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The Higley (Gilbert, AZ) varsity football team won Friday's home playoff game against Desert Edge (Goodyear, AZ) by a score of 42-41.

Game Details: Mountain America Stadium-ASU

This game is a part of the "2023 AIA State Football Championships (Arizona) - Conference 5A" tournament.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Desert Edge01382041
Higley72114042
Final score provided by S. McDonald.
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Box Score Stats

Desert Edge (23-24)

Higley (23-24)

58
Total Plays
91
15
First Downs
27

Game Stats

Desert Edge

Passing

#Athlete NameCAttYdsC%AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals1620319.80019.9279154.2
2H. Millender (Jr)1620319.80019.9279154.2
Higley

Passing

#Athlete NameCAttYdsC%AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals2842363.66713.02058109.5
15Gunner Fagrell (So)2842363.66713.02058109.5
Desert Edge

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLng100+TD
Team Totals281595.72603
2H. Millender (Jr)10484.8130
3Jaqua Anderson (Sr)5163.2601
7Markhi Mckinnon (Sr)12947.82601
15Deshawn Warner (Sr)111.0101
Higley

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLng100+TD
Team Totals362657.4364
8Daxen Hall (Sr)282318.31812
15Gunner Fagrell (So)4256.31201
34Larry Halvorsen (Sr)362.0301
81Ezy Brown (Jr)133.0300
Desert Edge

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals1631919.9792
1K. Dia-johnson (Sr)620534.2791
2Zerek Sidney (Fr)23417.018
3Jaqua Anderson (Sr)6599.8301
13Johnny Arvallo (Sr)22110.516
Higley

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals2736313.41662
1J. Decausmaker (Jr)510420.8581
2Kaden Millner (Sr)9859.4210
3Jaden Taylor (Jr)210.510
8Daxen Hall (Sr)610517.5420
9G. Walton (Jr)100.000
81Ezy Brown (Jr)11010.0100
84Taveon Sueing (Jr)35819.3341
Desert Edge

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals159319138616
1K. Dia-johnson (Sr)20566271
2H. Millender (Jr)4848
2Zerek Sidney (Fr)3434
3Jaqua Anderson (Sr)165975
7Markhi Mckinnon (Sr)9494
13Johnny Arvallo (Sr)2121
15Deshawn Warner (Sr)12930
21Aundre Gibson (Sr)2828
34Jaylen Dawson (Sr)1515
Higley

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals2653634042710
1J. Decausmaker (Jr)104104
2Kaden Millner (Sr)8585
3Jaden Taylor (Jr)11
7N. Eason ii (Sr)4242
8Daxen Hall (Sr)231105336
15Gunner Fagrell (So)2525
34Larry Halvorsen (Sr)66
81Ezy Brown (Jr)3101932
84Taveon Sueing (Jr)582179
Desert Edge

Total Yards

#Athlete NameRushPassRecTotal
Team Totals159319319478
1K. Dia-johnson (Sr)205205
2H. Millender (Jr)48319367
2Zerek Sidney (Fr)3434
3Jaqua Anderson (Sr)165975
7Markhi Mckinnon (Sr)9494
13Johnny Arvallo (Sr)2121
15Deshawn Warner (Sr)11
Higley

Total Yards

#Athlete NameRushPassRecTotal
Team Totals265363363628
1J. Decausmaker (Jr)104104
2Kaden Millner (Sr)8585
3Jaden Taylor (Jr)11
8Daxen Hall (Sr)231105336
15Gunner Fagrell (So)25363388
34Larry Halvorsen (Sr)66
81Ezy Brown (Jr)31013
84Taveon Sueing (Jr)5858
Desert Edge

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals4639855.0
0J. Beal-goines (Jr)112
1William Rodgers (Jr)66
3Tj Tucker (Jr)437
4Mikyal Davis (Fr)123
4Julian Gregory (Sr)156
6Michael Bryant (Sr)257
8Jonathan Kamara (Sr)221.0
9Brody Willis (8th)134
13Antonio Para (So)44
15Deshawn Warner (Sr)325
18Trey Ross (Jr)11
21Aundre Gibson (Sr)336
22M. Coleman (Fr)112
23Ramari Hodge (So)224
24Joshua Hopphaus (Jr)628
34Jaylen Dawson (Sr)369
50Logan Waldeck (So)11
92Shaun Aletor (Sr)2242.0
94Iyod Selph (Jr)2242.0
Higley

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals2443677.0
0Andrew Zubey (Sr)336.0
7N. Eason ii (Sr)2131.0
10Jacob Pitts (Sr)47112.0
11Donovan Aidoo (Sr)325
16J. Shively (Jr)123
18Jaden Fisher (Sr)11
21J. Brathwaite (So)11
22Jesse Eulate (Sr)11
23Jayden Olcott (Jr)123
32Aidyn Frazier (Jr)22
44Kooper Woolf (Jr)38112.0
50Boston Tilton (Jr)28102.0
55Nick Rolon (Sr)268
81Ezy Brown (Jr)11
90Mj Navarro (Jr)11
Desert Edge

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals4.0
8Jonathan Kamara (Sr)1.0
92Shaun Aletor (Sr)2.0
94Iyod Selph (Jr)1.0

Sacks

Higley has not entered any sacks stats.
Desert Edge

Defensive Statistics

#Athlete NameIntInt YdsAvgPDFmb RecFR YdsCausBlk PntsBlk FGs
Team Totals51
0J. Beal-goines (Jr)1
1William Rodgers (Jr)2
9Brody Willis (8th)1
15Deshawn Warner (Sr)1
24Joshua Hopphaus (Jr)1

Defensive Statistics

Higley has not entered any defensive statistics stats.
Desert Edge

Kickoffs

#Athlete NameKOYdsAvgLngTB
Team Totals63
19Kole Rogers (Jr)63
Higley

Kickoffs

#Athlete NameKOYdsAvgLngTB
Team Totals626243.758
25Jason Camaj (Sr)29346.548
99Kaden Olson (So)626243.758

Punts

Desert Edge has not entered any punts stats.
Higley

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals312040.0402
5Chansyn Mapa (Sr)312040.0402
Desert Edge

Kickoff and Punt Returns

#Athlete NameKO RetsYdsAvgLngP RetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals413834.566138
1K. Dia-johnson (Sr)16666.06666
15Deshawn Warner (Sr)12929.02929
21Aundre Gibson (Sr)12828.02828
34Jaylen Dawson (Sr)11515.01515
Higley

Kickoff and Punt Returns

#Athlete NameKO RetsYdsAvgLngP RetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals24020.04044210.523182
7N. Eason ii (Sr)44210.523142
81Ezy Brown (Jr)11919.01919
84Taveon Sueing (Jr)12121.02121
Desert Edge

Points

#Athlete NameTDsTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals636541
1K. Dia-johnson (Sr)21212
3Jaqua Anderson (Sr)21212
7Markhi Mckinnon (Sr)166
15Deshawn Warner (Sr)166
19Kole Rogers (Jr)55
Higley

Points

#Athlete NameTDsTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals63620442
1J. Decausmaker (Jr)1606
8Daxen Hall (Sr)212012
15Gunner Fagrell (So)1606
34Larry Halvorsen (Sr)1628
84Taveon Sueing (Jr)1606
99Kaden Olson (So)44
Desert Edge

PATs and Field Goals

#Athlete NamePATAtt%FGAtt%LngTot Pts
Team Totals56.85
19Kole Rogers (Jr)56.85
Higley

PATs and Field Goals

#Athlete NamePATAtt%FGAtt%LngTot Pts
Team Totals441.001.004
99Kaden Olson (So)441.001.004
Desert Edge

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTD RushTD RecTD FRTD IRTD PRTD KORTotal
Team Totals3216
1K. Dia-johnson (Sr)112
3Jaqua Anderson (Sr)112
7Markhi Mckinnon (Sr)11
15Deshawn Warner (Sr)11
Higley

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTD RushTD RecTD FRTD IRTD PRTD KORTotal
Team Totals42006
1J. Decausmaker (Jr)11
8Daxen Hall (Sr)202
15Gunner Fagrell (So)11
34Larry Halvorsen (Sr)11
84Taveon Sueing (Jr)101

Conversions

Desert Edge has not entered any conversions stats.
Higley

Conversions

#Athlete NameC RushC RecTotal
Team Totals101
34Larry Halvorsen (Sr)11
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Recap Video

Game Story

Arizona High School Football - Higley gets by Desert Edge

December 1, 2023: Gilbert, AZ 85297

The Higley Knights football squad scored 42 points and restricted the visiting Desert Edge Scorpions to 41 in the Knights non-league victory on Friday.

The Knights now possess a 12-2 record.

Dougy FreshScorpions Reporter
Selanhongva McDonaldKnights Reporter
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  1. Check In

    0 - 0 The scorer has checked in. DEHS 0, Higley 0
    Posted @ 7:03p
  2. Game Attendance

    Attendance Hundreds
    Posted @ 7:06p
  3. Field Conditions

    Field Conditions Dry
    Posted @ 7:06p
  4. Weather Conditions

    Weather Conditions Cold
    Posted @ 7:06p
  5. 0 - 0

    Start of Game

    Higley1st Quarter
    Higley kicking off to Desert Edge.
    Posted @ 8:25p
  6. Scorer Dropped Out

    1st Quarter
    Posted @ 8:29p
  7. Check In

    1st Quarter
    0 - 0 The scorer has checked in. DEHS 0, Higley 0
    Posted @ 8:34p
  8. 0 - 6

    Passing Touchdown

    Higley1st Quarter ~7 minutes to go
    Higley - Pass completed for a TD. DEHS 0, Higley 6
    Posted @ 8:35p
  9. 0 - 7

    Made Point After

    Higley1st Quarter ~7 minutes to go
    Higley - PAT Good. DEHS 0, Higley 7
    Posted @ 8:35p
  10. 0 - 7

    End of 1st Quarter

    2nd Quarter
    DEHS 0, Higley 7
    Posted @ 8:54p
  11. 0 - 13

    Rushing Touchdown

    Higley2nd Quarter ~11 minutes to go
    Higley - Rushing TD. DEHS 0, Higley 13
    Posted @ 8:56p
  12. 0 - 14

    Made Point After

    Higley2nd Quarter ~11 minutes to go
    Higley - PAT Good. DEHS 0, Higley 14
    Posted @ 8:56p
  13. 0 - 20

    Rushing Touchdown

    Higley2nd Quarter ~8 minutes to go
    Higley - Rushing TD. DEHS 0, Higley 20
    Posted @ 9:04p
  14. 0 - 22

    Two Point Rush Completed

    Higley2nd Quarter ~8 minutes to go
    Higley - Rushed for a 2Pt Conversion. DEHS 0, Higley 22
    Posted @ 9:04p
  15. 6 - 22

    Rushing Touchdown

    Desert Edge2nd Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    Desert Edge - Rushing TD. DEHS 6, Higley 22
    Posted @ 9:13p
  16. 7 - 22

    Made Point After

    Desert Edge2nd Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    Desert Edge - PAT Good. DEHS 7, Higley 22
    Posted @ 9:16p
  17. 7 - 28

    Passing Touchdown

    Higley2nd Quarter Under a minute
    Higley - Pass completed for a TD. DEHS 7, Higley 28
    Posted @ 9:46p
  18. 7 - 28

    Rushing Two Point Conversion Failed

    Higley2nd Quarter Under a minute
    Higley - 2Pt Conversion Failed. DEHS 7, Higley 28
    Posted @ 9:46p
  19. 13 - 28

    Kick Return Touchdown

    Desert Edge2nd Quarter Under a minute
    Desert Edge - Kick Return for a TD. DEHS 13, Higley 28
    Posted @ 9:49p
  20. 13 - 28

    Missed Point After

    Desert Edge2nd Quarter Under a minute
    Desert Edge - PAT Missed. DEHS 13, Higley 28
    Posted @ 9:49p
  21. 13 - 28

    Halftime

    Halftime
    DEHS 13, Higley 28
    We noticed it's halftime, please enjoy this video while you wait for the action to resume.
    Posted @ 9:56p
  22. 13 - 28

    Start of 3rd Quarter

    Desert Edge3rd Quarter
    Desert Edge to kick off to Higley.
    Posted @ 10:28p
  23. 13 - 35

    Score Correction

    Higley3rd Quarter
    Score correction for Higley in 3rd Quarter. DEHS 13, Higley 35
    Posted @ 10:31p
  24. 13 - 41

    Rushing Touchdown

    Higley3rd Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    Higley - Rushing TD. DEHS 13, Higley 41
    Posted @ 10:43p
  25. 13 - 42

    Made Point After

    Higley3rd Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    Higley - PAT Good. DEHS 13, Higley 42
    Posted @ 10:43p
  26. 19 - 42

    Passing Touchdown

    Desert Edge3rd Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Desert Edge - Pass completed for a TD. DEHS 19, Higley 42
    Posted @ 10:49p
  27. 21 - 42

    Two Point Rush Completed

    Desert Edge3rd Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Desert Edge - Rushed for a 2Pt Conversion. DEHS 21, Higley 42
    Posted @ 10:50p
  28. 21 - 42

    End of 3rd Quarter

    4th Quarter
    DEHS 21, Higley 42
    Posted @ 11p
  29. 27 - 42

    Passing Touchdown

    Desert Edge4th Quarter ~10 minutes to go
    Desert Edge - Pass completed for a TD. DEHS 27, Higley 42
    Posted @ 11:04p
  30. 28 - 42

    Made Point After

    Desert Edge4th Quarter ~10 minutes to go
    Desert Edge - PAT Good. DEHS 28, Higley 42
    Posted @ 11:06p
  31. 34 - 42

    Rushing Touchdown

    Desert Edge4th Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    Desert Edge - Rushing TD. DEHS 34, Higley 42
    Posted @ 11:17p
  32. 35 - 42

    Made Point After

    Desert Edge4th Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    Desert Edge - PAT Good. DEHS 35, Higley 42
    Posted @ 11:17p
  33. 41 - 42

    Rushing Touchdown

    Desert Edge4th Quarter Under a minute
    Desert Edge - Rushing TD. DEHS 41, Higley 42
    Posted @ 11:30p
  34. 43 - 42

    Two Point Rush Completed

    Desert Edge4th Quarter Under a minute
    Desert Edge - Rushed for a 2Pt Conversion. DEHS 43, Higley 42
    Posted @ 11:30p
  35. 41 - 42

    Score Correction

    Desert Edge4th Quarter
    Score correction for Desert Edge in 4th Quarter. DEHS 41, Higley 42
    Posted @ 11:34p
  36. 41 - 42

    End of Game

    Final
    DEHS 41, Higley 42
    Posted @ 11:34p

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Rankings & Records

Desert Edge (23-24)

AZDiv.
102
OverallSectionHomeAwayWin %Section %PFPA
11-34-18-03-3.786.800498231

Higley (23-24)

AZDiv.
91
OverallSectionHomeAwayWin %Section %PFPA
13-24-18-15-1.867.800661387

Team Scoring Averages

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Desert Edge
7.212.35.66.86.035.6
Higley
8.413.411.09.5044.1

Desert Edge Videos

Higley Videos

Head-to-Head

  • Desert Edge won on 9/15/2023
    9/15 @ 7pQ1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
    Higley061412032
    Desert Edge61970638

    The Higley (Gilbert, AZ) varsity football team lost Friday's away non-conference game against Desert Edge (Goodyear, AZ) in overtime by a score of 38-32.

  • Higley won on 12/1/2023
    12/1 @ 8pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Desert Edge01382041
    Higley72114042

    The Desert Edge (Goodyear, AZ) varsity football team lost Friday's away playoff game against Higley (Gilbert, AZ) by a score of 42-41.

Team Stat Comparison

Desert EdgeHigley
203.6Rushing Yards Per Game216.5
185.4Passing Yards Per Game246.8
389.1Total Yards Per Game463.3
59.0Tackles Per Game63.7
2.7Sacks Per Game2.3
34.1Points Per Game41.6

Team Leaders

Desert EdgeHigleyNational Avg.
#7 Markhi Mckinnon118.9Rushing Yards Per Game#8 Daxen Hall158.820.6
#2 Hezekiah Millender188.3Passing Yards Per Game#12 Luke Haugo263.550.5
#2 Hezekiah Millender238.5Total Yards Per Game#12 Luke Haugo307.036.9
#34 Jaylen Dawson8.1Tackles Per Game#10 Jacob Pitts10.32.7
#15 Deshawn Warner1.2Sacks Per Game#50 Boston Tilton1.10.2
#1 Kezion Dia-johnson9.0Points Per Game#8 Daxen Hall15.72.1

Record Breakdown

Desert Edge (23-24)

Higley (23-24)

11-3
Overall
13-2
4-1
League
4-1
4-1
Non-League
5-1
1-1
Head to Head
1-1
4-0
Common Opponent
2-1
8-0
Home
8-1
3-3
Away
5-1
0-0
Neutral
0-0
3-1
Playoff
4-0
11-3
In-State
11-2
0-0
Out-of-State
2-0