Quarterback Garyt Odom, the son of UNLV football coach Barry Odom, will play high school football at Faith Lutheran. He has nine Division I college football offers.
Bishop Gorman racked up 432 yards of total offense to Faith Lutheran’s 19 on the Gaels’ way to a 72-0 rout in the Class 5A playoff opener.
Greg Burrell rushed for 241 yards and four touchdowns on just 10 carries to lead Desert Pines to a 49-21 home win over Faith Lutheran on Friday.
It took Liberty only one play to show that it is still the team to beat in the Class 5A Mountain League, as the Patriots rolled to victory over Faith Lutheran.
Former UNLV coach Mike Sanford is Faith Lutheran’s head coach and has surrounded himself with five former Rebels players as assistants.
Bishop Gorman and Liberty again are expected to win league championships and meet for a state championship game berth.
Two players — Liberty’s Saco Alofipo (Utah State) and Faith Lutheran’s Jordan Pollard (San Jose State) — signed with Football Bowl Subdivision schools Wednesday.
Micah Alejado threw for two touchdowns and ran for one, and the Bishop Gorman defense allowed 19 total yards in a victory over Faith Lutheran on Thursday night.
The objective now, or sometime in the future, at Faith Lutheran is to become competitive with Bishop Gorman and Liberty in Southern Nevada’s newly minted Class 5A.
Desert Pines scored 21 points in the fourth quarter to run away from Faith Lutheran for a 35-14 road win Friday night.
State championships: 2013
Region championships: 2013
Recent league championships: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2002
Last 12 seasons
2019: 5-6 (4-2 Northwest/fourth)
2018: 8-5 (5-1 Northwest/second)
2017: 6-4 (5-1 Northwest/second)
2016: 6-5 (4-2 Northwest/second)
2015: 9-2 (7-0 3A Sunset/first)
2014: 7-4 (5-2 3A Sunset/first)
2013: 12-2 (5-0 3A Sunset/first)
2012: 5-5 (3-2 3A Sunset/third)
2011: 2-7 (2-6 Northwest/seventh)
2010: 4-6 (2-6 Northwest/eighth)
2009: 1-8 (1-7 Northwest/tied seventh)
2008: 5-5 (0-3 3A Southern/fourth)
Recent head coaches
Vernon Fox (2013-19): 53-28, 7 seasons
Jake Kothe (2001-12): record unavailable, 12 seasons