2008 24-7Football.com All 4A2 Team
QB- Randy Queen- Mohave- The Skyline Region Offensive Player of the Year accounted for more TDs then any other 4A2 QB. He threw for 2,349 yards and 22 TDs and had 775 yards on the ground and 12 more scores.
Honorable Mention- Tony Vocca- Mingus, Greg Walton- Greenway, Justin Sieczkowski (JR)- Seton Catholic, Ian Garlets (JR)- Santa Rita
RB- Allonte Singfield- Sahuarita- The best back you never heard of, Singfield rushed for 1,800 yards and 28 TDs.
RB- Kaylin Ashley- Coronado- My pick for the top back in 4A2, Ashley carried Coronado to the semi-finals behind 1,952 yards and 19 rushing TDs.
Honorable Mention- Andrew Stutz- Notre Dame
WR- Trevor Johnson- Washington- Accounted for over half of the Rams' receiving yards. Had 55 grabs for 1,190 yards.
WR- J.J. Holliday- Santa Rita- Dominated the season from start to finish. Threat to score any time he touched the ball
Honorable Mention- C.J. Westbrooks- Moon Valley, Trevor Gleisner- Seton Catholic, Joel Hanson- Queen Creek
TE- Tyler Fox- Mohave- The most productive TE in 4A2, caught 46 passes for 852 yards and 12 TDs.
Honorable Mention- Kevin Cosgrove- Arcadia
OL- Vince Manus- Mohave- A two-way all-region selection, Manus is as physical a blocker you will find in 4A2.
OL- Justin Miller- Moon Valley- One of the nastiest players I saw all season. Miller doesn't have the size of the others on the list but played beyond his size.
OL- Chris Chischilly- Page- This big fella bullied his way to a second consecutive 1st team all-region selection.
OL- Blair Tushaus (JR)- Notre Dame- Helped pave the way for two 1,000 yard rushers.
OL- Donald Horvath- Tempe- Another two-way all-region selection, Horvath played a huge part in the Buffaloes resurrection.
Honorable Mention- Pete Lavender- Kellis, Matt Baxter- Desert Edge
DL- C.J. Taylor- Mingus- The Grand Canyon Region Defensive Player of the Year was great on both sides of the ball.
DL- Kharyee Marshall- Washington- Did not have the stats of his junior year but once the secret got out, people simply ran away from him which is the ultimate sign of respect. Still recorded 60 tackles and 4 sacks.
DL- R.J. Arriaga- Higley- Another two-way standout, Arriaga logged 62 tackles and 9 sacks.
DL- Jack Zellner- Mingus- 115 tackles and 7.5 sacks. Enough said.
Honorable Mention- Garrett Riggio- Notre Dame
LB- Anthony Greco- Notre Dame- 118 tackles and 10.5 sacks. His game against Moon Valley was one of the bets performances in the state this year defensively.
LB- Ryan Reardon- Notre Dame- Greco and Reardon formed one of the best LB combos in the state. Had 90+ tackles and 5 sacks.
LB- Joey Speltz- Higley- Heart of their defense, recorded 157 tackles and 2 sacks to go with 1st team all-region honors.
Honorable Mention- Reynaldo Meza- Kellis
DB- Ryan Harper (JR)- Greenway- 8 picks for a very good Demon team.
DB- Iggy Castro- Queen Creek- Led the state with 9 INTs, pitched in 46 tackles.
DB- David Carroll- Arcadia- One of the best two-way players in 4A2 over the past two years. Carroll had 61 tackles and 4 INTs from his safety spot.
DB- Kelvin Fischer (SOPH)- Higley- Youngster balled with 7 INTs.
Honorable Mention- Austin Laun- Kellis, Ronnie Sellers (JR)- Greenway
Return- Taylor Malenfant- Notre Dame- Big returns gave potent ND offense a short field. Returned 4 for scores.
All Purpose- Adam Hall- Palo Verde- This was the easiest pick of all. Hall was a man amongst boys. Scored 38 times in every way possible except kicking.
Honorable Mention- Patrick Foley- Notre Dame
K- Andy Wilder- Notre Dame- Great all-around athlete, connected on 55 PATs and 5 FGs.
P- Andy Wilder- Notre Dame- Averaged nearly 40 yards per punt.
4A2 Player of the Year- Adam Hall- Palo Verde
4A2 Coach of the Year- Josh Mitchell- Dysart