Colton Tenney threw three touchdown passes as Centennial defeated previously unbeaten Desert Pines 20-7 on Saturday in the Mountain Region championship game at Eldorado High.
The Jaguars have dominated their opponents to the tune of 47-9 on average, thanks to a balanced offense and nasty defense littered with Division I talent.
Centennial, which won one game two seasons ago, will play Desert Pines at 4:10 p.m. Saturday at Eldorado High School in the Class 4A state football semifinals.
The Patriots made changes in the lines and secondary, and they inserted Daniel Britt at quarterback. They’re 8-0 since, including Friday’s 30-24 win over Bishop Gorman.
The Faith Lutheran girls and Bishop Gorman boys were overlooked before the season, but they both tied once and never lost en route to Class 4A soccer championships.
Mason Thornock scored on an 85-yard kickoff return and a 15-yard run, but the Lynx’s comeback bid fell short in a 33-22 loss to Yerington on Saturday at Carson City High.
Liberty’s 30-24 overtime win over Bishop Gorman on Friday ended the Gaels’ streak of 10 straight state championships and a 115-game winning streak against in-state opponents.
Reece Thornton ran for 117 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries as Pahranagat Valley won its 21st state football championship with a 28-14 victory Friday night.
The Canyon Springs football team’s appeal after it was forced to forfeit all its wins for the season was denied Friday. Arbor View will take its place in the playoffs.
No decision was made Thursday after the Canyon Springs football team’s appeal was heard regarding the use of an ineligible player. A decision is expected Friday morning.