Chaparral WR Max Minor voted WaFd Bank Arizona High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Chaparral wide receiver Max Minor for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Arizona High School Athlete of the Week!

Minor went for 173 yards and three touchdowns receiving in a 52-10 win over Pinnacle.

Minor received 48.91% of the vote, beating out Thatcher RB Mark Wren, who finished with 46.97%. Mountain Pointe TE Kevin Sawitzke finished third with 2.86% and Chaparral QB Brayten Silbor was fourth with 0.49%.

We are currently accepting WaFd Bank Athlete of the Week nominations for the week of Nov. 23-29. If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email regan@scorebooklive.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveaz.

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

WEEK 1 WINNER: JACOB CISNEROS, BOULDER CREEK

WEEK 2 WINNER: RJ KEETON, CASA GRANDE

WEEK 3 WINNER: JAYDEN RITTENBACH, PUSCH RIDGE CHRISTIAN

WEEK 4 WINNER: JARED WILLIAMS, CHAPARRAL

WEEK 5 WINNER: ANYALE VELAZQUEZ, CORONA DEL SOL

WEEK 6 WINNER: WYATT OGLE, SANTA CRUZ VALLEY

WEEK 7 WINNER: DEVIN BROWN, QUEEN CREEK

And here are the other athletes who were nominated for Nov. 16-22:

Mikey Keene, Chandler QB: Keene threw for 237 yards and three touchdowns, two going to Kyion Grayes, in a 34-14 win over rival Hamilton.

Hank Pepper, Chandler LB: Pepper had 10 tackles — two for loss — to lead the Wolves defense in the win over rival Hamilton. 

Isaac Yates, Shadow Ridge WR/DB: Yates took over for Shadow Ridge in a 21-16 nail-biter over Valley Vista, finishing with three receiving touchdowns and an interception. 

Devon Black, Yuma Catholic WR/RB: Black went for three total touchdowns and registered substantial yardage both through the air and on the ground in a 49-0 rout of Bourgade Catholic.

Richard Stallworth, Yuma Catholic QB: Stallworth threw for three touchdowns and ran for another.

Jordan Middleton, Hamilton OH: Middleton had 20 kills and hit a phenomenal .429 against Perry in the 6A volleyball championship match to help the Huskies win their first state title.

Mario Martinez, Yuma Catholic DB: Martinez led the Shamrocks defense with three interceptions in the shutout. 

Kevin Sawitzke, Mountain Pointe TE: Sawitzke caught three touchdowns in a 35-7 win over Desert Vista.

Kavaughn Clark, Centennial RB: Clark ran for three touchdowns and 223 yards in a 34-24 comeback win over rival Liberty.

Mark Wren, Thatcher RB: Wren carried the ball 25 times for 253 yards with 3 TDs and a 2 point conversion in a 27-22 playoff win over Arizona College Prep.

Eryn Jones, Millennium OH: Jones had 16 kills and two aces in the 5A volleyball final to help the Tigers sweep Cactus Shadows.

Easton Webster, American Leadership Academy – Gilbert North RB: Webster ran for two touchdowns and caught a third in a 35-8 victory over Safford. 

Howard Russell, Phoenix Christian RB: Russell had a receiving touchdown in the first quarter followed by six rushing touchdowns in a 56-27 victory over River Valley.

Trey Reynolds, Queen Creek RB/LB: Reynolds helped lead Queen Creek to a fourth-quarter comeback and a 27-17 victory over Desert Ridge with three rushing touchdowns and strong play on defense. 

Jeryll McIntosh, Desert Edge RB: McIntosh rushed for three touchdowns in the first half of a 48-18 win over Verrado.

Adryan Lara, Desert Edge QB: Lara had four touchdown passes, two to Andrew Patterson. 

Kaden Cloud, Williams Field RB: Cloud ran for 165 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries in a 41-0 blowout of Goldwater.

Jacob Cisneros, Boulder Creek RB: Cisneros ran for 169 yards and three touchdowns in a 35-3 win over Sunnyslope. He also led the Jaguars in receiving yards with 50. 

Brandy Kishbaugh, Salpointe Catholic S: The senior setter had 44 assists in the 4A volleyball final as the Lancers outlasted Notre Dame Prep in five sets.

Quade Swearingen, Corona del Sol QB: Thanks in large part to two rushing touchdowns and one passing by Swearingen in a 28-7 defensive battle with Mountain View (Mesa), Corona del Sol achieved its first undefeated regular season. 

Jake Schmitt, Corona del Sol LB/TE: Schmitt led Corona del Sol’s elite defensive effort with eight tackles, three tackles for loss and two sacks. He also had two catches for 36 yards. 

Derek Sanchez, Sabino WR: Sanchez had three touchdown catches in a 61-7 crushing of Empire. 

Max Davis, Highland RB: Davis erupted for 247 yards and four touchdowns on the ground in a 33-22 win against Higley. 

Colby Littleton, Queen Creek LB: Queen Creek received major contributions from numerous defensive players in a 27-17 win over Desert Ridge. Littleton recorded 14 tackles (one for loss) and an interception that he returned 26 yards. 

Trey Reynolds, Queen Creek LB: Reynolds led the Bulldogs with 15 tackles and intercepted a pass that he returned 51 yards. 

Aidan Wizner, Queen Creek DE: Wizner had 11 tackles (one for loss), a sack, a quarterback hurry and a fumble recovery.  

Dane Christensen, Casteel QB: Christensen passed for all three of Casteel’s touchdowns in a 20-19 defensive duel over Red Mountain. He threw for 170 yards on an eye-opening 78.1% completion (25 of 32) and ran for 35 yards. 

Brayten Silbor, Chaparral QB: Silbor guided Chaparral to a 52-10 rout of Pinnacle with 401 yards and five touchdowns passing. 

McKenzie Wise, Northwest Christian OH: The Crusaders swept Valley Christian in the 3A volleyball championship match thanks in large part to Wise’s 16 kills.

Brandon Craddock, O’Connor LB: Craddock led the Eagles with 14 tackles and four tackles for loss in a 31-3 victory over Mountain Ridge.

Andrell Barney, Basha WR: Barney caught three touchdowns and went over 100 yards receiving in a 28-21 win against Perry.

Caleb Jones, Basha RB: Jones ran for 164 yards and a touchdown on 14 attempts.

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