Class 4A Las Vegas High traveled to Reno to place 5A Bishop Manogue on Friday, and the Wildcats hope they learned some lessons in the loss carry over to the postseason.
Check out the top five performances and scores from Friday’s high school football action.
Greg Burrell rushed for 241 yards and four touchdowns on just 10 carries to lead Desert Pines to a 49-21 home win over Faith Lutheran on Friday.
Bishop Gorman quarterback Micah Alejado threw five touchdown passes as the Gaels rolled past Palo Verde 70-0 Friday night in a Class 5A Desert League game.
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.
Desert Pines football coach Tico Rodriguez remains dedicated to inner-city youth. “We want to win, but we want to make them better men,” he said.
Bishop Gorman (5A), Silverado (4A) and Moapa Valley (3A) remain No. 1 in the Southern Nevada football rankings. The Eldorado boys and Coronado girls top the soccer rankings.
Pahranagat Valley lost 11 seniors off last year’s team, which won its second straight Class 1A state football title, but hopes its young team grows up quickly.
Liberty wide receiver Germie Bernard committed to Washington in the summer before his junior year. Bishop Gorman offensive lineman Jake Taylor gave his verbal pledge to Oklahoma in July.
Deandre Gholar’s 1-yard touchdown run with a minute left gave Valley a victory over Rancho on Thursday night to clinch a spot in the Class 3A playoffs.