It’s not often that looking for satisfaction from officials works out, but Marvin Caperton found sometimes the people in charge do the right thing.
It’s impossible to say enough about how dominant the Pahrump Valley line was against Valley on Thursday night. The Vikings had a couple of dangerous weapons, and, if quarterback Jarrett Zibert had a bit of time, there’s no telling how many yards he would have racked up.
Sure, Kody Peugh rushed for 135 yards and 2 touchdowns, Tony Margiotta added 96 rushing yards and 2 scores, and Neil Redmond raced 42 yards for his first touchdown of the season, but the stars Thursday night were the big boys up front.
When Lathan Dilger became president of the Nevada Horseshoe Pitchers Association, one of his goals was to expand everything: more tournaments, more sponsors, more pitchers.
Pahrump Valley junior Breanne Nygaard was locked in a tight struggle with rival Carolyn Lemon of Western for second place at the Class 3A State Tournament, moving ahead by one stroke after a birdie on the par-5 16th hole at Boulder Creek Golf Club.
Abraham Alvarez scored both goals Tuesday as the Pahrump Valley High School boys soccer team took a 2-0 lead and held on for a 2-1 win over Valley in a key Sunset League match.
Trojans Game Night
There is no way to overstate how big Thursday night’s game between Valley and Pahrump Valley is. But I’ll try anyway.
Beating Boulder City in the region tournament and advancing to the state tournament is an annual goal for the Pahrump Valley High School girls golf team. This year, Breanne Nygaard decided to make a little history in the process.
Nobody connected with the Pahrump Valley High School girls soccer team wanted to deal with tie-breaking scenarios.
Add Pahrump Valley High School to the list of football teams that have made short work of Western this season.
Everyone on both sides knew the situation when the Pahrump Valley and Mojave girls volleyball teams met Wednesday night in Las Vegas.
Fights breaking out at football games became an issue when two games during the 2018 season and one during the 2017 season in Southern Nevada were ruled double forfeits because of bench-clearing brawls. In one, police had to use pepper spray to break up the fight.
■ Who: Pahrump Valley (2-5, 1-1 Sunset) vs. Western (1-6, 0-3 Sunset).
The series of controlled scrimmages known as the Class 3A Sunset League schedule continued Tuesday for the Pahrump Valley High School girls soccer team, which had another game end early because of the mercy rule.