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Liberty rides QB Britt to Southeast League title

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Members of the Liberty High School football team are pictured during the Las Vegas Sun’s high school football media day at the Red Rock Resort on July 24, 2019. They include, from left, Maurice Hampton, Toa Tai and Alofaletauia Maluia

Thu, Oct 24, 2019 (11:28 p.m.)

Daniel Britt passed for two touchdowns and rushed for another today for the Liberty football team in a 38-6 victory against Basic, giving Liberty the Southeast League title and No. 1 seed in the Desert Region playoffs.

Britt connected with Germie Bernard and Moliki Matavao for touchdown passes, and Kanyon Stoneking threw a touchdown pass to Corey Hebert in the second half.

“Our defense played great,” Liberty coach Rich Muraco said. “We did a good job of limiting Basic’s offense and setting up a short field.”

Edward Gastelum had a rushing touchdown and Dillon Fedor kicked a field goal.

Liberty closes the season against Coronado, with the Patriots locked in as the No. 1 seed and the Cougars as the No. 4 seed. Coronado beat Chaparral 40-21 to punch its playoff ticket.

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

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