2020 Arcadia High School Phoenix, Arizona Football Combine Results
5-7 Year Old Division Results
The 5-7 year old division was dominated by 7 year old Cade Lanzarotto from Goodyear, Arizona. Cade nearly took first place in all 5 combine events with a PPR of 56.99. Cade set a new shuttle record at Arcadia with a time of 5.34 seconds just edging out 2019 record holder Branson Borders time of 5.53. Devin Walls age 7 from Lake Havasu City was the only athlete to top Lanzarotto. Walls took first place on the Medicine ball strength challenge with an impressive toss of 10’4″. This was Devin’s first combine he had a PPR 52.35 which was the second highest ranking in the 5-7 age division. Last year during Landon Flowers first combine he set the broad jump record for a 6 year old with a leap of 5’3″. Returning to Arcadia, Flowers now age 7 grew 2 inches and gained 13 pounds in less than a year! His standing reach increased 3.5 inches along with a 3 inch increase in his wingspan. It’s always incredible how fast these young athletes grow and develop year after year.
Another young Arcadia standout was 5 year old Vasily Espindola. Vasily traveled all the way from Colorado to compete in his first AZ Youth Football Combine! The youngest athlete in his age division Espindola showed great technique and you can tell the he came prepared to compete. Congrats to all the young athletes who completed their first AZYFC combine. We look forward to tracking your growth and development for years to come!
8-10 Year Old Division Results
The 8-10 year old division was led by returning combine vet 10 year old Jackson Reader. Arcadia 2020 was Jackson’s 3rd AZYFC combine now at the top of the age division Reader currently is ranked #1 with a PPR of 60.06. Jackson who currently holds the 8 year old broad jump record set the new 10 year old vertical record 22″ previously held by Kadin Johnson.
Bently Taylor from Lake Havasu city took the #2 overall spot at age 8! He also set a new strength medicine ball toss record 14’3″ previously held by Alec Fenton. Bently showed well in all five combine events and turned some heads during his first AZYFC Combine. Amos Augustin a 10 year old out of Gilbert, Arizona edged out both Tristian Sailer and Jackson Reader by 1/10 of a second to claim the fastest 40 time at 4.7.
The 8-10 age division was very competitive. We noticed many returning athletes with previous AZYFC combine experience who came back motivated and had been training hard leading up to this combine. As a result we had five new records set! Alec Greenwald from Scottsdale set a new shuttle record for age 10 with a time of 4.78 seconds. Tyler Barrett form Lake Havasu City broke the nine year old record with a jump of 6’2″ previously held by Casey Churchill. Vidal Arroyo from Phoenix, Arizona set a new nine year old medicine ball toss record 14’11” previously held by Jackson Reader. This was Arroyo’s second AZYFC Combine he improved from his 2019 toss by 1’10” to set his first combine record!
11-13 Year Old Division Results
After breaking several combine records in 2019 Bryce Black out of Phoenix returned to the AZYFC in 2020 motivated and ready to compete. Bryce didn’t disappoint showing improvement across the board he was named Arcadia 2020 Camp MVP. Bryce currently holds every 13 year old record to date with the exception of the medicine ball toss record set last year and held by Malachi Allen out of Tucson. Congratulations Bryce keep up the good work and good things will continue to happen.
Another noticeable standout in the 11-13 age division was Darian Roar out of Vail Arizona. Darian took first in the medicine ball toss in this division with a toss of 22’6″. Roar also posted the second fastest 40 time in the division just behind camp MVP Bryce Black. Showing an impressive combination of both speed and strength Roar had an impressive first showing at the AZYFC. LJ Walker out of Chandler, Arizona was able to claim the top 5-10-5 short shuttle time at Arcadia. Walker a running back showed great lateral mobility and posted the 5th fasted 40 time in his age division.
Rising Talent in the 11-13 Year Old Division
At the bottom of this age division two 11 year-olds set new combine records. Xavier Neumann set a new shuttle record with a time of 4.84 seconds edging out the previous record held by 2019 stand out Seiji Hegg. The other 11 year old to break a record was Amir Thomas. Thomas broke the 11 year vertical record previously held by Seiji Hegg as well. Amir was impressive at his first AZYFC showing and currently sits #3 overall in the 11-13 division with a PPR of 58.21.
Two 12 year olds set new AZYFC Combine records as well. Nobel Young Blackgoat out of Flagstaff, Arizona who currently is ranked #4 overall set the 12 year old broad jump record with a 7’3″ jump previously held by Miles Lockhart out of Chandler. Jamar Beal ranked #2 overall out of Goodyear, Arizona set the new 12 year old 5-10-5 AZYFC shuttle record with a time of 4.71 previously held by Dashon White. Next season Beal will move to the top of his age division and look to be a heavy favorite in 2021.
14-18 Year Old Division Results
A pair of talented 15 year old sit atop the leader board both from Lake Havasu City. Currently ranked #1 overall LB/RB Evan Smith broke two AZYFC records for age 15. Evans set a new broad jump record 9’1″ and a new vertical record 33″. Fellow Havasu teammate Isaac Stope set the 5-10-5 shuttle record with a time of 4.40 seconds. Stope currently ranks #2 overall and also plays LB/RB. Looks like Havasu will have some young developing talent to look forward to.
They fastest laser timed 40 of the combine was claimed by Francisco Trejo AKA “Kiko” out of Tucson. Trejo edged out Xander Georgoulis by 8/10 of a second with a time of 4.70 seconds. Kiko was the AZ Youth Football Combine’s 40 King and won a pair of VKTRY high performance insoles as a result.
Although Xander Georgoulis fell short of the fastest 40 time he did break 2 AZYFC records. Georgoulis set the 16 year old 40 record in the 40 yard dash and the 5-10-5 shuttle previously held by Casteel DB standout Carlos Fernadez. Xander finished ranked #3 overall and plays WR/RB at Sunnyslope HS. Malcom Morris S/WR out of Flagstaff had the best broad jump of the day with an impressive jump of 9’2″. The strength medicine ball toss winner was Darius Walls with a toss of 28’8″. The oldest of 4 Walls brothers to make the trip from Lake Havasu City led by example. His youngest brother Devin Walls age 7 also won a medal for first place in the medicine ball toss as well in the 5-7 age division how great is that! Darius Walls QB looks to have great arm strength and good lateral quickness.
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