Week Three Game Previews

Chandler v. Desert Ridge and Basha v. Desert Vista match ups are intriguing

Game of the Week

Sunnyslope at Paradise Valley

* Two top 5 teams in D3 face off. PV had a ton of preseason hype and is coming off a big win over Desert Edge. Most thought Slope would be down, they lost a ton of talent but beat up on a good Peoria team in week one and are still sitting undefeated. PV has led by QB-WR duo Daniel Bridge-Gadd and Jacob Brown while the Vikings utilize senior RB Jeff Goebel who has rushed for 261 yards in Slope's two wins.

Games I will be attending

Desert Ridge at Chandler (Thurs.)

* Desert Ridge is undefeated and ranked 6th in the state while Chandler is #1 and hasn't lost to an in-state team. The Jaguars are a run first team led by RB Jathan Tenorio while the Wolves have a crazy amount of athletes running all over the field including WR N'Keal Harry and QB Mason Moran.

Basha at Desert Vista

* Two one loss teams face off and both feature a good quarterback. Basha junior Ryan Kelley is one of the nation's top juniors and is protected by one of the state's best offensive lines. They are coming off a loss to Centennial. Desert Vista is one of the surprise teams of the state. Their lone loss was to Highland in game one. Their QB Alex Farina has several D1 offers but the staff is high on junior RB Lelon Dillard, who has nearly 300 yards rushing on the year.

Four Star Match Ups

Chaparral at Desert Edge

Three Star Match Ups

Highland at Centennial
Marcos at Cienega
Westview at Deer Valley
Tempe at Desert View
Salpointe at Ironwood Ridge
Peoria at Mingus
Mesa Mt. View at Pinnacle
Campo Verde at Queen Creek
Brophy at Red Mountain
Marana Mt. View at Sunnyside


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