Kenyon Oblad threw three touchdown passes as Liberty rolled to a 58-14 win over visiting Basic to capture its seventh consecutive Sunrise title.
Arbor View’s Nick Stevenson dropped Legacy receiver Marquell Evans for a 7-yard loss during a goal-line stand early in the third quarter, and the host Aggies went on to a 26-14 victory over rival Legacy.
Tate Martell threw four touchdown passes and ran for another, and the No. 1 Gaels cruised to a 58-10 victory over the Crusaders in the Sunset Region semifinals, the first-ever meeting between the two.
Pahranagat Valley is looking for its 105th straight win and ninth straight state title when it plays Spring Mountain in the Class 1A state title at 1 p.m. Saturday at Clark.
The Basic secondary faces its biggest test when the Wolves (8-3) travel to Liberty (10-1) in the Sunrise Region championship game at 7 p.m. Friday.
The Desert Pines defense, which hasn’t given up more than seven points in a game in more than a month, will look to continue its dominance Saturday when the Jaguars (11-1) face Spring Creek (11-0) in the Class 3A state title game at 1 p.m. at Bishop Gorman.
Three title games involving Southern Nevada teams are on the docket. Basic and Liberty meet in the Class 4A Sunrise Region title game Friday for the third straight season, and the Class 3A and Class 1A finals are Saturday afternoon.
Christian Marshall returned to running back after being injured in a season-opening loss and will carry a streak of five consecutive games with at least 100 rushing yards into Friday’s Class 4A Sunset Region semifinal against top-ranked Bishop Gorman.
Yerington scored 20 second-half points Saturday to defeat host Lincoln County 28-8 in the Class 2A state football semifinals.
Sophomore Tyler Williamson, making his first varsity start, threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score as the Jaguars rolled to a 56-7 win over visiting South Tahoe in the Class 3A state semifinals.
The Cowboys turned the ball over five times in the first half as Spring Creek rolled to a 36-7 home victory.
Pahranagat Valley extended its prestigious winning streak to 104 games with a 46-20 victory over Whittell in the Class 1A state semifinals on Friday night.
Chaparral unveiled a new weapon last week. When Cowboys travel north to play Spring Creek in the Class 3A state semifinals on Saturday, they’ll do so with a new trick up their sleeve.
LaShawn Young caught a 71-yard touchdown pass from Eric Brooks with 4.7 seconds to play to give Spring Mountain’s football team a 49-44 road win over Virginia City on Friday.