Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 | 10:29 p.m.
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Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and Steve Silver remember former Palo Verde coach David Castro while looking ahead to this week's games.
Sophomore quarterback Hasaan Henderson threw for 188 yards and four touchdowns on 14-for-21 passing. Sophomore running back Farrel Victor ran the ball only nine times but had 190 yards and three touchdowns.
Las Vegas improved to 6-1 on the season, while Eldorado fell to 1-7.
Despite the lopsided victory, Las Vegas coach Chris Faircloth wasn’t ready to say he felt comfortable with where his team was heading into the playoffs. He’ll wait until next week’s showdown with Desert Pines (6-3) to determine that.
“We’ll have a lot better feel where we’re at next week with Desert Pines to see where it all fits,” Faircloth said. “I’m not going to go out on a limb and say we feel real confident yet. We’ll see.”
The Eldorado is one of the oldest casinos in the Las Vegas Valley, opening in downtown Henderson in 1962.
The casino features table games, slot machines, a sports book, a keno lounge and a bingo parlor. Table games include 3 Card Poker, $2 minimum; blackjack with Royal Math 21, $2 minimum, and 10-cent roulette. There are 439 reel, keno and video poker machines, including several coin games. .
Dining options at Eldorado include Mariana's Mexican restaurant and The Cafe, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner — including a $2.99 spaghetti dinner.