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 Two of the 2015 season.
Player of the Week
* Big game on a big stage. Paradise Valley QB Daniel Bridge-Gadd threw five touchdown passes in the Trojans’ win over #1 ranked Desert Edge.
Coach of the Week
* Corey Nenaber – Corona del Sol. The Aztecs are 2-0 and are coming off a 50-26 win over previously unbeaten St. Mary’s.
Team of the Week
* Pinnacle. I know they are D1 but despite that fact, I am not sure many predicted they would beat Saguaro. They did and held them to just 12 points.
* Matt Mitchell from Joy Christian scored 5 TDs in their win over Round Valley.
* In a loss to Deer Valley, Washington’s Mario Armandarez threw for a school record 409 yards.
* Dysart’s Tyree Taylor scored 5 total TDs against Copper Canyon, 2 passing, 2 rushing and 1 on an INT return.
* Pueblo’s Justin Pledger had 4 TDs against Marana.
* Junior Chase Cord from Sunrise Mountain threw for 327 yards and 5 TDs and also scored 2 on the ground on Friday.
* Brophy’s Cade Knox threw for 235 yards and 2 TDs against Liberty. He also had a rushing TD.
* Rhett Rodriguez from Catalina Foothills thew for 230 yards and 2 scores and had 47 yards and 1 TD against Cienega.
* Flagstaff’s Christian Singleton had 3 TDs versus Kingman.
* Page QB Randall Holgate threw for a school record 436 yards in a loss to Monument Valley.
* Travis Lockhart from Hamilton had 3 TDs versus Highland.
* Seton Catholic’s Garrett Boyd threw for 352 yards and 2 TDs in a loss to Cibola.
* Drew Inness from Northwest Christian had 3 TDs against Tempe Prep.
* Sierra Linda’s Toshaun Thomas rushed for 168 yards and 3 TDs and had 165 receiving yards and 2 more scores in a win over Goldwater.
* Amarii Keyes from Skyline ran for 190 yards and 3 TDs against Notre Dame.
* Centennial senior Quentin Gomez rushed for 223 yards and 2 scores against Basha.
* Desert Ridge’s Jathan Tenerio rushed for 206 yards and 2 scores against O’Connor.
* Anthony Ramirez from Kellis rushed for 306 yards and 1 TD against Independence.
* Tucson’s DeAndre Williams had 3 TDs versus Canyon del Oro.
* Joy Christian’s Dujuan Lawrence had caught 5 passes for 74 yards and 3 TDs and scored a 4th rushing against Round Valley.
* Isaiah Lovett from Marana Mt. View had 8 catches for 270 yards and 2 TDs versus Horizon.
* Brophy HC Scooter Molander got his 100th career win Friday night against Liberty.
* Corona’s Jacob Onofrio had 2 INTs returned for scores agaist St. Mary’s.
* Central DE Azur Kamara continues to tear it up, he had 3 sacks, bringing him to 7 on the season.
* Perry LB Case Hatch made 19 tackles.
I am sure I missed a few players, so every week send me your nominations. Send to my Twitter @jason247scout or email me at [email protected].