Friday Night Phenoms: 11/16

The quarter-finals of the playoffs saw some huge performances and big upsets

Player of the Week

* Daniel Bridge-Gadd - QB - Paradise Valley - DBG threw 6 TDs passes and ran for another as PV beat Catalina Foothills.

Coach of the Week

* Richard Taylor - Centennial - It's hard to keep players motivated when they are down late in the game; down 23-7 in the 4th, Taylor's Coyotes came back to beat Hamilton.

Team of the Week

* There were some big upsets so I am going to go with multiple teams of the week. Northwest Christian for beating Yuma Catholic, Verrado over Sunrise Mountain and Westview over Williams Field.


* Pima's Parker Blair threw 5 TDs in their win over Valley Union in the D6 title game.

* Saguaro senior Kare Lyles threw 4 TD passes against Queen Creek.

* Centennial's Isaac Steele had three 4th quarter TDs against Hamilton.

* Mt. Pointe's Jack Smith had 270 total yards and 2 TDs against Brophy.

* Joy Christian's Matt Mitchell threw 4 TDs and rushed for 2 more against Bisbee.

Running Backs

* Mt. Pointe's Macarius Blount had 3 TDs against Brophy.

* Chandler's T.J. Green had 144 yards and 2 TDs against Desert Vista.

* Sunnyslope's Jeff Goebel rushed for 237 yards and 3 ds against Bradshaw Mountain.

* Northwest Christian's Tanner VanHofwegen rushed for 4 TDs against Yuma Catholic.


* A.J. Smith from Paradise Valley caught 3 TD passes against Catalina Foothills.

* Bisbee's Spencer Schuller had 3 TDs against Joy.

Defense/Special Teams/Misc.

* The Northwest Christian defense allowed just 38 yards to a very good Yuma Catholic team.

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