The Friday game was suspended, and a review is underway by the Southern Nevada Officials Association and the NIAA. A double forfeiture is the likely outcome.
Chaparral’s Dennis Perez make field goals of 24 and 33 yards in the game’s final three minutes, and the Cowboys claimed a 6-3 Southeast League victory over Basic.
Desert Pines’ Darnell Washington, the No. 8 national football prospect in the ESPN 300, is among several seniors trying to decide where to attend college during the season.
Riley Schwartz took over for the Crusaders, and he threw for two touchdowns and rushed for one Friday to help Faith Lutheran to a 35-0 win over Cimarron-Memorial.
Riley Schwartz threw for 111 yards and two touchdowns, and Marcos Canales had 123 yards on 16 carries for the Crusaders in a 35-0 Northwest League win.
Even with Centennial’s 17-14 win over Arbor View and Virgin Valley’s 14-7 victory over Boulder City factored in, the average margin among the 15 games was 34.5 points.
Marrion Macklin-Thomas ran for 163 yards and three touchdowns, and the Shadow Ridge defense forced four second-half turnovers in a road victory.
So much has happened, such as surprising teams, fantastic finishes and the opening of Class 4A Southwest League play last week that was quite an appetizer for the rest of the league openers.
Unbeaten Centennial travels to Arbor View in a Northwest League opener Friday night that could go a long way toward determining its champion.
Several games around the valley were decided in the final minutes Friday, which made for an exciting night,