Take a look at the best plays of the 2017 high school football season in Southern Arizona.
Arizona Daily Star ranks the top 10 plays of 2017
The high school football season came to an end two weeks ago and Southern Arizona was chock-full of exhilarating games and memorable plays.
The Arizona Daily Star closely reviewed every play on the high school sports Twitter account from games of the week dating from Aug. 18 to Dec. 2.
From insane catches to eyebrow-raising moves, here are the best plays from the 2017 high school football season in Southern Arizona.
10. Pusch Ridge's Blake Reilly brings the hammer in the 3A state championship
9. Salpointe Catholic's Bijan Robinson dances around Phoenix St. Mary's to open the season
Bijan Robinson dancing his way into the end zone. Lancers take a commanding 20-0 lead over St. Mary's with 4:48 left in first quarter. pic.twitter.com/0B2yAe8aLr— High School Sports (@HSTucson) August 19, 2017
8. Sabino QB Alex Bell presses circle against Sahuaro
7. Sunnyside DB Jose Silva takes this interception 96 yards to the house in the season opener
6. Cienega's Jamarye Joiner somehow finds Jerry White down the field
5. Marana receiver Tito Valenzuela bobbles this catch and hangs on against Cholla
4. Terrell Hayward hauls in this buzzer-beating Hail Mary from Jamarye Joiner to end the first half
Was Hayward in bounds?
Did Dez Bryant catch the ball in the 2014 divisional round against the Packers? Not according to the referees. And per the refs in this game, Hayward caught it, which is why it makes the cut.
3. Marana kicker Jaime Avila nails a 60-yard field goal in practice
2. Salpointe Catholic's Lathan Ransom pulls out all of the moves on this punt return
1. Salpointe Catholic's Bijan Robinson hurdles a Tucson High defender with ease
We slowed it down and talked with Bijan after the game about his big play and 209-yard, two-touchdown effort against Tucson High: