Step your game up! Win or go home. Who helped their team to victory this week?

Step your game up! Win or go home. Who helped their team to victory this week?

Player of the Week

* Congrats to senior QB Chase Cord from Sunrise Mountain. He is now the state's career leader in TD passes with 134. He had 278 yards and 4 TDs in the Mustangs' win over Mingus.

Team of the Week

* Payson pulled off the week's biggest upset. As a 15 seed, they beat #2 seeded Snowflake to advance to the 2nd round of the 3A playoffs against NW Christian.

Coach of the Week

* Ron Wisniewski - Red Mountain - The Mt. Lions pulled off a big upset over in-city rival Skyline to advance to the 2nd round of the 6A state playoffs against Brophy.

Quarterbacks

* Queen Creek's Devin Larsen threw for 350 yards and 6 TDs against Desert View.

* Marana Mt. View's Connor Leavens had 3 TD passes and 1 rushing against Kellis.

* Rhett Rodriguez from Catalina Foothills threw for 263 yards and 3 TDs and ran for 66 more yards against Cactus Shadows.

* Brock Purdy from Perry accounted for 6 TDs against Valley Vista.

* Cole Gerken from Ironwood Ridge passed for 314 yards and 6 TDs against Flowing Wells.

* Naz Greer from Marcos threw for 272 yards and 2 TDs and had a rushing TD against Buckeye.

* Saguarp junior Max Massingale was a perfect 10 for 10 for 165 yards and 3 scores against Amphi.

* Israel Loveall from Bagdad threw 5 TDs, giving him 54 for the season, a 1A record.

* Chandler's Jacob Conover threw 3 TD passes versus Basha.

Running Backs

* Lelon Dillard from Desert Vista ran for 86 yards, caught 9 passes for 101 yards and scored twice against Mt. View.

* Noah Pittenger from Brophy ran for 294 yards and 3 TDs against Pinnacle.

* Higley's Draycen Hall had 300 all-purpose yards and 4 TDs against St. Mary's.

* Donjae Logan from Desert Ridge ran for 209 yards and 3 TDs against Westview.

* Rashie Hodge from Mt. Pointe scored 3 TDs against Chavez.

* Cactus junior Damaria Norris ran for 210 yards and 5 TDs against Dysart.

Receivers

* Ironwood Ridge's Garrett Billings caught 8 passes for 289 yards and 6 TDs against Flowing Wells.

* Ian Woods from Queen Creek caught 7 passes for 170 yards and scores against Desert View.

* Justis Stokes from Williams Field caught 10 passes for 166 yards against Chaparral.

* Vodrey Gates from Valley Vista caught 17 passes for 275 yards against Perry. He set the schools single game yardage record.

* Jordin O'Neill from Bagdad caught 3 TD passes against St. David.

Special Teams/Defense/Misc.

 * Williams Field kicker Brandon Ruiz hit from 52, 53 and 47 yards against Chaparral.

* Alijah Gammage from Desert Vista had 2 second half INTs against Mt. View.

* Elijah Neal from Peoria had 2 fourth quarter INTs against Bradshaw Mountain.


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