Desert Pines senior running back Jovantae Barnes is the only returning 1,000-yard rusher in the valley, and the four-star recruit has 35 scholarship offers.
Centennial needs a win over a Cimarron-Memorial team that is out of the playoff race to claim its first league title since 2002 and the No. 1 seed in the Northwest League.
Martin Blake ran for 113 yards and a touchdown and returned a punt for a score to help the Pioneers to a 48-7 Southeast League win over Eldorado.
Jaden Terrana, a senior forward, scored her 75th career goal last week, breaking the Bishop Gorman career mark that was set by Hannah Borgel from 2014-17.
Here are some of the top performances for the week of Sept. 23-27.
Jacob Ceci had 15 kills, three aces, three digs and three blocks Thursday to help Coronado’s boys volleyball team clinch the Desert League title with a 25-15, 25-21, 25-19 home win over Foothill.
Bryce Robison spun a four-hit shutout Thursday as Palo Verde’s baseball team clinched the No. 2 seed for the Mountain Region tournament with a 4-0 home win over Centennial.
Logan Bleazard was 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored Tuesday as Coronado’s baseball team handed visiting Silverado its first loss in Desert League play, 13-3 in five innings.
Jaden Delchambre singled home the eventual winning run to cap a six-run sixth inning that lifted Foothill’s softball team to a 9-8 win at Liberty on Tuesday.
The schedules and results (when available) for the GEICO Nationals boys and girls tournaments are here.