Bonanza had two come-from-behind baseball wins over Bishop Gorman during last week’s Sunset Region tournament.
But the Gaels wasted little time taking control Friday, and this time, they held the lead.
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Centennial’s softball team didn’t play its best game of the season Thursday in its Division I state tournament opener.
On Friday, the Bulldogs picked on an opponent that played one of its shakier defensive games of the season.
Bonanza’s Jayveon Taylor went into Friday’s state track and field championships at Silverado eager to defend his title as the fastest man in the state.
But the junior had to overcome adversity to keep his crown.
Sydney Badger and Tiana Bonds each won one individual event, and the Centennial girls track and field team doubled the score on its nearest challenger after the first day of the Division I state meet Friday at Silverado.
Faith Lutheran freshman Zach Trageton conceded that he didn’t look too good on his first two swings on Friday.
But he made the most of his final hack.
The hole simply was too deep for Faith Lutheran’s softball team on Friday.
But it didn’t stop the Crusaders from trying to climb out of it.
Ron Aitken’s worst fear was that Olivia Barker would quit.
Losing to rival Needles never sits well with Tony Petrik.
But Friday’s setback was especially difficult to swallow for the Laughlin baseball coach.
If familiarity breeds contempt, then the Needles softball team’s Friday matchup with Lincoln County held little surprises.
Round Mountain baseball coach Jake Topholm had to do something he was trying to avoid on Friday, but he was in no position to be selective.
Pahranagat Valley softball coach Mike Sparrow knows no matter how large a lead is, it’s never safe until the last out is made.
Bishop Gorman’s baseball team used a couple of long balls to take an early lead in the Division I state baseball tournament Thursday.
Despite some big blows by Coronado, the Gaels held on for a 9-7 win at College of Southern Nevada.
Palo Verde appeared to be one swing from having its state tournament hopes take a severe blow Thursday.
Thanks to Kelsea Sweeney, that swing didn’t come.
And then her batterymate delivered one mighty shot.
Boulder City baseball coach Bobby Reese decided the roll the dice Thursday and not start ace Tanner Howell on the mound in his team’s state-tournament opener.
Howell’s bat made sure the gamble paid off.
Kelly Zufall likely has had hundreds of hits in her softball playing days.
She’s had hits that looked much prettier than her sixth-inning single Thursday, but maybe never one that meant more.
When Nevada’s elite athletes converge for the state high school track meet this weekend at Silverado, more than titles will be on the line. It figures to be a year when records fall.
Jordan Shepherd barely missed hitting home runs in two of his first three at-bats on Thursday.
He left no doubt the fourth time up.
Relying on the saying “Father knows best,” Needles softball coach Sandy Chandler has relied heavily on his daughter Abby in hopes of building a successful program.
Jake Topholm urged his Round Mountain baseball players to create a cushion heading into the bottom of the sixth inning in Thursday’s Division IV state tournament opener.
Eleven batters later, the Knights were sitting pretty.
Indian Springs softball coach Lynn Dale learned Thursday that it’s much easier to dig a hole than it is to climb back out.
One of the hallmarks of the Coronado boys volleyball team this season is its ability to come from behind.
That trait was on display once again Wednesday.
RENO — Foothill’s boys golf team was right where it wanted to be entering the final day of the Division I state tournament.
The Falcons took a two-stroke lead into Wednesday’s second round at Sierra Sage Golf Course.