High School Team of the Week
Ten Arizona high school football teams earned recognition as the Fiesta Bowl Arizona High School Team of the Week during the award’s inaugural 2011 season.
The Fiesta Bowl and FOX Sports Arizona partnered to create the award in an effort to promote high school football by recognizing deserving teams statewide. Each week, the winning team was featured on FOX Sports Arizona’s AIA High School Game of the Week telecast and on its website (www.FOXSportsArizona.com).
Ten different teams won the award over a 10-week period. The Scottsdale Desert Mountain Wolves were the inaugural team to earn Fiesta Bowl Arizona High School Team of the Week Honors, winning the accolade for games played the week of August 22-28. The other nine recipients were:
· Mesa Dobson Mustangs, games played in the week of August 29-September 4.
· Phoenix Camelback Spartans, games played in the week of September 5-11.
· Chandler Hamilton Huskies, games played in the week of September 12-18.
· Scottsdale Saguaro Sabercats, games played in the week of September 19-25.
· Phoenix Desert Vista Thunder, games played in the week of September 26-October 2.
· Glendale Deer Valley Skyhawks, games played in the week of October 3-9.
· Tucson Salpointe Catholic Lancers, games played in the week of October 10-16
· Lakeside Blue Ridge Yellow Jackets, games played in the Week of October 17-23.
· Scottsdale Notre Dame Preparatory Saints, games played in the week of October 24-30
The Fiesta Bowl Arizona High School Team of the Week was selected by a panel of seven media members and a long-time high school coach. The 2011 panel:
· Adam Archuleta, FOX Sports Arizona analyst and former Arizona State University and NFL player
· Dan Berk, Arizona Daily Star sportswriter
· Brad Cesmat, Valley sportscaster
· Jim Ewan, former Chandler High School coach
· Mark Heller, East Valley Tribune sports editor
· Jacob May, Arizona Daily Sun sportswriter
· Craig Morgan, FOXSportsArizona.com sportswriter
· Kyle Odegard,East Valley Tribune sportswriter