Chaparral (Scottsdale) High School running back Dwayne Garrett has been named this week's Arizona Cardinals and Wells Fargo "High School Player-of-the-Week."
Garrett had 222 yards rushing and three touchdowns on 27 carries in the Firebirds 28-20 win over second-ranked Paradise Valley High School last Friday night. Chaparral improved to 8-1 on the season with the win.
The sixth-year Arizona Cardinals Football Club "Player-of-the-Week" award, presented by Wells Fargo, is selected by a local sports panel consisting of Cardinals Director of Community Relations Luis Zendejas, Community Relations Coordinator Sheldon Meeks, Sports 620 AM anchor Paul Calvisi, NBC-12 sports reporter Bruce Cooper, 16-year Arizona high school football official Bob Ferreira, Cardinals radio analyst and Sports 620 AM talk show host Ron Wolfley, AIA Director of Media Marketing Brian Bolitho, former Arizona high school coach Emil Nasser, 1060 AM radio host Dan Manucci, and Wells Fargo representative Jeff Smith.
A football plaque acknowledging the award will be presented to Garrett by a Cardinals alumnus at a ceremony at Chaparral High School (6935 E. Gold Dust Avenue, Scottsdale) on Friday, November 7 at 9:15 a.m. The Firebirds host Cactus Shadows High School on Friday night at 7 p.m.
For more information, contact Sheldon Meeks in the Cardinals community relations department (602/379-1688).
Week 1: RB De'Andre Currie, Mountain Pointe H.S.
Week 2: QB Justin Sieczkowski, Seton Catholic H.S.
Week 3: QB Kevin Pantastico, Desert Ridge H.S.
Week 4: RB Kaylin Ashley, Coronado H.S.
Week 5: RB Jeremiah Cornist, La Joya H.S.
Week 6: RB Mike Brown, Cactus H.S.
Week 7: RB Jamal Miles, Peoria H.S.
Week 8: QB Kevin Yost, Mountain Ridge H.S.
Week 9: RB Dwayne Garrett, Chaparral H.S.