Marana senior Trenton Bourguet threw for 231 yards against Nogales last Friday night to move past former Sahuaro standout Reggie Robertson into third place on the Career Passing list for Southern Arizona. At, 7,237 career passing yards, Bourguet is now 317 yards away from former Sunnyside and Salpointe standout Andrew Cota. Former Catalina Foothills and current University of Arizona QB Rhett Rodriguez sits comfortably on top of the list at 8,694 career passing yards.
Bourguet also connected on three touchdown passes against the Apaches to give him 85 in his career. Former Horizon QB Dalton Sneed has the 5A record in Arizona with 87.
Tombstone standout running back Tyler Wilridge finished his senior year with 2,393 rushing yards to fall just 190 yards short of the 2A Single Season Record of 2,583 rushing yards set by former Northwest Christian standout Casey Jahn in 2010.
Wilridge finished the regular season ranked 8th in rushing yards in the nation and tops in Arizona.
Tucson Career Passing Leaders
Rhett Rodriguez, Catalina Foothills 8,694 (2013-16)
Andrew Cota, Sunnyside/Salpointe, 7,554 (2010-13)
Trenton Bourguet, Marana: 7,237 (2015-present)
Reggie Robertson, Sahuaro 7,106 (1996-99)
Brian Chason, Tucson Christian: 6,408 (1982-85)
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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