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.
The Chargers have earned all of their three league wins in dramatic fashion by a total of 15 points, but their 49-48 win over Desert Oasis clinched a playoff berth.
The Friday game was suspended, and a review is underway by the Southern Nevada Officials Association and the NIAA. A double forfeiture is the likely outcome.
Centennial looks to avenge last year’s 36-7 loss to Faith Lutheran, strengthen its status as Northwest League favorite in one of the valley’s top matchups.
Shadow Ridge and Palo Verde meet with both looking for a 2-0 start in Northwest League play to headline key league games from across the valley.
Several games around the valley were decided in the final minutes Friday, which made for an exciting night,
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 Aggies finally prevailed 38-32 Friday night by scoring on their overtime drive, then stopping the potent Longhorns’ passing attack on fourth down.
Charron Thomas scored three rushing touchdowns and added another on a punt return as Palo Verde rallied for a 43-27 road victory over Durango.