Marana senior Trenton Bourguet threw for 377 yards in a 49-28 loss to Cienega on Friday night. His total put him past former Sunnyside/Salpointe standout Andrew Cota into the second spot on the Career Passing Leaders from Southern Arizona.
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 four touchdown passes against the Bobcats to give him 89 in his career. In doing so, Bourguet set a new 5A state career TD record, passing former Horizon QB Dalton Sneed who held the 5A record in Arizona at 87 and that total stood for four years.
San Manuel junior Caleb Quintero has 4,232 career passing yards and Buena junior Jovoni Bourbon has 4,119.
Tucson Career Passing Leaders
Rhett Rodriguez, Catalina Foothills 8,694 (2013-16)
Trenton Bourguet, Marana: 7,614 (2015-2018)
Andrew Cota, Sunnyside/Salpointe, 7,554 (2010-13)
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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