LIUGET, HOFFMAN, PERERA HONORED AS STARS OF THE MONTH
Chargers defensive lineman among 15 recognized by the San Diego Hall of Champions
SAN DIEGO (December 4, 2014) San Diego Chargers’ defensive tackle Corey Liuget, golfer Charley Hoffman and San Diego Sockers standout Nick Perera top the list of Stars of the Month for November as selected by the San Diego Hall of Champions.
Liuget anchored a defense that stepped up in a big way as the Chargers captured three straight games to finish the month. He had 14 tackles and a forced fumble in the three wins.
Hoffman, a Poway High graduate, ended an extended drought by capturing the OHL Classic in Mexico, firing a 5-under 66 on the final day to win by one stroke.
Perera helped the Sockers get off to a 4-1 start by scoring eight goals and being credited with 12 assists. He had four goals and two assists versus Seattle.
On the amateur front, San Diego State’s Josh Gavert (football) and Aqeel Quinn (basketball), USD’s Sophia Ederaine (basketball), Connor Brandt (soccer) and Paige Hughes (cross country) and Cal State San Marcos’ Alyssa Foster (volleyball) were cited for their major contributions.
High school athletes in the spotlight included section single tennis champion Hannah Zhao of Torrey Pines, El Capitan quarterback Brad Cagle, La Jolla Country Day cross country runner Natalia LaSpada, Point Loma volleyball standout Faith Smith, Cathedral Catholic water polo goalie Patrick Collins and Madison quarterback Kareem Coles.
For pictures of all the athletes, visit http://sdhoc.com/awards/SOM