The best plays and moments from Week 3 of 2018 Arizona high school football.

This is a list of the top Arizona high school football Week 3 performers.

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Top vote-getter

Taren Rose, Phoenix Thunderbird, WR/DB, Sr.

In a 49-35 win over Glendale Deer Valley, Rose ran 11 times for 112 yards and three TDs. But that’s not all. He also caught seven passes for 124 yards and two more TDs. But wait, there’s more: He also returned a kickoff 73 yards and returned an interception 30 yards. Rose and the Chiefs (1-1) visit Glendale (2-0) on Friday night.

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Tawee Walker, Peoria Centennial, RB/S, Sr.

In a 13-7 win over national power Las Vegas Bishop Gorman, he ran for both of his team’s touchdowns in the second half, recovered a fumble, broke up a pass in the end zone and had a safety.

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Mason Skrimager, Goodyear Estrella Foothills, QB, Sr.

In a 50-49 overtime win over San Tan Valley Poston Butte, he ran seven times for 154 yards and three touchdowns, and completed 14 of 24 for 301 yards and four more scores.

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J.D. Johnson, Phoenix Pinnacle, QB, Jr.

He was 18 of 26 passing for 401 yards and four TDs with no interceptions in a 49-35 win over Scottsdale Horizon.

Jett Kinsch, Peoria Liberty, RB, Sr.

In a shootout win over rival Sunrise Mountain, Kinsch ran 20 times for 173 yards and three touchdowns, including the game winner, breaking tackles to get into the end zone.

Jalen Kitna, Phoenix Brophy Prep, QB, So.

In a rout of Tolleson, he completed 15 of 19 passes for 235 yards and five TDs in three quarters of  work. He added a rushing TD and a two-point conversion pass.

Denzel Burke, Brophy Prep, WR/DB, So.

He caught scoring passes of 7 and 61 yards and scored on a 25-yard run against Tolleson.

Vince Wallace, Chandler Seton Catholic, QB, Sr.

In a 39-13 win at Palm Desert (Calif.) Xavier Prep, he was 21 of 31 for 323 yards and  five TDs and carried 10 times for 54 yards.

Anthony Flores, Glendale Cactus, RB, Jr.

He had five touchdowns, four rushing, one receiving in rout of Glendale Ironwood. Carried 16 times for 156 yards.

Rascheed Sterling, Phoenix Barry Goldwater, RB, Sr.

He had 174 yards and four TDs on just nine carries in a 52-0 rout of Phoenix Central.

Nate Perea, Kingman Academy, WR, Sr.

He had 218 yards and four touchdowns receiving in a 34-28 loss to Parker.

Caden Husar, San Tan Foothills, RB, Sr.

Against Gilbert Christian, he had 202 yards in just 10 carries.

Manny Collier, Mesa Westwood, WR, Sr.

In a 29-20 win over Glendale Copper Canyon, he had a kick return for a touchdown, a rushing touchdown and a receiving touchdown.

Gunner Cruz, Queen Creek Casteel, QB, Sr.

Completed 18 of 20 for 413 yards and three TDs in a win over Buckeye Verrado.

Brandt Goodwin, Casteel, WR, Jr.

Had six catches for 188 yards, including a 63-yard TD, against Verrado.

Dylan Borja, Queen Creek, RB, Sr.

In a 30-21 win over Laveen Cesar Chavez, he ran 30 times for 168 yards and a TD and caught four passes for 48 yards and a score.

Jacob Cowing, Maricopa, WR/DB, Sr.

In a 27-20 win over Glendale Apollo, he ran back the opening kickoff 87 yards for a score. He also caught the game-winning TD, a 30-yard catch-and-run in which he split two defenders. Cowing defended a pass in the end zone in the final minutes. He also blocked an extra point.

Braxten Croteau, Liberty, DE, Sr.

He had nine tackles and four sacks in a 49-43 win over Sunrise Mountain.

Anthodius Ashley, Laveen Betty Fairfax, RB, Sr.

In a 62-49 win over Scottsdale Desert Mountain, he ran for 235 yards and six TDs on 33 carries.

Connor Soelle, Scottsdale Saguaro, LB/S/RB, Sr.

He was MVP of the Honor Bowl on Saturday in Del Mar, Calif., in the 28-21 win over one  of the top Southern California teams, La Mesa Helix. He had 13 tackles and 78 yards of offense.

Devontae Ingram, Phoenix South Mountain, WR/DB, Jr.

He had five catches for 179 yards and a TD and intercepted a pass in a 19-18 loss to Paradise Valley.

Spencer Brasch, Gilbert Higley, QB, Sr.

In a 39-14 5A win over Marana Mountain View, the Cal commit was 19 of  36 for 324 yards and five TDs with one interception and ran for 101 yards and a TD.

Stevie Rocker Jr., Oro Valley Canyon del Oro, RB, So.

In a 55-26 win over Apache Junction, he set a school-record with a 99-yard TD run. He finished with 225 yards and three TDs on 16 carries. He also had a 66-yard scoring catch.

Jacob Conover, Chandler, QB, Sr.

In the rout of Mesa, he was 12 of 14 passing for 258 yards and three TDs.

Armand Reichelt, Scottsdale Desert Mountain, WR, Sr.

In a loss to Betty Fairfax, he had 10 receptions for 156 yards and three TDs.

Cole Lundberg, Chandler Basha, RB, Sr.

In a win over Tempe Corona del Sol, he carried 17 times for 201 yards and three TDs.

Brice Gay, Casa Grande Vista Grande, WR/LB, Sr.

In a 28-14 win over Tucson Cholla, had eight catches for 86 yards and a score, and had 12 tackles and a forced fumble.

Jaelon Taylor, Goodyear Millennium, WR, Sr.

He had 10 catches for 170yds and two TDs in a win over Ironwood Ridge.

Chris Weaver, Buckeye Odyssey Institute, RB, Jr.

In a 48-0 win over Chandler Arizona College Prep, he had 236 yards and three TDs rushing.

Tyler Wilridge, Tombstone, RB, Sr.

Ran 17 times for 249 yards and four TDs in a 36-26 win over San Manuel.

Matt Leazier, Gilbert Campo Verde, RB, Sr.

He had 19 carries for 209 yards and two TDs in a 44-7 win over Glendale Raymond S Kellis.

Trenton Bourguet, Marana, QB, Sr.

In a win over Tucson Catalina Foothills, he completed 23 of 30 for 264 yards and two TDs. He also ran for a TD.

Jamie Heyn, Phoenix Arizona Lutheran, RB/LB, Sr.

In a 56-8 rout of Tonopah Valley, he carried 13 times for 107 yards and two TDs, caught two passes for 48 yards and a score, converted four of five PATs, made six tackles (three for losses), returned an interception 30 yards and had a sack.

Cameron Williams, Tucson Sahuaro, RB/SS, Sr.

He had 22 carries for 205 yards with two TDs, including a 59-yarder. He also had six solo tackles and four assisted in a win over Tucson Sabino.

Aaron Greene, Prescott, TE/DE, Jr.

He blocked two punts, recovering both for touchdowns, in the Badgers’ 43-0 win over Phoenix Moon Valley.

Christian Estrella, Douglas, TE/RB, Jr.

He had 19 carries for 208 yards and a receiving TD in a 42-26 win over Tucson Empire.

Daxton Strader, Scottsdale Prep, Athlete, Jr.

He had three total TDs, including a 100-yard kick return. He caught two TD passes and  intercepted a pass in win against ASU Prep.

Mario Padilla, Tucson Salpointe, RB/DB, Sr.

In a 28-21 4A win over Goodyear Desert Edge, he ran for 81 yards and three TDs, caught three passes for 21 yards and intercepted two passes.

Tommy Christakos, Scottsdale Chaparral, WR/K, Jr.

In a win over Avondale La Joya, he kicked a school-record long 53-yard field goal and caught five passes for 127 yards and two TDs.

Jack Miller, Chaparral, QB, Jr.

He was 12 of 18 for 264 yards and five TDs with one interception.

Darvon Hubbard, Chaparral, RB, Jr.

Ran for 157 yards and a score on 10 carries.

Chris Aguilar, Phoenix Christian, LB, Sr.

In a 56-7 win over American Leadership-Ironwood, he returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the first quarter. He also had eight tackles playing only one half.

Jalen Young, Gilbert Perry, RB, Sr.

In a win over Mesa Red Mountain, he ran 17 times for 160 yards and two TDs.

Gunner Maldonado, Chandler, WR/DB, Jr.

He caught four passes for 116 yards and two TDs in a 62-0 win over Mesa.

Anthonie Cooper, Goodyear Millennium, DE, Sr.

Had nine tackles, a sack and a blocked field goal in a 30-27 win over Oro Valley Ironwood Ridge.



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