Here are The Arizona Republic’s Top 10 Arizona High School Football Players from Week 2 with the best of the rest. These are 3A to 1A players. Teams 6A, 5A and 4A get underway this week. Coaches nominate the best.
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Best results of week 2
1. Austin Sampson, Tempe Prep, WR/DB, So.
In an 18-0 win over Mohave Accelerated, he caught three passes for 75 yards and two TDs, intercepted three passes and returned a 50-yard punt to score.
2. Rylan Bass, Phoenix Arizona Lutheran, RB, Jr.
In a 30-28 win over American Leadership Ironwood, he rushed 23 times for 202 yards and four TDs and scored on a two-point conversion with 3:32 remaining to give his team a nine-point lead.
3. Drew Logan, Williams, RB, Sr.
In a 64-6 victory over Desert Heights, he had six carries for 252 yards and five touchdowns in his first game back from injury.
4. Kayton Smid, Wickenburg, OLB/RB, Jr.
In a 20-13 victory over Chino Valley, he rushed 20 times for 153 yards and caught three passes for 112 yards, including an 80-yard touchdown. Defensively, he had a 75-yard interception return to score.
5. Michael Casillas, Morenci, RB, Sr.
He rushed 16 times for 128 yards and three touchdowns in a 44-0 victory over Tucson Tanque Verde.
6. Jett Howard, Thatcher, K, So.
In his first college game, his first time on the field, he kicked a 20-yard field goal as time expired to give his team a 31-30 victory over Eastmark.
7. Carlo Hernandez, NFL STILL, DE, Mr.
In the first half of a 50-8 rout of San Carlos, in a game that ended at halftime on lightning, he had nine tackles, five for turnovers, an provoked fumble, a fumble recovery and returned it 28 yards for a touchdown. .
8. Gabriel Laborin, Phoenix Bourgade Catholic, FS, Sr.
In a 14-7 win over Parker, he had 11 tackles, three breakups and two interceptions, including one in the end zone in the second half to preserve the win.
9. Jovonte Wall, Coolidge, RB/FS, Jr.
In a 61-16 win over Tempe, he rushed 12 times for 227 yards and four touchdowns.
10. Kyrese Banks, Maricopa Sequoia Road, LB/DE, Jr.
In a 55-7 win over Trivium Prep, he had three sacks, two forced fumbles and returned a fumble for a touchdown.
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the best of the rest
Tristen Sanchez, Morenci, DL, Jr.
He had five solo tackles, two for losses, two sacks and three quarterback rushes against Tanque Verde. He also caught a TD pass and scored on a 2-point conversion.
Brian Corbit, NFL STILL, QB, Mr.
He was 3-of-4 for 42 yards and rushed four times for 68 yards and two touchdowns. He also returned a 68-yard TD punt.
Kevin Mcintosh, Sequoia Pathway, RB, Mr.
He rushed for 90 yards and three TDs.
Josh Jackson, Florence, RB, Jr.
In a 73-0 victory over Palo Verde, he rushed seven times for 101 yards and two touchdowns.
Aiden Wander, Arete Prep, RB/LB, Mr.
In a 12-6 victory over Glendale Prep, he rushed 11 times for 123 yards, including the game-winning 70-yarder. He also had 4.5 sacks.
Harrison Kremer, Arete Prep, DB, p.
He had two interceptions.
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