Gonzalez's best time this season in the 1,600 was 4 minutes, 13.72 seconds, which put him at No. 22 in the state. That gave him the best time among all Ventura County athletes. He was also third best in the county in the 800 at 1:56.55. The 5-foot-10, 140-pound junior also had a top time of 9:29.03 in the 3,200. Gonzalez was named Explorer of the Year for the Moorpark station. His hobbies include playing soccer and performing magic and yo-yo tricks. He enjoys eating spaghetti, pasta and pizza. His favorite movie is "21 Jump Street," his favorite TV show is "Family Guy" and his favorite athlete is soccer player Lionel Mazzi.