East County Sports

Forster honored as Best of the Best




By Adam Paul
© East County Sports.com

SAN DIEGO – Many players in San Diego County were honored at the 45th Annual Awards Banquet put on by the National Football Foundation, however only one of the twenty-seven nominees was from the East County.

The lone nominee from the East County was University of San Diego-bound TRENT FORSTER from Santana, a 6-foot-2, 270 pound offensive lineman who was a force on the offensive line and a reason why the Sultans advanced to the CIF Division IV Championship game where they were the runners-up and also why BOBBY WALLACE became the most prolific running back in Santana football history breaking or tying 9 school records.

Forster also a team Captain for the Sultans, was selected as the WALTER J. ZABLE Foundation Award winner which was presented by the National Football Foundation. He was voted and recognized as the best in San Diego for athletics, academics and also leadership.

While playing for the Sultans, Forster earned three Varsity letters on the football team and actually played all four years in the Santana program as he was on the freshman football team that finished undefeated on the season and captured the league crown under Coach LUKE PHILLIPS in 2013.

He was selected to the All-East County First Team Offense and All-Grossmont Valley First League First Team Offense. In the classroom, he carried a 4.40 GPA and was selected to the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team for the 2016-17 fall season. For the second year in a

For the second year in a row a Santana Sultan was chosen as the Player of the Year by the Walter J. Zable Foundation. Last year it was JAKE KITTEN who also was an offensive lineman and is at the University of Nebraska.



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