TYLER HANSEN-West Region honors from PrepStar and All-Far West accolades from SuperPrep as a senior, when he was named first-team All-CIF and All-Valley while being named the Southwestern League Player of the Year. He also earned the Riverside County Sportsmanship Award and Chaparral's offensive and team most valuable player honors as the three-year letterman served as team captain his junior and senior seasons. He was an honorable mention All-CIF selection in addition to earning first team All-Valley and All-Southwestern League honors his junior season. As a senior, when he was Chaparral's High School Athlete of the Year (all sports), he completed 138-of-220 passes (62.7 percent) for 1,652 yards and 10 touchdowns against just four interceptions. He also rushed for 570 yards and nine touchdowns. Showing his versatility, he was also asked to fill in at safety at times on defense (where he had a fumble recovery). He was the MVP of the inaugural Navy Marine Corps All-Star Classic, as he threw for two touchdowns and ran for another in leading his team to a 27-13 win. As a junior, when he was Chaparral's offensive MVP, he completed 153-of-263 passes (58.1 percent) for 2,248 yards and 21 touchdowns (with 13 interceptions). He also rushed for 300 yards and six touchdowns, not including sacks. Top games as a senior included a 21-20 loss to Vista Murrieta, when he rushed for 120 yards and two touchdowns and passed for 150 yards and a third score; he completed 11-of-15 passes for 182 yards and two scores while rushing 13 times for 74 yards in a 24-21 win over Temecula Canyon, as he threw a 22-yard game winning touchdown with just 42 seconds left to rally his team for the win. In his junior year, against Valley View he passed for 342 yards and five touchdowns in a 40-21 win, and threw for 236 yards (on 12-of-16 passing) and three touchdowns in a 38-24 win over Temecula Valley. Under coach Tommy Leach, Chaparral went 9-4 during his senior season, advancing to the semifinals, and was 11-3 his junior year, losing to Norco in the CIF Championship.
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