Durango takes care of Foothill in three sets, while Palo Verde has its way with Arbor View. Bishop Gorman’s Stockham reaches 1,500 career kills in a win.
Garrett Castro threw a 6-yard touchdown pass, and Hector Barrios-Baez knocked home the game-winning extra point for Green Valley in a 24-23 win over Foothill.
Faith Lutheran tries to hang a second Northwest loss on Arbor View, while Southeast unbeatens Foothill and Liberty vie to take the outright lead.
Chaparral’s Dennis Perez make field goals of 24 and 33 yards in the game’s final three minutes, and the Cowboys claimed a 6-3 Southeast League victory over Basic.
Even with Centennial’s 17-14 win over Arbor View and Virgin Valley’s 14-7 victory over Boulder City factored in, the average margin among the 15 games was 34.5 points.
Marrion Macklin-Thomas ran for 163 yards and three touchdowns, and the Shadow Ridge defense forced four second-half turnovers in a road victory.
The Eagles will host a 20-team field in the Boulder City Invitational, a week after ranking as the highest valley finisher in the Durango Fall Classic.
Here are the all-league and all-region teams, as selected by coaches.
After having their three-year state championship streak snapped last season, the Panthers made a relatively easy time of winning the Class 4A state title.
Sparked by individual wins from Rome Odunze and Kyu Kelly, the Gaels wrapped up their second consecutive Class 4A title by scoring 99 points.