Posted On: 03/25/21 7:09 PM

Week 4 of the once-in-a-lifetime (hopefully) abbreviated spring high school season gets underway Friday night with 28 games on the slate. It’s Rivalry Weekend in New Mexico. Here are our 20 players to watch in Week 4’s Friday night games.

Joey Reza, Deming: The Deming Wildcats surrendered over 200 rushing yards to Mayfield last weekend in a 28-7 loss at the Field of Dreams. This week’s opponent, Alamogordo, just happens to have one of the top running backs in the state in Sean Hays Sean Hays 6'0" | RB Alamogordo | 2021 State NM (376 yards on 71 carries). If Deming wants to keep up with the Tigers, Reza will have to ignite the running game.

Bryce Perez, Bloomfield: The Bobcats’ defense appeared headed in the right direction with a shutout of Piedra Vista two weeks ago, but Farmington scored 49 points in Week 3. Perez had two interceptions and caught a TD pass in the loss. He’ll need to be active again against Aztec.

Ayden Madrid Ayden Madrid 5'11" | LB Bernalillo | 2021 State NM , Bernalillo: The Bernalillo defense has been lights outs in the first three games, yielding zero points. Madrid is one of the state’s top linebackers and is headed to Fort Lewis College in the fall. The Spartans face a good

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