Player of the Week
*Brophy's Max Leonesio rushed for 285 yards and 4 TDs in their win.
Best of the Rest
*Santa Rita QB Ian Garlets passed for 180 yards and 2 scores and rushed for 86 yards and a TD against Palo Verde.
*CDO's Griffin Ronstadt had 210 yards and 1 TD in their win over Paradise Valley.
*Jake Fischer from Ironwood Ridge pounded his way to 216 yards on the ground in their rematch win over Sunnyside.
*Chaparral junior RB Dwayne Garrett rushed for 251 yards and 4 TDs in the Firebird's win over Cienega.
*What an offensive game between Salpointe and Red Mountain!! Red Mountain's Greyson Willard and Derek Molina rushed for 245 and 202 yards respectively and scored 5 TDs between them. Salpointe QB Trevor Eggleston had 403 yards passing and 4 TDs in a losing effort. His receiver Mike Descisciolo had 7 catches for 124 yards and 2 TDs and returned a kick for a score. On top of that Salpointe RB Christian Ramirez rushed for 226 yards and a TD.
*Props to the Hamilton D for shutting out Highland.
*Mt. View RB Jacob Brimhall had 210 yards and 2 TDs against Corona.
*Coronado's Kaylin Ashley seems to have made the list every week. He had 219 yards and 4 TDs against Arcadia.
*Queen Creek WR Joel Hanson made 11 grabs for 196 yards and a score in their loss to Greenway.
*Jamal Miles from Peoria had 199 yards and 4 TDs.
*Millennium's James Castillo made 8 catches for 136 yards and 2 TDs in their loss to Peoria.
*Centennial's John Hughes led the way with 125 yards, 3 TDs rushing and an INT returned for a TD in the Coyotes win over Desert Ridge.
*Griffin Sturm was big for Blue Ride in their semi-final win over Fountain Hills. He rushed for 122 yards, and scored 4 TDs on the night. One on an INT returned for a TD, 2 rushing and 1 receiving.
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