Friday Night Phenoms: 11/3
Southwest Recruiting Analyst
Posted Nov 4, 2013
Jason Jewell

Another state record falls as Elijah Marks wins POW. See who else made the list...

Player of the Week

* Elijah Marks from Desert Edge broke the state’s single season receiving yardage record against Agua Fria on Friday.  In the game he caught 12 passes for 324 yards and 3 TDs to put him over 1,800 yards on the year.


* Junior Dalton Sneed from Horizon threw for 400 yards and 6 TDs againt O’Connor.

* North Canyon’s Alex Flower threw for 319 yards and 3 TDs. Two of the scores went to Bryant  O’Georgia who also had a kickoff return TD.

* Junior Emanuel Gant from Tempe threw for 317 yards and 7 TDs against Alhambra.

* Desert Edge’s Anthony Hernandez threw for 471 yards and 4 TDs against Agua Fria.

* Nick Smith from Scottsdale Prep threw for 257 yards and 3 TDs.

* Seton Catholic’s Kyle Johnson threw for 253 yards and 6 TDs. Three of those TDs went to WR George Wolter.

* Antonio Hinojosa from Mountain Pointe had 253 yards and 4 TDs against Dobson.

* Thunderbird’s Jake Galtting had 327 yards and 4 TDs. Junior WR Adam Turner broke TBird’s recieivng record with his 165 yard, 3 TD performance.

* Payton Haslam from Mesquite had 222 yards and 3 TDs against Campo Verde.

* Desert Mountain’s Kyle Allen threw 4 TDs.

* Brian Woodward from Brophy threw 3 TDs.

* Junior Damian Alacron from Valley Vista threw for 306 yards and 5 TDs.

* Nogales’ Max Verdugo threw for 215 yards and 5 TDs in a win over Desert View.

* Great QB play on Thursday. Luke Rubenzer from Saguaro had 4 total TDs on offense and an INT playing safety. Marcos de Niza’s Josh Eckley had 296 yards passing and 3 TDs while also rushing for 91 yards and another score.


* Deer Valley’s Amyer Armstrong rushed for 172 yards and 4 TDs against Kellis.

* Braxton Barger from Chandler Prep had 258 yards and 3 TDs.

* Jacob Anderson from Williams Field had 212 yards and 4 TDs against Higley.

* Amphi’s Dante Anderson had 231 yards and 5 TDs.

* Antonio Campanella from Seton Catholic had 199 yards and 2 TDs.

* Adam Bennett from Chandler Prep rushed for 170 yards and 3 TDs.

* Empire’s Chance hatfield had 184 yards and 5 TDs against Douglas.

* Basha senior Rajhan Meriwether had 166 yards and 4 TDs against Gilbert.

* Junior Taren Morrison from Desert Ridge had 155 yards and 7 TDs against Mt. View.

* Ryan Velez, Brophy: 145 yards, 2 TD

* Hamilton’s David Desilva had 105 yards and 3 TDs against Perry.

* Bourgade’s Tristan Estfan had 301 yards and 4 TDs against Tonopah.

* Ricky Wilson San Tan Foothills had 204 yards and 2 TDs while also making 12 tackles on defense.


* Massiah Smith from Tempe had 165 yards and 5 TDs against Alhambra.

* Doc O’Connor from Basha had 156 yards and 2 TDs against Gilbert.

* Daniel Schembri, Scottsdale Christian: 127 yards, 2 TD

* Scottsdale Prep’s Matt Munsil had 113 yards and 2 TDs.

* Saguaro junior Christian Kirk actually rushed for 123 yards and 2 TDs against Marcos.

Special Teams/Defense/All-Purpose

* DB Kyle Stanfier of San Tan Foothills had 3 INTs.

* Peoria LB Donovan Yabo had 16 tackles, 1 sack, 1 FF and 1 blocked punt in a win over Cactus.

* K.J. Sells from Desert Edge had 2 INTs, 1 he returned for a TD. He also made 9 tackles and had 3 PBUs.

* Will Lane from Scottsdale Christian had 3 sacks.

* Cody Carrel from Westview had 3 sacks.

* Mesquite’s Juan Giraldo had 3 TDs against Campo Verde on O while also making 7 tackles and 4 PBUs on D.

* Marana’s Ben Honea had 122 passing yards and 1 TD, 188 rushing yards and 1 TD and also caught 2 passes for 27 yards and a 3rd TD.

* Cameron Denson from Salpointe had 2 passing TDs, 2 rushing TDs, a punt return TD and a pick 6.

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