Las Vegas Sun

October 23, 2019

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Liberty falls on late FG to Arizona school

Las Vegas Sun's HSFB Media Day Team Portraits

Christopher DeVargas

Members of the Liberty High School football team are pictured during the Las Vegas Sun’s high school football media day at the Red Rock Resort on July 24, 2019. They include, from left, Maurice Hampton, Toa Tai and Alofaletauia Maluia

Zyrus Fiaseu had three rushing touchdowns tonight for the Liberty football team, but the Patriots squandered a second-half lead in a 36-33 loss to Liberty of Peoria, Ariz.

Liberty of Arizona kicked the winning field goal in the final minute, pushing hometown Liberty to an 0-5 record to start the season.

Fiaseu had scoring runs of 2, 20 and 6 yards, the last of which gave Liberty a 33-26 edge with seven minutes remaining. But Liberty of Arizona scored the final 10 points.

Lehi Ausage had the big play of the game for Liberty of Nevada, returning an interception 99 yards for a touchdown and a 12-0 lead in the first half. But Liberty of Arizona responded with 19 unanswered points.

Liberty of Nevada’s other touchdown came on Daniel Britt’s 15-yard scoring strike to Maurice Hampton.

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

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