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September 2, 2014

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Virgin Valley stomps Coronado, looks ahead to rival Moapa Valley

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Las Vegas Sun reporters Case Keefer and Ray Brewer dissect this week's high school football games. It's a competitive slate of contests highlighted by the Southeast and Northeast divisions crowning champions. The boys disagree on their picks. Listen to hear who you agree with.

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Virgin Valley raced out to a 41-7 first-half lead against visiting Coronado and cruised in for an easy 47-21 victory.

The Bulldogs forced eight turnovers to improve their record to 7-1.

“As a defense, we played great,” assistant coach Nick Hansen said.

Kyler Hughes returned an interception for a touchdown and caught another one on offense. Humberto Urias threw four touchdowns.

The defeat dropped Coronado’s record to 2-6. Virgin Valley hosts rival Moapa Valley next week to determine home-field advantage for the 3A state playoffs, where the two teams will meet each other for the second week in a row.

“We’re really excited,” Hansen said. “Their crowd gets real fired up and it’s always a great game. We’ve done some good stuff this season, so we’re looking forward to it.”

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