American Canyon High football

American Canyon High running back Kama Aalona follows lineman Lucas Gramlick into daylight against Bethel during a game in October at Corbus Field in Vallejo.

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American Canyon High School’s Lucas Gramlick, a senior, was named to the Sacramento Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame’s 2017 All-Sac-Joaquin Section football team.

Gramlick, the Wolves’ left tackle, was selected honorable mention offense on the offensive line.

The All-Sac-Joaquin Section team was selected by a committee of high school coaches representing north and south regions, as well as large, medium and small schools.

The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section, consisting of 198 schools and 225,000 students, is the second-largest of California’s 10 athletic sections. Its geographic boundaries stretch from Merced in the south, to Grass Valley in the north, to Napa in the west and the Nevada state line to the east.

Gramlick was named as the Lineman of the Year on the All-Solano County Athletic Conference team. He also played defensive end.

He was named first-team All-SCAC on the offensive line.

American Canyon won the SCAC title and was 7-4 overall. The Wolves went 1-1 in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs, beating River Valley-Yuba City, 17-10, and losing in the second round to Manteca, 62-32.

Joe Ngata, a wide receiver for Folsom, was selected as the Player of the Year on the All-Sac-Joaquin Section team.

Dusty Frampton, a running back for St. Mary’s-Stockton, was named as the Offensive MVP.

Jacob Levengood, a defensive lineman for Vacaville, was named as the Defensive MVP.

Will Craig, an offensive lineman for Granite Bay, was named as the Lineman of the Year.

Tim Jackson, a running back for Vacaville, and Armon Bailey, a linebacker for Vanden-Fairfield, were each named honorable mention.

Tremblay named All-Conference

Caleb Tremblay, a sophomore at American River College-Sacramento, was named to the defensive line on the All-National-NorCal Conference team.

Tremblay is a 2014 Vintage High graduate and was a team captain, first-team All-Monticello Empire League defensive line and second-team at tight end in 2013 for the Crushers.

Tremblay made first-team All-MEL defense as a junior linebacker and was second-team tight end in 2012.

2017 CIF Regional Football Championship Bowl Games

The CIF state office on Sunday announced the matchups for the 2017 Regional Football Championship Bowl Games, which will be played Dec. 8 and 9 at various host sites.

Winners from the Northern California and Southern California Regional games will advance to the state championships, representing their respective divisions, the CIF said.

The NorCal matchups:

* Division 1-AA: Central-Fresno (12-1) at Folsom (14-0), Friday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.

* Division 1-A: Pittsburg (8-2) at Granite Bay (12-2), Saturday, Dec. 9, 6 p.m.

* Division 2-AA: Serra-San Mateo (11-2) vs. Tulare Union (13-0), at Bob Mathias Stadium, Friday, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m.

* Division 2-A: St. Francis-Mountain View (9-4) at Manteca (12-2), Saturday, Dec. 9, 6 p.m.

* Division 3-AA: Marin Catholic-Kentfield (12-0) at Shasta-Redding (11-1), Friday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.

* Division 3-A: Sutter (12-1) at Half Moon Bay (13-0), Saturday, Dec. 9, 6 p.m.

* Division 4-AA: Placer-Auburn (12-1) at Salinas (11-2), Friday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.

* Division 4-A: Milpitas (12-1) at Campolindo-Moraga (10-4), Saturday, Dec. 9, 6 p.m.

* Division 5-AA: McClymonds-Oakland (10-3) at East Nicolaus-Nicolaus (13-0), Friday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.

* Division 5-A: Bear River-Grass Valley (10-3) at Fortuna (12-2), Saturday, Dec. 9, 6 p.m.

* Division 6-AA: St. Patrick-St. Vincent-Vallejo (11-1) at Strathmore (14-0), Friday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.

* Division 6-A: Galileo-San Francisco (9-2) at Rio Vista (9-3), Saturday, Dec. 9, 6 p.m.

De La Salle-Concord (11-1) and Mater Dei-Santa Ana (14-0) will meet in the state’s Open Division title game on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium.

To be eligible for the State Regional Football Championship Bowl Games, teams must have been their respective CIF section champion, except for those sections with an Open Division championship.


Executive Sports Editor

Executive Sports Editor Marty James has been with the Napa Valley Register since 1979. He is a member of the Associated Press Sports Editors, California Prep Sportswriters Association, and the California Golf Writers Association. He was inducted into the