Here’s a look at who stood out during Week 7 of the Arizona high school football season.
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Adrian Fleming, Phoenix Christian, QB, Jr.
Playing his first game at quarterback, he ran 15 times for 236 yards and three TDs and completed 7 of 13 for 185 yards and a score in a win over Eloy Santa Cruz.
Dae Dae Hunter, Chandler, RB, Sr.
Ran for 263 yards and four TDs on just 13 carries in an 84-49 victory over Gilbert Perry.
Cristofer Carrillo, Central, DE, Sr.
He had eight tackles, two sacks, two forced fumbles, returning one 60 yards for a score.
Amier Byrd, South Mountain, QB, So.
Was 6 of 9 passing for 238 yards and five TDs.
Bijan Robinson, Tucson Salpointe Catholic, RB, Sr.
He became the state’s all-time leading rusher among big schools with 5,924 yards in his career, after running for 130 yards and four TDs on nine carries in a rout of Tucson Sahuaro. He added three catches for 62 yards and a score and two kickoffs for 104 yards.
Eli Sanders, Chandler, RB, Jr.
In his season debut, he ran 11 times for 184 yards and three TDs and caught a 6-yard TD pass.
Mikey Keene, Chandler, QB, Jr.
Completed 9 of 11 passes for 200 yards and three TDs.
Chubba Purdy, Perry, QB, Sr.
Completed 24 of 45 passes for 405 yards and two TDs and ran 21 times for 92 yards and three scores in the loss to Chandler.
Kelee Ringo, Scottsdale Saguaro, RB/DB, Sr.
In a rout of Goodyear Desert Edge, he had nine carries for 165 yards and four TDs and intercepted two passes.
Niko Haen, Phoenix Sunnyslope, QB, Sr.
In a 42-7 win over Glendale Raymond Kellis, he completed 26 of 31 for 353 yards and five TDs.
David Haen, Sunnyslope, WR, Sr.
Niko’s twin brother caught 10 catches for 160 yards and three TDs. It was Haen’s second straight game with more than 150 yards and three TDs receiving.
Chris Weaver, Buckeye Odyssey Institute, RB, Sr.
Ran 15 times for 379 yards and five TDs in a 69-7 rout of Surprise Paradise Honors.
Taylor Siren, Gilbert Highland, QB, Jr.
He came in for injured Gage Dayley and went 6 for 9 for 110 yards and two TDs in a 30-0 win over Phoenix Mountain Pointe.
Daniel Wood, Highland, RB/LB, Sr.
He had two sacks, one for a safety, against Mountain Pointe.
Eric Lira, Phoenix Central, WR/DB, Jr.
He had nine catches for 190 yards and scored three TDs with one interception in the Bobcats’ first win of the year, 34-32 against Phoenix Camelback.
Sammy Lopez, Superior, WR/DB, Sr.
In a 46-12 1A, eight-man win over Winkelman Hayden, he had a fumble recovery returned 14 yards, three interceptions, one brought back for a score. He also had two catches for 98 yards and a TD and had a two-point reception.
Brayten Silbor, Scottsdale Chaparral, QB, So.
In a rout of Anthem Boulder Creek, he completed 20 of 29 for 298 yards and two TDs.
Jared Williams, Chaparral, RB, Jr.
He ran 14 times for 86 yards and three TDs and had three catches for 45 yards and a score.
Tommy Christakos, Chaparral, WR, Sr.
Caught six passes for 119 yards and a TD.
Mac Franklin, Phoenix Pinnacle, LB, Sr.
In a win over Sandra Day O’Connor, he had three sacks and two interceptions.
Cade Horton, Pinnacle, WR, Sr.
Caught seven passes for 170 yards and a TD.
Jake Martinelli, Phoenix Horizon, QB, Sr.
He was 7 of 9 for 191 yards and four TDs and ran three times for 62 yards and a score in 1 1/2 quarters in a 74-14 rout of Phoenix North Canyon.
Landon Mumford, Horizon, LB, Jr.
He had seven tackles and a fumble recovery for a TD.
Jay Rudolph, Horizon, TE, Sr.
Caught three passes for 100 yards and a score in 1 1/2 quarters.
Jamar McFarlane, Yuma Catholic, RB, Sr.
The transfer from Yuma Kofa, playing his first game of the season, ran 25 times for 310 yards and four TDs, and caught two passes for 17 yards in a 54-28 win over Chandler Valley Christian.
Matt Winter, Phoenix Brophy Prep, QB, Sr.
Completed 14 of 16 for 228 yards and two TDs with no interceptions in a 27-14 win at Chandler Hamilton.
Steven Dortch, Phoenix Thunderbird, DE, Sr.
After having four sacks against Lake Havasu, he had 10 solo tackles, one assist, nine tackles for losses, five sacks, a blocked punt, and an interception return for a TD in a 42-14 win over Phoenix Moon Valley.
Douglas Woodall, Glendale Copper Canyon, QB, Sr.
He led Copper Canyon to the winning TD drive late in the game, throwing a TD pass that gave Copper Canyon a 16-13 win over Yuma Cibola and its first win of the season.
A.J. Skaggs, Tucson Sabino, QB, Jr.
In a 61-0 rout of Tucson Catalina, he was 13 of 14 for 217 yards and three TDs.
Mason Scott, Winslow, RB/LB, Sr.
In an 8-7 win over Show Low, he ran 22 times for 118 yards and had 10 tackles on defense. He has 1,075 rushing yards on season.
Dario Marchica, Tucson Palo Verde, QB, Sr.
In a 46-43 win over Tucson Amphitheater, he was 21 of 32 for 391 yards and five TDs. He also ran for a score.
Demier Nelson, Palo Verde, WR/DB, Sr.
He had nine catches for 191 yards and three TDs and intercepted a pass.
Keegan Stancato, Glendale Mountain Ridge, QB, Sr.
In a double-overtime win over Peoria Liberty, he threw a TD pass in the first OT and ran for the game winner in the second.
Austin Kolb, Mesa Desert Ridge, QB, Jr.
He passed for more than 200 yards and two TDs in a 22-point fourth quarter to help the Jaguars beat Phoenix Desert Vista 41-24.
K’Rashee Smith, Phoenix South Mountain, RB, Sr.
Ran 15 times for 177 yards and two TDs in a rout of Phoenix Sierra Linda.
Devontae Ingram, South Mountain, WR/DB, Sr.
He caught two passes for 105 yards and two TDs.
Edward Crocker, South Mountain, WR, Jr.
Caught two passes for 86 yards and two TDs.
Kai Millner, Gilbert Higley, QB, Jr.
In a win over Casteel, he passed for three TDs and ran for another.
Zach Kriens, Higley, LB, Sr.
Had 11 tackles, three for losses.
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