Miguel Pina-Rodriguez scored two goals and assisted on another to lead Cimarron-Memorial to a boys soccer victory Wednesday over visiting Las Vegas.
Silverado, the No. 1 Class 4A team in the Southern Nevada football rankings, will host a 5A opponent in Palo Verde after a bye last week.
Las Vegas turned the ball over five times, and Pine Creek (Colorado) took control in the second quarter to run away for a win Friday in the season opener for both teams.
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Silverado opened with a 57-7 win over Class 5A Centennial and has this week off. No. 2 Shadow Ridge will play at Arbor View, 5A’s third-ranked team.
Silverado cruised to the Class 4A state football championship last season, but coach Andy Ostolaza expects a more difficult path to the title this year.
Silverado returns many of its top players after a season in which it went 12-0, won the Class 4A state championship and outscored its opponents 628-128.
Silverado has a talented group of returning players from last year’s team that went 12-0 and cruised to its first state championship.
Yuval Cohen, who scored 40 goals last season and won Gatorade State Player of the Year honors for Palo Verde, has had tryouts with MLS clubs and won’t play for the Panthers.
High school football practice throughout the valley begins Monday, with the first two days slated for heat acclimation and non-contact drills.