Gorman, Liberty win region titles, will face off again in state semifinals


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Liberty players celebrate their win over Green Valley with a haka dance following their Sunrise Regional Championship game, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017.

Fri, Nov 17, 2017 (10 p.m.)

The high school state football semifinals will feature the matchup many expected: Liberty against Bishop Gorman High.

Liberty beat visiting Green Valley 32-10 tonight for its eighth straight Sunrise Regional championship to earn a spot in next Friday’s semifinals at 3 p.m. at Rancho. Gorman, the eight-time defending state champions, topped Arbor View 42-7 tonight for the Sunset championship.

The semifinals will be a rematch of last year’s state title game, where Gorman beat Liberty 84-8 for its third straight undefeated season and mythical national championship.

Check back later for more coverage from tonight’s regional championships.

Ray Brewer can be reached at 702-990-2662 or [email protected]. Follow Ray on Twitter at twitter.com/raybrewer21

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