Jason Jewell: “Friday Night Phenoms”

Jason Jewell “The Godfather” weighs in on all-things Arizona high school football coming into week 2. 


Game of the Week

*Sunrise Mountain at Liberty

This is a huge local rivalry. I few gone to the last few games between these two and it was standing room only.

Game I Will Be At

Bishop Gorman (Nev.) at Centennial

Two heavy hitters from neighboring states. This one should be fun!

Five Star Match Ups

*Saguaro at Helix (Cali.) on Sept. 1st

*Bishop Gorman at Centennial

Four Star Match Ups

*Sunrise Mountain at Liberty

*Desert Edge at Salpointe

*Red Mountain at Perry

Three Star Match Ups

*Skyline at Desert Ridge

*Boulder Creek at Highland

*Buckeye at Peoria

*Show Low at Thatcher

*Casteel at Verrado

Best of the Rest

*Sunnyslope at Cienega

*Catalina Foothills at Marana

*Casa Grande at Pueblo

*Walden Grove at Pusch Ridge

*Sahuaro at Sabino

*Snowflake at Florence

*Queen Creek at Chavez

*Pinnacle at Horizon

*Mt. View at Mt. Pointe

*Williams Field at Cactus Shadows

*Millennium at Ironwood Ridge

*Higley at Marana Mt. View

*McClintock at Tempe

Player of the Week

Anthony Drew – DB Alhambra

Drew recorded 3 interceptions and caught a TD in their win against Mesa.

Team of the Week

Boulder Creek – The Jaguars had a huge win over Skyline.

Coach of the Week

Brock Farrel – Highland 

He has his kids believing. Highland is 2-0 and coming off an impressive win over Hamilton.


* Gunner Cruz from Casteel threw for 445 yards and 6 TDs against Apollo.

* Tyler Duncan from Greenway threw for 309 yards and 3 TDs against Estrella and added a 4th TD on the ground.

* Pinnacle’s J.D. Johnson came off the bench and threw for 286 yards and 2 TDs against Mt. Pointe.

* Spencer Brasch from Higley threw 5 TDs against Horizon.

* Will Plummer from Gilbert threw for 377 yards and 4 TDs against Cactus Shadows.

* Chubba Purdy from Perry threw 4 TDs against Mt. View.

Running Backs

* Highland Kohner Cullimore scored 4 TDs against Hamilton

* Salpointe junior Bijan Robinson ran for 301 yards and 4 TDs against Dobson.

* Trevor Browne’s Vince Wagner ran for 270 yards and 6 scores against Carl Hayden.

* Mingus RB Alex Nelson ran for 244 yards and 4 TDs against Sierra Linda.

* Decarlos Brooks from Chandler ran for 212 yards and 3 TDs against Queen Creek.

* Tyreck Cosay from Alchesay ran for 211 yards against Blue Ridge.

* Tyson Grubbs from Desert Vista scored 4 TDs against Carlsbad.

* Lucas Wright from desert Ridge scored 3 TDs against Westview.

* Paxton Earl from Arcadia ran for 216 yards against Deer Valley.


* Ricky Pearsall from Corona del Sol caught 7 passes for 111 yards and 1 TD and returned a kick for another score versus Mesquite.

* Hamilton’s Brendan Rice had 179 yards and 3 TDs versus Highland.

* Cienega’s Terrell Hayward had a recieivng TD, returned a fumble a kick for TDs against Cholla.

* Coleman Owens from Higley caught 3 TDs against Horizon.

* Jake Smith from Notre Dame scored 6 TDs against Sunnyslope.

* Mt. Pointe’s Dominique Davis caught 5 passes for 211 yards and 1 TD against Pinnacle.

Defense/Special Teams/Misc.

* Millennium DT Anthonie Cooper had 5 sacks against Maricopa.