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Here’s a look at some of the top performances in Week 3 (Oct. 16) of Arizona high school football. 

We will be updating this post throughout the weekend as we receive more statistics. If you know of a top star we should include, please let us know in the comments or tag us on Twitter (@SBLiveAZ). 


Richard Stallworth, Yuma Catholic QB

The Shamrocks' passing game was dominant in a 49-12 victory over Wickenburg. Stallworth led the charge with massive totals of 481 yards and seven touchdowns.

Austin Rush, Yuma Catholic WR

Stallworth's top beneficiary was Rush, who turned four catches into three touchdowns and 130 yards.

John Beltran, Cibola RB

Beltran was one of a few Raiders to go off in a 51-18 victory over Kofa. In the first half, he went for 97 yards and two touchdowns on the ground and 70 yards and a touchdown receiving.

Isaac Rios, Cibola RB

Rios picked up where Beltran left off — he added two rushing touchdowns and a receiving touchdown in the second half.

Matthew Gonzalez, Cibola FS

Gonzalez led Cibola's defense with two interceptions.

L.T. Morey, Morenci RB

Morey was unstoppable in a 39-14 victory over Bisbee, rushing for four touchdowns and a two-point conversion.

JJ Newcombe, Casteel DB

The freshman cornerback had two timely interceptions and three passes defensed to get Casteel over Queen Creek in a 12-7 defensive battle.

Jadon Hanzal, Valley Christian QB

Hanzal threw for a whopping seven touchdowns in a 61-7 blowout of Winslow.

Andrew Hanzal, Valley Christian WR

Hanzal led the Trojans in receiving touchdowns with four. Austyn Gerard had the other three.

Carlos Griffin, Saguaro DB

Saguaro did essentially all of its damage in the first half of a 70-14 trouncing of Maricopa. Griffin helped the Sabercats control the game early with two interception-return touchdowns in less than a quarter and a half of play. He added a third interception later.

Caleb Jones, Basha RB/LB

Jones starred on both sides of the ball in a 38-24 victory over Desert Vista, finishing with three rushing touchdowns and an interception-return touchdown.

Kai Millner, Higley QB

Millner led the Knights to a 42-21 victory over Desert Ridge with five passing touchdowns and a receiving touchdown on a trick play.

Truitt Robinson, Higley WR

Robinson was another key part of Higley's aerial success, finishing with two receiving touchdowns and the touchdown pass to Millner. The Knights also received major contributions at receiver from Branson Heywood and Carter Hancock.

Jayden Rittenbach, Pusch Ridge Christian WR

Rittenbach led the Lions to a 58-36 victory over Thatcher with four touchdowns and 210 yards receiving in three quarters.

Ty Thompson, Mesquite QB

The dynamic duo of Thompson and Eric Lira led Mesquite to 60 points in an 18-point victory over American Leadership Academy. Thompson had five touchdown passes and ran for two scores, going for hundreds upon hundreds of total yardage, including nearly 300 in the second quarter alone.

Eric Lira, Mesquite WR/FS

Lira caught four of Thompson's five touchdown passes and scored on an interception return.

Angel Flores, Casa Grande QB

Flores was one of numerous Cougars to shine in a 56-point thrashing of Vista Grande. He went for three passing touchdowns and two rushing scores.

Kevin White, Casa Grande WR/DB

White caught a touchdown pass on offense and recorded back-to-back interceptions on defense.

Zion Burns, Poston Butte RB

Burns ran for three touchdowns in a 46-15 win against Benjamin Franklin.

Tommy Arnold, Sunrise Mountain RB/LB

In arguably the game of the week, Arnold rushed for two touchdowns and recovered a fumble on defense to clinch a 37-33 victory over Liberty.

Richard Wight, Mountain Ridge DB

Wight anchored the Lions' defense with three interceptions in a 28-10 statement win over Notre Dame Prep.

Jacob Cisneros, Boulder Creek RB

The Jaguars held on to win a 28-27 thriller over Brophy Prep behind the elite duo of running back Jacob Cisneros and quarterback Bear Milicek. Cisneros ran for two touchdowns and caught another from Milicek, who also had a rushing touchdown.

Max Davis, Highland RB

Davis produced perhaps the best stat line of the night in a resounding 47-13 win over Sandra Day O'Connor. He ran for 311 yards and five touchdowns on 22 attempts, good for more than 14 yards per carry. Davis received plenty of help from his offensive line, consisting of Bronson Barney, Cooper Stevens, Makua Pule, Noah Boone and Caleb Lomu.