Every week, Scout.com and Sports360az.com recruiting insider Jason Jewell takes us around the state and spotlights the best performances during the high school football season. Here are the stars from round two of the 2013 playoffs.
Player of the Week
* Desert Ridge RB Taren Morrison rushed for 358 yards and 5 TDs against Brophy and also broke the D1 state rushing record.
* Mt. Pointe’s Antonio Hinojosa threw 4 TDs.
* Chandler junior Bryce Perkins threw for 213 yards and 2 TDs and rushed for 136 yards and 4 scores against Basha.
* Marcos’ Josh Eckley accounted for 258 yards of offense and 3 TDs in a loss to Chaparral.
* Saguaro’s Luke Rubenzer threw for 315 yards and 5 TDs and rushed for another 136 yards and 2 scores. WR J.T. Nettleton caught 4 passes for 134 yards and 1 TD.
* Salpointe’s Andy Cota threw for 241 yards and rushed for 101 in a win over Liberty.
* Anthony Hernandez from Desert Edge threw 5 TD passes against Shadow Ridge.
* Seton’s Kyle Johnson threw for 268 yards and 3 TDs.
* Thatcher’s Heath Motes rushed for 104 yards and threw for 198 yards and 5 TDs in an upset over Joy Christian.
* Mt. Pointe’s Wesley Payne rushed for 133 yards and 2 TDs and had 99 yards receiving.
* Chaparral’s Tyler Whiley had 3 TDs rushing.
* Hamilton’s Tyrell Smith rushed for 135 yards and 3 TDs.
* Williams Field’s Jacob Anderson rushed for 204 yards and 1 TD against CDO.
* Weston Barlow from Queen Creek rushed for 301 yards and 5 TDs against Peoria.
* Shadow Ridge’s Chris Salsberry rushed for 211 yards and 2 TDs.
* Winslow’s Kelly Wood rushed for 281 yards and 3 TDs.
* Joy Christian’s Tonka Wilson had 207 yards and 3 TDs.
* Israel Simpson from Chaparral caught 9 passes for 162 yards and 1 TD.
* Cameron Denson from Salpointe caught 9 passes for 100 yards and 1 TD and also had 2 INTs on defense.
* Kaelin Deboskie from Salpointe caught 6 passes for 141 yards and a score
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