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The Saguaro (Scottsdale, AZ) varsity football team won Friday's home conference game against Thunderbird (Phoenix, AZ) by a score of 70-21.

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Thunderbird777021
Saguaro1421211470
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Box Score Stats

Thunderbird (11-12)

Saguaro (11-12)

11
First Downs
28
2
Penalties
14
20
Penalty Yards
135

Game Stats

Thunderbird

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals41157.36414.250114246
8Vinnie Marin (Sr)41157.36414.250114246
Saguaro

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals1418227.77816.2142051156
7Luke Rubenzer (So)1317176.76513.5381039129
12Dakota Reistad (Sr)11511.00051.0001051177
Thunderbird

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals271997.37411
2Kani Benoit (Jr)16694.3123
8Vinnie Marin (Sr)31.334
10Carter Hoffman (Jr)22914.5021
13E. Barrowclough (Jr)1-2-2.00-2
20Connor Hustead (Sr)510220.40411
Saguaro

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals444199.52488
4Ryan Pierce (Sr)122.00
7Luke Rubenzer (So)3186.00
8D.J. Foster (Sr)1927214.32486
20Ronnie Horne (Sr)6599.83241
22Kash Robinson (Jr)2147.00
24Erik Swanson (So)2147.00
32Cameron Larson (Sr)11403.6491
Thunderbird

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals45714.25421
5Anthony Mancine (Sr)133.003
10Jawuan Pugh (Sr)188.0010
21Scott Beaudoin (Sr)24623.00421
Saguaro

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals1322717.46512
2Christian Kirk (Fr)10.00
8D.J. Foster (Sr)10.00
9Garrett Ball (Jr)199.00
12Dakota Reistad (Sr)13939.00391
23Elijah McDade (Sr)35016.67
26Vince Silva (Sr)34615.3325
45Ryan Merrill (Sr)38327.67511
Thunderbird

Off. Fum and Pnk Blks

#Athlete NameFumLostPnk Blk
Team Totals11
8Vinnie Marin (Sr)11

Off. Fum and Pnk Blks

Saguaro has not entered any off. fum and pnk blks stats.
Thunderbird

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals19957237493
2Kani Benoit (Jr)69155224
5Anthony Mancine (Sr)33
8Vinnie Marin (Sr)11
10Carter Hoffman (Jr)2929
10Jawuan Pugh (Sr)88
13E. Barrowclough (Jr)-2-2
20Connor Hustead (Sr)10271173
21Scott Beaudoin (Sr)4646
22Ben Freeman (Jr)11
43Troy Custer (Sr)1010
Saguaro

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals419227442122733
2Christian Kirk (Fr)02424
4Ryan Pierce (Sr)22224
7Luke Rubenzer (So)1818
8D.J. Foster (Sr)2720272
9Garrett Ball (Jr)99
12Dakota Reistad (Sr)3939
20Ronnie Horne (Sr)5959
22Kash Robinson (Jr)1414
23Elijah McDade (Sr)502171
24Erik Swanson (So)1414
26Vince Silva (Sr)4646
32Cameron Larson (Sr)402060
45Ryan Merrill (Sr)8383
Thunderbird

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals5719957256
2Kani Benoit (Jr)6969
5Anthony Mancine (Sr)3
8Vinnie Marin (Sr)57158
10Carter Hoffman (Jr)2929
10Jawuan Pugh (Sr)8
13E. Barrowclough (Jr)-2-2
20Connor Hustead (Sr)102102
21Scott Beaudoin (Sr)46
Saguaro

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals227419227646
4Ryan Pierce (Sr)22
7Luke Rubenzer (So)17618194
8D.J. Foster (Sr)2720272
9Garrett Ball (Jr)9
12Dakota Reistad (Sr)513951
20Ronnie Horne (Sr)5959
22Kash Robinson (Jr)1414
23Elijah McDade (Sr)50
24Erik Swanson (So)1414
26Vince Silva (Sr)46
32Cameron Larson (Sr)4040
45Ryan Merrill (Sr)83
Thunderbird

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals401252
1Robby Barnes (Sr)11
4Eric Wagner (Jr)33
9Cody Williams (Sr)11
10Jawuan Pugh (Sr)314
12Rick Cook (Sr)11
17Brandon Reavis (Sr)11
19John Raynak (Jr)44
22Ben Freeman (Jr)11
27Joey Latham (Sr)66
43Troy Custer (Sr)7411
53Drew Eslinger (Sr)22
54Mke Lopez (Sr)538
56Hector Esparza (Sr)11
57Chris Livermore (Sr)11
58Tyler Templin (Sr)224
73Anthony Aiello (Sr)11
75Jacob Molina (Jr)11
77Jonah Draper (Sr)11
Saguaro

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals2517424.0
6Erik Mendivil (Jr)22.5
8D.J. Foster (Sr)33
11Will Sharif (Jr)11
12Dakota Reistad (Sr)11
19Aaron Borg (Jr)112
20Ronnie Horne (Sr)11
21Steve Munoz (Jr)11
22Kash Robinson (Jr)1121.5
23Elijah McDade (Sr)213.5
24Erik Swanson (So)112
26Vince Silva (Sr)224
32Cameron Larson (Sr)22
37C. Brunetti (Sr)11
39Peter Douds (Sr)11
40Chris Counce (So)11
45Ryan Merrill (Sr)224
61Hayden Alley (Jr)11
66Rob Dusz (Sr)213
74Devin Brunetti (Jr)2131.0
76Pete Mettler (So)11
77Evan Hjorth (Sr)213.5

Sacks

Thunderbird has not entered any sacks stats.
Saguaro

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals1.0
22Kash Robinson (Jr)1.0

Interceptions

Thunderbird has not entered any interceptions stats.
Saguaro

Interceptions

#Athlete NameIntInt YdsAvgPD
Team Totals12222.002
4Ryan Pierce (Sr)12222.00
8D.J. Foster (Sr)1
23Elijah McDade (Sr)1

Fumbles and Blocks

Thunderbird has not entered any fumbles and blocks stats.
Saguaro

Fumbles and Blocks

#Athlete NameFmb RecFR YdsCausBlk PntsBlk FGs
Team Totals2141
23Elijah McDade (Sr)1141
85Terence Johnson (So)1
Thunderbird

Kickoffs

#Athlete NameKOYdsLngTB
Team Totals4169601
21Scott Beaudoin (Sr)4169601

Kickoffs

Saguaro has not entered any kickoffs stats.
Thunderbird

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals513426.8050
4Eric Wagner (Jr)15050.0050
21Scott Beaudoin (Sr)48421.0033
Saguaro

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals29246.00482
7Luke Rubenzer (So)29246.00482
Thunderbird

Kickoff Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLng
Team Totals623739.5099
2Kani Benoit (Jr)215577.5099
20Connor Hustead (Sr)27135.5036
22Ben Freeman (Jr)111.001
43Troy Custer (Sr)11010.0010
Saguaro

Kickoff Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLng
Team Totals34414.6720
2Christian Kirk (Fr)22412.0012
32Cameron Larson (Sr)12020.0020
Thunderbird

Punt Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals237
2Kani Benoit (Jr)155
20Connor Hustead (Sr)71
22Ben Freeman (Jr)1
43Troy Custer (Sr)10
Saguaro

Punt Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals12121.002165
2Christian Kirk (Fr)24
23Elijah McDade (Sr)12121.002121
32Cameron Larson (Sr)20
Thunderbird

Points

#Athlete NameTDConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals3220
2Kani Benoit (Jr)16
4Eric Wagner (Jr)11
20Connor Hustead (Sr)128
21Scott Beaudoin (Sr)16
Saguaro

Points

#Athlete NameTDConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals101070
8D.J. Foster (Sr)636
12Dakota Reistad (Sr)16
20Ronnie Horne (Sr)16
32Cameron Larson (Sr)16
39Peter Douds (Sr)1010
45Ryan Merrill (Sr)16
Thunderbird

PATs and Field Goals

#Athlete NamePATAtt%FGAtt%LngTot
Team Totals
4Eric Wagner (Jr)111.0001
Saguaro

PATs and Field Goals

#Athlete NamePATAtt%FGAtt%LngTot
Team Totals10101.00010
39Peter Douds (Sr)10101.00010
Thunderbird

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD Tot
Team Totals113
2Kani Benoit (Jr)1
20Connor Hustead (Sr)11
21Scott Beaudoin (Sr)11
Saguaro

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD Tot
Team Totals8210
8D.J. Foster (Sr)66
12Dakota Reistad (Sr)11
20Ronnie Horne (Sr)11
32Cameron Larson (Sr)11
45Ryan Merrill (Sr)11
Thunderbird

Conversions

#Athlete NameCRushCRec
Team Totals1
20Connor Hustead (Sr)1

Conversions

Saguaro has not entered any conversions stats.

Game Story

Arizona High School Football - Saguaro trounces Thunderbird

September 2, 2011: Scottsdale, AZ 85250

In Friday's league match, the host Saguaro Sabercats football squad scored a big 70-21 victory over the Thunderbird Chiefs.

In their next game, the Sabercats clash with the Tempe Buffaloes (Tempe, AZ) in a III Section III match, on Friday, September 9. Saguaro will attempt to move on its 2-0 season record. The Buffaloes enter the match with a 0-2 record after their 56-7 non-league loss to Poston Butte (San Tan Valley, AZ).

The Chiefs (1-1) will now prepare for their match against Arcadia (Phoenix, AZ). The Titans enter the III Section III match with a 2-0 record. In their last match, Arcadia routed Washington (Phoenix, AZ), 48-41, in a league match.

Coaches Summary

First Quarter

TB 4:19 Conner Hustead 7 yrd TD run (Eric Wagner Kick)
S 3:26 #8 38 yrd TD run (#39 kick good)
S :11 #8 47 yrd TD run (#39 kick)

Second Quarter

S 9:19 #8 3 yrd TD run (#39 kick good)
S 4:50 #8 3 yrd TD (#39 kick good)
TB 3:10 Vinnie Marin 42 yrd TD pass to Scott Beaudoin (Kick no Good)
S :18 #8 2 yrd TD run (#39 Kick Good)

Third Quarter

TB 11:43 Kani Benoit 99 yrd Kick Return (2-pt Conv Marin pass to Hustead)
S 8:39 #8 22 yrd TD run (#39 kick good)
S 6:15 #32 1 yrd Td run (#39 Kick Good)
S 4:23 #7 39 yrd TD pass to #12 (#39 Kick Good)

Fourth Quarter

S 8:28 #20 2 yrd TD run (#39 Kick good)
2:18 #12 50 yrd TD pass to #45 (#39 Kick good)

Game Photos

Photos by James Conrad

Rankings & Records

Thunderbird (11-12)

NationalAZDiv.
1,952274
OverallSectionHomeAwayNeutralWin %Section %PFPA
8-44-25-12-21-1.667.667403258

Saguaro (11-12)

NationalAZDiv.
18041
OverallSectionHomeAwayNeutralWin %Section %PFPA
12-25-05-14-13-0.8571.000747360

Team Scoring Averages

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Thunderbird
10.011.17.34.43.033.6
Saguaro
11.920.013.48.1-53.4

Thunderbird

  • Highlight of vs. Greenway
  • Highlight of vs. 1st Round- Williams Field
  • Highlight of vs. Sabino -Qtr Finals

Saguaro

  • Tom Lemming - DJ Foster & Gehrig Dieter Interviews
  • D.J. Foster

Team Stat Comparison

ThunderbirdSaguaro
263.8Rushing Yards Per Game295.5
89.6Passing Yards Per Game188.9
353.3Total Yards Per Game484.4
51.5Tackles Per Game28.4
1.3Sacks Per Game1.0
30.2Points Per Game53.4

Team Leaders

ThunderbirdSaguaroNational Avg.
#20 Connor Hustead136.5Rushing Yards Per Game#8 D.J. Foster235.220.8
#8 Vinnie Marin89.7Passing Yards Per Game#7 Luke Rubenzer196.539.8
#20 Connor Hustead136.5Total Yards Per Game#8 D.J. Foster237.632.1
#27 Joey Latham8.7Tackles Per Game#45 Ryan Merrill4.92.9
#59 Alec Sabatino1.0Sacks Per Game#22 Kash Robinson.3.2
#20 Connor Hustead15.1Points Per Game#8 D.J. Foster27.82.6

Record Breakdown

Thunderbird (11-12)

Saguaro (11-12)

8-4
Overall
12-2
4-2
League
5-0
3-1
Non-League
3-2
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
2-3
Common Opponent
6-0
5-1
Home
5-1
2-2
Away
4-1
1-1
Neutral
3-0
1-1
Playoff
4-0
8-4
In-State
12-2
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0