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high school football roundup:

Week 1: Bishop Gorman misses last-second field goal, loses to Armwood, 20-17

Palo Verde cruises past Canyon Springs; Farrell Victor rushes for 3 TDs in Las Vegas’ win

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Bishop Gorman running back Shaquille Powell makes a play during the first quarter of Friday’s game against Armwood High of Florida. Powell rushed nine times for 65 yards in the quarter.

Updated Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011 | 1:46 a.m.

Gorman Falls at Home to Armwood

Bishop Gorman wide receiver Jamir Tillman is dragged out of bounds by Armwood linebacker Eric Striker during their game Friday, August 26, 2011. Armwood won the game between the two nationally ranked teams 20-17 Launch slideshow »

Bishop Gorman misses last-second field goal, loses to Armwood 20-17

Bishop Gorman High's Kline Fielden missed a 40-yard field goal with just seconds left Friday night, giving Florida's Armwood High a narrow 20-17 victory at Fertitta Field in a contest of top-10 national opponents.

Scores around the valley
  • Coronado 17, Del Sol 0, Thursday night
  • Arbor View 32, Cimarron-Memorial 20
  • Moapa Valley 18, Virgin Valley 0
  • Liberty 37, Green Valley 17
  • Bishop Gorman 55, Spring Valley 0
  • Rancho 37, Desert Pines 27
  • Valley 27, Chaparral 24
  • Legacy 45, Mojave 7
  • Las Vegas High 45, Sunrise Mountain 14
  • Canyon Springs 50, Eldorado 0
  • Foothill 28, Silverado 13
  • Centennial 48, Faith Lutheran 7
  • Clark 40, Pahrump Valley 26
  • Cheyenne 36, Shadow Ridge 13
  • Desert Oasis 56, Sierra Vista 14
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    Las Vegas Sun sports reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer celebrate the return of football season with an hour-long podcast diving into anything and everything regarding local high schools. They also look back on the victories by Bishop Gorman and Moapa Valley in the Sollenberger Classic and finish with week one picks.

    Bishop Gorman High's Kline Fielden missed a 40-yard field goal with just seconds left Friday night, giving Florida's Armwood High a narrow 20-17 victory at Fertitta Field in a contest of top-10 national opponents.

    Earlier in the quarter, Gorman quarterback Anu Solomon capped a 10-play, 85-yard drive with a 2-yard touchdown run to bring the Gaels within three points. Then, with about 2 minutes left, Solomon led a drive into Armwood territory to put Gorman within field goal range in the closing seconds. But Fielden missed the attempt, giving Gorman its first loss ever in the four-year history of Fertitta Field.

    Gorman trailed Armwood 20-10 seconds into the fourth quarter, cutting into its deficit with a 1-yard touchdown run from Shaquille Powell on the first play of the quarter.

    Armwood, which led 14-3 at halftime, went on a seven-minute drive to open the second half, converting twice on third down and increasing their lead to 20-3 on a Wade Edwards 4-yard touchdown run.

    Gorman surrendered 14 second-quarter points and trailed Armwood 14-3 at halftime, erasing a 3-0 first-quarter lead on a 27-yard field goal from Fielden.

    It was all Armwood in the second quarter with quarterback Darryl Richardson throwing a 66-yard touchdown early in the quarter on a third-down play for a 7-3 lead. Armwood added to the lead with a 12-yard scoring run from Edwards 18 seconds before halftime.

    Gorman isn't the lone local team in action tonight.

    The first week of high school football games feature several exciting contests — Arbor View at Liberty, Palo Verde at Canyon Springs and Cimarron-Memorial at Basic.

    The start of the Liberty-Arbor View game was delayed until 8 p.m. because of a problem with the Arbor View team bus.

    Follow the coverage all night with the Sun's Case Keefer and Ray Brewer delivering scores, stats and highlights.

    Arbor View runs away from Liberty early after showing up late

    Farrell Victor’s three touchdowns carry Las Vegas High to opening night win

    Desert Pines runs out of gas in fourth quarter loss

    Cimarron-Memorial takes care of Basic, 21-14

    Big second half carries Del Sol past Rancho

    Green Valley falls in slugfest to California school, 52-49

    Despite injury, Jonathan Maxwell leads Palo Verde to 33-0 win over Canyon Springs

    Boulder City runs for more than 500 yards in victory

    Bonanza rallies in the fourth quarter to beat Silverado

    Moapa Valley comes out flat, gets shut out in Utah

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