It started slow, but eventually a kickoff returned for a touchdown and strong second-half adjustments sparked the Patriots to a 32-10 home win over Green Valley to give them their eighth consecutive region title.
Mojave junior running back Tawee Walker has 1,485 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns while averaging 10.1 yards per carry and leading the Rattlers to the Class 3A state semifinals.
Review-Journal reporters Ben Gotz and Justin Emerson preview the third week of high school football playoffs.
Arbor View (10-0) travels to Bishop Gorman (10-2) for the Sunset Region title game Friday at 7 p.m.
Liberty (10-1) will look to win its eighth consecutive region title when it hosts Green Valley (10-1) at 7 p.m. Friday in a game functioning as a Class 4A state quarterfinal.
Desert Pines senior Kaleb Ramsey is one of the top defensive backs in Southern Nevada and accepted a scholarship to play football at Pima Community College in Arizona despite being ruled ineligible for his senior year.
Green Valley High School guard Eric Brown committed to play football for UNLV.
Liberty senior quarterback Kenyon Oblad will decide between either Western Kentucky or UNLV, and is hoping to know in December.
In the end, it was visiting Battle Mountain that was able to overcome a two-touchdown halftime deficit to beat the Needles football team 36-30 in overtime in Saturday’s Class 2A state semifinal match.
Spring Mountain’s football team scored 24 unanswered points Friday to overcome a 20-point lead late in the third quarter and take down Virginia City in a 40-36 road victory in the Class 1A state semifinals.