Bishop Gorman-Bellevue matchup not the only big out-of-state game on the horizon

Bishop Gorman-Bellevue matchup not the only big out-of-state game on the horizon

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Bishop Gorman-Bellevue matchup not the only big out-of-state game on the horizon

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Bellevue will likely play Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) next season, one of several big out-of-state matchups in the works.

Bellevue will likely play Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) next season, one of several big out-of-state matchups in the works.

Bellevue, Wash.,  football coach Butch Goncharoff told The Seattle Times that his team would likely host reigning Super 25 and six-time consecutive Nevada 4A state champion Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) next season, confirming a report by USA TODAY Sports last week.

“They are probably the best team in American by a mile,” Goncharoff told The Seattle Times. “We played a lot of great teams, but this is probably, top to bottom talent wise … this is probably the best team on paper I’ve ever seen.”

That isn’t the only big game that is being talked about next season.

*De La Salle (Concord, Calif.), which finished the season at No. 2, is looking into playing one of the Texas powerhouse teams early next season and already has a home game scheduled Sept. 19 with Lutheran (Orange, Calif.).

*DePaul (Wayne, N.J.) released a beefed-up schedule that includes a Sept. 11 or Sept. 12 game at home with Good Counsel (Olney, Md.) next season.

*Trinity (Louisville), known for its propensity to play out-of-state teams, will play two Tennessee teams next season: Ensworth (Nashville) and Brentwood Academy (Brentwood).

*Another school likely to continue its trend of big out-of-state foes is Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.), which already has a contract to play at Moeller (Cincinnati) on Sept. 18 next season. DBP is celebrating its 100th year as a school this year.

 

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