Every week, Southwest Recruiting Analyst for 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 Week 9 of the 2014 season.
Player of the Week
* Playing with a broken finger, Pinnacle’s Brian Lewerke threw for 314 yards and 5 TDs in a win over Horizon.
* Naz Greer from Marcos had 281 yards and 5 TDs in a win over Mesquite.
* Tempe handed Moon Valley their first loss but Shannon Burton had a good night for the Rockets. He had 270 yards and 4 TDs in the air and 139 on the ground.
* Junior Gunther Johnson from Boulder Creek had 6 total TDs against North Canyon.
* Riley McAdam broke Yuma’s single season passing record. He has 2,130 on the year.
* Thatcher’s Heath Motes had 206 passing yards and 120 rushing with 4 TDs ina win versus Joy Christian.
* Saguaro junior Kare Lyles had 292 yards and 5 TDs against Higley. Byron Murphy had 6 catches for 225 yards and 4 TDs.
* Chandler’s Bryce Perkins threw for 260 yards and 3 TDs against Basha.
* Junior Isaac Steele from Centennial had 4 passing and 2 rushing TDs versus Willow Canyon.
* ALA’s Cameron Haag had 357 yards and 4 TDs versus Bourgade. Brady Cook caught 3 of the TDs.
* Bourgade’s Luke Dreher had 355 yards and 3 TDs.
* O’Connor junior Bailin Markridge had 4 total TDs versus Mt. Ridge.
* Nick Smith from Scottsdale Prep had 354 yards and 5 TDs against Chandler Prep. Ben McKeighan had 279 receiving yards and 3 TDs.
* Chris Williams from Valley Christian threw for 245 yards and 5 TDs. WR Alijah Gammage caught 3 TD passes.
* Gabe Losada from St. Mary’s threw for 532 yards and 7 TDs. Jeremiah Sullivan caught 13 passes for 184 yards and 3 scores.
* PV junior Daniel Bridge-Gadd had 5 total TDs versus Notre Dame. Fellow junior Jacob Brown caught 5 passes from Bridge-Gadd for 148 yards and 2 scores.
* Arcadia’s Jake Sheedy threw for 273 yards and 3 scores.
* Alhambra found a passing game versus TBird. Tyler Sexton had 304 yards and 3 TDs in their loss.
* Dysart’s Gilbert Villalobos threw for 388 yards and 5 TDs versus Greenway. Deandre Johnson and Kwasi Okafor each had 2 TDs receiving.
* Bradshaw Mountain’s Gunner Bunderick threw for 384 yards and 5 scores. Colton Audsley, Brandon Careno and David Otero each had 100 yards.
* Darin Spottsville from Shadow Mountain threw 4 TD passes and ran in 2 more versus Phoenix Christian.
* La Joya’s Javian Roebuck had 220 yards and 4 TDs in a win over Tolleson.
* Brophy junior Ryan Velez had 200 yards and 3 TDs against Dobson.
* Desert Ridge’s Taren Morrison had 3 TDs versus Desert Mountain.
* SCA’s Kody Scott had 4 TDs against Veritas Prep.
* Ironwood Ridge’s Mike Franzese had 208 yards and 3 TDs versus Catalina.
* Queen Creek’s Weston Barlow ran for 224 yards and 4 TDs versus AJ.
* Sabino senior Marquis Chamblee had 3 TDs versus Douglas.
* Deer Valley’s Jordan Bradshaw ran for 241 yards and 3 TDs against Prescott.
* Ross Dietz from Verrado had 3 TDs versus Sierra Linda.
* Seton’s Antonio Campanella had 4 TDs versus Chino Valley.
* Christian Kirk from Saguaro had 5 carries for 147 yards and 3 TDs as well as a receiving TD versus Higley.
* Cules Rose from Pinnacle had over 200 yards and 3 TDs versus Horizon.
* Skyline WR Cory Anderson had 178 yards and 3 TDs.
* Ryan Parenteau, senior safety at Boulder Creek, had 2 INTs versus North Canyon.
* The Yuma Catholic defense had 4 TDs versus Antelope.
* Red Mountain kicker Devon Farnsworth had successful onside kick and then just seconds later made a 38 yard field goal to beat Mesa Mt. View.
* The Mingus OL paved the way for three 100 yard rushers Friday. Levi Collins, Tristan Clark and Orlando Machado each topped the century mark versus Coconino.