Capri Uzan scored 24 points to lead Desert Pines to a 69-46 victory over Cheyenne in the Class 3A boys basketball state title game Saturday at Cox Pavilion.
Allen Merritt had 18 points, nine rebounds and four steals Saturday as Agassi Prep won its third state title in four years with a 60-43 victory over Adelson School in the Class 2A final at Cox Pavilion.
Agassi Prep’s three best players were in foul trouble in the fourth quarter, making it hard to stop Needles from completing its comeback to win the Class 2A girls state title with a 64-54 victory.
Taylen Wachsmuth, Robert McFalls and Andre Davis combined for 54 points, and the Serpents rolled to a 63-46 win over Pahranagat Valley for the Class 1A boys state basketball title at Cox Pavilion.
The Braves held Round Mountain junior Alyssa Hanks to an uncharacteristic 16 points as the Knights were unable to unseat the defending Class 1A state champions in a 65-37 loss to Owyhee at Cox Pavilion.
The schedule and results (when available) for the boys basketball state tournaments are here.
The schedule and results (when available) for the girls basketball state tournaments are here.
Chuck O’Bannon scored 36 points, and Bishop Gorman rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final 1:40 to defeat Clark 62-58 for the Class 4A boys state title at Cox Pavilion.
Centennial jumped on Bishop Manogue from the outset and capped its season in style with a record-setting 97-52 victory in the Class 4A girls basketball state title game at Cox Pavilion.
The state basketball tournament is being held at Cox Pavilion, a 2,500-seat gymnasium on UNLV’s campus and a logistical nightmare for the most significant week of the prep season.
Cheyenne was 9-for-11 from the field in the third quarter to take control en route to a 53-47 win over Elko in the Class 3A state semifinals at Cox Pavilion.
Lowry’s girls basketball team went 10-for-15 from 3-point range Friday on its way to a 61-42 win over Moapa Valley in a Class 3A state semifinal at Cox Pavilion. The Buckaroos advance to Saturday’s championship and will meet Churchill County, a 52-40 winner over Virgin Valley in the other semifinal.
Jake Buchman nailed the game-winning 3-pointer in overtime Friday that lifted the Lions to a 57-56 win over West Wendover in a Class 2A state semifinal at Del Sol.
Once the dust settled after nearly three minutes of play and Destiny Rover connected on a deep 3-pointer for the game’s first points Friday, the Agassi Prep girls basketball team turned to its defense to cruise to a 61-46 win over White Pine in a Class 2A state semifinal at Del Sol.
Pahranagat Valley’s boys basketball team built an 18-point lead by the end of the first quarter and cruised to a 68-29 victory over Owyhee in the Class 1A state semifinals Friday at Durango.
Alyssa Hanks scored 33 of her game-high 34 points after halftime Friday to lead Round Mountain to a 74-70 double-overtime win over Eureka in a Class 1A state semifinal at Durango.
Desert Pines running back Isaiah Morris, who helped the Jaguars to the Class 3A state title as a senior, made an oral commitment to UNR on Friday. According to Desert Pines football coach Tico Rodriguez, Morris will be a preferred walk-on for the Wolf Pack.
Clark’s Ian Alexander blocked seven shots and helped the Chargers withstand a late Coronado surge to claim a 56-48 win in the Class 4A boys state basketball semifinals at Cox Pavilion.
Reserve Jayden Eggleston finished with 23 points and six rebounds, and Centennial wore down Liberty for a 76-51 victory in the Class 4A girls state semifinals Thursday at Cox Pavilion.
After this weekend, “The Town” can be less of a motto and more of a representation of what the Desert Shields have done. Cheyenne has a chance to become the talk of the town when it begins the Class 3A state tournament at 12:45 p.m. Friday against Elko at Cox Pavilion.
Adelson School (20-4) will meet West Wendover (19-8) in a state semifinal at 3 p.m. Friday at Del Sol High.
Top-seeded Pahranagat Valley (23-2), which is seeking its 15th state title and first since 2013, will face Owyhee (12-9) in a Class 1A boys basketball state semifinal at 8:15 p.m. Friday at Durango High.
Being open isn’t enough for Clark boys basketball coach Colin Darfour. He wants his players to be “wide, wide open.” But when junior James Bridges takes a jumper, Darfour rarely worries.
Foothill junior guard Rae Burrell bounced back from an early-season benching to lead Foothill to its first Sunrise Region title since 2012 and a berth in the Class 4A girls state tournament.
The NIAA state basketball tournaments tip off Thursday, and I decided to camp out to make sure I got in since Cox Pavilion only holds about 2,500 for basketball.
Cimarron-Memorial senior Haylei Hughes jumped a route at defensive back and returned an interception 76 yards for a touchdown for the momentum-shifting play Wednesday to help the Spartans flag football team pull away for a 24-7 win over Coronado in the Class 4A state final.
Cheyenne posted a shutout against a team that had scored 78 points in its last two games to earn a 7-0 victory over Virgin Valley for the Class 3A state flag football title.
The schedule and results (when available) of the flag football region and state tournaments are here.
Follow the link for postseason boys basketball honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
Follow the link for postseason girls basketball honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
Deshawn Wilson came off the bench to score 10 points, including six in the third quarter, as Clark defeated Foothill 68-48 at Valley to earn the final berth in the Class 4A state tournament.
Kaily Kaimikaua made a long 3-pointer to ignite a game-changing 18-0 run in the second quarter, and Liberty pulled away for a 60-37 victory over Spring Valley in the Class 4A state play-in game at Valley.
Logan DeLong caught the game-winning 1-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tiarra Del Rosario with 24.7 seconds remaining Tuesday in Cimarron-Memorial’s 20-13 win over Palo Verde in the Sunset Region flag football final at Green Valley High.
Coronado started the season 4-7, but capped a 9-1 run with a Sunrise Region title after a 25-7 win over Foothill on Tuesday.
Angela Hammond rushed for 237 yards and two touchdowns Tuesday to power the Cheyenne flag football team to a 19-6 home victory over Tech in the Class 3A state semifinals.
Bishop Gorman outside linebacker Palaie Gaoteote, one of the nation’s top recruits in the class of 2018, made an oral commitment to Southern California on Sunday.
When the state high school basketball tournament returns to Las Vegas this week it will have a more intimate setting.
Jamal Bey scored all 15 of his points after halftime, sparking Bishop Gorman to a 64-51 win over Clark for the Class 4A Sunset Region boys basketball title at Shadow Ridge. It is the ninth consecutive Sunset title for the Gaels.
Will Weems scored 10 of his game-high 19 points in the second half as Coronado’s boys basketball team overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to top rival Foothill, 56-47 in the Class 4A Sunrise Region final at Canyon Springs.
Pam Wilmore’s energy helped spark a second-quarter blitz by the Bulldogs, and Centennial rolled to its seventh straight Sunset Region title with a 66-20 victory over Spring Valley on Saturday at Shadow Ridge.