League play begins for Class 5A, 4A and 3A high school football teams this week, which means the playoff picture will come into focus in the next five weeks.
Moapa Valley has scored at least 42 points in each of its four games and outscored opponents 190-32 overall to stay atop the Review-Journal’s Class 3A rankings.
Top-ranked Moapa Valley returns to action after a bye week by hosting Pahrump Valley. No. 2 Virgin Valley and No. 3 Boulder City meet in a Class 3A showdown.
Most high school football games played at Clark County School District venues will kick off at 6 p.m. beginning next week.
Moapa Valley dominated No. 3 Boulder City 54-14 last week to strengthen its grip on the No. 1 spot in the Review-Journal’s Southern Nevada Class 3A football rankings.
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.
Moapa Valley stays in the top spot in the Review-Journal’s Southern Nevada Class 3A football rankings but should be challenged this week by No. 3 Boulder City.
Desert Pines will host Mojave at 7 p.m. Friday in the first installment of the Air Space Showdown.
Moapa Valley’s experience showed in an opening 48-12 win over Eldorado. The Pirates are No. 1 in the Review-Journal’s Southern Nevada 3A rankings for Week 1.
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.
Moapa Valley had several underclassmen who gained valuable experience in the spring, including the feeling of a rivalry win over Virgin Valley in the Hammer Game.
Moapa Valley and Virgin Valley were the only Clark County School District teams that were allowed to play in the spring, giving them an advantage as the season nears.
Check out the top performances from Tuesday’s high school baseball and softball action and look forward to Wednesday’s schedule.
Check out the top performances from Monday’s high school baseball and softball action, and look forward to Tuesday’s schedule.