Nine members of Loyola's Varsity Football team were named to the 2019 All-CIF Southern Section Div. IV First Team, as announced on Sunday (Jan. 19).
Senior LB and team captain Steven Arellano '20 headlined the list of Cub awardees, earning CIF-SS Div. IV Co-Defensive MVP honors. Joining him on the All-CIF First Team were fellow team captains Sam Dominguez '20 (OL) and Brendan Pernecky '20 (TE); seniors Carter Link '20 (LB) and Nick Anderson '20 (OL); juniors Ceyair Wright '21 (DB), Zakhari Spears '21 (DB) and Josh Long '21 (DL); and sophomore Tahj Owens '22 (RB).
In 2019, the Cubs made a spectacular run in the CIF-SS Playoffs, taking out the No. 2, No. 3, and No. 6 seeded teams in the Div. IV bracket before finishing the season as CIF runner up.