The 2016 AZ All-Academic Football Team for Divisions 6A-5A

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 6A-5A Divisions presented by Rockin’ Refuel, spotlighting the best the state has to offer both on the football field as well as in the classroom.

Maverick Gamez, Verrado

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First Team:

QB: Maverick Gamez, Verrado – 4.75 GPA
QB: Jack Plummer, Gilbert – 4.66 GPA
RB: Ryan Alexandre, Arcadia – 4.35 GPA
RB: Lucas Wright, Desert Ridge – 4.4 GPA
WR/TE: Parker Redd, Pinnacle – 4.54 GPA
WR/TE: Jacob Wahlstrom, Verrado – 4.83 GPA
OL: Jonathan Durand, Basha – 4.6667 GPA
OL: Jared Gerdes, Basha – 4.67 GPA
OL: Jomari Santos, Westview – 4.35 GPA
OL: Alex Vogel, Mountain Pointe – 4.769 GPA
OL: Max Wilhite, Desert Edge – 4.0 unweighted GPA
K/P/RET: Armaan Malhi, Horizon – 4.542 GPA
DL: Logan Mahoney, Verrado – 4.69 GPA
DL: Andrew Nichols, Centennial – 4.0 unweighted GPA
DL: Micah Vanterpool, Central – 4.3 GPA
DL: Jackson Vaught, Williams Field – 4.39 GPA
LB: Packer Brown, Queen Creek – 4.26 GPA
LB: Cody Liebeskind, Desert Mountain – 4.866 GPA
LB: Clayton Nocella, Perry – 4.5 GPA
DB: Tre Bugg, Williams Field – 4.39 GPA
DB: Aidan Guest, Willow Canyon  – 4.917 GPA
DB: Kenric Jameison, Basha – 4.33 GPA
DB: Corvan Otanez, Gilbert – 4.44 GPA

Honorable Mention:

QB:
Billy Bolger, Chandler – 4.6 GPA
Jacob Conover, Chandler – 4.1 GPA
Noah Grover, Mountain Pointe – 4.421 GPA
Reyes Lara III, Valley Vista – 3.4 unweighted GPA
Trevor Leinstock, North Canyon – 3.3 unweighted GPA
Daniel Moran, Willow Canyon – 3.69 unweighted GPA
Brock Purdy, Perry – 3.75 unweighted GPA
Zack Shepherd, Williams Field – 4.2 GPA
Tyler Shough, Hamilton – 4.5 GPA
Tehran Thomas, Desert Edge – 3.46 unweighted GPA
Nick Wallerstedt, Mountain Pointe – 3.692 unweighted GPA
Cameron Yowell, Notre Dame Prep – 3.85 unweighted GPA
Andrew Zembruski, Betty Fairfax – 4.619 GPA
RB:
Nick Brahler, Ironwood Ridge – 3.8929 GPA
Jacob Cabezudo, Campo Verde – 4.22 GPA
Alex Escobar, Centennial – 3.8 GPA
T.J. Green, Chandler – 3.6 GPA
JaTai Jenkins, Verrado – 3.19 unweighted GPA
Augustin Jimenez, Chaparral – 3.8 GPA
Roshaun Johnson, Desert Edge – 3.67 unweighted GPA
Jace Koester, Queen Creek – 3.5 GPA
Tyler Laganke, Gilbert – 3.3 unweighted GPA
Camden Middleton, Gilbert – 3.1 unweighted GPA
Rocky Perez, Desert Edge – 3.44 unweighted GPA
Noah Pittenger, Brophy – 3.5 GPA
Delano Salgado, Mountain Pointe – 3.692 unweighted GPA
Preston Wilson, Gilbert – 3.1 unweighed GPA
WR/TE:
Duncan Andrews, Queen Creek – 3.0 unweighted GPA
Enrique Beikes, Ironwood Ridge – 3.52 GPA
Garrett Billings, Ironwood Ridge – 3.95 GPA
Trexton Bloom, Queen Creek – 3.14 unweighted GPA
Jaydon Brooks, Mountain Pointe – 3.212 unweighed GPA
Colby Dickie, Perry – 3.25 unweighted GPA
Max Drew, Queen Creek – 3.71 unweighted GPA
Zackary Enhelder, Willow Canyon – 4.16 GPA
Solomon Enis, North Canyon – 3.3 unweighted GPA
Max Fine, Williams Field – 3.56 GPA
Antonio Gomez, Perry – 3.44 unweighted GPA
Chris Heywood, Gilbert – 3.7 GPA
D’Shane James, Perry – 3.33 unweighted GPA
Jace Jenkins, Mountain Pointe – 3.861 unweighted GPA
Eli Johnson, Verrado – 4.13 GPA
Matt Kempton, Brophy – 3.8 GPA
Jake LaSalle, Desert Mountain – 3.71 unweighted GPA
Armon McGuire, Queen Creek – 3.58 unweighted GPA
Connor McKernan, Gilbert – 3.3 unwieghted GPA
Nathan Moorman, Brophy – 4.171 GPA
David Morales, Gilbert – 3.39 unweighted GPA
Justin Moyes, Chaparral – 3.1 unweighted GPA
Nico Nicholson, Brophy – 3.33 unweighted GPA
Kenny Oliver, Maricopa – 3.1 unweighted GPA
Dominic Redeka, Ironwood Ridge – 3.75 GPA
Gunner Romney, Chandler – 3.63 unweighted GPA
Gavin Smith, Valley Vista – 3.6 GPA
Connor Sovocki, Centennial – 3.3 unweighted GPA
Justis Stokes, Williams Field – 3.14 unweighted GPA
Tate Speaker, Perry – 4.21 GPA
Dawson Tanner, Gilbert – 3.5 GPA
Kolby Taylor, Chandler – 4.0 GPA
Brett Teller, Desert Mountain – 3.16 unweighted GPA
Garrison Turcotte, Gilbert – 3.8 GPA
Justin Vaught, Williams Field – 3.9 GPA
Nick Villallobos, Queen Creek – 3.11 unweighred GPA
Josh Walker, Desert Mountain – 3.38 unweighted GPA
Kade Warner, Desert Mountain – 3.97 GPA
Noah Witsoe, Pinnacle – 4.2 GPA
OL:
Cole Achtzehn, Desert Mountain – 3.875 GPA
Sean Anderson, Verrado – 3.41 unweighted GPA
Jacob Bernard, Hamilton – 3.4 unweighted GPA
Truen Bowman, Queen Creek – 3.84 GPA
Kyle Breed, Ironwood Ridge – 3.5714 GPA
Nic Carbajal, Maricopa – 3.027 unweighted GPA
Garron Chatfield, Gilbert – 3.3 unwieghted GPA
Creston Cooledge, Valley Vista – 3.9 unweighted GPA
Davis Cratte, Queen Creek – 3.3 unweighted GPA
Alec Doetzel, Desert Mountain – 4.19 GPA
Alan Fackrell, Queen Creek – 4.14 GPA
Kris Farmer, Horizon – 3.722 GPA
Garrett Fulton, Gilbert – 3.5 unweighted GPA
Logan Funk, Horizon – 4.321 GPA
Tyson Gardner, Queen Creek – 3.41 unweighted GPA
Brogan Heath, Williams Field – 4.05 GPA
Keegan Hornung, Williams Field – 3.19 unweighted GPA
Tyson Jones, Desert Edge – 3.38 unweighted GPA
Hunter Kost, Willow Canyon – 3.5 GPA
Michael Kremer, Ironwood Ridge – 4.225 GPA
Elliott Magri, Brophy – 3.97 GPA
Noah Martin, Ironwood Ridge – 3.7429 GPA
Addison Martinez, Queen Creek – 3.87 GPA
Sean McMurphy, Perry – 3.25 unweighted GPA
Tyler Moore, Gilbert – 3.8 unweighted GPA
Brian Navarro, Gilbert – 3.5 unweighted GPA
Ben Ocker, Gilbert – 3.1 unweighted GPA
Bert Odinet, Brophy – 4.3 GPA
RJ Okonowski, Queen Creek – 3.65 GPA
Roman Okonowski, Queen Creek – 3.6 GPA
Jacob Palma, Queen Creek – 3.62 GPA
Thomas Quillen, Gilbert – 3.6 GPA
Ron Raimondi, Desert Mountain – 3.83 unweighted GPA
Joe Reeves, Verrado – 3.92 GPA
Chris Rickard, Horizon – 3.816 GPA
Erik Riveria, Perry – 3.92 GPA
Ben Roots, Desert Mountain – 3.94 GPA
Cameron Rua-Smith, Perry – 4.05 GPA
Joe Sales-Lopez, Mountain Pointe – 3.474 unweighted GPA
Jacob Sanchez, Williams Field – 3.97 GPA
Justin Schrangel, Willow Canyon – 3.1 unweighted GPA
David Toulsey, Desert Mountain – 4.2 GPA
Tyler Turcotte, Gilbert – 3.1 unweighted GPA
Aaron Valenzuela, Ironwood Ridge – 3.6786 GPA
Noah Woodall, Ironwood Ridge – 3.533 GPA
Slater Zellers, Notre Dame Prep – 3.4 GPA
DL:
Logan Bayus, Sandra Day O’Connor – 3.5 GPA
Dante Blissit, Desert Edge – 3.29 unweighted GPA
William Casillas, Williams Field – 3.39 unweighted GPA
Martin Dorantes, Horizon – 3.73 GPA
Austin Dylong, Willow Canyon – 4.083 GPA
Christian Fiame, Centennial – 4.0 GPA
Jacob Franklin, Centennial – 4.0 GPA
Jordan Frieberg, Willow Canyon – 3.88 GPA
Matt Hamm, Chaparral – 3.4 unweighted GPA
Tristan Joseph, Williams Field – 3.39 unweighted GPA
Jake Juraszek, Desert Mountain – 3.06 unweighted GPA
Brandon Krupp, Brophy – 3.69 GPA
Brenjie Lentz, Williams Field – 4.05 GPA
Scott McKernan, Gilbert – 3.5 GPA
Hudson Mitchell, Ironwood Ridge – 3.75 GPA
Koby Palmer, Perry – 3.66 unweighted GPA
Sam Pepper, Chandler – 3.9 GPA
Noah Seaumalo, Chandler – 3.8 GPA
Nick Verge, Desert Mountain – 3.4 GPA
Logan Vrdevoogd, Desert Mountain – 3.14 unweighted GPA
Brennan Wagner, Gilbert – 4.1 GPA
Cooper Wetch, Queen Creek – 3.33 unweighted GPA
LB:
Israel Araiza, North – 3.4 unweighted GPA
Zach Bowers, Chandler – 4.0 GPA
Jonah Brownwell, Horizon – 3.85 GPA
Nathan Bucko – Horizon – 3.792 GPA
Dylan Chellni, Valley Vista – 4.1 GPA
Cody Dicenzi, Maricopa – 3.944 GPA
Max Fees, Brophy – 3.86 GPA
Taylor Fiame, Centennial – 4.0 GPA
Rourke Freeburg, Desert Mountain – 3.0 unweighted GPA
Ammon Hall, Gilbert – 4.0 GPA
Steven Harshman, Cienega – 4.05 GPA
Eric Healy, Campo Verde – 3.78 unweighted GPA
Parker Henley, Chandler – 3.7 GPA
Brendan Kinnee, Willow Canyon – 4.2 GPA
Diego Limon, Ironwood Ridge – 3.6 GPA
Rex Linthicum, Brophy – 3.93 GPA
Cole Martin, Queen Creek – 3.37 unweighted GPA
Austin Mateer, Mountain Pointe – 3.838 unweighted GPA
Jonathan Matuzak, Queen Creek – 3.3 unweighted GPA
Ian McClemmons, Ironwood Ridge – 3.833 GPA
Zane McKinney, Williams Field – 3.81 GPA
Traivs Myers, Mountain Pointe – 4.2 GPA
Connor Olive, Ironwood Ridge – 3.6111 GPA
Jacob Olsen, Mountain Pointe – 3.875 GPA
Donte Richardson, Verrado – 3.25 unweighted GPA
Brett Rudolph, Horizon – 4.269 GPA
Rex Tessler, Brophy – 3.98 GPA
Ricky Tran, Westview – 4.08 GPA
Evan Veloz, Willow Canyon – 3.9 GPA
Marcus Wakenham, Centennial – 3.5 GPA
Braden Valentine, Williams Field – 3.06 unweighted GPA
Claytin Valenzuela, Maricopa – 3.388 unweighted GPA
Parker Walton, Chaparral – 3.5 unweighted GPA
Jordan Ware, Centennial – 3.4 unweighted GPA
Blake Wojcik, Willow Canyon – 3.0 unweighted GPA
Joel Zurita, Westview – 3.73 GPA
DB:
Dane Breslo, Chaparral – 3.1 unweighted GPA
DeCarlos Brooks, Chandler – 3.2 unweighted GPA
Chad Christel, Desert Mountain – 3.14 unweighted GPA
Kenny Churchwell, Mountain Pointe – 3.125 unweighted GPA
Lucas Donovan, Desert Mountain – 3.41 unweighted GPA
Austin Fallas, Perry – 3.45 unweighted GPA
Braden Ford, Perry – 4.04 GPA
Josh Graffice, Desert Mountain – 4.12 GPA
Issac Haney, Centennial – 3.5 GPA
Cutter Hatch, Perry – 3.26 unweighted GPA
Shavez Hawkins, Williams Field – 3.24 unweighted GPA
Paul Hill, Perry – 3.25 unweighted GPA
Ivan Hinson, Valley Vista – 3.4 unweighted GPA
Bryce Jackson, Chandler – 3.6 GPA
Cutter Kitson, Boulder Creek – 3.93 GPA
Ruben Lebron, Verrado – 4.05 GPA
Cesar Lopez Rodriguez, Willow Canyon – 4.2 GPA
Cotter McAnally, Desert Mountain – 4.16 GPA
Victor Nieto, Perry – 4.19 GPA
Corvan Otanez, Gilbert – 4.33 GPA
Ryan Puskas, Liberty – 3.5 unweighted GPA
Matt Schoonmaker, Mesa Mountain View – 4.0 GPA
Matthew Shoemaker, Mesa Mountain View – 3.964 GPA
Joe Villareal, Verrado – 3.61 GPA
Marquis Ward, Willow Canyon – 4.33 GPA
Marques White, Brophy – 3.7 GPA
Derek Williams, Chandler – 3.6 GPA
Noah Williams, Brophy – 4.4 GPA
K/P:
Ben Abercrombie, Mountain Pointe – 3.583 unweighted GPA
Sam Aviles, Maricopa – 3.354 unweighted GPA
Trevor Eldean, Brophy – 3.31 unweighted GPA
Riley Erickson, Desert Vista – 4.27 GPA
Braxton Giles, Queen Creek – 3.5 GPA
Matt Malkin, Ironwood Ridge – 4.1013 GPA
Brayden Narveson, Desert Mountain – 3.69 GPA
Jonathan Sangillo, Desert Edge – 4.0 unweighted GPA
Cole Welp, Desert Mountain – 4.32 GPA

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