Several games around the valley were decided in the final minutes Friday, which made for an exciting night,
Breven Palpallatoc ran for 141 yards and two touchwdowns on only four carries, and Silverado ran past Durango 36-28 in the Southwest League opener for both teams.
My’Quel Johnson threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Kenneth Cason with 22 seconds left, and the Chargers opened Southwest League play with a road win Friday night.
The Patriots led 12-0 in the first half and twice after halftime but couldn’t hold on in a 36-33 loss to Libery (Arizona) at home Friday night.
The “Miracle at the Mack” takes its place among the most incredible endings in Las Vegas’ recent sports history.
Koy Riggin threw for 233 yards and three touchdowns, and the Falcons’ defense shut down the usually potent Palo Verde ground game in a 28-13 road victory.
The annual High School Athletics Participation survey puts Nevada’s number at 48,503, the most since it began in 1971. That’s a jump of 5,450 from the 2017-18 school year.
The Chargers’ defense has been the catalyst of the team’s 3-1 start, and it will face a Spring Valley team in the Southwest League opener that has struggled offensively.
The Durango Fall Classic, a 64-team event with a mix of schools from the valley and others from all over the country, will be played at four schools Friday and Saturday.
The Crusaders’ football coach said the emails included screenshots of plays and formations Mountain Pointe (Arizona) planned to use. Fox said he responded by saying, “I don’t believe in cheating.”