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Faith Lutheran beats Centennial, grabs No. 2 playoff seed

Las Vegas Sun HS Football Media Day 2017

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.

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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.

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