A collection of the best individual performances from Week 9:
Kyle Allen, Desert Mountain: The junior QB threw for 339 yards and three touchdowns in a loss to Pinnacle.
Thomas Bush and Mythias Young, Higley: The duo combined for 325 yards and four touchdowns on 40 carries in the Knights’ win at Casa Grande.
Chaparral defense: The Firebirds returned two interceptions for touchdowns (three INT overall) and allowed three first downs in a blowout win over Horizon.
Garette Craig, Mountain Pointe: The do-everything athlete had 247 total yards of offense (161 of those rushing) and three touchdowns in a win over Mountain View.
Nick Duckworth, Notre Dame: The senior quarterback threw four touchdown passes in a win over McClintock. Duckworth hit Luke Taffuri and Jordan Schlueter for two touchdowns apiece.
Kabian Evans, Chandler: The backup running back who’s starting because of injuries, ran for 197 yards and two touchdowns in the Wolves’ win over Gilbert.
Ryan Finley, Paradise Valley: The senior quarterback threw for 355 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score in the Trojans’ win over Cactus Shadows.
Kaleb Germinaro, Desert Vista: The senior ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns on six carries in Desert Vista’s shutout of Dobson.
Matt Guida, Queen Creek: The junior running back had 244 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries to keep Queen Creek undefeated with a win over Campo Verde.
Matt Haggerty, Seton Catholic: The senior receiver/defensive back had three interceptions on defense, ran for a 28-yard TD and caught seven passes for 78 yards and a TD in the win over Tempe.
Robert Herrera, Poston Butte: He threw for 309 yards and two touchdowns in an overtime loss to Williams Field, with 134 of those yards going to Cameron Owens.
Josh Hoekstra, Pinnacle: The junior running back tore through Desert Mountain’s defense for 243 yards and a score in the Pioneers’ win over Desert Mountain.
Jordan Johnson, Williams Field: The senior wideout caught five of Jeddediah Fagg’s passes in the final drive of regulation which led to an overtime victory. Johnson had 13 catches for 165 yards on the night.
Christian Kirk, Saguaro: The sophomore had four catches for 135 yards and two touchdowns and added an 89-yard punt return for a TD in a win over Arcadia.
Noah Miller, Highland: His 26-yard field goal in the final seconds gave the Hawks a win over Mesa and kept Highland in the Div. I playoff picture.
Luke O’Neill, Scottsdale Christian: The senior quarterback did a little bit of everything in the Eagles win against rival-Valley Christian. He threw for 158 yards and three touchdowns, and ran for 98 yards and two more scores.
Luke Parrish, Hamilton: The senior linebacker’s interception late in the fourth quarter set up Hamilton’s game-winning TD drive against Basha.
Red Mountain’s defense: The Lions stopped Skyline four times on 1st-and-goal at the 1, and Diego Hernandez had a 27-yard fumble return for a TD in the victory.
Luke Rubenzer, Saguaro: The junior quarterback threw for 239 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 140 yards with another score in a win over Arcadia.
Michael Sanders, Pinnacle: The senior QB led a 91-yard drive with the game-winning TD pass with 14 seconds left to beat Desert Mountain. Sanders finished with 261 yards and two TDs.
Brad Schencker, Chaparral: The senior QB threw for 311 yards and six touchdowns, with 173 of those yards going to Jake Roh in a win over Horizon.
Bailey Thompson, Paradise Valley: He led the Trojans’ balanced offense with 163 yards on 21 carries in a win over Cactus Shadows.