Week 8 Casa Nissan Player of the Week – Canutillo’s Carlos Amato

Steven Cottingham – El Paso Herald Post

Canutillo won their first district game beating Riverside 42-18 led by running back Carlos Amato who ran for 272 yards, and four touchdowns making him the week eight Town Talk Sports El Paso Player of the Week.

It’s the second straight game the senior has ran for over 150 yards and is now over 1,000 yards rushing on the season.

Other notable week 8 stars

  • Gabe Herrera, QB, Parkland, 361 passing yards, 4 passing TD’s, rushing TD
  • Raul Marin, LB, Canutillo, 17 tackles
  • Oscar Maldonado, QB, Burges, 184 passing yards, 2 passing TD’s, 163 rushing yards, 2 rushing TD’s
  • Joshua Lew Hen, WR, Burges, 150 receiving yards, 2 TD’s
  • Will Williams, LB, Chapin, 2 INT’s
  • Quintavius Workman, DB, Chapin, 2 INT’s
  • Deion Hankins, RB, Parkland, 236 rushing yards, 3 TD’s
  • David Gonzalez, WR, El Paso, 7 catches, 121 receiving yards, TD
  • Khatib Lyles, WR, Parkland, 122 receiving yards, TD
  • Michael Mendoza, RB, Franklin, 157 rushing yards
  • Chris Casteneda, QB, Eastwood, 250 passing yards, 2 TD’s, 72 rushing yards, rushing TD
  • Eddie Cruz, WR, Eastwood, 7 catches 107 yards, TD
  • David Powers, LB, Franklin, 10 tackles
  • Will Rodriguez, RB, Austin, 147 yards rushing, 3 TD’s

Previous players of the week

  • Week 1: Caleb Gerber, RB, Pebble Hills
  • Week 2: Gabe Herrera, QB, Parkland
  • Week 3: Aaron Dumas, RB, Americas and Gabe Stonewall, WR, Franklin
  • Week 4: Joziah Salazar, QB, Ysleta
  • Week 5: Nathan Carranza, DB, Eastwood
  • Week 6: Devin Driscoll, RB, Irvin
  • Week 7: Deion Hankins, RB, Parkland
  • Week 8: Carlos Amato, RB, Canutillo

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