Friday Night Phenoms: 10-24
Southwest Recruiting Analyst
Posted Oct 24, 2011
Jason Jewell

Desert Ridge's Joey Counts rushes for 400+ versus North Canyon for POW honors

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.

Special Teams/Defense

*Sunrise Mountain's Ryan Hawkins connects from 59 yards Friday.

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