Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009 | midnight
- Basic cruises for easy win, looks ahead to showdown with Del Sol
- Liberty unleashes powerful ground game in 34-14 win over Green Valley
- Las Vegas' air attack routs Valley
- Duhjuan Miller has two interceptions in Cheyenne win over Arbor View
- Desert Oasis puts up fight but finally bows to Bishop Gorman
- Palo Verde blanks Shadow Ridge to stay undefeated
- Clark pulls away from Western in second half for 42-12 win
- Bonanza jumps to early lead, beats Pahrump Valley 39-12
- Durango makes statement with 31-28 victory over Spring Valley
- Del Sol remains perfect with narrow victory against Foothill
- Silverado glides past Sierra Vista
- Undefeated Legacy runs over Virgin Valley for 62-7 victory
- Canyon Springs dominates Eldorado 54-13
- Mojave scores as time winds down to beat Faith Lutheran
- Leon Hayes helps Desert Pines overcome mistakes to beat Chaparral
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Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and Steve Silver break down last week's truly memorable high school football action and preview this Friday's upcoming games. They also discuss the latest NIAA realignment news.
Moapa Valley, a 3A school, toppled a 4A giant Friday night with a 39-7 victory against Rancho.
Rancho scored a touchdown on a long pass play during its first possession and didn’t get any more points for the rest of the night.
“We got off to a real shaky start,” Moapa Valley coach Brent Lewis said. “We took control after that. We controlled the rest of the game.”
For Moapa Valley, Matt Newton had seven receptions for 91 yards and nine carries for 48 yards. Jake Pearce added 17 carries for 61 yards and two touchdowns.
Although Moapa Valley came in expecting to win the game, Lewis said, it is always special to beat a school in a higher classification.
“We feel like the 4A doesn’t give the 3A any respect,” Lewis said. “I know Rancho is not one of the powerhouse schools, but it’s always good for a 3A to show it can hang with the 4A.”