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.
Centennial needs a win over a Cimarron-Memorial team that is out of the playoff race to claim its first league title since 2002 and the No. 1 seed in the Northwest League.
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.
Jacob Ceci had 15 kills, three aces, three digs and three blocks Thursday to help Coronado’s boys volleyball team clinch the Desert League title with a 25-15, 25-21, 25-19 home win over Foothill.
Logan Bleazard was 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored Tuesday as Coronado’s baseball team handed visiting Silverado its first loss in Desert League play, 13-3 in five innings.
Jaden Delchambre singled home the eventual winning run to cap a six-run sixth inning that lifted Foothill’s softball team to a 9-8 win at Liberty on Tuesday.
The Gators, who won eight consecutive Sunset Region titles, beat new rival and runner-up Spring Valley, 202-154½. Foothill was third at 132 points.
The Foothill girls basketball team opened the Gator Winter Classic with a 61-32 win over Silverado in the morning and finished its first day of pool play with a 55-29 victory over Boulder City in the afternoon.
Sophia Dominguez had 21 kills and 16 digs Tuesday as Durango’s volleyball team handed Coronado its first Desert League loss, 25-16, 20-25, 25-23, 20-25, 17-15.
Tim Gordon and Thomas Blomquist went 3-0 in doubles Tuesday to help Liberty’s boys tennis team edge visiting Basic 10-9 in the Desert Region tournament.