The Aggies finally prevailed 38-32 Friday night by scoring on their overtime drive, then stopping the potent Longhorns’ passing attack on fourth down.
Centennial was the fourth straight team that the Patriots have faced to start the season that finished 2018 ranked in the top 40 nationally.
Defenses are scrambling to figure out how to deal with some of the valley’s most explosive quarterback-wide receiver tandems.
Liberty’s first four games are all against teams that finished in the top 40 in the nation last season, but the Patriots remain confident despite their 0-3 start.
Ja’Shawn Scroggins threw for 248 yards and touchdown passes of 75 and 64 yards to Miles Davis, and the Wildcats’ defense scored twice Friday night against the Skyhawks.
Four valley high school teams meet out-of-state opponents as part of the Polynesian Football Classic, which will be Friday and Saturday at Bishop Gorman.
Bishop Gorman falls to St. Louis 31-19 in a battle of top-15 teams nationally, while Liberty can’t hold on to early lead in a 34-22 defeat against Mililani.
Koy Riggin threw two touchdown passes and ran for another, and Foothill held on for a 29-27 home win over Canyon Springs on Friday night.
Here are the all-league and all-region teams, as selected by coaches.
Led by senior Tyler Edlefsen, Palo Verde scored 91 points to hold off second-place Coronado, which scored 84, and won the Class 4A state title.
Sparked by individual wins from Rome Odunze and Kyu Kelly, the Gaels wrapped up their second consecutive Class 4A title by scoring 99 points.
Centennial ran away with its ninth straight Class 4A team championship. The Bulldogs scored 126 points. Runners-up Carson and Sierra Vista each had 54.
Bonds, who also ran on the winning 400 relay team and finished third in the 100, helped Centennial build a big lead heading into Saturday’s events.
Here are the all-league baseball teams, as selected by coaches
Here are the all-league softball teams, as selected by coaches