Moapa Valley and Pahrump Valley earned byes to open the Class 3A football playoffs, while Virgin Valley and SLAM Nevada will host first-round games.
No. 1 Moapa Valley hosts No. 2 Virgin Valley in the Hammer Game on Friday, with the winner claiming the Class 3A Mountain League crown.
Clark has built on its 2019 success with a 6-1 start, while an upstart Eldorado team looks to be the latest to turn its fortunes around with meaningful late-season games.
Moapa Valley, the No. 1 team in the Review-Journal’s Class 3A rankings, will step out of league play to meet 4A Clark this week.
Moapa Valley remains No. 1 and Virgin Valley is back at No. 2 in the Review-Journal’s Class 3A rankings, while the rest of the rankings were shaken up after a wild week.
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.
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.
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.
Marcos Canales ran for 162 yards and two touchdowns, and the Faith Lutheran defense limited SLAM! Nevada to 75 total yards in a 39-0 win.
Bishop Gorman and Faith Lutheran have scheduled out-of-state teams for some of their nonleague games in the past, but that might change this year because of the COVID pandemic.