Centennial needs a win over a Cimarron-Memorial team that is out of the playoff race to claim its first league title since 2002 and the No. 1 seed in the Northwest League.
Martin Blake ran for 113 yards and a touchdown and returned a punt for a score to help the Pioneers to a 48-7 Southeast League win over Eldorado.
Several games around the valley were decided in the final minutes Friday, which made for an exciting night,
Liberty’s first four games are all against teams that finished in the top 40 in the nation last season, but the Patriots remain confident despite their 0-3 start.
De’Andre Washington rushed for 62 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries, but the Aggies lost to Hamilton on Friday night in Chandler, Arizona.
Koy Riggin threw two touchdown passes and ran for another, and Foothill held on for a 29-27 home win over Canyon Springs on Friday night.
The 11-game regular-season television schedule was released Friday afternoon. All games will air live at 7 p.m. each Thursday on KVMY (My LV TV).
Here are the all-league and all-region teams, as selected by coaches.
Sparked by individual wins from Rome Odunze and Kyu Kelly, the Gaels wrapped up their second consecutive Class 4A title by scoring 99 points.
Bonds, who also ran on the winning 400 relay team and finished third in the 100, helped Centennial build a big lead heading into Saturday’s events.