Tempe, AZ – Chaparral High School wide receiver Mike Cummings has been named this week's Arizona Cardinals and Wells Fargo "High School Player-of-the-Week."
Cummings hauled in nine passes for 220 yards and three touchdowns in the first half of the Firebirds 49-13 victory over Cactus Shadows High School last Friday night. Cummings and the Firebirds improved their record to 8-2 with the victory and host Lake Havasu this Friday in the opening round of the playoffs.
The fifth-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 and AIA Director of Media Marketing Brian Bolitho.
A football plaque acknowledging the award will be presented to Cummings by a Cardinals player at a ceremony on Friday, November 16 at the Cardinals south Tempe training facility following the team's practice at noon.
For more information, contact Sheldon Meeks in the Cardinals community relations department (602/379-1688).
Week 1: P/K Jeff Locke, Glendale Mountain Ridge H.S.
Week 2: RB Matt Fierros, Maricopa H.S.
Week 3: RB Harrison Evens, Marcos de Niza H.S.
Week 4: QB Matt Inman, Yuma Catholic H.S.
Week 5: RB Brent Michaels, Lake Havasu H.S.
Week 6: RB Tyree Parker, Paradise Valley H.S.
Week 7: QB Sean Renfree, Notre Dame Preparatory
Week 8: RB Jamal Miles, Peoria H.S.
Week 9: QB Josh Cain, Desert Ridge H.S.
Week 10: WR Mike Cummings, Chaparral H.S.