HEAD OF THE CLASS: Gorman’s Martell helps take down nation’s No. 1



Dajour Braxton


The senior won the junior-senior race at the Falcon Invitational, covering the 3.1-mile course in 16 minutes, 1.6 seconds.

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Brenden Joyce

Faith Lutheran

The junior quarterback came off the bench for the final three plays and hit Mark Rubalcaba with a 77-yard TD pass with one second remaining to give the Crusaders a 32-28 win over Mojave.

Tate Martell

Bishop Gorman

The sophomore quarterback completed 12 of 17 passes for 228 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Gaels to a 34-31 win over St. John Bosco (Calif.), which was ranked No. 1 in the nation by USA Today.

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Jaymee Luke


The senior scored four goals in a 6-4 victory over visiting Valley.

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ARBOR VIEW — Football player Herman Gray rushed for 97 yards and two touchdowns on 30 carries in a 37-31 triple-overtime victory over Coronado. Girls cross country runner Nicole Snow was third at the Falcon Invitational with a time of 20 minutes, 27.7 seconds for 3.1 miles.

CENTENNIAL — Girls tennis player Keilani Kimoto went 3-0 in singles to help the Bulldogs edge Desert Oasis 10-9 on a tiebreaker. Boys tennis players Tommy Felt and Andrew Boggess teamed to go 2-0 in doubles in a 13-5 victory over Bonanza.

CIMARRON-MEMORIAL — Girls tennis player Vivien Ross went 3-0 in doubles against Arbor View.

CLARK — Girls golfer Cassandro Ho placed fourth with a 8-over-par 80 in a Sunset League match at Siena.

DESERT OASIS — Girls cross country runner Brooke Locey was third at the Lancer Classic in Riverside, Calif., with a time of 19 minutes, 11 seconds for 3.1-miles. Boys cross country runner Zach Wood was 13th at the Lancer Classic with a time of 17:07.6.

FAITH LUTHERAN — Boys soccer goalkeeper Carter Bishop had a total of eight saves to help the Crusaders to a 2-2 tie with Clark and a 4-0 victory over Adelson School.

GREEN VALLEY — Girls volleyball player Carlee Becker had 25 assists, 14 digs, four aces, two kills and a block in a 3-0 win over Centennial. Boys cross country runner Austin Rogers was second at the Falcon Invitational, setting a school record with a time of 16 minutes, 4.3 seconds for 3.1 miles.

LEGACY — Football player Romello Pritchett has caused four fumbles, intercepted three passes and blocked a punt in the first four games.

PALO VERDE — Boys cross country runner Andrew Goldsmith finished seventh at the Dana Hills Invitational in Dana Point, Calif. Girls cross country runner Tori Landers placed second in the sophomore race at the Dana Hills Invitational with a time of 18 minutes, 10 seconds for three miles.

QUEST ACADEMY — Football player Devonte Loggins scored three touchdowns in a 50-36 win over Indian Springs.

SHADOW RIDGE — Girls cross country runner Julia Pack finished 26th at the Woodbridge (Calif.) Classic, with a time of 19 minutes, 17 seconds for 3 miles. Football player Dominick Wilson rushed for 235 yards and four touchdowns against Desert Oasis.

SIERRA VISTA — Boys soccer player Joseph Pacheco had two goals in a 4-1 victory over Cheyenne. Girls cross country runner Malissa Muhleck placed 90th at the Falcon Invitational with a time of 25 minutes, 4 seconds for 3.1 miles.