The excitement of the opening week of the high school football season, we couldn’t pick just one player after Hanks’ Mykal Blanco and Americas’ Dylan Kemp had huge days to open the season.
Blanco caught passes for 296 yards and five touchdowns, and also returned a 90-yard kickoff return for a score. His quarterback Aaron Molina threw six touchdowns in the game, and threw for 370 yards as Hanks beat Socorro 59-20.
Kemp, a defensive end, had six sacks in the first half of the Blazer’s 63-0 win over Eastwood. The Americas defense totaled 8.0 sacks on the night as they improve to 1-0.
Other notable Friday night stars:
- Aaron Molina, QB, Hanks: 370 yards passing, 6 TD’s
- Mike Nowell, QB, Amercias, 225 passing yards, 4 TD’s
- Aaron Dumas, RB, Americas, 178 rushing yards, 2 TD’s
- Carlos Amato, RB, Canutillo, 214 yards, 2 TD’s, 90-yard kickoff return for a TD
- Adrian Jacquez, QB, Ysleta 232 passing yards, 3 TDs, 3 rushing TD’s
- Pablo Gutierrez, RB, Franklin, 196 rushing yards, 2 TD’s
- Michael Haack, WR, Franklin, 4 catches, 92 yards, TD
- Isiah Davis, WR, Pebble Hills, 6 cacthes 126 yards. 4 TD’s
- Sebastian Ochoa, QB, Pebble Hills, 200 yards passing, 4 passing TD’s, 84 rushing yards
- Jason Crespo, DE, Franklin 2.0 sacks
- Kiante Liggins, LB, Andress, 12 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss
- Gabe Rodriguez, WR/DB, Del Valle, 6 catches, 53 yards, 3 pass breakups
- Marcos Trevizo, QB, Tornillo, 274 passing yards, 3 TD’s, 1 rushing TD
- Nathan Alvarado, DB, Americas, 2 INT’s, 1 defensive TD via fumble recovery
- Derek Saldivir, DB, Americas, Fumble recovery for a TD, INT
- Isiah Witterstauter, RB, Austin, 319 rushing yards, 3 TD’s