Jason Jewell’s Friday Night Phenoms: Week 4, 2015 Season

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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 Four of the 2015 season.

Player of the Week

* I know Washington lost to Agua Fria but it’s not very often that a state record gets broken. Rams QB Mario Armendarez threw for 750 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Coach of the Week

* Rich Wellbrock – Desert Edge – Playing with a backup QB, Wellbrock and his Scorpions took it to Top 10 ranked Peoria, winning 69-25.

Team of the Week

* Pinnacle – What a great game versus Brophy! Pinnacle won 32-31 on a late 46 yard field goal by Jeff McGuire. The Pioneers gave Brophy their first loss of the year.


* Desert Edge’s Alias Sturges had 139 rushing yards, 162 passing and 5 total TDs in their win over Peoria.

* Catalina Foothills’ Rhett Rodriguez had 7 TDs versus Rincon.

* Travis Lockhart from Hamilton threw for 257 yards and had 3 total TDs against Red Mountain.

* Agua Fria’s Jaylen Green rushed for 268 yards and 3 TDs and passed for 160 yards and 3 TDs in Agua Fria’s 96-74 win over Washington.

* Weston Murphy from Williams Field had 307 yards and 2 TDs versus Queen Creek.

* Drew Inness from Northwest Christian had 281 yards and 4 TDs versus Cortez.

* Israel Loveall from Bagdad had 4 TDs.

* Sunrise Mountain junior Chase Cord had 4 TDs versus La Joya.

Running Backs

* Macarius Blount from Mt. Pointe rushed for 266 yards and 3 TDs versus Basha.

* Adam Gutierrez from Sierra Linda had 220 yards.

* Chris Cofield from Agua Fria rushed for 357 yards and 7 TDs against Washington.

* Canyon del Oro’s Garrett Woodlock caught 7 passes for 128 yards and rushed for 73 yards in their loss to Cienega.

* Taking over for an injured Amarii Keyes, Skyline’s Kaleb Hardin had 143 yards and 3 TDs versus Mt. Ridge.

* American Leadership’s Jeremiah Boyd had 246 yards and 3 TDs against Valley Christian.

* Saguaro’s Stone Matthews had 153 yards and 3 TDs against Westwood.

* Sunrise Mountain’s Garrett Veldhuzien had 6 TDs versus La Joya.


* Hamilton’s Kaleb Pitts caught 8 passes for 125 yards and 1 TD versus Red Mountain.

* Byron Murphy from Saguaro caught 4 passes for 127 yards and 2 TDs against Westwood.

* DaJon Griffin from Cesar Chavez had over 100 yards and 2 scores against Carl Hayden.

* Pahoran Fornes from Washington caught 9 passes for 201 yards against Agua Fria.

* Roger Hernandez from Washington caught 6 passes for 199 yards and 4 TDs against Agua Fria.

Defense/Special Teams/Misc.

* Desert Edge LB Alex Aguirre had 4 solo tackles, 2 assisted tackles, 1 TFL, 1 forced fumble, 2 pass break ups and returned 2 interceptions for TDs against Peoria.

* Tommy Lawrence from Marana Mt. View had 4 INTs.