Player of the Week
Desert Ridge RB Joey Counts rushed for 411 yards and 4 TDs against North Canyon.
*Apollo's Jon Brown passed for 163 yards and 2 TDs and ran for another 89 and a TD in a win over Fairfax.
*Cactus' Michael Putko rushed for 187 yards and threw for 203 and 3 TDs against Sunrise Mt.
*Soph. Luke Rubenzer threw for 326 yards and 4 TDs against Arcadia.
*In the 1st round of the D6 playoffs, Scottsdale Prep's Aidan Wright accounted for over 350 yards and 6 TDs.
*Perry's Josh Uhlorn threw 4 TDs and ran in 3 more against Goldwater.
*Kyle Allen from Desert Mountain threw four 4th quarter TDs to come back and upset Pinnacle.
*Four more passing TDs for Brophy junior Tyler Bruggman.
*San Diego State commit Alex Howard from Williams Field rushed for 305 yards and 4 TDs in a win over Poston Butte.
*Three TDs for Chandler's Paul Perkins against Gilbert.
*D.J. Foster went for 296 yards and 5 TDs against Arcadia.
*Mt. Pointe's Dillan Johnson rushed for 244 yards and 4 TDs against Mt. View.
*Corona del Sol's Dominic Mercurio rushed for 217 yards and 4 TDs.
*Valley Lutheran's Dmitri O'Brien rushed for 180 and passed for 121 and had 5 TDs in a win over Mayer.
*ALA's Ben Grams rushed for 224 yards and 4 TDs.
*Thubderbird senior Connor Hustead had 411 yards of offense against Sunnyslope. He had 4 rushing TDs and took 2 punts to the house.
*In a loss to Verrado, Dysart's Elijah Manning rushed for 200 yards and 3 TDs.
*Willow Canyon's Antony Thompson rushed for 245 yards and totaled 2 TDs.
*Johnny Pena had 14 carries for 127 yards and 3 touchdowns. He eclipsed 3000 career yards (3033) and is now Salpointe's all -time leading rusher.
*Kendyl Taylor from Hamilton accounted for over 250 yards of offense and 1 TD against Basha.
*Sunrise Mountain's Ryan Hawkins connects from 59 yards Friday.