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July 17, 2019

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Liberty’s Zyrus Fiaseu breaks out in win against Green Valley

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Christopher DeVargas

Members of the Liberty High football team pose for a photo at the Las Vegas Sun’s high school football media day Tuesday July 31, 2018, at the Red Rock Resort. They include, from left, Troy Fautanu, Cervontes White and Kyle Beaudry.

Sophomore Zyrus Fiaseu had 22 carries for 235 yards and four touchdowns tonight for the host Liberty High football team in a 45-19 Southeast League win against Green Valley.

In Liberty’s initial five games this season, Fiaseu played both offense and defense. But that frequently resulted in sacrificing touches on offense so he could also play in the defensive secondary.

Against Green Valley, Fiaseu exclusively played offense.

“That will be the strategy moving forward,” Liberty coach Rich Muraco said. “You have to get your best player the ball.”

David Elder added a short touchdown run for Liberty and Dillon Fedor had a 35-yard field goal.

Liberty plays Foothill, the Las Vegas area’s only remaining undefeated team, next week. The winner will likely be the Southeast League champion.

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