Boulder Creek lost a heartbreaker in its season opener, but Cisneros had arguably the top stat line of anyone in Week 1 – 135 receiving yards, 108 rushing yards, and 475 all-purpose yards.
Cisneros received 32.97% of the vote, beating out Scottsdale Christian Academy QB Ben Tobin, who finished with 27.93%. Mountain Ridge QB Brendan Anderson finished third with 25.54% and Pusch Ridge Christian Academy RB Evan Lovett was fourth with 6.08%.
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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Sep. 28 – Oct. 4:
Kyion Grayes, Chandler WR: Grayes led Chandler to a resounding 44-10 victory over Liberty with four receiving touchdowns.
Mikey Keene, Chandler QB: The UCF commit tossed all four of Grayes’ touchdowns.
Tyler Schweigert, Notre Dame Prep QB: Schweigert led Notre Dame Prep to a 28-10 victory over Brophy Prep with four passing touchdowns.
Gavin Smith, Notre Dame Prep WR/DB: Smith got it done on both sides for the Saints, reeling in two receiving touchdowns and two interceptions.
Steven Hoffman, Sunrise Mountain CB: Hoffman led the charge defensively in a 48-7 victory over Cactus. He went for two interceptions, one of which he returned 85 yards for a score.
Travis Ward, Sunrise Mountain QB: One of numerous Mustangs to star on offense, Ward finished with three passing touchdowns and a rushing touchdown in less than a full night of work.
Brendan Anderson, Mountain Ridge QB: In the sophomore’s first look as Mountain Ridge’s starting QB, Anderson went for five passing touchdowns, a rushing touchdown and more than 300 passing yards.
Austin Priest, Yuma Catholic WR: Priest came up clutch with three receiving touchdowns in a 28-20 victory against Phoenix Christian.
Dane Christensen, Casteel QB: In the Colts’ first game in 6A, Christensen led Casteel to a thrilling 36-35 comeback victory over Boulder Creek with four passing touchdowns. Casteel scored 21 unanswered points to finish the game.
Isaiah Newcombe, Casteel WR: The UCLA commit was Christensen’s primary target, finishing with three receiving touchdowns.
Hunter Ogle, Santa Cruz Valley RB: Ogle rushed for three touchdowns in less than a full game in a 61-0 annihilation of San Tan Charter. He went for nearly 150 rushing yards in the first half.
Ben Roberts, McClintock WR/FS: Roberts propelled McClintock to a 36-6 win over Tempe on both sides. He finished with two receiving touchdowns and a rushing touchdown on offense, and 11 tackles on defense.
Gavin Lloyd, Poston Butte QB: Lloyd led the Broncos to 35 first-quarter points and a lopsided blowout victory of Thunderbird. He had two passing touchdowns and a rushing touchdown before 1.5 quarters had passed.
Rocco Bruney, Glendale QB: Rocco ran the ball 16 times for 142 yards and three TDS and went 9-14 through the air for 172 yards and two TDS to lead his team to a 48-26 victory over Lake Havasu.
Anthony Ament, Pinnacle WR: In a game many expected to be close and competitive, Ament helped Pinnacle rout a formidable Horizon squad with three receiving touchdowns. Dorian Singer added two more receiving TDs for the Pioneers.
Devon Dampier, Pinnacle QB: The guy under center for all those touchdowns? Sophomore Devon Dampier, who finished with five passing TDs and two rushing TDs in well under a full night of work.
Adryan Lara, Desert Edge QB: Lara threw for five touchdowns in the first half alone in a 56-0 blowout of Canyon View.
Wyatt Zellner, Gilbert LB: One of two Tigers with 15 tackles, Zellner also went for three tackles for loss and a sack. Gilbert defeated Millennium in a 24-7 defensive battle.
Daniel Fulton, Gilbert LB: Fulton also registered 15 tackles, two of which were for loss, plus two sacks.
Austin Grimm, Buena QB: Grimm got Buena off to the start it needed with three first-half touchdown passes in his first start. Buena held on to beat Combs 33-20.
Mark Chavez, Arizona College Prep QB:Chavez had four touchdown passes and 324 passing yards (zero interceptions) in a 40-21 victory over San Tan Foothills.
Bryan Dyson, Arizona College Prep WR: Dyson caught three of Chavez’ touchdown passes and finished with 181 receiving yards.
Evan Lovett, Pusch Ridge Christian Academy RB: Lovett went for three touchdowns and nearly 150 rushing yards in a 41-6 rout of Eastmark.
Jacob Gunter, Coolidge QB: Gunter led Coolidge to a 47-43 comeback victory against Florence with four passing touchdowns and a rushing touchdown. He finished with 317 passing yards and completed 18 of 25 passes.
Tad Lynch, Coolidge WR: Lynch erupted for 191 receiving yards and two of Gunter’s touchdown throws on nine receptions.
Christian Johnson, Greenway RB: In a lopsided beatdown against Moon Valley, Johnson erupted for 323 yards and four touchdowns on the ground.
Djevon Miles, Deer Valley DB/LB: Miles went for 16 tackles and two TFLs in an exciting 27-24 victory over Goldwater. Jermaine Moore and Jaden Stewart also had huge defensive contributions in Deer Valley’s win.
Ashton Hill, Deer Valley RB/LB: Hill was everywhere in the Skyhawks’ victory. He rushed for 80 yards and two touchdowns, had three receptions for 17 yards, recorded seven tackles, forced a fumble, and had two fumble recoveries.
Elijah Greenwood, Goldwater RB: While the Bulldogs came up just short, Greenwood feasted, running for 284 yards and three TDs.
Ty Thompson, Mequite QB: Thompson threw for five touchdowns in very efficient fashion in a 46-21 victory over Apache Junction.
Ben Tobin, Scottsdale Christian Academy QB: Tobin had three touchdowns through the air and three on the ground in a 49-14 rout of Trivium Prep.
Marquise Byrd, Benjamin Franklin RB: Byrd ran for three TDs in a 33-6 triumph over Seton Catholic.