The 2016 AZ All-Academic Football Team for Divisions 4A-1A

Based on the nominations from coaches and members of the Arizona High School football community, Sports360AZ introduces the 2016 Arizona All-Academic Football Team for the 4A-1A Divisions presented by Rockin’ Refuel, spotlighting the best the state has to offer both on the football field as well as in the classroom.

Gunner Cruz, Casteel

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First Team:

QB: Gunner Cruz, Casteel – 4.61 GPA
RB: Draycen Hall, Higley – 4.13 GPA
RB: Nolan Susel, Florence – 4.5 GPA
WR/TE: Zach Bohnenkamp, Canyon del Oro – 4.5 GPA
WR/TE: Joey Corte, Saguaro – 4.3 GPA
WR/TE: Jacob Kaites, Scottsdale Christian – 4.0 unweighted GPA
OL: Joe Emnett, Cactus Shadows – 4.368 GPA
OL: Dominic Lorenzi, Scottsdale Christian – 4.0 unweighted GPA
OL: Cameron Morgan, Chino Valley – 4.0 unweighted GPA
OL: Corey Stephens, Saguaro – 4.3 GPA
OL: Adam Taylor, Cactus – 4.3 GPA
K/P/RET: Carter Wrobel, Higley – 4.34 GPA
DL: Kannon Butler, Kingman Academy – 4.0 unweighted GPA
DL: Kyle Julle, Lee Williams – 4.2 GPA
DL: Keaton Knight, Buckeye Union – 4.0 unweighted GPA
DL: Ruben Pimbert, Saguaro – 4.272 GPA
LB: Tyler Kohner, Northwest Christian – 3.97 unweighted GPA
LB: Carlos Matherson, Buckeye Union – 4.0 unweighted GPA
LB: Shelton Mathis, Florence – 4.6 GPA
DB: Cameron Brown, Casteel – 4.33 GPA
DB: Dusty Inness, Northwest Christian – 4.0 unweighted GPA
DB: Chris Pickett, Saguaro – 4.575 GPA
DB: Nicholas Wintermeyer, Cactus Shadows – 4.417 GPA

Honorable Mention:

QB:
Naz Greer, Marcos de Niza – 3.91 unweighted GPA
Danny Herrera, San Tan Foothills – 3.5 GPA
Max Massingale, Saguaro – 3.9 GPA
Joseph Perez, Buckeye Union – 3.5 unweighted GPA
Tyler Worrell, Northwest Christian – 3.47 unweighted GPA
RB:
Eligh Ashcroft, Joseph City – 3.867 GPA
Mikel Bonner, Winslow – 3.667 GPA
Antonio Cuevas, Saguaro – 3.5 GPA
Matthew Fields, Joseph City – 3.8 GPA
Jordan McDowell-Seybert, Kingman Academy – 3.795 GPA
Nick Reyes, Winslow – 4.0 GPA
Jaxon Rolfe, Paradise Honors – 3.56 GPA
Connor Tallant, Paradise Honors – 3.42 unweighted GPA
Carlos Valarezo, Amphitheater – 3.64 GPA
Devon Ziman, San Tan Foothills – 3.2 unweighted GPA
WR/TE:
Jake Christofferson, Saguaro – 3.8 GPA
Chris Crescione, Higley – 3.46 GPA
Andrew Granillo, Chino Valley – 3.83 unweighted GPA
Chase Hall, Florence – 3.6 GPA
Jacob Jefferson, Buckeye Union – 3.58 unweighted GPA
Caleb Johnson, Northwest Christian – 3.87 unweighted GPA
Kovacsics Kinlicheenie, Joseph City – 3.714 GPA
Christen Melendrez, Buckeye Union – 3.1 unweighted GPA
Zachary Nelson, Casteel – 3.46 GPA
Dominic Perea, Superior – 3.8 unweighted GPA
Kellen Ray, Barry Goldwater – 3.73 GPA
Nick Relihan, Paradise Honors – 3.29 unweighted GPA
Jared Salcedo, Paradise Honors – 3.13 unweighted GPA
Isaiah Shipley, Cactus Shadows – 4.154 GPA
Casen Simonton, Casteel – 3.91 unweighted GPA
Triston Stuhr, Buckeye Union – 3.5 unweighted GPA
Zach Wilson, Saguaro – 3.6 GPA
OL:
Eric Bon, Salpointe Catholic – 3.5 unweighted GPA
Kevin Brown, Winslow – 3.67 unweighted GPA
KC Clay, Winslow – 3.889 GPA
Cody Eager, Higley – 3.71 GPA
Jonathan Gianzero, Higley – 3.58 GPA
Jordan Gianzero, Higley – 3.75 GPA
Angel Gordillo, Buckeye Union – 3.44 unweighted GPA
Matt Hicks, Higley – 3.75 GPA
Williams Hilton, Paradise Honors – 3.06 unweighted GPA
Jaden Hoyt, Northwest Christian – 3.82 unweighted GPA
Cody Isabel, Tonopah Valley – 3.75 GPA
Brock LaPoint, San Tan Foothills – 3.8 GPA
Kolton McCormick, Joseph City – 3.565 GPA
James Mello, Paradise Honors – 3.58 unweighted GPA
Jesus Mireles, Buckeye Union – 3.2 unweighted GPA
Seth Pitts, Kingman Academy – 3.697 unweighted GPA
Nathan Sawyer, Saguaro – 4.15 GPA
Quinton Tucker, Florence – 3.5 GPA
Jax Wacaser, Saguaro – 3.6 GPA
David Watson, Amphitheater – 3.833 GPA
Eduardo Zaragosa, Buckeye Union – 3.8 GPA
DL:
Austin Arndt, Tonopah Valley – 4.0 GPA
Issac Banister, Buckeye Union – 3.2 unweighted GPA
Sonny Begody, Winslow – 3.719 GPA
Vinnie Casteneda, Northwest Christian – 3.95 unweighted GPA
Ryan Cowdrey, Saguaro – 3.8 GPA
Khaleel El-Awik, Kingman – 3.955 unweighted GPA
Trey Elletson, Cactus Shadows – 4.026 GPA
Brendan Feliciano, Paradise Honors – 3.42 unweighted GPA
Michael Garton, Paradise Honors – 3.0 unweighted GPA
Preston Greenwood, Winslow – 4.162 GPA
Zach Hartnett, Winslow – 3.516 GPA
Zack LaBarbera, Paradise Honors – 3.06 unweighted GPA
Zac Lane, Scottsdale Christian – 3.17 unweighted GPA
Patrick Quiver, Buckeye Union – 3.58 unweighted GPA
Ty Robinson, Higley – 3.64 GPA
Dillon Rosenberger, Higley – 4.06 GPA
Colton Sandberg, Chino Valley – 3.44 unweighted GPA
Sean Trevillian, Paradise Honors – 3.78 unweighted GPA
LB:
Brandon Brown, Paradise Honors – 3.33 unweighted GPA
Dominik Ciborski, San Tan Foothills – 3.5 GPA
Jacob Kosloski, Higley – 3.51 GPA
Carter Koziol, Saguaro – 3.75 GPA
Shane Kratzer, Paradise Honors – 3.21 unweighted GPA
Cody Lewis, San Tan Foothills – 3.2 unweighted GPA
Lacob Lytle, Northwest Christian – 3.15 unweighted GPA
Cade Matthews, Higley – 3.33 unweighted GPA
Deontae McInnis, Desert Heights – 3.53 GPA
Anthony Nicastro – Marcos de Niza – 3.2 unweighted GPA
Jess Pennington, Tonopah Valley – 3.875 GPA
Mariano Perez, Buckeye Union – 3.2 unweighted GPA
Donovan Provenzano, Paradise Honors – 3.44 unweighted GPA
Jared Rucker, Casteel – 4.0 GPA
DB:
Clay Duzy, Paradise Honors – 3.58 unweighted GPA
Caleb Egherman, Northwest Christian – 3.34 unweighted GPA
Chase Hawkins, San Tan Foothills – 3.3 unweighted GPA
Makel Hubbard, Higley – 3,0 unweighted GPA
Danny Kittner, Higley – 3.21 unweighted GPA
Josh Phillips, Scottsdale Christian – 3.68 unweighted GPA
Kegan Powell, Higley – 3.57 GPA
Javon Sheron, Buckeye Union – 3.0 unweighted GPA
Darzel Smith-McClelland, Buckeye Union – 3.2 unweighted GPA
Dalton Thompson, Tonopah Valley – 4.0 GPA
Cameron Walker, Tonopah Valley – 3.625 GPA
Zachary Williams, Tonopah Valley – 3.973 GPA
K/P/LS:
Bryndon Buckley, Joseph City – 3.692 GPA
Jacob Hartmann, Scottsdale Christian – 3.75 unweighted GPA
Patrick McInerney, Saguaro – 3.85 GPA
Selene Ramirez, Buckeye Union – 3.8 unweighted GPA
Caleb Young, Gilbert Christian – 4.17 GPA