Sam Morris / Las Vegas Sun
Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 | 11:25 p.m.
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There are topics aplenty on this week's episode after an eventful slate of games. Centennial and Canyon Springs, most notably, presented arguments for being included with the best teams in town. Are Las Vegas Sun sports reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer buying the Bulldogs and Pioneers? Listen in on the debate, a discussion on touchdown celebrations and a breakdown of this week's games.
The Brown brothers would have made the Ringling Brothers jealous Friday night.
For awhile there, it seemed like Eldorado’s Browns were the ones supplying material fit for the title “Greatest Show on Earth.” Senior running back Justin Brown ran for 209 yards and two touchdowns, while younger brother Joshua Brown threw for over 200 yards, a touchdown and added three rushing scores.
“It was just a case of being our opening game and their third week playing,” Eldorado coach Vernon Brown said. “We had a couple penalties and mistakes, but we turned it on big after halftime.”
Yes, in case you were wondering, Vernon was not only a proud coach Friday night, he was also a proud father, as Justin and Joshua are his sons.
Joshua tossed the tying touchdown early in the third quarter to Benjamin Martinez. It went for 30 yards after the Sundevils recovered a fumble around midfield.
When they got the ball back, they immediately expanded their lead. Justin took an option pitch from Joshua 50 yards for a touchdown to make it 28-21.
Eldorado kept Sunrise Mountain out of the end zone until the final minutes when the game was out of reach. The defense, led by junior linebacker Fareti Tauaivale, came alive in the second half to trigger the comeback.
Tauaivale had 15 tackles, a sack and two pass breakups.