Chaparral RB Jared Williams voted WaFd Bank Arizona High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Chaparral running back Jared Williams for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Arizona High School Athlete of the Week!

Chaparral put away Brophy Prep in the first half, thanks largely to Williams’ two first-half rushing touchdowns. Williams ran for 99 yards in the first 9 minutes, 6 seconds, of the Firebirds’ 35-0 victory

Williams received 41.54% of the vote, beating out Yuma Catholic QB Richard Stallworth, who finished with 30.24%. Apollo DL Elias Guerrero III finished third with 8.01% and Arizona College Prep RB Richie Williams was fourth with 7.93%.

We are currently accepting WaFd Bank Athlete of the Week nominations for the week of Oct. 26-Nov. 1. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveaz.

Here are the previous WaFd Bank Arizona Athlete of the Week winners:




And here are the other athletes who were nominated for Oct. 19-25:

Richard Stallworth, Yuma Catholic QB: The top stat line of the night goes to Stallworth, who led the Shamrocks to a 54-21 victory over Dysart with more than 550 total yards and seven touchdowns.

Devon Black, Yuma Catholic RB/WR: Black helped Yuma Catholic put the finishing touchdowns on its victory, totaling three touchdowns.

Rashon Adams, Centennial WR/DB: Adams propelled Centennial to a 31-21 comeback win over Pinnacle with three touchdown catches and an interception.

Jack Ricedorff, American Leadership Academy – Gilbert North QB: Ricedorff led ALA-GN to a 28-14 victory over Thatcher with 357 passing yards and two touchdowns. 

Eli Sanders, Chandler: Sanders ran for 142 yards and two touchdowns in a 63-7 win over Higley.

Elias Guerrero III, Apollo DL: Guerrero had 3 tackles for loss, 2 fumble recoveries, and 5 QB-hurries in a 31-6 victory over Maricopa. 

Ryan Meza, Queen Creek DB: Meza had 5 receptions, 84 yards, 1 TD and 5 tackles in Queen Creek’s 59-28 win over Marcos De Niza. 

PJ London, Blue Ridge QB/FS: London dominated the first half in a 42-37 victory over Arizona College Prep. He racked up two passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns on offense plus an interception on defense before halftime.

Max Davis, Highland RB: Davis had 5 TDs in the Hawks’ 42-9 victory against Perry. 

Richie Williams, Arizona College Prep RB: Williams led what was almost a successful comeback effort for Arizona College Prep with three rushing touchdowns.

Myles Taylor, Williams Field WR/FS: Taylor led a balanced attack for the Black Hawks in a 31-28 victory over Casteel. His performance at receiver included two touchdown catches, and he had a strong night defending in the secondary. 

Cole Martin, Hamilton DB: Martin was the star for victorious Hamilton in a 13-7 defensive duel against Saguaro. In addition to excelling in the secondary, he had two punt returns – one for 75 yards – that led to scores for the Huskies.

Dylan Dreis, Salpointe Catholic QB: Coming in for an injured Treyson Bourget with a 14-0 lead, Dreis helped lead the Lancers to a 37-6 victory over Buena. He finished with 156 passing yards in less than three quarters and completed 13 of 21 passes. 

Julian Robles, Salpointe Catholic DB: Robles led the charge for Salpointe Catholic’s defense, finishing with an interception-return touchdown and the recovery of a fumble he forced.

Drew Boxwell, Horizon QB: More than half of Horizon’s squad was missing because of COVID-19 quarantining, but the Huskies were able to blow out Gilbert. Boxwell threw for 107 yards and a touchdown, and he ran for 169 yards and two scores. 

Omar Muse, Horizon RB: Muse also did major damage on the ground, running for 164 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries. 

CJ Wiggins, Gila Ridge QB: Wiggins threw for five scores and 291 yards in a 41-6 victory over Cibola.

Logan Hubler, American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek QB: Hubler threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more in less than a full night of action in a 59-28 victory over Marcos de Niza. 

Caden Calloway, Campo Verde RB: Calloway ran for 236 yards – 175 in the second half – in a 27-12 comeback win over Notre Dame Prep.

Adryan Lara, Desert Edge QB: Lara threw for three touchdowns in guiding the Scorpions to a 41-7 victory over Ironwood. 

Donavin Fontaine, Sandra Day O’Connor RB:Fontaine led a balanced effort in a 37-21 victory over Shadow Ridge with at least 149 rushing yards.

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