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.
De’Andre Washington rushed for 62 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries, but the Aggies lost to Hamilton on Friday night in Chandler, Arizona.
DJ Uiagalelei, the nation’s top-ranked quarterback, threw an 80-yard touchdown pass on the game’s first play to lead third-ranked St. John Bosco past the Patriots.
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.
The Aggies are using three running backs — Daniel Mitchell, Jaedyn Jackson and Justin Hausner — to replace the production they received from all-state back Kyle Graham last season.
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.
A handful of valley soccer teams are making national waves this season, led by the Aggies, who are 6-0 and ranked 14th in this week’s USA Today Super 25 poll.
Here’s a look at this week’s coaches polls in boys and girls soccer.
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.