Hall Of Fame Recipient

Bytheal Ratlife

Santa Cruz (CA)

Bytheal played in the Watsonville-Santa Cruz rivalry game as a junior and senior. He was an all-league lineman and linebacker. Future NFL running back Johnny Johnson gained most of his yardage running behind Bytheal’s powerful blocks. He was also a standout baseball player. His greatest contribution to the school and community has come in recent years as a coach and administrator. He has served as the junior varsity head coach for the past 10 years as well as being athletic director of Shoreline Middle School and coaching that programs basketball and softball teams. Presenting his award is Marine Sergeant Dusenberry. Congratulations Bytheal!