The postseason football honors for NJCAA Region I were announced following the end of season meetings held by the Coaches and Directors of Athletics of the member schools of the Western States Football League. Scottsale Community College Head Coach Ken Giovando was selected the NJCAA Region I Coach of the Year, SCC quarterback Dexter Hill was tabbed Offensive Player of the Year, and Pima's Mickey Pimental earned Defensive Player of the Year honors.

Giovando led Scottsdale to the 2004 WSFL Championship with a 9-1 overall record and 8-1 mark in the WSFL. The Artichokes, ranked #5 in the NJCAA, will host #6 Coffeyville in the Valley of the Sun Bowl on December 4.

Pimental, the NJCAA Region I Defensive Player of the Year, is a sophomore from San Diego, California. The 6-2, 220-pound linebacker led Pima's defense to a third place ranking in the WSFL by allowing just 16.4 points per game. Pimental's 10.5 sacks and two interceptions helped the Storm to an 8-3 oiverall record and 6-3 mark in the WSFL.

Leading Scottsdale to the 2004 WSFL title was the NJCAA Region I Offensive Player of the Year Dexter Hill. The 6-1, 195-pound freshman quarterback threw for 2,315 yards on the season by completing nearly 58 percent of his passes (175-of-241). Hill tossed a League leading 19 touchdowns and was intercepted just nine times.



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