high school football:

Las Vegas grabs first win, looks ahead to Bone Game with Rancho


Christopher DeVargas

Members of the Las Vegas High School football team, from left, Zion Edward, Jake Bowden, Elijah Hicks and Zach Matlock pose for a portrait at the Las Vegas Sun’s high school football media day August 2, 2017, at the South Point.

Fri, Oct 13, 2017 (10:41 p.m.)

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Rivalries galore

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Hammer, bell, bowl, bulls, roses and more. Ray Brewer and Case Keefer discus the numerous rivalry games taking place across the valley in this week's slate of high school football games.

Elijah Hicks rushed for about 200 yards and three touchdowns today for the Las Vegas High football team in a 35-14 victory against Eldorado. It was the Wildcats’ first win in eight games.

“We’ve been focused on trying to get ourselves better,” Las Vegas coach Erick Capetillo said. “It’s a matter of putting it all together. We always told them that we haven’t played a full game, but when put a full game together, you’ll be scary.”

Miles Davis had a kickoff return for a touchdown for Las Vegas, and Cody Summers had a rushing touchdown.

Next week, Las Vegas plays Rancho in the Bone Game, which is one of Nevada’s oldest rivalries. Las Vegas hasn’t lost in the series since the 1990s, and it continues to be the program’s most significant game each fall.

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

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