Green Valley edges Faith Lutheran, clinches home playoff game

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Green Valley needed a triumph implicit Faith Lutheran connected Friday nighttime to clinch a location playoff game.

Early successful the game, the Gators were their ain worst enemy.

Green Valley backmost Josiah Vitale threw 2 interceptions that were returned for touchdowns successful the archetypal quarter, but helium rebounded to decorativeness with 270 yards passing and 2 touchdowns and a rushing people successful a 31-27 location victory.

Both of Vitale’s touchdown passes went to Nate Richter and covered 59 and 76 yards arsenic the Gators (7-2, 3-1 Class 5A Mountain League) built a 28-14 pb successful the 3rd quarter. Richter finished with 4 catches for 157 yards, and Jaylen McKnight ran for 156 yards connected 20 carries.

Jordan Pollard returned 1 of the interceptions for a people and ran for a 3-yard TD for Faith Lutheran (2-6, 1-3), which took the 4th and last playoff spot. Vaea Tangitau returned the different interception for a touchdown. Drais Bellamy led the Crusaders with 18 carries for 82 yards and a touchdown.

Arbor View 35, Canyon Springs 7 — At Canyon Springs, Richard Washington ran for 145 yards and 3 touchdowns and caught a 45-yard walk for a people for the Aggies.

Kyle Holmes threw for 190 yards and a touchdown and ran for a people for Arbor View (7-2, 3-1), which took power aft a 0-0 archetypal half.

Canyon Springs (2-6, 1-4) was eliminated from playoff contention.

Legacy 24, Palo Verde 14 — At Palo Verde, Jason Burns returned an interception for a touchdown successful the archetypal quarter, and the Longhorns ne'er trailed.

Legacy (3-5, 2-3 Class 5A Desert League) besides got a touchdown walk from Curtis Lindsey to Kris Roland successful the 2nd 4th and enactment it distant with an Andre Williams tally successful the 4th quarter. The Longhorns converted 2-point tries aft each score. Legacy grabbed the 4th and last playoff berth.

Palo Verde (3-6, 0-5) scored successful the 3rd 4th to propulsion wrong 16-14, but was eliminated from playoff contention.

Basic 41, Clark 6 — At Basic, Damian Gramajo threw 3 touchdown passes, 2 to Treyson Redd successful the archetypal quarter, and the Wolves clinched a playoff berth.

Gramajo’s scoring strikes to Redd covered 8 and 65 yards for Basic (4-4, 2-2 Class 4A Mountain League). Joaquin Gunter caught a 10-yard TD onslaught and ran for a 1-yard people for the Wolves.

Clark (6-3, 2-2) enters the playoffs connected a two-game skid.

Chaparral 21, Cheyenne 6 — At Cheyenne, the Cowboys earned their Class 4A Desert League win, and it was capable to scope the postseason.

Chaparral (2-5, 1-3) claimed the No. 4 seed, portion Cheyenne (2-7, 1-4) fell retired of playoff contention.

Las Vegas 42, Del Sol 0 — At Del Sol, Elijah Espinoza threw 2 touchdown passes to Alvaro Zetino, and the Wildcats defence did the rest.

Adonis Jackson returned an interception 35 yards for a touchdown and added a 2-yard TD tally for Las Vegas (6-3, 4-0 Class 4A Mountain League), which clinched the league rubric and a first-round bye past week.

Del Sol (1-7, 0-4) was eliminated from playoff contention.

Shadow Ridge 41, Spring Valley 0 — At Shadow Ridge, Jaquieze Holland ran for 121 yards and 2 touchdowns for the Mustangs.

Shadow Ridge (7-2, 4-1 Class 4A Sky League) ran for 276 yards connected 31 attempts and scored connected its 2nd play from scrimmage. Coen Nicholas Coloma threw for 2 touchdowns for the Mustangs, who wrapped up 2nd spot successful their league and a first-round bye.

Spring Valley (3-5, 2-3) grabbed the 4th and last playoff spot.

Cimarron-Memorial 46, Sunrise Mountain 6 — At Cimarron-Memorial, Michael Sabina threw for 190 yards and 5 touchdowns, and the Spartans clinched a playoff berth.

Andrew Overland caught 2 touchdown passes for Cimarron-Memorial (4-5, 3-2 Class 4A Desert League), and E’juwan Carter rushed for 92 yards connected 10 attempts.

Sunrise Mountain finished 0-7 and 0-4.

Pahrump Valley 43, Valley 6 — At Valley, Chase Otteson ran for 144 yards and 2 touchdowns, and the Trojans finished with a nonleague win.

Henry Amaya added 2 rushing scores for Pahrump Valley (4-3), which wrapped up the Class 3A Desert League rubric past week and won its 4th consecutive game.

Valley (3-6) is the No. 3 effect from the Mountain League.

SLAM Nevada 34, Eldorado 12 — At Eldorado, Gabe Delgado and Jamal Barron returned interceptions successful the 4th fourth to decorativeness disconnected the Bulls’ win.

Donnell Colbert ran for 2 touchdowns for SLAM Nevada (7-3, 3-1 Class 3A Desert League) to clinch the No. 2 seed.

Eldorado (3-6, 2-2) grabbed the No. 3 effect contempt finishing the regular play with 3 consecutive losses.

Boulder City 64, Pinecrest Cadence o — At Boulder City, Bruce Woodbury and Jake Bradshaw returned interceptions for touchdowns arsenic portion of the Eagles’ 37-point archetypal quarter.

Hunter Moore and Mick Raabe ran for 2 touchdowns apiece for Boulder City (4-4, 2-2 Class 3A Desert League).

Pinecrest Cadence finished 0-9 and 0-4 successful its archetypal afloat play of varsity football. Both teams were eliminated from the playoffs.

The Meadows 27, Needles 7 — At The Meadows, Sean Gosse threw for 2 touchdown passes to John McGill and ran for a people arsenic the Mustangs claimed the Class 2A Southern League title.

Gosse’s TD passes to McGill covered 8 and 40 yards, and some came successful the 2nd 4th for The Meadows (8-1, 6-0), who besides won the league rubric successful the shortened outpouring season.

Needles (5-1, 5-1) scored archetypal connected a 3-yard Wyatt Oldewurtel tally successful the 2nd quarter.

Lake Mead 48, Laughlin, 6 — At Lake Mead, the Eagles exploded for 34 second-quarter points to interruption unfastened an 8-6 game.

Lake Mead (3-4, 2-4 Class 2A Southern League) scored successful each 3 phases successful the quarter.

Laughlin (0-7, 0-5) has 1 crippled left.

Pahranagat Valley 62, Tonopah 0 — At Tonopah, Paul Lewis scored connected a 6-yard tally little than a infinitesimal into the game, and the Panthers were disconnected to a 40-point archetypal quarter.

Lewis ran for 3 touchdowns, and Jaren Leavitt and Braiden Maxwell added 2 rushing scores apiece for Pahranagat Valley (7-1, 4-0 Class 1A Central League), which clinched the league title.

Tonopah (5-3, 2-1) volition look Mineral County for 2nd spot successful the league adjacent week.

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