Jason Jewell’s Friday Night Phenoms: Week 8

Every week, Scout.com and Sports360az.com recruiting insider Jason Jewell takes us around the state and spotlights the best performances every week during the high school football season. Here are the stars from week 8 of the 2013 season.

Player of the Week

Mesa Mt. View QB John Clark threw for a school record 423 yards and 5 TDs in the Toros’ win over Mesa.


*Jake Glatting from Thunderbird threw for 256 yards and 2 TDs and rushed for a 3rd in a win over Washington.

*Luke Rubenzer makes the list again. He threw for 230 yards and 6 TDs.

*Desert Mountain’s Kyle Allen threw for 345 yards and 5 scores and ran another in as well.

*Mt. Pointe’s Antonio Hinojosa was a perfect 6 for 6 with 4 TDs. He threw 3 to recentOregon commit Jalen Brown.

*Josh Eckley is back. He threw for 154 yards and 1 TD. He also topped 100 yards on the ground and scored twice.

*Joy Christian’s Nick Henderson threw 5 TDs against Camp Verde. He threw 4 to Aaron Martin.

*Thatcher’s Heath Motes makes the list for the 1st time. He threw for 146 yards and ran for 123 more and 3 TDs.

*Jeddediah Fagg from Williams Field threw for 277 yards and 3 TDs against Queen Creek.

*Chandler’s Bryce Perkins had 247 passing yards and 3 total TDs against Perry.

*Amphi’s Ray Holbrook had 399 yards and 6 TDs.

*Daniel Bridge-Gadd from PV went 31/41 with 353 yards and 3 TDs. WR Jordan Brown had 12 receptions, 208 yards and 1 score.


*Skyline’s Francisco Avitia rushed for 325 yards and scored 6 TDs in a 50-49 loss to Desert Mountain.

*Chap’s Elijah Castro scored 3 TDs against Brophy Thursday.

*Salpointe’s Jay Williams had an all-around performance. He ran for 3 TDs, had 1 receiving and had an INT against Vista Grande.

*Empire’s Sean Fitzsimmons had 228 yards and 1 TD against Pueblo.

*CDO’s J.J. Metz had 204 yards on just 7 touches against Marana.

*Shadow Ridge’s Chris Salsberry had 200 yards and 3 TDs against Verrado.

*Big win for Prescott over Bradshaw Mountain. RB Kaine Bayze had 139 yards and 3 TDs, he also went 2 for 2 and threw another TD.

*Amphi’s Dante Anderson had 274 total yards and 2 TDs.


*J.T. Nettleton from Saguaro had 3 receiving TDs and had 2 INTs on defense.

*Mark Andrews from Saguaro had 11 catches for 200 yards and 4 TDs against Skyline.

*Catalina’s Marquise Moore had 9 catches for 216 yards and 3 TDs. He also returned a kick for a score against Douglas.

*Sabino TE Matt Bushman caught 6 passes for 176 yards and 4 TDs against Cholla.

*Mesa Mt. View’s Clark Brown caught 11 passes for 2140 yards against Mesa.

Special Teams/Defense/Return

*Chaparral OLB Hayden Pate had 4 sacks, one was a safety against Brophy.

*The Saguaro defense pitched their 4th shutout of the year against Greenway. The Sabercats only allowed 42 yards of total offense.

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