Mountain Ridge (Glendale) High School quarterback Kevin Yost has been named this week's Arizona Cardinals and Wells Fargo "High School Player-of-the-Week."
Yost completed 17 of 26 passes for 331 and four touchdowns in the Mountain Lions 32-22 victory over Desert Mountain High School last Friday night. The victory improved the Mountain Lions to 7-1 on the season.
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 Yost by a Cardinals alumnus at a ceremony at Mountain Ridge High School (22800 N. 67th Avenue, Glendale) on Thursday, October 30 at 2:00 p.m. at the school's football field prior to their afternoon practice. The Mountain Lions host St. Mary's 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.