Jason Jewell’s Friday Night Phenoms: Week Eight

Friday Night Phenoms: Week 8

Player of the Week

* Ricky Pearsall – WR Corona del Sol

Pearsall broke the state record for yardage in a game with 342 yards against Gilbert. He caught 14 passes, five for scores.

Coach of the Week

* Jeremy Hathcock – Desert Ridge

The Jaguars upset #1 ranked Mt. Pointe in a tight game last Thursday.

Team of the Week

* Mingus

The Marauders beat a one-loss Flagstaff team handily.


* Pinnacle junior Spencer Rattler threw for 540 yards and six TDs against O’Connor.

* Corona’s Ryan Helt threw for 510 yards against Gilbert.

* Crazy stats for Bagdad’s Israel Loveall. He had 12 carries for 301 yards and six TDs. He also passed for 396 yards and five TDs against Mayer.

* Higley’s Spencer Brasch had three TD passes and 126 yards and another score on the ground against Cactus.

* Kedon Slovis from Desert Mountain threw for 367 yards and three TDs against Horizon.

* Horizon’s Isaac Enriquez scored three times versus Desert Mountain.

* Verrado’s Titan Widjaja threw four TDs versus Goldwater.

* Thunderbird’s Andy Wittenwyler threw for 313 yards and three TDs while also rushing for a fourth score against Shadow Mountain.

* Perry’s Brock Purdy threw for 341 yards and four TDs versus Brophy.

* Hamilton’s Tyler Shough threw for 279 yards and five TDs against Basha.

Running Backs

* Carl Hayden RB Fernando Becerra set schools records with 45 carries for 275 yards against Glendale.

* CDO’s Elijah Carey had 206 yards and five TDs against Walden Grove.

* Rocky Perez from Desert Edge ran for 274 yards and four TDs against Lake Havasu.

* Ryan McBrayer from Sabino scored three times versus Sahuarita.

* Draycen Hall from Higley ran for 287 yards and four TDs against Cactus.

* Nick Brahler from Ironwood Ridge had 203 yards versus Tucson.

* Junior Dez Melton from Deer Valley ran for 240 yards and five TDs against Shadow Ridge.


*Boulder Creek junior Hendrix Johnson caught four TD passes, threw two and had a 2 point conversion against Mt. Ridge.

* Xavier Hawkins from Flowing Wells had a pick-six, returned a punt for a score and had a receiving TD against Desert View.

* Scott Finnerty from Bagdad caught eight passes for 218 yards and two TDs against Mayer.

* Perry’s Colby Dickie had 222 yards and two TDs versus Brophy.

Special Teams/Defense/Misc.

*LB Cade Matthews from Higley had 17 tackles and six TFLs against Cactus.

* Horizon kicker Cole Johnson hit two FGs, long of 47, and five PATS against Desert Mountain.