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.
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.
A year after surrendering 18 points in the final 65 seconds to lose to Hamilton (Arizona), Bishop Gorman dominated the Huskies in the Polynesian Football Classic.
The Desert Pines defense held Legacy to negative-23 yards in pitching its second straight shutout, and Marquis Roby threw three touchdown passes for the Jaguars.
Centennial girls track standout Ashley Moore was named the Gatorade Nevada Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year.
Bishop Gorman plays top-seeded La Lumiere (Indiana) at 1 p.m. Thursday in the GEICO Nationals in New York City. The game will be televised on ESPNU.
Clark’s Jalen Hill and Faith Lutheran’s Brevin Walter and Clark coach Chad Beeten will participate in the Big Baller Brand All-American Game on Sunday at Orleans Arena.
Basic’s softball team pounded out 14 hits in a 9-1 win at Sierra Vista on Friday. Eight Basic starters had at least one hit, led by leadoff batter Sanoe Helenihi, who was 3-for-5.
Cimarron-Memorial first baseman Mike Overland made a diving stop of a grounder hit to his right, hopped to his feet and dived to the bag to beat the runner and end a sixth-inning threat to help the Spartans escape with a 5-2 road win over Bonanza.
Desert Oasis’ Josh Sharman picked off two runners to get out of a jam in the fifth inning on the way to throwing a four-hit shutout in a 4-0 victory over host Bishop Gorman.