Top high school players in Southern Nevada are being bypassed as NCAA teams choose to reload with de facto free agents from other colleges.
Since 2017 when college football established an early signing period in December, the recruiting process has sped up considerably.
Bishop Gorman (5A), Silverado (4A) and Moapa Valley (3A) remain No. 1 in the Southern Nevada football rankings. The Palo Verde boys and Coronado girls top the soccer rankings.
Bishop Gorman prevailed in a five-set girls volleyball match over visiting Faith Lutheran.
Liberty junior Jayden Robertson caught three passes for 161 yards and three touchdowns, and he returned a punt 44 yards to set up another TD.
Hunter Borgel produced two goals and two assists in a 6-0 victory over Centennial and scored a goal in a 2-0 win over Faith Lutheran last week.
Felix Reeves is in intensive care after suffering a stroke Saturday night. He was set to play at the College of Southern Nevada this season.
The top 5A, 4A and 3A high school football teams — including Bishop Gorman and Silverado — sent emphatic statements with blowout victories Friday night.
Four players rushed for touchdowns as host Shadow Ridge overwhelmed Sierra Vista. Davison Glenn had three of the seven TDs in the 53-7 victory.
There was sentiment this was shaping up as Basic’s year in its annual Henderson Bowl showdown against Green Valley, but that wasn’t the case Friday.