Bishop Gorman falls to St. Louis 31-19 in a battle of top-15 teams nationally, while Liberty can’t hold on to early lead in a 34-22 defeat against Mililani.
Koy Riggin threw two touchdown passes and ran for another, and Foothill held on for a 29-27 home win over Canyon Springs on Friday night.
The Clark, Rancho and Valley football programs have had to find alternative places to practice and play games.
It’s a full slate of games for valley football teams Friday. Let’s take a look at five of the top matchups.
The Gaels, the defending Class 4A state champions, defeated Boulder City, the reigning Class 3A champ, 15-25, 25-8, 15-13 in the title match Saturday.
Las Vegas junior quarterback Ja’Shawn Scroggins threw for nearly 300 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 42-28 win over Adelanto (Calif.) on Friday.
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.
The Patriots, facing three-time defending Arizona state champion Chandler, kept the score close most of the way before fading late en route to a home loss.
Bishop Gorman took control early and rolled to a 40-7 home victory over Orem (Utah) on Friday night as prep football season opened across the Las Vegas Valley.
The 18th-ranked Gaels host Orem (Utah) at 7 p.m. Friday before traveling to Honolulu to play the nation’s 12th-ranked team in the USA Today football poll.