Madisyn Marchesi scored one goal and assisted on another to lead Liberty to a girls soccer victory Thursday over visiting Desert Oasis.
Liberty junior Jayden Robertson caught three passes for 161 yards and three touchdowns, and he returned a punt 44 yards to set up another TD.
It took Liberty only one play to show that it is still the team to beat in the Class 5A Mountain League, as the Patriots rolled to victory over Faith Lutheran.
Participation numbers for Nevada high school football teams are up statewide and more in line with the pre-pandemic data.
Silverado’s Donavyn Pellot and Liberty’s Landon Bell, football recruits who are listed as athletes, are headed to UCLA and Washington, respectively.
Silverado’s Donavyn Pellot committed to UCLA for this year’s class, and Liberty’s Landon Bell committed to Washington for the 2024 class.
Liberty senior offensive tackle Ed Haynes is eighth in Nevada’s 247Sports’ composite rankings, a combination of various recruiting rating services.
Junior running back Isaiah Lauofo rushed for 162 yards on 23 carries as Liberty held off visiting Kamehameha Kapalama (Hawaii) to snap a three-game losing streak.
Silverado senior Donavyn Pellot, who could play a number of positions in college, is down to a final four of Pac-12 Conference football teams.
Liberty again is playing a demanding football schedule, a strategy proven successful, especially in 2019 when the Patriots won the state championship.