Las Vegas senior quarterback Emir Lopez passed for 220 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another to lead the Wildcats (8-1, 5-0 Northeast) to a 36-25 home win over Canyon Springs (1-7, 1-4) on Friday night.
Las Vegas clinched a tie for the Northeast League title.
In a sloppy game that had seven lost fumbles and eight personal fouls, Canyon Springs stayed competitive until the fourth quarter. Las Vegas took control with a 37-yard field goal by Trevor Lowe and a 1-yard touchdown run by Lopez.
Las Vegas running back Reggie Bullock carried 11 times for 134 yards, including a 36-yard touchdown for the only points of the first quarter.
Canyon Springs’ Devin Rimmey rushed for 208 yards on 17 carries, including an 85-yard touchdown as time expired in the third. Deshaun Stewart hauled in 11 passes for 143 yards, including a 60-yard touchdown.