The stakes in the regular-season finale between Mojave and Las Vegas High were pretty straightforward — only the winner would be able to keep playing next week with a playoff berth.
Desert Pines lived in Eldorado’s backfield, finishing with 10 sacks (nine in the first half) in a convincing 42-6 road win to cap the regular season.
The Falcons bounced back after losing to Liberty by beating Green Valley on Thursday.
Centennial scored 35 unanswered points in the second half Thursday to earn a 35-10 road win over Cimarron-Memorial.
The Crusaders (6-4, 5-1) passed their final test of league play with a resounding 41-12 blowout win over the Bonanza Bengals on Thursday night.
Behind hard, smart running from senior tailback Kyle Graham, the Aggies dominated host Palo Verde to complete their fifth consecutive unbeaten Northwest League campaign with a 49-0 victory.
The Eagles scored 22 unanswered fourth-quarter points to stun visiting Del Sol 28-20 in a Class 3A Southern Region first-round playoff game.
Thursday’s game between Calvary Chapel and Lake Mead was ruled a double forfeit shortly before halftime after persistent personal fouls and chippy play culminated in an on-field scuffle.
Needles’ Nathan Parker had a hand in three touchdowns as the Mustangs earned a 36-28 home win over Lincoln County.
Jesse Jones and John Hansen each scored two touchdowns Thursday as Pahranagat Valley rolled to a 48-14 home win over GV Christian.