Posted On: 10/3/20 7:41 PM

In a tight game with a 22-20 Snowflake victory over American Leadership Academy-Gilbert, there were a handful of players that made big plays. Here are the 5 defensive standouts from the 3A game of the week, with 4 being from the tough and gritty Snowflake defense:

Defensive MVP- Terren Green, RB/LB, Snowflake (2021)

Green was an all around playmaker. He was flying around the field and delivering huge hits all game. He showed excellent play recognition skills and instincts. He is a very fundamental football player and has the ability to meet big ball carriers in the hole and stick them. He showed great pursuit on outside runs and screens to make plays. ALA was forced to throw the ball to get down field as Green put a stop to their run game early. It was clear ALA wanted to avoid Green, and Green was the key defensive factor for the game. He needs to be on a recruiting board ASAP.

Spencer Nielson, RB/LB, American Leadership Academy-Gilbert (2022)

Nielson, also an offensive standout, was filling holes early in the game and showed very impressive instincts and speed on the edges. He was very difficult for Snowflake to contain as he

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