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Salpointe RB Bijan Robinson named APS Digital Print Player of the Week

Salpointe junior Bijan Robinson. (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

 

Salpointe standout running back Bijan Robinson rushed for 301 yards on 12 carries to help guide the Lancers past Mesa Dobson 56-7. Robinson also ripped off an 80-yard run to finish the game with four touchdowns. Robinson will receive his award this week at practice.

HONOR ROLL

Rushing
Izaiah Davis, Sahuaro, 15-116
Christian Estrella, Douglas, 9-74, 2 TDs
John Ballesteros, Douglas, 10-87, 1 TD
Diego Armijo, Sabino, 17-79, also passed for 160 yards
Gary Love, Tucson, 18-117, TD
Wyatt Jeffries, Empire, 15-112, TD

Passing
Jovoni Borbon, Buena, 15 of 19 for 211 yards with a TD and interception.

Defense
LB Timothy Jones, Buena, game-saving INT
CB Isaiah Baugh, Buena, INT returned for TD
LB Levi Padilla, Salpointe, INT returned for TD
LB Kevin Chavez, Douglas, 11 tackles, 2 for loss
LB David Grajeda, Douglas, 7 tackles, 3 for loss, including sack
CB Manny Mejia, Douglas, INT returned for TD
LB Rey Ozuna, Douglas, 2 sacks
DL Norberto Pacheco, Douglas, 2 sacks
LB Ryan Edsall, Bisbee, 12 tackles, one for loss
LB David Lopez, Tucson, 9 tackles, one a sack
DL Javier Diaz, Tucson, 7 tackles, 2 sacks

APS DIGITAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
1: Trenton Bourguet, Marana
2: Bijan Robinson, Salpointe

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