When: Saturday, Dec. 6, 12:07 p.m.
Where: UNR’s Mackay Stadium
Who: Palo Verde vs. McQueen
Coach: Ken Dalton
How they got here: Defeated Galena 56-16 in the first round of the Northern Region playoffs. Defeated Reed 55-7 in Northern semifinals. Defeated Bishop Manogue 38-0 for Northern Region title.
Key players: OL/DL Karrington Armstrong; RB/SS Tyler York; WR/OLB Kyle Van Noy; RB/DB/K Anthony Martinez
State championships: 1990, 1992, 1997, 2000, 2002
Coach: Darwin Rost
How they got here: Defeated Sierra Vista 21-7 In the first round of the Sunset Region playoffs. Defeated Cimarron-Memorial 35-21 in Sunset semifinals. Defeated Bishop Gorman 50-14 for Sunset Region title. Defeated Las Vegas 42-21 in 4A state semifinal.
Key players: DB/RB Torin Harris; RB Chaz Thomas; RB/DB Sidney Hodge; OL/LB David Castro; OL/LB Liloa Nobriga; TE/DB Alex Bonczyk
State championships: 2004