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August 23, 2019

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Green Valley builds big cushion, beats Desert Oasis in opener

Las Vegas Sun's HS Football Top 10

Christopher DeVargas

Members of the Green Valley High football team pose for a photo at the Las Vegas Sun’s high school football media day July 20, 2016 at the South Point. They include, from left, Christian Mayberry, Eric Brown, C.J. Araujo, Braxton Harms, Brock Hershberger, and Eric Faber.

Kalyja Waialae accounted for three touchdowns today for the Green Valley High football team in a 21-8 victory against visiting Desert Oasis in the season opener for both schools.

The sophomore Waialae had touchdown passes of about 5 and 10 yards, hooking up with Christian Mayberry and Jaymz Bischoff to help the Gators build a 21-0 halftime lead.

The cushion was needed — Green Valley was held scoreless in the second half.

“We have a lot of new guys, a lot of young guys,” Green Valley coach Brian Castro said. “The focus was good. Now we get another week of practice to work on things and watch these guys grow.”

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

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