Tempe, AZ – Desert Ridge High School quarterback Josh Cain has been named this week's Arizona Cardinals and Wells Fargo "High School Player-of-the-Week."
Cain completed 32 of 49 passes for a season high 480 yards and five touchdowns in the Jaguars 35-20 victory over Horizon last Friday night. Cain and the Jaguars improved their season record to 6-2 with the victory and host Marcos de Niza this Friday in the team's regular season finale.
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 Cain by a Cardinals player at a ceremony on Friday, November 2 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.