Rancho, which once practiced in a city park, was among nine high schools picked to scrimmage in Allegiant Stadium during a prep football jamboree this weekend.
Liberty and Centennial have suspended all in-person football activities for 10 days after positive COVID-19 tests. Both still hope to take part in the CCSD football jamboree.
According to an email sent to Coronado’s football families Wednesday, all team activities are suspended until further notice after a positive COVID-19 test.
Marcos Canales ran for 162 yards and two touchdowns, and the Faith Lutheran defense limited SLAM! Nevada to 75 total yards in a 39-0 win.
Mick Corrigan threw three touchdown passes to Ryan Hannig, and The Meadows’ defense did the rest in a 33-6 win over White Pine to clinch the 2A South title.
By opening Allegiant Stadium for a practice jamboree, the Raiders have helped provide local high school football teams with a silver lining amid COVID.
Improvement has been the central theme for most high school football coaches whose teams played this spring, a six-week season that concludes Friday.
Moapa Valley forced five turnovers and had two big offensive plays in the fourth quarter to beat Virgin Valley 18-14 in the Hammer Game.
COVID, players opting to pursue other interests and spring break are among the unique issues football teams at small schools have had to deal with.
Freshman quarterback Micah Alejado threw for 228 yards and four touchdowns in Bishop Gorman’s 43-0 win over Faith Lutheran.
Brent Browner, who was named Bishop Gorman’s football coach after Kenny Sanchez resigned in January 2020, is comfortable with the program’s high expectations.
Bishop Gorman spread the wealth in a win over SLAM! Nevada on Friday. The Gaels ran for 242 yards and passed for 100, and each touchdown was scored by a different player.
Quarterback Grant Wood threw four touchdown passes, and Faith Lutheran cruised to a home victory over Virgin Valley on Friday night.