Desert Pines scored five touchdowns in the final 6:48 of the first half to break open the game, and Canyon Springs finished with minus-30 yards of offense.
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Bishop Gorman and Liberty again are expected to win league championships and meet for a state championship game berth.
Coronado trailed by as many as 10 in the fourth quarter but rallied to beat Canyon Springs in the Class 5A Southern Region quarterfinals.
Two players — Liberty’s Saco Alofipo (Utah State) and Faith Lutheran’s Jordan Pollard (San Jose State) — signed with Football Bowl Subdivision schools Wednesday.
Las Vegas edged Durango 10-7 on Friday to win the Class 4A Mountain League title and clinch a first-round bye in the playoffs.
Cameron Paul threw three touchdown passes to complement a stingy defense that carried Foothill, which has had three games canceled by COVID, to a victory at Canyon Springs.
Two high school games were canceled Friday — league games between Arbor View and Foothill and Chaparral and Sunrise Mountain — that could affect playoff chances and seeding.
Canyon Springs stopped Palo Verde on a last-second play to earn a 13-6 home victory Thursday night, its first in Class 5A Desert League play.
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.
Bishop Gorman, ranked seventh in the nation by USA Today, has only itself to blame after allowing 18 points in the final 65 seconds in a loss to No. 24 Hamilton (Arizona).
Jovantae Barnes ran for 139 yards and four touchdowns to help Desert Pines beat Palo Verde 38-13 in the first-ever Class 5A game for both teams.
Eight of the 11 teams that make up Class 5A won at least one playoff game in 2019, and all of them reached the postseason.