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Class 3A football rankings: Moapa Valley young but still No. 1

Southern Nevada football rankings

Class 3A

1. Moapa Valley

2. Virgin Valley

3. SLAM Nevada

4. Pahrump Valley

5. Eldorado

Around 3A: Moapa Valley is riding a 15-game winning streak and opens at No. 1 despite losing a deep and talented senior class. The Pirates open at home against a Hurricane (Utah) team that was shut out 27-0 by Mountain Crest (Utah) last week. … Virgin Valley travels to face an Eldorado team that reached the playoffs last season and has several of its key contributors back. … SLAM Nevada, which proved it was a contender last season and hopes to take the next step, will open on the road against Western. … Pahrump Valley will take the opening week off before hosting Western next week.

Contact Jason Orts at jorts@reviewjournal.com. Follow @SportsWithOrts on Twitter.

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