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Here are the candidates for the WaFd Bank Arizona High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 19-25 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude Thursday at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced Friday. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveaz.





Richard Stallworth, Yuma Catholic QB: The top stat line of the night goes to Stallworth, who led the Shamrocks to a 54-21 victory over Dysart with more than 550 total yards and seven touchdowns.

Devon Black, Yuma Catholic RB/WR: Black helped Yuma Catholic put the finishing touchdowns on its victory, totaling three touchdowns.

Rashon Adams, Centennial WR/DB: Adams propelled Centennial to a 31-21 comeback win over Pinnacle with three touchdown catches and an interception.

Jack Ricedorff, American Leadership Academy – Gilbert North QB: Ricedorff led ALA-GN to a 28-14 victory over Thatcher with 357 passing yards and two touchdowns. 

Eli Sanders, Chandler: Sanders ran for 142 yards and two touchdowns in a 63-7 win over Higley.

Elias Guerrero III, Apollo DL: Guerrero had 3 tackles for loss, 2 fumble recoveries, and 5 QB-hurries in a 31-6 victory over Maricopa.

Ryan Meza, Queen Creek DB: Meza had 5 receptions, 84 yards, 1 TD and 5 tackles in Queen Creek's 59-28 win over Marcos De Niza.

PJ London, Blue Ridge QB/FS: London dominated the first half in a 42-37 victory over Arizona College Prep. He racked up two passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns on offense plus an interception on defense before halftime.

Max Davis, Highland RB: Davis had 5 TDs in the Hawks' 42-9 victory against Perry.

Richie Williams, Arizona College Prep RB: Williams led what was almost a successful comeback effort for Arizona College Prep with three rushing touchdowns.

Myles Taylor, Williams Field WR/FS: Taylor led a balanced attack for the Black Hawks in a 31-28 victory over Casteel. His performance at receiver included two touchdown catches, and he had a strong night defending in the secondary. 

Jared Williams, Chaparral RB: Chaparral put away Brophy Prep in the first half, thanks largely to Williams’ two first-half rushing touchdowns. Williams ran for 99 yards in the first 9 minutes, 6 seconds. Quarterback Brayten Silbor and wide receiver Max Minor also were on their game in the Firebirds’ 35-0 victory. 

Cole Martin, Hamilton DB: Martin was the star for victorious Hamilton in a 13-7 defensive duel against Saguaro. In addition to excelling in the secondary, he had two punt returns – one for 75 yards – that led to scores for the Huskies.

Dylan Dreis, Salpointe Catholic QB: Coming in for an injured Treyson Bourget with a 14-0 lead, Dreis helped lead the Lancers to a 37-6 victory over Buena. He finished with 156 passing yards in less than three quarters and completed 13 of 21 passes. 

Julian Robles, Salpointe Catholic DB: Robles led the charge for Salpointe Catholic’s defense, finishing with an interception-return touchdown and the recovery of a fumble he forced.

Drew Boxwell, Horizon QB: More than half of Horizon’s squad was missing because of COVID-19 quarantining, but the Huskies were able to blow out Gilbert. Boxwell threw for 107 yards and a touchdown, and he ran for 169 yards and two scores. 

Omar Muse, Horizon RB: Muse also did major damage on the ground, running for 164 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries. 

CJ Wiggins, Gila Ridge QB: Wiggins threw for five scores and 291 yards in a 41-6 victory over Cibola.

Logan Hubler, American Leadership Academy – Queen Creek QB: Hubler threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more in less than a full night of action in a 59-28 victory over Marcos de Niza. 

Caden Calloway, Campo Verde RB: Calloway ran for 236 yards – 175 in the second half – in a 27-12 comeback win over Notre Dame Prep.

Adryan Lara, Desert Edge QB: Lara threw for three touchdowns in guiding the Scorpions to a 41-7 victory over Ironwood. 

Donavin Fontaine, Sandra Day O’Connor RB: Fontaine led a balanced effort in a 37-21 victory over Shadow Ridge with at least 149 rushing yards.