The Polynesian Football Classic will take place in the valley over two weekends, featuring three games and involving teams from Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii.
Bishop Gorman hosts fellow national power St. Louis (Hawaii) to open the season, hoping to get payback after the Crusaders beat the Gaels 31-19 in 2019.
Eight of the 11 teams that make up Class 5A won at least one playoff game in 2019, and all of them reached the postseason.
Check out the top performances from Monday’s high school baseball and softball action, and look forward to Tuesday’s schedule.
The Aggies scored a late touchdown to defeat Faith Lutheran on Friday night, and Centennial needed a late score to keep pace with a win over Shadow Ridge.
Caitlin Covington went 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs on Friday to help Shadow Ridge’s softball team to a 9-2, four-inning win over Canyon del Oro (Arizona) in the quarterfinals of the Spring Jamboree at Majestic Park.
Arbor View’s Adrian Armstrong won three individual events on Tuesday to help the Aggies win a three-team meet at Shadow Ridge.
Olivia Smith won three individual events on Tuesday to lead Bishop Gorman’s girls track team to victory in a three-team home meet.
Chris Chavarria had 13 kills, 14 assists and five aces to help host Chaparral’s boys volleyball team rally for an 18-25, 19-25, 25-19, 25-15, 15-10 win over Sunrise Mountain on Tuesday.
The Jaguars hit 10 of 17 from the field in the first quarter, including five 3-pointers, opened up a 26-16 lead and never looked back en route to an 84-67 victory over Centennial.