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Faith Lutheran beats Centennial, grabs No. 2 playoff seed


Christopher DeVargas

Members of the Faith Lutheran High School football team, from left, John Thomson, Josh Hong, Saundre Spiller, John Schulte, Sagan Gronauer and Elijah Kothe pose for a portrait at the Las Vegas Sun’s high school football media day August 2, 2017, at the South Point.

Fri, Oct 20, 2017 (11:08 p.m.)

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Ray Brewer and Case Keefer recap all the action from rivalry week, and spend extra time looking ahead to a few of the evenly-matched games in week 9.

Sagan Gronauer rushed for four touchdowns tonight in the Faith Lutheran High football team’s 36-20 win against Centennial, giving the Crusaders a five-game winning streak to the close the regular season.

After losing its Northwest League opener Sept. 15 to Arbor View, the Crusaders have won out to earn the league’s No. 2 seed in the playoffs. The rest of the league finishes the regular season next week; Faith Lutheran has a bye.

“We moved the ball early and did a real good job in the run game,” Faith Lutheran coach Vernon Fox said. “It was one of our best running games, overall.”

Gronauer also had a touchdown pass to Peyton Thornton. Faith Lutheran will host the Southwest League’s No. 3 seed in two weeks in the Sunset Regional.

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

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