Silverado hadn’t trailed all season, but had to come from behind against Coronado on Friday night. The Skyhawks rushed for 258 yards and scored the final 22 points.
Silverado struggled offensively against Sierra Vista but still cruised to a 36-7 win. The Skyhawks host No. 5 Coronado, and No. 2 Shadow Ridge welcomes No. 3 Desert Oasis.
A point guard, Richard Isaacs played at Coronado as a freshman before departing for Wasatch Acaemcy, which plays a national schedule. He’s returned to Coronado for his senior season.
No. 1 Silverado was off last week, and No. 2 Shadow Ridge held off Durango. No. 3 Coronado, No. 4 Desert Oasis and new No. 5 Clark posted impressive wins.
It was only two years ago that Centennial played for a state championship. The rebuilding Bulldogs picked up their first win, 9-8 over Legacy on Friday.
Silverado takes over the No. 1 spot in the Review-Journal’s Southern Nevada Class 4A football rankings after bumping off former No. 1 Shadow Ridge 50-29.
The Palo Verde boys and Coronado girls open No. 1 in the Southern Nevada Soccer Coaches Association Week 1 polls.
Nine high school football games have been canceled for various reasons, including COVID concerns, brush fires and a shortage of eligible players.
Shadow Ridge defeated Class 5A Centennial 31-22 last week to land the No. 1 spot in the Review-Journal’s Southern Nevada 4A football rankings for Week 1.
Faith Lutheran finished 23-0-1 to win its first girls state soccer championship in 2019, but a new Class 5A full of perennial powers will make a repeat difficult.
Liberty senior Sir Mells, an Oregon commit, is tops among defensive linemen in the Las Vegas Valley. He will look to add to his 33 tackles and two forced fumbles in 2019.
Track and field meets this season have been limited to four teams. That will change at this week’s regional meets, where as many as 10 teams will compete.
Green Valley is the top seed in the Class 5A tournament, followed by Centennial, Arbor View and 2019 state champion Shadow Ridge. The finals are scheduled for Saturday.
Avari Morris threw a complete-game four-hitter, was 2-for-4 with a double, triple and two RBIs and made a key defensive play in Green Valley’s victory Wednesday.