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.
Jordan Smith caught a 95-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter and ran for a 55-yarder in the fourth in the Bulldogs’ 17-14 road victory over the Aggies on Friday.
So much has happened, such as surprising teams, fantastic finishes and the opening of Class 4A Southwest League play last week that was quite an appetizer for the rest of the league openers.
Unbeaten Centennial travels to Arbor View in a Northwest League opener Friday night that could go a long way toward determining its champion.
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 some of the top performances for the week of Sept. 16 to 21
Several games around the valley were decided in the final minutes Friday, which made for an exciting night,
Koy Riggin threw for 233 yards and three touchdowns, and the Falcons’ defense shut down the usually potent Palo Verde ground game in a 28-13 road victory.
The annual High School Athletics Participation survey puts Nevada’s number at 48,503, the most since it began in 1971. That’s a jump of 5,450 from the 2017-18 school year.