Best performances in Arizona high school football

Another quarterback earns player of the week honors

Player of the Week

O'Connor QB Bailin Markridge had a great night against previously unbeaten Corona del Sol. He threw for 421 yards and 5 TDs. He also added 2 more rushing TDs.

Coach of the Week

Deke Schutes - Hamilton- He filled in for Hamilton HC Steve Belles on Thursday and led the Huskies to a win against a very good Centennial team.

Team of the Week

O'Connor - Like I mentioned above, the beat a previously undefeated team in Corona del Sol and did so in impressive fashion.

Quarterbacks

* Tonopah's Chris Davis had 5 total TDs and threw for 287 yards.

* Desert Edge's Tehran Thomas ran for 171 yards and 3 TDs on just 7 carries against Independence.

* Bagdad's Israel Loveall threw for 392 yards and 5 TDs in a loss to Pima.

* Coconino's Cristo Tabares threw for 384 yards and 6 TDs against Goldwater.

* Joy Christian's Matt Mitchell made the list again, he threw 4 TD passes against Phoenix Christian.

* Drew Inness from Northwest Christian had 6 TDs versus Bourgade.

* Sunrise Mountain junior Chase Cord totaled 313 yards of offense and 4 TDs versus Agua Fria.

* Alijah Gammage from Valley Christian had 257 yards and 2 TDs as well as a rushing TD versus Tempe Prep.

* Desert Ridge's C.J. Fowler threw for 256 yards and 2 TD against Brophy.

* Sabino junior Drew Dixon had 4 TDs against Desert View.

* Canyon del Oro's Noah Soto threw for 343 yards and 5 TDs. he also rushed for another score.

* Isaiah Ellis from Goldwater threw for 404 yards and 5 TDs versus Cocnino.

Running Backs

* Pima's Curtis Hancock rushed for 156 yards and 2 scores and added a receiving TD in a win over Bagdad.

* Queen Creek's Gavin Danielson rushed for 158 yards and 3 TDs against Higley.

* Jared Beamn from paradise Valley had 3 TDs versus Peoria.

* Sunnyslope's Jeff Goebel had 3 TDs against Notre Dame.

* Tempe Prep's Isaiah Brittain had 180 yards and 3 TDs versus Valley Christian.

* Desert Vista junior Lelon Dillard had 3 TDs versus Horizon.

* Dionte Flores from Flowing Wells ran for 325 yards and 4 TDs versus Amphi.

Receivers

* Ben Loveall from Bagdad caught 8 passes for 159 yards and 3 TDs against Pima.

* Armon McGuire from Queen Creek caught 7 passes for 151 yards and 2 TDs against Higley.

* Joy's Dujuan Lawrence was a jack-of-all-trades Thursday. He had 2 rushing TDs, 1 receiving and a 4th score on a kick off return.

* Mesa'a Jackson Clement caught 5 passes for 168 yards and 3 TDs versus Gilbert.

* Goldwater's DeMarco Jackson caught 8 passes for 177 yards and 2 TDs versus Coconino.

*Goldwater senior Alex Centa caught 9 passes for 225 yards and 2 scores versus Coconino.

Defense/Special Teams/Misc.

* Hamilton kicker Dylan Brown hit FGs of 47 and 43 yards versus Centennial.


24-7 Football Top Stories