Cienega standout Terrell Hayward was one of six players throughout the state to earn and Ed Doherty Weekly Medallion for performances from last Friday night. Hayward was on the Ed Doherty Preseason Watch List and he has earned a spot at the Ed Doherty luncheon to be held in December.
Each week, the Grand Canyon State Gridiron Club ( GCSGC) evaluates Arizona high school football players at every level by having selection committee members attend planned game-day visits. Details regarding how they earned the medallions are as follows:
Terrell Hayward, Vail Cienega, WR/DB, SR
He had five catches for 148 yards and scores of 74 and 40 yards, carried four times for 32 yards, had an 81-yard kickoff return for a score and an interception in a 44-28 region win over Marana.
Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017 and he has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on AZPreps365.com. Andy is the Southern Arizona voting member of the Ed Doherty Award, recognizing the top football player in Arizona, and he was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com