HOF 2015 Nominations 80’s Boys

ECHS ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS (Boys)
1980’S

1980
Todd Spencer – ECHSAHOF – Inducted 2012
Football – 1977, 1978, 1979
• All-RBAL – 1978, 1979
• Team MVP Back – 1978, 1978
• League Co-Champs – 1978, First championship in the history of the school
• 1,555 yds, 16 TD’s – 1978 (School Record for Yards), 3 Year Total – 3,785 yds.
• All Northern Calif. – 1978, Running Back
• Parade All-American – 1978
• Richmond Independent-Gazette 70’s Football Team of the Decade – Tailback
Baseball – 1978, 1979, 1980
• All-RBAL – 1979, 1980; Best Team Player – 1980
• .408 Average in 1979, .420 in 1980
• All Northern Calif. – 1980, 1st Base
• RBAL League Champs – 1978, 1979
• #1 Team in the East Bay, Independent-Gazette Team of the 70’s (1978)
• NCS North Bay Champs – 1979
• Football Scholarship – USC (4 years)
• Two years with the Pittsburg Steelers
• 1978 Baseball Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2010

1980
Paul Bryant
Football – 1979
Baseball – 1979, 1980
• All RBAL, All Northern Calif. – 1980, Catcher
• Team MVP – 1980
• Won the RBAL Triple Crown, .477 avg. 4 HR’s & 18 RBI’s – 1980, Overall Avg. – .379
• RBAL Champs – 1979
• NCS North Bay Champs – 1979
• Independent-Gazette Prep of the Week, Flecto Award – 1980

1980
Paul Morehouse
Football – 1978, 1979
• League Co-Champs – 1978, First Championship in the history of the school
• Co-Captain, Most Inspirational Player – 1979
Basketball – 1979
Baseball – 1978, 1979, 1980
• RBAL League Champs – 1978, 1979
• All RBAL – 1980, Pitcher
• Co-Captain, Mel Johnson Award – 1980
Morehouse (continued)
• #1 Team in the East Bay, Independent-Gazette Team of the 70’s (1978)
• NCS North Bay Champs – 1979
• 1978 Baseball Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2010

1982
Rod Jones – ECHSAHOF – Inducted 2012
Football – 1980, 1981
• All-RBAL – 1981, Tight End and Defensive End
• Dream Team – 1981
• RBAL League Co-Champs – 1980
• RBAL League Champs – 1981, First outright Football Championship in history of the school
Wrestling – 1981, 1982
• League Champion, Heavyweight Division – 1982
• Football Scholarship – University of Washington (4 Years)
• All Pac-10 Tight End – 1987
• East-West Shrine Game – 1987
• Played for Kansas City Chiefs, New York Giants & Seattle Seahawks

1982
Andy Hsu
Football – 1980, 1981
• All-RBAL, All East Bay Offensive Tackle, 1981
• All Northern Calif. Offensive Tackle – 1981
• RBAL League Co-Champs – 1980
• RBAL League Champs – 1981, First outright Football Championship in history of the school
• Football Scholarship – Stanford University (4 Years)

1982
Tom Purvis, ECHSAHOF – Inducted in 2014
Football – 1980, 1981
• All RBAL, Dream Team Defensive Back – 1981
• Second Team All-East Bay Defensive Back – 1981
• All Northern Calif. Defensive Back – 1981
• RBAL League Co-Champs – 1980
• RBAL League Champs – 1981, First outright Football Championship in history of the school
Track – 1981, 1982
• 400 Relay Team, 1st Place in NCS – 1982
• Mile Relay Team, 2nd Place in League, 2nd Place in NCS – 1982
• All-League Defensive Back at Contra Costa College – 1982, 1983
• All-State Defensive Back at Contra Costa College – 1983
• Football Scholarship – University of Pacific (UOP)
• 2nd Team All Pacific Coast Athletic Conference for UOP 1984

1983
Anthony Robinson – – ECHSAHOF – Inducted 2012
Basketball – 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
• All RBAL – 1981, 1982, 1983
• All East Bay – 1982, 1983
• All Northern Calif. – 1982, 1983, Forward
• RBAL Champs – 1983; NCS Runner-Up Division 1 – 1983
• All Gridley Tourney – 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
• All Tourney Ed Hopkins – 1981
• West County Dream Team – 1982, 1983
• Co-Captain – 1982; Team MVP – 1983

1983
Nathan Redditt – ECHSAHOF – Inducted 2012
Football – 1980, 1981, 1982
• RBAL Champs – 1980, 1981, 1982
• RBAL League Co-Champs – 1980
• RBAL League Champs – 1981, First outright Football Championship in history of the school
• All RBAL Running Back – 1981, 1982
• All East Bay Running Back – 1981, 1982
• East Bay Player of the Year, Running Back – 1982
• All Northern Calif. Running Back – 1981, 1982
• Parade All American Running Back – 1982
Track

1983
Andy McDonald
Football – 1981, 1982
• RBAL Champs – 81, 82
Baseball – 1981, 1982, 1983
• RBAL Champs – 1981, 1982, 1983
• All RBAL – 1983; Honorable Mention All East Bay – 1983
• RBAL Batting Champion – 1983, .514, .403 for Season
• NCS Champs – 1983
• Prep-of –the- Week & Mel Johnson Award– 1983
• #1 Team in the East Bay, Northern California and the State – 1983
• Played Baseball 2 years at Contra Costa College
• 1983 ECHS Baseball Team was voted “5th Best Baseball Team All-Time in the history of California Baseball.”
• 1983 Baseball Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012

1983
Terry Brown, ECHSAHOF – Inducted in 2014
Baseball – 1981, 1982, 1983
• RBAL Champs – 1981, 1982, 1983
• All RBAL – 1982, 1983; Honorable Mention 1981
• All East Bay – 1983; All Northern Calif. – 1983, Outfielder
• CO-MVP Fresno Tourney – 1983
• Avg. 407, 6 HR’s, 26 RBI’s; 440 Avg. in League
• #1 Team in the East Bay, Northern California and the State – 1983
• State Team of the Year – 1983
• NCS Champs – 1983
• Richmond Independent Prep-of –the- Week – 1982
• North-South All-Star Series – 1983
• California-Oklahoma All-Star Series – 1983
• Northern California vs. Japan All-Star Series – 1983
• In the 3 Series, he batted over .333 with 5 HR’s and 16 RBI’s
• 1983 ECHS Baseball Team was voted “5th Best Baseball Team All-Time in the history of California Baseball.”
• 1983 Baseball Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012
• Baseball Scholarship – USC (4 Years) & Graduated
• Signed with Baltimore Orioles – 1987

1984
Steve Walker – ECHSAHOF – Inducted 2012
Football – 1982, 1983
• RBAL Champs – 1982, 1983; NCS Runner-Up – 1983
• All-RBAL at 3 Positions: Tight End, Linebacker & Kicker – 1983
• All East Bay 2nd Team Linebacker – 1983
• All Northern Calif. Linebacker – 1982
• Team Captain – 1983
Soccer – 1981, 1982 (No Team in 1983 & 1984)
Baseball – 1983, 1984
• Honorable Mention All-RBAL – 1983, 1984
• RBAL Champs – 1983, 1984
• NCS Champs – 1983
• #1 Team in the East Bay, Northern California and the State – 1983
• 1983 ECHS Baseball Team was voted “5th Best Baseball Team All-Time in the history of California Baseball.”
• 1983 Baseball Team & 1983 Football Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012
• Received Football Scholarship to Columbia University
• Played football and graduated from Columbia University
1984
Steve Pearse – ECHSAHOF – Inducted 2012
Baseball – 1982, 1983, 1984
• RBAL Champs – 1982, 1983, 1984
• All RBAL – 1982, 1983, 1984, 2nd Baseman
• 2nd Team All- East Bay 1983, 1984, 2nd Baseman
• Lifetime Batting Average in League – .400; Overall – .341
• Mel Johnson Award – 1984
• NCS Champs – 1983
• #1 Team in the East Bay, Northern California and the State – 1983
• 1983 ECHS Baseball Team was voted “5th Best Baseball Team All-Time in the history of California Baseball.”
• 1983 Baseball Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012
• Heart & Soul of ECHS Greatest Teams (3 years)
• Baseball Scholarship to Fresno State (4 Years)
• Third Team All American in 1988
• Team played in College World Series in 1988
• Fresno State Hall of Fame – 2001
• Signed a Professional Contract – 1988

1984
Antoine Pickett – ECHSAHOF – Inducted 2012
Football – 1982, 1983
• RBAL Champs – 1982, 1983; NCS Runner-Up – 1983
• All-RBAL, All East Bay Defensive Back – 1983
• All Northern Calif. Defensive Back – 1983
• Independent-Gazette Co-Prep of the Week – 1983
Baseball – 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
• RBAL Champs – 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
• All RBAL – 1984; Honorable Mention – 1982, 1983
• All East Bay 1983, 1984
• NCS Champs – 1983
• #1 Team in the East Bay, Northern California and the State – 1983
• 1983 ECHS Baseball Team was voted “5th Best Baseball Team All-Time in the history of California Baseball.”
• 1983 Baseball Team & 1983 Football Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012
• Tribune Prep-of-the-Week – 1983, 1984
• North-South All-Star Game, Calif. vs. Oklahoma Series – 1984
• Northern California vs. Japan All-Star Series – 1984
• Contra Costa College – 1985, 1986; All Conference 1986
• Drafted five times by five different teams before signing with Kansas City Royals – 1986

1984
Brian Nichols – ECHSAHOF – Inducted 2012
Basketball – 1982, 1983, 1984
• Co-Captain – 1983, 1984
• All Tourney Roseville – 1984
• RBAL Champs –1983; NCS Runner-Up – 1983
• Co-Champs – Round Robin, Lost in Playoffs – 1984
Baseball – 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
• RBAL Champs – 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
• All RBAL – 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, Catcher
• RBAL Co-MVP – 1981, 1983, 1984
• Team MVP – 1981; Co-Team MVP – 1983, 1984
• All East Bay – 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
• All Northern Calif. – 1983, 1984, Catcher
• State Freshman of the Year – 1981, Catcher
• All State Underclassman Baseball Team – 1981, 1983
• Tribune Baseball Player of the Year – 1984
• NCS Champs – 1983
• #1 Team in the East Bay, Northern California and the State – 1983
• 1983 ECHS Baseball Team was voted “5th Best Baseball Team All-Time in the history of California Baseball.”
• 1983 Baseball Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012
• Independent/Gazette Prep-of-the-Week, Oakland Tribune Prep-of-the-Week – 1981
• North-South All-Star Game, Calif. vs. Oklahoma Series – 1984
• Northern California vs. Japan All-Star Series – 1983, 1984
• Baseball Scholarship USC (4 Years)
• Team MVP at USC – 1987
• All Pac-10 and All American – 1987
• Signed with Cincinnati Reds – 1988

1984
James (Pops) Mitchell – ECHSAHOF – Inducted 2012
Football – 1981, 1982, 1983
• All RBAL Nose Guard – 1981, 1982, 1983
• RBAL Champs – 1981, 1982, 1983; NCS Runner-Up – 1983
• All East Bay Nose Guard – 1982, 1983
• East Bay Player-of –the-Year, Nose Guard & Fullback – 1983
• All Northern Calif. Nose Guard – 1982, 1983
Baseball – 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
• RBAL Champs – 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
• All RBAL – 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, Pitcher, Outfielder
• RBAL MVP – 1982; RBAL Co-MVP – 1983, 1984
• Team MVP – 1982; Co-Team MVP – 1983, 1984
• All East Bay – 1983, 1984, Pitcher, Outfielder
Mitchell (continued)
• East Bay Player-of-the-Year – 1983
• All Northern Calif. – 1983, 1984
• Northern Calif. Player-of-the-Year – 1983
• All State – 1983, 1984, Utility
• State Junior Player-of-the-Year – 1984, Utility
• Tribune Baseball Player of the Year – 1983
• NCS Champs – 1983
• #1 Team in the East Bay, Northern California and the State – 1983
• 1983 ECHS Baseball Team was voted “5th Best Baseball Team All-Time in the history of California Baseball.”
• 1983 Baseball Team & 1983 Football Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012
• Richmond Independent Player-of-the-Week – 1982, 1983
• Oakland Tribune Player-of-the-Week – 1981, 1982
• North-South All-Star Game MVP – 1984
• Calif. vs. Oklahoma Series MVP – 1984 (Had 3 HR’s, 10 RBI’s in 1st game of the series)
• Northern California vs. Japan All-Star Series – 1983, 1984
• Baseball Scholarship USC
• Signed with St. Louis Cardinals
“Had the greatest high school career in the history of El Cerrito High School”

1984
John Perkins
Football – 1982, 1983
• RBAL Champs – 1982, 1983; NCS Runner-Up – 1983
• 2nd Team All-RBAL RB – 1983
• Career: 212 Attempts, 1,265 yds, 15 TD’s, Avg 5.9 yds. per carry
Baseball – 1982, 1983, 1984
• RBAL Champs – 1982, 1983, 1984
• All RBAL – 1984; Honorable Mention – 1982, 1983
• NCS Champs – 1983
• #1 Team in the East Bay, Northern California and the State – 1983
• 1983 Baseball Team & 1983 Football Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012
• Played Baseball and Football 2 years at Contra Costa College

1985
John Pickett
Football – 1983, 1984
• RBAL Champs – 1982, 1983; 1984; Runner-Up NCS – 1983
• ALL RBAL Defensive Back – 1984
• All East Bay Defensive Back – 1984; All County Defensive Back – 1984
• 1983 Football Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012
Baseball – 1985, Outfielder
• All RBAL – 1985
1985
Thomas Gary, ECHSAHOF – Inducted in 2014
Football – 1982, 1983, 1984
• RBAL Champs – 1982, 1983; 1984; Runner-Up NCS – 1983, 1984
• Honorable Mention All RBAL Defensive End – 1982, 10 Sacks & 92 Tackles
• ALL RBAL Defensive end – 1983, 22 Sacks & 110 Tackles
• 1983 All Dream Team, 2nd Team All East Bay, Honorable Mention All Bay Area
• ALL RBAL & Dream Team Linebacker – 1984, 12 Sacks & 131 Tackles
• All East Bay Linebacker – 1984; All County Linebacker – 1984
• All Northern Calif. Linebacker – 1984
• Contra Costa vs. Alameda County All Star Game – 1985
• 1983 Football Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012
• Played 2 years at Contra Costa College, All Bay Valley Conference – 1985 & 1986
• President and founder of “Point Us in the Right Direction” 2011 to present. This is an organization to help kids and parents work in the right direction in life and in sports.

1985
Lee Brannon
Football –1983, 1984 (Offensive Tackle, Defensive End)
• RBAL Champs – 1983; 1984; Runner-Up NCS – 1983, 1984
• ALL RBAL Offensive Tackle – 1983, 1984
• 1983 Football Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012
Basketball – 1985
Baseball – 1985
• Contra Costa College 1985, 1986; All League Tight End
• Football Scholarship – San Diego State (1987, 1988) (Started at Tight End & Linebacker)
• ECHS Male Athlete of the Year – 1985

1985
Jesse Lea
Football – 1983, 1984 (Running Back)
• RBAL Champs – 1983; 1984; Runner-Up NCS – 1983, 1984
• ALL RBAL 2nd Team, All County – 1984
• All East Bay & East Bay Player of the Year – 1984
• Contra Costa vs. Alameda County All Star Game – 1985
• Football Scholarship – Idaho State University (4 Years)
• 1983 Football Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012
Track – 1983, 1984, 1985 (Sprints, Relay Team & Long Jump)
1986
Marlon Perry
Football – 1983, 1984, 1985
• RBAL Champs – 1983; 1984; 1985; Runner-Up NCS – 1983, 1984
• ALL RBAL Nose Guard – 1984, 1985
• All East Bay Nose Guard – 1985; All County Nose Guard – 1985
• All Bay Area 2nd Team Nose Guard – 1985
• Team Captain – 1985
• Contra Costa vs. Alameda County All Star Game – 1986
• 1983 Football Team inducted into ECHSAHOF – 2012
Track – 1985, 1986

1987
Brad Brown
Football – 1985, 1986
• 2nd Team All GBAL Quarterback – 1986; 189/364 att. for 2,656 yds, 22 TD’s
Baseball – 1985, 1986, 1987
• All GBAL Pitcher – 1986, 1987; 9-3, 2.72 ERA, .330 Avg. – 1987
• All Marin-Catholic Tourney – 1986
• West County Athlete of the Week – 1986
• Baseball Scholarship – University of California (3 Years)

1987
Eric Jackson
Football – 1984, 1985, 1986
• All RBAL Offensive Tackle – 1985
• All GBAL Offensive Tackle – 1986
• Team Captain – 1986
• Contra Costa vs. Alameda County All Star Game – 1987
• Contra Costa College Defensive Tackle – 1987, 1988
• All League Contra Costa College Defensive Tackle – 1988
Track

1988
Steve Hunt
Football – 1987
Baseball – 1986, 1987, 1988
• All GBAL – 1987, 1988
• Team Captain – 1988
1989
Josani Goree
Football – 1987, 1988
• All GBAL – 1987, 1988
• 2nd Team All East Bay – 1988
Wrestling – 1987, 1988, 1989

1989, ECHSAHOF – Inducted in 2014
Sam Bernstine
Football – 1987, 1988
• All GVAL Defensive Back – 1987
• All BVAL Both Ways as Running Back & Defensive Back – 1988
• All East Bay – 1988
• ECHS Outstanding Back – 1988, 173 Att for 1,062 yds, 15 TD’s, Avg. 6.1 yds. per carry
Baseball – 1988, 1989
• All GVAL & All BVAL – 1988, 1989
• GVAL League MVP – 1988; Hit over .500 in League & .400 for the Year
• All East Bay – 1988, Infielder
• Played Baseball & Football for two years at Contra Costa College

1989
Quentin Youngblood, ECHSAHOF – Inducted in 2014
Basketball – 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989
• All GBAL – 1987, 1988; 20.0 ppg
• All GBAL – 1989; 23.0 ppg Season, 28.0 ppg in Playoffs
• GBAL Playoff Champs – 1989
• NCS Champs – 1989, #1 Team in the East Bay (29-3)
• All Metro – 1988 & 1989 by SF Examiner
• All Northern Calif. – 1989, Guard
• Averaged 25.9 ppg in 1989
• Scored 1,663 points over a three year period (1987-1989), Averaged 20.0 ppg
• Basketball scholarship from University of Washington – Played four years
• Played professionally in Indonesia for 2 years

1989
Erik Carroll
Football – 1986, 1987, 1988
• 2nd team All BVAL – 1988; Honorable Mention All-League – 1987
• Honorable Mention All-East Bay – 1988
• Team Captain – 1988
Baseball – 1988, 1989
• 2nd team All-League at Contra Costa College – 1991

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