Cactus’ Joseph Ortiz, Spencer Brasch, Justin Emerson

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Each Wednesday, Haley Stesiak and Jordan Hamm preview the upcoming high school football week. From the biggest games and storylines to hearing from the top leaders and voices in the prep football, the #FridayNight360AZ Preview Show will get you ready for Friday nights.

Haley and Jordan open the show discussing Ralph Amsden’s column on transfers in Arizona. They preview Red Mountain – Perry, Highland – Boulder Creek and Sunrise Mountain – Liberty.

Cactus head coach Joseph Ortiz

Haley and Jordan talk to first year head coach Joseph Ortiz about his first career win (and the logistics that went behind pulling that off after inclement weather), his vision for the Cactus quarterbacks and the way the defense has stepped up.

Higley quarterback Spencer Brasch

The Higley quarterback talks about the strong start the Knights have had through two games. He goes over his commitment to the Cal Bears and how Higley plans to use him in the ground game.

Las Vegas Review-Journal preps reporter Justin Emerson

With multiple big Arizona-Nevada high school football matchups happening in the early weeks of the season, Las Vegas Review-Journal preps reporter and Phoenix native Justin Emerson joins the show to go over various matchups including Centennial – Bishop Gorman, Saguaro – Henderson Liberty and Hamilton – Arbor View.

Jordan also reveals the best answers for “Jordan’s High School Football Question that has Very Little to do with High School Football.”

Players/teams mentioned:

Ty McElroy, Jarquell Garner, Red Mountain, Mike Peterson, Colby Dickie, Chubba Purdy, Perry, Highland, Austin McNamara, Kohner Cullimore, Daniel Wood, Sunrise Mountain, Keegan Freid, Liberty, Ryan Puskas, Braxten Croteau, Connor Cordts, 

Mixing his passions for sports and storytelling, Jordan comes to Sports360az as a multimedia reporter/producer looking to share the best stories Arizona has to offer. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram @JordyHamm