Nathan Grijalva named APS Digital/Tucson Conquistadores Player of the Week

Nathan Grijalva (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

APS Digital/Tucson Conquistadores Player of the Week

Ironwood Ridge senior running back Nathan Grijalva rushed for 164 yards on 13 carries and scored four touchdowns to help lead the Nighthawks past Desert View 48-15. Grijalva will receive his award this week at practice.


Alex Verdugo, Sr. Empire: 18-36, 380 yards, 5 TDs.
J.Q. Hale Sr, Palo Verde: 19-32, 308 yards, 2 TDs; 27-211 rushing, 3 TDs
Jovani Borbon, Jr. Buena: 16-23, 268 yards, 2 TDs.
Will Wright, Sr. Bisbee: 14-22, 267 yards, 3 TDs.
Zack Eidenschink, Sr. Canyon del Oro: 7-9, 193 yards, TD, 73 yards rushing, TD.
Luis Morales, Sr. Cienega: 11-20, 188 yards, 2 TDs.
Devin Green, Sr. Salpointe: 6-19, 169 yards.
Trey Rose, III, Jr. Douglas: 9-23, 123 yards.
Hayden Parson, So. Mountain View: 14-28, 120 yards, TD.
Colin fanning, Sr. Sahuarita: 2-3, 119, TD.
Joaquin Holm, Sr. Catalina Foothills: 9-14, 116, TD.

Tyler Wilridge, Sr. Tombstone: 16-260, 4 TDs, 8 tackles.
Kahlo Valenzuela, Jr. Tanque Verde: 27-223, 2 TDs.
Chase Burch, Jr. Tanque Verde: 22-178.
Diego Munguia, Sr. Canyon del Oro: 24-171, 3 TDs.
Kaleb Bryant, Sr. Buena: 20-166, 3 TDs.
Trayvion White-Austin, Sr. Sahuaro: 5-124, TD.
Evan Lovett, So. Pusch Ridge: 14-123, 2 TDs.
Wyatt Jeffries, Sr. Empire: 22-118.
Isaiah Bae, Sr. Catalina Foothills: 12-114, 2 TDs.
Dondre Villalobos, Jr. Benson: 4-112, 2 TDs.
Cameron Williams, Sr. Sahuaro 5-94, 3 TDs.
Dae han Chang, Jr. Salpointe: 18-92, 3 TDs.

Cody Pacheco, Jr. Empire: 11-241, 4 TDs.
Dano Lopez, Jr. Bisbee: 10-189, 3 TDs.
Jalen Smith, Sr. Empire: 5-131, TD.
Cristian Gonzales, Sr. Sahuarita: 2-123, TD, 59 yards rushing.
Kendall Williams, Catalina: 5-101, TD.
Terrell Hayward, Sr. Cienega: 6-100, 2 TDs.
Demier Nelson, Jr. Catalina: 5-87, TD.
Lathan Ransom, Jr. Salpointe: 3-77, Interception.
Cory Bonstrom, Jr. Canyon del Oro: 1-77, TD, interception.
Calib McRae, Sr. Mountain View: 5-73, TD, 6 tackles, sack.

Richie Pina, Sr. Sabino: 27 tackles.
Gabriel Aguiar, Sr. Sabino: 16 tackles.
Ryan Edsall, Sr. Bisbee: 15 tackles.
Nick Satterly, Sr. Sabino: 13 tackles.
Bobby Heizinger, Sr. Catalina Foothills, 12 tackles, sack.
Jacob Bonilla, Jr. Tombstone, 11 tackles, sack.
Isaiah Sparkman, Jr. Mountain View: 11 tackles.
Kareem Swailem, Sr. Catalina Foothills, 11 tackles, interception.
Sebastian Tramutolo, Sr. Bisbee: 11 tackles.
Kai Walsh, Jr. Mountain View, 11 tackles.
Luke Mitchell, So. Catalina Foothills, 9 tackles, interception.
Diego Armijo, Jr. Sabino: 9 tackles.
Tucker Leinen, Sr. Sahuarita: 7 tackles, 2 sacks.
Philip Raica, So. Pusch Ridge: 6 tackles, 2 sacks.


Friday, Sept. 28
5A Sunnyside (3-2) at 5A CIENEGA (4-1)
5A Buena (3-2) at 5A MARANA (4-1)
5A Nogales (2-3) at 5A IRONWOOD RIDGE (2-3)
5A FLOWING WELLS (4-1) at 5A Empire (2-3)
5A Rincon/UHS (1-4) at 5A DESERT VIEW (1-4)
5A MOUNTAIN VIEW (0-5) at 5A Cholla (0-5)
4A Sahuaro (5-1, 1-0) at 4A SALPOINTE (5-0)
4A Catalina Foothills (2-3) at 4A CANYON DEL ORO (4-1)
4A Rio Rico (1-4) at 4A WALDEN GROVE (3-2)
4A DOUGLAS (5-0) at 4A Pueblo (1-4)
4A Palo Verde (1-4) at 4A AMPHITHEATER (1-4)
3A SABINO (3-2) at 3A Catalina (1-4)
3A Safford (2-3) at 3A SAHUARITA (4-1)
3A PUSCH RIDGE (2-3) at 3A Tanque Verde (2-3)
2A Tombstone (3-2) at 2A BENSON (3-2, 1-0)
2A WILLCOX (3-2) at 2A Bisbee (2-3)
2A TONOPAH VALLEY (4-1) at 2A Santa Rita (0-5, 0-1)
2A San Manuel (1-4) at 2A CHANDLER PREP (4-2)
2A PHOENIX CHRISTIAN (3-2) at 2A Santa Cruz (1-4)
1A Bowie/San Simon (0-5, 0-3) at 1A VALLEY UNION (1-5, 1-1)
1A St. DAVID (3-3, 1-2) at 1A Baboquivari (3-3, 1-2)

BYE: 6A Tucson (5-1, 3-0)


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

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