2014 Division III-VI Arizona All-Academic Football Team

Arizona Sports News online

Based on the nominations from coaches and members of the Arizona High School football community, we introduce the 2014 Arizona All-Academic Football Team for Division III-VI. Spotlighting the best the state has to offer both on the football field as well as in the classroom.

2014 Division III-VI First Team All-Academic:

QB: Adam Abbatacola, Senior, Apache Junction, 4.2 GPA

RB: Justis Brown, Junior, Queen Creek, 4.6 GPA

RB: Tanner Conover, Senior, Gilbert Christian, 3.94 unweighted GPA

WR: Brady Lorenz, Senior, Northwest Christian, 4.3 GPA

WR: Ben McKeighan, Senior, Scottsdale Prep, 4.83 GPA

TE: Tommy Sawyer, Senior, Canyon del Oro, 4.075 GPA

OL: Cade Cote, Senior, Williams Field, 4.22 GPA

OL: Miles Goldsmith, Senior, Catalina Foothills, 4.4 GPA

OL: Luke Haines, Senior, Pusch Ridge, 4.6 GPA

OL: Dante Saville, Junior, Scottsdale Prep, 4.84 GPA

OL: Ryan Wilson, Senior, San Tan Foothills, 4.2 GPA

DL: TJ Malm, Junior, Gilbert Christian, 4.0 unweighted GPA

DL: Tanner McClure, Senior, Williams Field, 4.0 GPA

DL: Gavin Stinson, Senior, Valley Christian, 4.0 unweighted GPA

LB: Quintin Fiedler, Sophomore, Valley Christian, 4.0 unweighted GPA

LB: Randy Grivel, Sophomore, Moon Valley, 4.0 GPA

LB: Chris Musselman, Senior, Poston Butte, 4.14 GPA

LB: Matthew Weiss, Senior, Pusch Ridge, 4.2 GPA

DB: Tristin Decker, Senior, Sunrise Mountain, 3.8 GPA

DB: Zach Glaess, Junior, Queen Creek, 4.15 GPA

DB: Riley Rhodes, Senior, Valley Christian, 3.88 unweighted GPA

DB: Kody White, Senior, Chinle, 4.193 GPA

K/P/LS: Brandon Ruiz, Williams Field, 4.17 GPA


Division III-VI All-Academic Honorable Mention:


Bailey Anderson, Gilbert Christian, 3.66 unweighted GPA

Shannon Burton, Moon Valley, 3.1 unweighted GPA

Jagan Cleary, Yuma Catholic, 3.7 unweighted GPA

Bryce Dobbs, Queen Creek, 4.184 GPA

Trevor Fritz, Globe, 3.85 GPA

Preston Guerra, Cactus, 3.938 unweighted GPA

Drew Innes, Northwest Christian, 4.18 GPA

Latrell Kaye, Window Rock, 3.19 unweighted GPA

Matt Mitchell, Joy Christian, 4.0 GPA

Weston Murphy, Williams Field, 4.17 GPA

Rhett Rodriguez, Catalina Foothills, 4.0 unweighted GPA

Blaze Rose, Douglas, 3.97 GPA

Nick Smith, Scottsdale Prep, 4.167 GPA

Tehran Thomas, Desert Edge, 3.88 GPA

Daniel Williford, Kingman, 3.97 unweighted GPA 



Weston Barlow, Queen Creek, 3.263 unweighted GPA

Braedyn Bushman, Williams Field, 3.73

Coby Buckholz, Moon Valley, 3.3 unweighted GPA

Rey Chavez Jr., Bisbee, 3.881 unweighted GPA

Tony Chavez, Bisbee, 3.529 unweighted GPA

Taylor Fitzgerald, Pusch Ridge, 3.5 unweighted GPA

Michael Gay, Valley Christian, 3.34 unweighted GPA

Roshaun Johnson, Desert Edge, 3.75 unweighted GPA

Logan Pinkerton, Gilbert Christian, 3.36 unweighted GPA

Carter Rodriguez, Yuma Catholic, 3.87 unweighted GPA

Travis Pollay, Northwest Christian, 3.2 unweighted GPA

Ian Turner, Catalina Foothills, 3.3 unweighted GPA



Tim Adams, Moon Valley, 3.2 unweighted GPA

Ryan Bell, Sahuarita, 3.56 GPA

Quenten Benner, Prescott, 4.0 GPA

Cody Byers, Douglas, 3.8 GPA

Fernando Chacon, Douglas, 3.23 unweighted GPA

Jesus Cisneros, Douglas, 3.61 GPA

Andrew Frandsen, Gilbert Christian, 3.83 unweighted GPA

Alijah Gammage, Valley Christian, 3.2 unweighted GPA

Trent Gilbert, Higley, 3.4 unweighted GPA

Robbie Glass, Kingman Academy, 3.77 unweighted GPA

Isaiah Goodspeed, Joy Christian, 3.8 GPA

Gabriel Hernandez, Sahuarita, 3.29 unweighted GPA

Devin Knight, Moon Valley, 3.3 unweighted GPA

Connor, Kobylinski, Catalina Foothills, 3.6 unweighted GPA

Rhett Layton, Williams Field, 3.86 GPA

Tyler Lynch, Williams Field, 3.78 GPA

Doug McKee, Mohave, 3.05 unweighted GPA

Anthony Perez, Mohave, 3.63 GPA

Matt Pistone, Yuma Catholic, 3.6 unweighted GPA

Nathan Roehl, Verrado, 4.15 GPA

Donovan Rooks, Yuma Catholic, 3.7 unweighted GPA

Christian Sanchez, Valley Christian, 3.12 unweighted GPA

Dago Segundo, Sahuarita, 3.08 unweighted GPA

Elijah Smith, Prescott, 3.6 GPA

Lukas Stogsdill, Prescott, 4.2 GPA

Kobe Toadlena, Window Rock, 3.15 unweighted GPA

Jake Welsheimer, Shadow Mountain, 3.6 unweighted GPA

Caleb Young, Gilbert Christian, 4.0 unweighted GPA



Luis Aulenti, Rio Rico, 3.792

Chris Cheever, Joy Christian, 3.8 GPA

Andy Diaz, Douglas, 3.65

Brendan Dyer, Valley Christian, 3.75 unweighted GPA

Jaykub James, Window Rock, 3.73 GPA

Adriano Kanuho, Window Rock, 3.05 unweighted GPA

Seth Lanzel, Gilbert Christian, 3.32 unweighted GPA

Jacob Mayer, Sahuarita, 3.78 GPA

Ben McGriff, Northwest Christian, 3.24unweighted GPA

Dylan Mecca, Mohave, 3.79 GPA

Marquis Morales, Douglas, 3.76 GPA

Allen Peruelo, Sahuarita, 3.76 GPA

Robert Young, Douglas, 3.67 GPA



Cayden Dickie, Williams Field, 3.03 unweighted GPA

Gilbert Lopez, Peoria, 3.7 unweighted GPA

Darby Neal, Verrado, 3.92 GPA

Chris Pfeiffer, Kingman Academy, 3.29 unweighted GPA

Michael Prince, Mohave, 3.05 unweighted GPA

David Serrano, Sahuarita, 3.47 unweighted GPA

Sheldon Taosie, Chinle, 3.888 GPA

Marc Tulley, Window Rock, 3.67 GPA

Laken Yargus, Bagdad, 3.92 GPA



Adrian Benally, Window Rock, 3.20 unweighted GPA

Chandler Brown, Queen Creek, 3.9 GPA

Tyler Bruso, Prescott, 3.9 GPA

Chance Barton, Mohave, 3.9 GPA

Izzy Calvillo, Walden Grove, 3.9 GPA

David Campbell, Valley Christian, 3.96 unweighted GPA

Steven Desmachais, Gilbert Christian, 3.87 unweighted GPA

Jaxxon Fagg, Williams Field, 3.14 unweighted GPA

Mason Goodell, Valley Christian, 3.55 unweighted GPA

Frankie Leal, Peoria, 3.5 unweighted GPA

Rodney Nez, Chinle, 3.805 GPA

Robby Deaver, Greenway, 3.0 unweighted GPA

Brady Garrett, Joy Christian, 3.9 GPA

Philip Giuffre, Moon Valley, 3.6 GPA

Andy Hay, Northwest Christian, 3.94 GPA

Tanner Liddicoat, Sahuarita, 3.8 GPA

Riley Renner, Joy Christian, 3.5 GPA

Mitch Reilly, Pusch Ridge, 4.0 GPA

Ethan Tibbetts, Kingman Academy, 3.53 unweighted GPA

Donovan Yabo, Peoria, 3.0 unweighted GPA



Nick Carlon, Moon Valley, 3.6 GPA

Derrik Fabela, Bradshaw Mountain, 3.5 GPA

Quinn Gardner, Williams Field, 3.11 unweighted GPA

Caleb Mcshanag, Northwest Christian, 3.57 GPA

Chase Sanchez, Valley Christian, 3.23 unweighted GPA

Patrick Stevens, Catalina Foothills, 3.5 unweighted GPA

Brett Voss, Moon Valley, 3.8 GPA

Tyrell Yazzie, Window Rock, 3.10 unweighted GPA


K/P/Long Snapper:

Rex Carroll, Northwest Christian, 3.73 GPA

Grant Hubble, Catalina Foothills, 3.3 unweighted GPA

Blake Ruiz, Williams Field, 3.6 GPA

*All nominees were required to be Varsity level players and needed at least a 3.0 unweighted or 3.5 weighted grade point average.

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