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.
The football game between Shadow Ridge and Palo Verde was canceled Friday, the latest of six cancellations this week.
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.