Preseason Division Three Preview

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Division 3 Preseason Preview

Top 15 Teams

1. Saguaro
2. Desert Edge
3. Williams Field
4. Cactus
5. Sabino
6. Liberty
7. Peoria
8. Amphitheater
9. Queen Creek
10. Thunderbird
11. Apache Junction
12. Washington
13. Greenway
14. Agua Fria
15. Higley

2011 24-7 Preseason All Division Three Team

Player of the YearD.J. Foster – RB/DB – Saguaro
Coach of the Year – John Sanders - Saguaro

QB- Eric Kump - Higley
RB- Connor Hustead - Thunderbird
RB- Alex Howard – Williams Field
WR- Anthony Fletcher – Desert Edge
WR- Paul Panaccione- Liberty
TE- Joey Kennedy- Shadow Ridge
OL- Denzell Dotson - Cactus
OL- Taylor Cooley – Paradise Valley
OL- Robert Dusz - Saguaro
OL- Austin Andrade- Amphitheater
OL- Gabe Moreno - Greenway

DL- Billy Gregorie – Queen Creek
DL- Jack Olson – Arcadia
DL- John LaChapelle – Apache Junction
DL- Terrence Cook - Mohave
LB- Ryan Merrill – Saguaro
LB- Guy Williams - Cactus
LB- Jeremy Timpf - Sabino
DB- Chris Chapman – Peoria
DB- Tari Jones – Desert Edge
DB- Randel Barber - Maricopa
DB- Dallas Brown - Sabino

All Purpose- D.J. Foster – Saguaro
Return- Leandre Vaughn – Agua Fria
K- Brody Riggs - Cactus
P- Zak Brown – Paradise Valley

Section 1

Amphitheater

2010 Record: 11-2
2011 Prediction: 8-2
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Palo Verde
9/2 Flowing Wells
9/9 Nogales
9/16 @ Rio Rico
9/23 @ Williams Field
9/30 Catalina
10/6 @ Sahuarita
10/14 Marana
10/21 Sabino
10/28 @ Canyon del Oro

Campo Verde

2010 Record: 6-6
2011 Prediction: 5-5
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Apache Junction
9/2 Higley
9/9 @ Williams Field
9/16 @ Maricopa
9/23 Poston Butte
9/30 Casa Grande
10/6 @ Tempe
10/14 Florence
10/21 Queen Creek
10/28 Vista Grande

Casa Grande

2010 Record: 1-9
2011 Prediction: 2-8
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Perry
9/2 Queen Creek
9/9 @ Vista Grande
9/16 @ Valley Christian
9/23 Santa Cruz Valley
9/30 @ Campo Verde
10/7 Florence
10/14 Maricopa
10/21 @ Higley
10/28 Coolidge

Catalina

2010 Record: 4-6
2011 Prediction: 4-6
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Nogales
9/2 @ Palo Verde
9/9 @ Pueblo
9/16 Rincon
9/23 @ Sabino
9/30 @ Amphitheater
10/6 Douglas
10/14 Rio Rico
10/21 @ Sahuaro
10/28 Sahuarita

Douglas

2010 Record: 7-4
2011 Prediction: 8-2
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Empire
9/2 Safford
9/9 @ Santa Rita
9/16 @ Nogales
9/23 Desert View
9/30 Palo Verde
10/6 @ Catalina
10/14 @ Pueblo
10/21 @ Bisbee
10/28 Cienega

Higley

2010 Record: 6-6
2011 Prediction: 6-4
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Carl Hayden
9/2 @ Campo Verde
9/9 Poston Butte
9/16 @ Apache Junction
9/23 @ Vista Grande
9/30 Williams Field
10/6 Queen Creek
10/14 @ Combs
10/21 Casa Grande
10/28 @ Arcadia

Maricopa

2010 Record: 4-6
2011 Prediction: 3-7
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Williams Field
9/2 Vista Grande
9/9 @ Marcos de Niza
9/16 Campo Verde
9/23 @ Seton Catholic
9/30 Arcadia
10/6 Coronado
10/14 @ Casa Grande
10/21 @ Coolidge
10/28 @ Tempe

Nogales

2010 Record: 6-5
2011 Prediction: 5-5
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Catalina
9/2 @ Desert View
9/9 @ Amphitheater
9/16 Douglas
9/23 @ Palo Verde
9/30 Sahuarita
10/6 Rio Rico
10/14 Salpointe
10/21 @ Cholla
10/28 @ Pueblo

Palo Verde

2010 Record: 2-8
2011 Prediction: 4-6
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Amphitheater
9/2 Catalina
9/9 @ Sabino
9/16 Santa Rita
9/23 Nogales
9/30 @ Douglas
10/6 Sahuaro
10/14 Sahuarita
10/21 @ Empire
10/28 @ Rincon

Poston Butte

2010 Record: 7-3
2011 Prediction: 5-5
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Flagstaff
9/2 Tempe
9/9 @ Higley
9/16 @ Combs
9/23 @ Campo Verde
9/30 Coolidge
10/6 Perry
10/14 @ Queen Creek
10/21 Williams Field
10/28 Apache Junction

Queen Creek

2010 Record: 10-3
2011 Prediction: 7-3
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Combs
9/2 @ Casa Grande
9/9 Perry
9/16 Cactus Shadows
9/23 Apache Junction
9/30 @ Catalina Foothills
10/6 @ Higley
10/14 Poston Butte
10/21 @ Campo Verde
10/28 @ Williams Field

Sabino

2010 Record: 8-3
2011 Prediction: 8-2
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Cienega
9/2 @ Catalina Foothills
9/9 Palo Verde
9/16 @ Sunnyside
9/23 Catalina
9/30 Rincon
10/6 @ Empire
10/14 Santa Rita
10/21 @ Amphitheater
10/28 Sahuaro

Sahuarita

2010 Record: 0-10
2011 Prediction: 2-8
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Flowing Wells
9/2 Rio Rico
9/9 Empire
9/16 @ Desert View
9/23 Cholla
9/30 @ Nogales
10/6 Amphitheater
10/14 @ Palo Verde
10/21 Pueblo
10/28 @ Catalina

Vista Grande

2010 Record: 5-6
2011 Prediction: 2-8
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Coolidge
9/2 @ Maricopa
9/9 Casa Grande
9/16 @ Florence
9/23 Higley
9/30 Perry
10/6 Marana
10/14 @ Williams Field
10/21 @ Rio Rico
10/28 @ Campo Verde

Williams Field

2010 Record: 13-1
2011 Prediction: 7-3
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Maricopa
9/2 @ Combs
9/9 Campo Verde
9/16 @ Canyon del Oro
9/23 Amphitheater
9/30 @ Higley
10/6 Apache Junction
10/14 Vista Grande
10/21 @ Poston Butte
10/28 Queen Creek

Section 2

Cactus

2010 Record: 10-2
2011 Prediction: 8-2
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Moon Valley
9/9 Peoria
9/16 @ Greenway
9/23 Saguaro
9/30 @ Thunderbird
10/6 Glendale
10/14 @ Agua Fria
10/21 Sunrise Mountain
10/28 Liberty

Coconino

2010 Record: 3-7
2011 Prediction: 2-8
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Page
9/2 @ Paradise Valley
9/9 @ Kingman
9/16 Lake Havasu

9/23 Dysart
9/30 @ Mingus
10/6 Tuba City
10/14 Winslow
10/21 @ Flagstaff
10/28 @ Chino Valley

Copper Canyon

2010 Record: 1-9
2011 Prediction: 3-7
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Verrado
9/2 @ Desert Edge
9/9 Sierra Linda
9/16 @ Sunrise Mountain
9/23 Agua Fria
9/30 @ Liberty
10/6 La Joya
10/14 @ Youngker
10/21 @ Glendale
10/28 Dysart

Dysart

2010 Record: 3-7
2011 Prediction: 4-6
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Liberty
9/2 Agua Fria
9/9 @ Sunrise Mountain
9/16 Glendale
9/23 @ Coconino
9/30 @ Wickenburg
10/6 Peoria
10/14 Shadow Ridge
10/21 @ Verrado
10/28 @ Copper Canyon

Flagstaff

2010 Record: 0-10
2011 Prediction: 3-7
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Poston Butte
9/2 @ Mohave
9/9 Winslow
9/16 Mingus
9/23 @ Tuba City
9/30 Kingman
10/6 @ Chino Valley
10/14 @ Glendale
10/21 Coconino
10/28 @ Page

Glendale

2010 Record: 2-8
2011 Prediction: 2-8
2011 Schedule: 08/26 @ Sierra Linda
9/2 @ Liberty
9/9 Moon Valley
9/16 @ Dysart
9/23 @ Peoria
9/30 Greenway
10/6 @ Cactus
10/14 Flagstaff
10/21 Copper Canyon
10/28 Sunrise Mountain

Greenway

2010 Record: 6-5
2011 Prediction: 6-4
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Sunrise Mountain
9/2 @ Independence
9/9 Agua Fria
9/16 Cactus
9/23 @ Thunderbird
9/30 @ Glendale
10/7 Liberty
10/14 @ Washington
10/21 @ Peoria
10/28 Moon Valley

Liberty

2010 Record: 9-2
2011 Prediction: 7-3
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Dysart
9/2 Glendale
9/9 Paradise Valley
9/16 Peoria
9/23 @ Sunrise Mountain
9/30 Copper Canyon
10/7 @ Greenway
10/14 @ Desert Edge
10/21 Kellis
10/28 @ Cactus

Mohave

2010 Record: 2-8
2011 Prediction: 4-6
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Gila Ridge
9/2 Flagstaff
9/9 Alhambra
9/16 @ Bradshaw Mountain
9/23 @ Kingman
9/30 Chino Valley
10/6 Parker
10/14 @ Lake Havasu
10/21 @ Wickenburg
10/28 River Valley

Peoria

2010 Record: 9-3
2011 Prediction: 7-3
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Apollo
9/2 @ Moon Valley
9/9 @ Cactus
9/16 @ Liberty
9/23 Glendale
9/30 Sunrise Mountain
10/6 @ Dysart
10/14 Wickenburg
10/21 Greenway
10/28 @ Shadow Ridge

Shadow Ridge

2010 Record: 5-3-1
2011 Prediction: 2-8
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Agua Fria
9/2 @ Youngker
9/09 Apache Junction
9/16 Valley Vista
9/23 @ Wickenburg
9/30 Verrado
10/6 Desert Edge
10/14 @ Dysart
10/21 @ Willow Canyon
10/28 Peoria

Verrado

2010 Record: 2-8
2011 Prediction: 2-8
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Copper Canyon
9/2 Sunrise Mountain
9/9 Millennium
9/16 @ Desert Edge
9/23 Youngker
9/30 @ Shadow Ridge
10/7 @ Buckeye
10/14 @ Sierra Linda
10/21 Dysart
10/28 Agua Fria

Section 3

Agua Fria

2010 Record: 3-7
2011 Prediction: 6-4
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Shadow Ridge
9/2 @ Dysart
9/9 @ Greenway
9/16 Youngker
9/23 @ Copper Canyon
9/30 Desert Edge
10/6 @ Sierra Linda
10/14 Cactus
10/21 Estrella Foothills
10/28 @ Verrado

Apache Junction

2010 Record: 5-6
2011 Prediction: 7-3
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Campo Verde
9/2 @ Perry
9/9 @ Shadow Ridge
9/16 Higley
9/23 @ Queen Creek
9/30 Tempe
10/6 @ Williams Field
10/14 @ Blue Ridge
10/21 Combs
10/28 @ Poston Butte

Arcadia

2010 Record: 6-5
2011 Prediction: 5-5
2011 Schedule: 8/25 Coronado
9/2 Washington
9/9 @ Thunderbird
9/16 @ Shadow Mountain
9/23 Camelback
9/30 @ Maricopa
10/6 @ Paradise Valley
10/14 Tempe
10/21 @ Saguaro
10/28 Higley

Desert Edge

2010 Record: 10-3
2011 Prediction: 8-2
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Thunderbird
9/2 Copper Canyon
9/9 @ Youngker
9/16 Verrado
9/23 Estrella Foothills
9/30 @ Agua Fria
10/6 @ Shadow Ridge
10/14 Liberty
10/21 Buckeye
10/28 @ Sierra Linda

Moon Valley

2010 Record: 5-6
2011 Prediction: 5-5
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Cactus
9/2 Peoria
9/9 @ Glendale
9/16 @ Prescott
9/23 @ Paradise Valley
9/30 Sierra Linda
10/6 Youngker
10/14 @ Thunderbird
10/21 Washington
10/28 @ Greenway

Paradise Valley

2010 Record: 2-8
2011 Prediction: 5-5
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Saguaro
9/2 Coconino
9/9 @ Liberty
9/16 Thunderbird
9/23 Moon Valley
9/30 @ Washington
10/6 Arcadia
10/14 @ Sunrise Mountain
10/21 @ Cactus Shadows
10/28 Fountain Hills

Saguaro

2010 Record: 12-2
2011 Prediction: 9-1
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Paradise Valley
9/2 Thunderbird
9/9 @ Tempe
9/16 @ Fountain Hills
9/23 @ Cactus
9/30 Desert Vista
10/6 @ Washington
10/14 Coronado
10/21 Arcadia
10/28 @ Chaparral

Sierra Linda

2010 Record: 2-5
2011 Prediction: 1-9
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Glendale
9/2 @ Buckeye
9/9 @ Copper Canyon
9/16 Washington
9/23 @ Fairfax
9/30 @ Moon Valley
10/6 Agua Fria
10/14 Verrado
10/21 @ Chavez
10/28 Desert Edge

Tempe

2010 Record: 0-10
2011 Prediction: 1-9
2011 Schedule: 8/26 PM McClintock
9/2 @ Poston Butte
9/9 Saguaro
9/16 @ Coronado
9/23 Washington
9/30 @ Apache Junction
10/6 Campo Verde
10/14 @ Arcadia
10/21 @ Seton Catholic
10/28 Maricopa

Thunderbird

2010 Record: 10-4
2011 Prediction: 6-4
2011 Schedule: 8/26 Desert Edge
9/2 @ Saguaro
9/9 Arcadia
9/16 @ Paradise Valley
9/23 Greenway
9/30 Cactus
10/6 @ Carl Hayden
10/14 Moon Valley
10/21 Sunnyslope
10/28 @ Washington

Washington

2010 Record: 9-2
2011 Prediction: 7-3
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Sunnyslope
9/2 @ Arcadia
9/9 Independence
9/16 @ Sierra Linda
9/23 @ Tempe
9/30 Paradise Valley
10/6 Saguaro
10/14 Greenway
10/21 @ Moon Valley
10/28 Thunderbird

Youngker

2010 Record: 3-6
2011 Prediction: 2-8
2011 Schedule: 8/26 @ Estrella Foothills
9/2 Shadow Ridge
9/9 Desert Edge
9/16 @ Agua Fria
9/23 @ Verrado
9/30 Lake Havasu
10/6 @ Moon Valley
10/14 Copper Canyon
10/21 @ Parker
10/28 Buckeye

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