Canyon quartet

Four lifelong friends excel for high school teams at Agoura, Oak Park and Simi Valley



FANTASTIC FOUR—From left, football stars Cooper Wallace (Simi Valley High), Travis Throckmorton (Simi Valley), Alex Jones (Oak Park) and Jake East (Agoura) have known each other since kindergarten. MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers

Jake East, Alex Jones, Travis Throckmorton and Cooper Wallace all grew up within five minutes of each other.

Jones, Throckmorton and Wallace went to preschool together at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Westlake. East met the crew about a year later.

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