Player of the Week
Tommy Christakos – WR/K Chaparral – The junior came up big in the Firebirds’ win over Hamilton. He caught 12 passes for 238 yards and a TD while also kicking a 44 yard field goal.
Team of the Week
Pinnacle – The Pioneers started 2018 right with a win over highly rated Perry. Not only did Pinnacle win, they won big.
Coach of the Week
Nate Gill – Sierra Linda – Gill, a 1st time head coach, took over a Sierra Linda program that had lost the previous 25 games. The Bulldogs ended that streak with a 27-19 win over Rincon.
* Pinnacle senior Spencer Rattler threw for 338 yards and 4 scores while adding 58 yards and another score on the ground in their win over Perry.
* Jack Miller from Chaparral passed for 453 yards and 3 TDs against Hamilton.
* Higley’s Spencer Brasch threw 7 TD passes against Paraclete.
* Saguaro junior Tyler Beverett had 256 yards of total offense and accounted for 4 TDs.
* Marana’s Trenton Bourguet threw for 238 yards and totaled 3 scores against Horizon.
* Brandon Nunez from Mesa Mt. View had 425 yards of offense and 5 TDs against Corona.
* Queen Creek’s Devin Larsen had 325 yards and 6 TDs against Westwood.
* Ethan Mollar from O’Connor threw for 305 yards and 4 TDs against Mesa.
* Brandon Schenks from Hamilton tallied 469 yards of offense against Chaparral.
* Angel Macedo from Buckeye threw 4 TDs against Amphi.
* Kedon Slovis from Desert Mountain threw for 401 yards and 3 TDs against Apollo.
* Aaron Wood from Skyline ran for 214 yards and 2 TDs against Mt. Ridge.
* CDO’s Stevie Rocker ran for 173 yards and 3 TDs in a loss to Flowing Wells.
* Scottsdale Christian’s Shayne Pahnke accounted for 6 scores against Gilbert Christian.
* Tyreck Cosany from Alchesay ran for 289 yards against Globe.
* Manny Mejia from Douglas rushed for 240 yards and 2 TDsin their win over Tanque Verde.
* Centennial’s Tawee Walker scored 3 TDs against Casteel.
* Chris Weaver from Odyssey Prep ran for 246 yards against San Tan.
* Ben Franklin’s Chandler Miles cored 4 TDs against Ganado.
* Apollo’s Ali Mohamed had 256 yards and 5 TDs in their win over Desert Mountain.
* Higley’s Coleman Owen caught 9 passes for 186 yards and 1 TD versus Paraclete.
* Evan Lovett from Pusch Ridge scored 4 TDS against Rio Rico.
* Notre Dame’s Jake Smith scored 5 TDs against Fairfax.
* Douglas broke their school rushing record with 479 yards last week.