Friday Night Phenoms (10/29/2007)
This week we saw several teams win their region's championship and with one week to go in the regular season, who stepped their game up on Friday night?
Player of the Week
Desert Ridge QB Josh Cain. Not many people expected DR to be playing this well especially after losing star QB Clay Busch who took his game to 1AA Fordham. Cain has been great this year. On Friday he went 30 of 49 for 464 yards and 4 TDs in their win over Horizon.
Aracdia QB Colby Kirkegaard had a nice night in their OT win over
Gotta like what Sean Renfree did in one half of play against Cortez. He was 12 of 20 for 331 yards and 6 TDs. WR Brandon Hirneise had 119 of those yards and 2 TDs. TE Austin Briehl had 100 yards and 2 TDs and WR Andy Wilder had 107 yards and 2 TDs.
Saguaro's Tim Ruben accounted for 300 yards of offense. He rushed for 194 yards and 3 TDs and had 110 yards in the air versus McClintock.
SCA's Ryan Tully continues n his hot streak. He rushed for 208 yards and 2 TDs on just 19 carries against Valley Christian.
Harrison Evens from Marcos rushed for 147 yards and 2 scores on just 9 carries against Skyline.
AJ's Shane "The Train" McCullen rushed for 207 yards and 2 scores versus Cactus Shadows.
Cortez RB Josh Scales rushed for 200 yards on 25 carries versus Notre Dame.
James Morrison had a nice night in St. Mary's OT loss to
Mingus' Layton Dickerson rushed for 188 yards and 2 TDs on just 7 carries.
Chino Valley RB Johnny Kennedy makes the list for the 1st time. He rushed for 200 yards and 2 TDs against South Pointe.
Brophy's Bobby Rodrigues had a big night in place of Ray Polk. He rushed for 237 yards and 2 scores against
Jeff Hughes from centennial reached the endzone 3 times on 7 touches. He had 4 carries for 57 yards and a score and 3 catches for 164 yards and 2 TDs against
D'Juan Cherry came up big in Ironwood Ridge's upset of Sunnyside. He had 185 yards rushing and 2 TDs.
No back has been better this year than Buena's Jamal Womble. In their loss to Salpointe, he had 173 yards and 2 TDs on just 11 carries.
Ricky Solomon from Sahuaro put in work against Flowing Wells. He rushed for 205 yards and 2 scores.
Have to like what the
Apache Junction DE Jeremy Loya had 5 sacks against Cactus Shadows.
Mingus' DB Tim Austill took an INT and a kick off to the house.
Wickenburg put up 41 points in the 1st quarter alone in their 65-0 win over South Ridge.
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