Top stars, best performances in Arizona high school football (Oct. 21-23)

This is a weekly piece Brittany Bowyer will be doing for SBLive Arizona every weekend. All information not coming directly from an SBLive reporter, the team or the athlete has been credited to the proper news source who provided the stat.

Here are some of this week’s top stars. If you know of a player we should add to this list or include in a future week, email brittanyabowyer@gmail.com. Follow her on Twitter at @bbowyer07. We will continue to update this post as we receive more stats.

Navi Bruzon, Sophomore, Liberty

Putting up two passing touchdowns, he also had two of his own he took in on the ground for Liberty, including the game-winner. He helped Liberty pull ahead toward the end of the game, taking the 41-37 win over Chaparral. 

Caden Dawes, Junior, Canyon del Oro

After the Dorados started the season 0-3, they’ve come roaring back to win the next five, largely because of Dawes. In the game Friday against Puebo, he completed 8 of his 12 pass attempts for more than 300 yards and four touchdowns in the 47-0 victory. 

Cooper French, Junior, Coconino

French had a historic night for the entire city of Flagstaff, where he exploded for just the fifth-ever performance of more than 300 rushing yards in a game in the city’s history of HS football and powering the Panthers to a 28-14 win over Mingus. 

Jack Germaine, Sophomore, Mountain View – Mesa

The sophomore QB completed 11 of his 12 passes for 255 yards and five touchdowns to help the Toros defeat the Mountain Pointe Pride, 51-14.

Jaxson Green, Junior, Salpointe Catholic

In the game against Mica Mountain on Thursday, Green had both a pick-six and a fumble recovered for a touchdown to help Salpointe Catholic take home a 56-5 victory. 

Javen Jacobs, Senior, Saguaro

He had three touchdowns on the night, including one of more than 80 yards, helping propel Saguaro to a statement victory over Horizon, 48-23.

Octavious Joe, Senior, Poston Butte

Reaching the end zone multiple times on the night, Joe was one of the leading scorers to help Poston Butte stun Tempe, 69-0.

Cameron Mack, Senior, Peoria

His two-point conversion helped lift the Peoria Panthers to a 29-28 victory over the Northwest Christian Crusaders on Friday night. 

Tevon Mellor, Junior, Cibola

In Friday night’s 48-24 rout of Copper Canyon, Mellor had five touchdowns to help the Raiders to victory. 

Erick Santiago, Junior, Verrado

Stepping up to make huge plays under pressure, Santiago helped lift Verrado to a 19-14 victory over Millennium and put Verrado at 6-1 on the season. 

Richard Stallworth, Junior, Yuma Catholic

Throwing for seven touchdowns on the night, Stallworth had yet another outstanding performance to help the Shamrocks defeat Kingman, 62-0. 

Demond Williams, Sophomore, Basha

Williams completed 16 of his 23 pass attempts for around 210 yards to help the Bears defeat the Highland Hawks, 24-13.

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