Marana senior Trenton Bourguet became the fifth QB in Southern Arizona history to pass for more than 6,000 career yards Friday night and he is now 245 yards away from former Tucson Christian standout Brian Chason.
Chason is now a retired sheriff deputy in Texas and he held the career total for 14 years. His total is also the current state record for 1A. Former Catalina Foothills standout Rhett Rodriguez finished his career with a Southern Arizona best 8,694 yards.
Former Tempe standout Emanuel Gant has the state record of 10,489 yards and former Scottsdale Horizon standout Dalton Sneed has the 5A record of 8,377 yards.
Tucson Career Passing Leaders
Rhett Rodriguez, Catalina Foothills 8,694 (2013-16)
Andrew Cota, Sunnyside/Salpointe, 7,554 (2010-13)
Reggie Robertson, Sahuaro 7,106 (1996-99)
Brian Chason, Tucson Christian: 6,408 (1982-85)
Trenton Bourguet, Marana: 6,163 (2015-present)
Adriell Alvarado, Cienega: 5,910 (2012-15)
Adam Rodriguez, Desert View: 5,774 (1985-89)
Justice Summerset, Mountain View: 5,264 (2013-15)
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