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Nation’s #1 Ranked Mater Dei and #12 Ranked Bishop Gorman Headline the 2021 Polynesian Football Classic

Las Vegas, NV (August 18, 2021) – The Polynesian Football Classic, a premier high school football event, announced three games featuring nationally ranked teams to be held in Las Vegas at Bishop Gorman High School.

The first game on Friday, September 10th (4:00pm) features the 4-time reigning Utah State Champions (5A), Orem High School against Desert Pines (Las Vegas), who is coming off an 11-1 record from the 2019 season.

The marquee matchup on Friday night features the #1 ranked team in the country, Mater Dei (Santa Ana, CA), who faces the 2019 NIAA 4A Nevada State Champions, Liberty Patriots at 7:30pm.

On Saturday, September 11th at 7:00pm, Lone Peak (UT), the 2020 6A UHSAA State Runner-Up, will take on #12 ranked, 10-time Nevada State Champion, Bishop Gorman in the final game of the Classic.

The Polynesian Football Classic is proud to designate the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame as its charitable partner.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW: www.PolynesianClassic.com.

Schedule

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
4:00pm Orem (UT) vs. Desert Pines (NV)
7:30pm Mater Dei (CA) vs. Liberty (NV)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
7:00pm Lone Peak (UT) vs. Bishop Gorman (NV)

About The Teams

OREM GOLDEN TIGERS (Orem, UT)
2020 UHSAA 5A State Champions
2020 Record (8-2)
Gabe Sewell, Head Coach

DESERT PINES JAGUARS (Las Vegas, NV)
2019 NIAA 4A State Semifinalist
2019 Record (11-1)
Tico Rodriguez, Head Coach

MATER DEI MONARCHS (Santa Ana, CA)
2019 CIF-SS Division 1 Runner Up
2020 Record (5-0)
Bruce Rollinson, Head Coach

LIBERTY PATRIOTS (Henderson, NV)
2019 NIAA 4A State Champions
2019 Record (10-5)
Rich Muraco, Head Coach

BISHOP GORMAN GAELS (Las Vegas, NV)
2019 NIAA Desert Region Runner-Up
2019 Record (11-2)
Brent Browner, Head Coach

LONE PEAK KNIGHTS (Highland, UT)
2020 UHSAA 6A State Runner Up
2020 Record (12-2)
Bart Brockbank, Head Coach