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 hosted Palo Verde in a Class 5A girls soccer game Thursday afternoon. Bishop Gorman won 7-3.
Liberty was missing about 40 players because of COVID protocols, but because the Patriots have so many players out for football, they were able to play the game.
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.
Bishop Gorman remains No. 1 in the Review Journal’s football rankings despite a last-minute collapse and 25-24 loss to Hamilton (Arizona) last week.
Palo Verde hosted Shadow Ridge in a girls volleyball match Tuesday night. Palo Verde won in four sets.
Bishop Gorman, ranked No. 7 nationally by USA Today, will play at No. 24 Hamilton (Arizona) in an attempt to go 4-0 against its out-of-state opponents.
Bishop Gorman keeps the No. 1 spot in the Review-Journal’s Southern Nevada Class 5A football rankings after edging Miami Central (Florida) last week.
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.
Palo Verde’s Paisley Nichelson converted three fourth downs on its final drive and, behind a backup quarterback, the Panthers handed Green Valley its first loss.
Liberty and Palo Verde opened Class 5A Southern League boys soccer play Thursday. Palo Verde won 8-0.
The Palo Verde boys and Coronado girls open No. 1 in the Southern Nevada Soccer Coaches Association Week 1 polls.
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.