When Green Valley running back Jaylen McKnight went out with an injury Friday, Josiah Edwards stepped in and helped the Gators to a 21-14 victory at Desert Pines.
Green Valley overcame a two-touchdown halftime deficit to defeat Desert Pines in a Class 5A Mountain League matchup. Jaylen McKnight rushed for 176 yards for the Gators.
Liberty was missing about 40 players because of COVID protocols, but because the Patriots have so many players out for football, they were able to play the game.
It was only two years ago that Centennial played for a state championship. The rebuilding Bulldogs picked up their first win, 9-8 over Legacy on Friday.
Bishop Gorman is No. 1 in the Review-Journal’s Southern Nevada Class 5A football rankings and has another opportunity for a big win against Miami Central (Florida).
Bishop Gorman is No. 1 in the Review-Journal’s Southern Nevada Class 5A football rankings after rolling past fellow national power St. Louis (Hawaii).
Jovantae Barnes ran for 139 yards and four touchdowns to help Desert Pines beat Palo Verde 38-13 in the first-ever Class 5A game for both teams.
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.
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.
Check out the top performances from Tuesday’s high school baseball and softball action and look forward to Wednesday’s schedule.