Two local SCIAC football standouts earn All-American honors

Senior running back Travis Sparks-Jackson of the University of La Verne and sophomore corner back Victor Bunce of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps have bother earned All-American honors from

Sparks-Jackson was a second team honoree. He rushed for 1,521 yards and 19 touchdown on 235 tries in leading the Leopards to a conference championship and its first berth in the playoffs since 1994.

Sparks-Jackson becomes La Verne’s first All-American since Anthony Jones and Andy Moran earned the honors in 1995 and the first Leopard to receive the award.

Bunce earned honorable mention. He had 38 tackles, nine interceptions and 12 pass breakups in helping the Stags to a 7-2 overall mark and second place showing in the SCIAC.

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