; Shawn Morin, DE; Jacob Bernal, DL; Adrian Bear, LB; Aiden Garcia, OLB; Mateo Sifuentes, DB.
Adrian Bear, TE; Robert Torres, center; Jaime Salinas, OL; Justin Pena, OL; Robert Torres, DE; Jorge Guerra, DL; Michael Vidal, ILB; Derick Trevino, OLB; James R. Rodriguez, DB; Jason Salinas, DB.
Manuel Molina, DL; Colton Garcia, RB; Asher Gonzalez, OL; Michael Cuellar, specialist; Dennis Garza, special teams.