Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) responded to a narrow loss to Mater Dei (Santa Ana, California) in Week 2 of the high school football season with a dominant 56-14 win against St. Louis (Honolulu) last week. The number 7-ranked team in the country looks set to keep things going against another top-50 team in number 43 Hamilton (Chandler, Ariz.). Hamilton tripped the Gaels last season in a thrilling 25-24 result, and the Huskies are looking to do that again on Friday.
Kick-off is set for 10 p.m. ET with Bishop Gorman. Last season, the Gaels were unbeaten at home, while the Huskies won each of their road races. You can follow this matchup on MaxPreps.
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How Hamilton vs. Bishop Gorman to follow?
- Date Hamilton vs. Bishop Gorman: Friday September 9th
- Hamilton vs. Bishop Gorman Time: 10:00 PM ET
- Hamilton vs. Bishop Gorman game page: Track game at MaxPreps
What you need to know about Bishop Gorman
The Gaels have one of the best programs in the country. Last week against the Crusaders, junior quarterback Michael Alejado passed for 293 yards and five touchdowns. Alejado is ranked as a three-star prospect in 247Sports’ composite rankings, and even in a loss the week before against No. 2 Mater Dei, he completed 61% of his passes for 251 yards and three touchdowns.
The two players who have been on the receiving end of most of Alejado’s passes in the past two weeks were senior wide receiver Trech Kekahuna and junior tight end Elija Lofton. Kekahuna is a three-star commitee from Wisconsin who caught six passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns last week. Lofton, a four-star recruit, pulled in four passes for 112 yards and a touchdown against Mater Dei.