Posted On: 03/22/21 6:34 PM

Week 3 of this extraordinary – and abbreviated - New Mexico high school spring football season unfolded this past weekend across the state. Here are the standout performers and units for the weekend:

Jaden Cowley, Atrisco Heritage: The secret is out. Cowley is a pretty good running back. He rushed for 166 yards on just 9 carries and multiple touchdowns in Atrisco’s 55-8 victory over Manzano last Thursday.

Myles Lane, Atrisco Heritage: The sophomore quarterback completed 7-of-11 passes for 62 yards and two touchdowns in Atrisco’s big win. Another talented 20213 QB to watch.

Chris Rios Chris Rios 6'1" | LB Atrisco Heritage | 2021 State NM , Atrisco Heritage: Atrisco’s best defensive player recorded 12 tackles in just over two quarters due to AHS’ lopsided win. Rios has signed with Bethel University in Minnesota.

Eunice’s Rushing Attack: The Cardinals registered 286 rushing yards on 27 carries (10.6 yards per carry) in their 42-6 win over Loving. Junior Conagher Pierce led the way with 130 yards on 10 carries. QB Hayden Dean added 88 yards on 11 carries.

Cord Cox Cord Cox 5'10" | QB Artesia | 2021 State NM , Artesia: After struggling a week ago in a loss to Goddard, Cox bounced back with a solid performance in Artesia’s 43-28 victory over Roswell at the Bulldog Bowl,

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