Over the last few years, they have played against each other and
done everything they could to try and beat each other.
Now, the best football players in the area are joining forces
and figuring out how to work together.
This week five local stars are spending every hour together —
practicing, eating and even staying in the dormitories at the
University of the Pacific as members of the Lions All-Star Football
Classic's North squad. Former Lodi High standouts running back
Jordan Perkins, wide receiver/defensive back Collin Rhoads, lineman
Roy Navarro and former Tokay High stars wide receiver/defensive
back Gabe Ramirez and lineman Aaron Hinkle are now teammates with
players they once saw as enemies from St. Mary's, Lincoln and