The celebration began in the Basic crowd with 1:28 to play Friday night, but for a while, it looked like it might be premature.
Cheyenne football coach David Cochran knew he was going to have to lean on his defense early in the season until the offense caught up.
Foothill football coach Marty Redmond wasn't very pleased with his team's first-half performance Friday, but he had no complaints about walking off the field with a convincing Southeast League win at the end of the night.
The Sunrise Mountain football program has not had many special nights since its first varsity season in 2009, but Friday's 34-27 win over Rancho can definitely be classified as one for the ages.
For the first half of its game Friday night, Liberty didn't look like the second-ranked team in Southern Nevada.
Desert Oasis suffered its second loss of the season last week.
Ariana Reyes scored three goals, including the game-winner with five minutes remaining, to help Clark's girls soccer team rally for a 4-3 win over host Cheyenne on Friday.
Kiley McCall had 24 assists and three aces, and Alyssa McCoy added 11 kills and three blocks on Friday to help Foothill's girls volleyball team to a 25-15, 25-9, 28-26 sweep of visiting Rancho.
Palo Verde's boys tennis team struggled to find the right lineup combination to beat Bishop Gorman during the regular season.
Marisa Olmos and Sheen Kachen won only one set apiece for Liberty's girls tennis team Friday.
The Meadows girls tennis coach Frideric Prandecki was hoping for two wins from his No. 2 doubles team Friday.
Hannah Goddard had 17 kills, three aces and two blocks to lead Arbor View's girls volleyball team to a 16-25, 25-23, 26-24, 26-24 victory over host Centennial on Thursday.
Chaparral's boys soccer team scored three second-half goals Thursday to rally for a 3-2 victory over host Sunrise Mountain.
Arlie Jones scored two second-half goals, including the winner off of Taylor Cox's corner kick with six minutes left in the match Thursday to help Bishop Gorman's girls soccer team to a 2-1 win over visiting Palo Verde.
Skylar Davidson and Sam Sholeff went 3-0 in doubles on Thursday to help Bishop Gorman's boys tennis team to a 13-5 win over visiting Desert Oasis in a Sunset Region semifinal.
Playing without two of its usual starters Thursday, Palo Verde's girls tennis team still put on a dominating display.
Sydney Smith shot par 72 to earn medalist honors and help Faith Lutheran's girls golf team to victory in a Sunset League match at Highland Falls on Thursday.
Desert Pines' football team scored on its first play from scrimmage Thursday night. And the Jaguars never let up.
SOUTHERN NEVADA VOLLEYBALL COACHES POLL
Cimarron-Memorial's Arturo Bahena admits he didn't have the best tryout for the boys soccer team this season, but the junior still was a little surprised when longtime coach Mark Bailey cut him from the varsity team.
The computer — or maybe it's just numbers pulled from a hat — used by the Clark County School District to create the prep football schedule typically spits out a few good matchups each week.
Kayla Coles had 11 kills and 16 digs, and Serenity Sivongsa added 20 assists and nine aces Wednesday to help Rancho's girls volleyball team to a 25-20, 23-25, 25-13, 25-13 win over visiting Eldorado.
Randy Casas' goal in the final 20 seconds of the match Wednesday lifted Las Vegas' boys soccer team to a 2-1 win over visiting Liberty.
Ariana Reyes had two goals and an assist Wednesday to help Clark's girls soccer team to a 3-2 win at Sierra Vista.
Lainey Waldman went 3-0 in singles Wednesday to help host Centennial's girls tennis team to an 11-7 win over Shadow Ridge in a Sunset Region quarterfinal.
Sami Penor and Ashley Lung shared medalist honors with even-par 72s on Wednesday and helped Coronado's girls easily win a Southeast League match at Anthem.
ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
School (Record, Previous Rank)
SOUTHERN NEVADA TENNIS COACHES POLL
Marisa Olmos and Ashleigh Rodriguez met when they were in fifth grade. They went to the same middle school, played travel softball together the past six years and now are juniors at Liberty.
Boulder City's Lizzie Taggard and Jordyn Trobiani each had a goal as the Eagles' girls soccer team nipped host Del Sol 2-1 on Tuesday.
Jessica Rafay had 12 kills and 11 assists, and Danielle Amonica had six kills and 14 assists Tuesday to help Spring Valley's girls volleyball team sweep host Mojave, 25-17, 25-18, 25-19.
Pahrump Valley's Bryce Odegard recorded the day's fastest time en route to winning the boys sophomore race of the Bud O'Dea Frosh-Soph Finals at Palo Verde on Tuesday.
Geo Hernandez stopped a penalty kick with two minutes left in the match Tuesday to help host Desert Pines' boys soccer team hold off fifth-ranked Sunrise Mountain, 2-1.
Raul Saucedo went 2-0 in singles Tuesday to help Centennial's boys tennis team to a 13-5 victory over visiting Durango in a Sunset Region quarterfinal.
Tiffany Theophil, Megan Lopez and Criszelle Castro each went 3-0 in singles, and Silverado's girls tennis team won a close tiebreaker to edge visiting Foothill 10-9 in a Sunrise Region quarterfinal Tuesday.
Annick Haczkiewicz shot 2-under-par 69 at Bear's Best on Tuesday to help Palo Verde's girls golf team win a Southwest League match.
SOUTHERN NEVADA SOCCER COACHES POLLS
Manny Jahuey scored his third goal of the match with one minute to play Monday to help Silverado's boys soccer team earn a 3-3 tie with visiting Cheyenne.