2021 High School Tackle Winners
2021 High School Tackle Winners
Silverado High School Coach Andy Ostolaza
Andy Ostolaza, from Silverado High School, was named the recipient for the 2021 Tom Flores High School Coach of the Year award following his undefeated season where he led his team to the #1 overall seed in the Nevada 4A State Playoffs.
Moapa Valley High School Coach Brent Lewis
Brent Lewis, from Moapa Valley High School, was named the recipient for Week Nine after his team defeated rival, Virgin Valley High School, 46-28 in the annual Hammer Game.
Spanish Springs High School Coach Rob Hummel
Rob Hummel., from Spanish Springs High School (Sparks, NV), was named the Tom Flores High School Coach for Week Eight after his team defeated rival Reed High School, 31-30. Defensive Back, Nate Penney recorded his 2nd interception to seal the win in the final seconds.
Green Valley High Football Coach Brian Castro
Brian Castro, from Green Valley High School, was named the recipient for Week Seven after his team defeated Desert Pine High School, 21-14. After falling behind 14 points at halftime, the Gators scored 21 unanswered points to secure the victory.
Spring Valley High Football Coach Marcus Teal
Marcus Teal, from Spring Valley High School, was named the recipient for Week Six after his team defeated previously unbeaten Mojave High School, 14-0. Spring Valley's Kelze Howard returned a fumble for a touchdown in a night where the Grizzlies forced seven turnovers in the win.
Chaparral High Football Coach Don Willis
Don Willis, from Chaparral High School, was named the recipient for Week Five after his team defeated Eldorado High School, 35-22 in the annual "Cleat Game." Chaparral's Michael Diggs had an interception return for a touchdown in the 4th quarter to seal the win.
Desert Pines High Football Coach Tico Rodriguez
Coach Rodriguez was named the recipient for Week Four after Desert Pines forced six turnovers and recovered two of their own squib kicks in their 53-42 win in the Polynesian Classic against Orem (Ut.). Coach Rodriguez got 309 yards and six touchdowns passing from quarterback Rjay Tagataese.
Palo Verde High School Football Coach Joe Aznarez
Joe Aznarez, from Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas, was named the recipient for Week Three after his team defeated Green Valley 21-20. After falling behind 14-0 and losing their starting quarterback to an injury, the Panthers rallied back and scored the game-winning touchdown with 26 seconds left in the game for the victory.
Mojave High School Football Coach Wes Pacheco
Wes Pacheco, from Mojave High School in North Las Vegas, was named the recipient for Week Two after his team defeated Sunrise Mountain 21-14 in their second game of the season. The Rattlers stopped Sunrise Mountain on a play from the 10-yard line with 3 seconds to secure the win. Coach Pacheco and Mojave High School moved to 2-0 on the season following the victory.
Desert Oasis High Football Coach Brant Smith
The Las Vegas Raiders have named Desert Oasis High Football Coach Brant Smith as the first recipient in 2021 of the Tom Flores High School Coach of the Week. Smith, in his first year as varsity head football coach at Desert Oasis, led the Diamondbacks to a hard-fought 9-8 non-conference win over Spring Valley last Thursday in the season opener for both teams. Desert Oasis got a game-winning 42-yard field goal late in the third quarter.