Frank Sessa hit a three-run home run in the third inning to lead the Sunset to an 8-3 win over the Sunrise in the Division I All-Star Game at the College of Southern Nevada.
Arbor View senior shortstop Nick Quintana has been named the Gatorade Nevada Baseball Player of the Year.
Follow the link for postseason boys golf honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
Follow the link for postseason swimming honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
There will be a pair of high school all-star games on Thursday at the College of Southern Nevada.
Centennial rising senior Jamaal Evans became the second area QB to make an oral commitment for 2017 when he recently pledged to UNR.
Bishop Gorman all-state middle linebacker Farrell Hester became the third Las Vegas Valley player to orally commit early to the Rebels’ 2017 recruiting class, joining Desert Pines’ Marckell Grayson and Isaiah Morris.
Desert Oasis’ Andrue Aguilera, much to his own surprise, came off the bench to lead five double-figure scorers with 17 points in the Sunset Region’s 103-85 win over the Sunrise Region at Foothill High.
With the game tied 12-all, Boulder City’s Jeanne Carmell hit a streaking Alexis Schraft down the left sideline for a 60-yard, catch-and-run touchdown to lift the Sunrise all-stars to an 18-12 victory.
Follow the link for postseason baseball honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
The Clark County School District on Tuesday released the league alignment for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons.
Follow the link for postseason softball honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
Follow the link for postseason boys volleyball honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
The area’s top senior boys basketball players will face off in the Senior All-Star game at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Foothill High.
The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association uses the Nevada Rubric to determine alignment for the two largest-school classifications in Southern Nevada. The final unofficial point totals for this rubric cycle have been tabulated.
Basic scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning and rolled to a 9-1 win over Centennial for the Division I state championship at Bishop Manogue High.
Spanish Springs’ Cami Moore belted a pinch-hit two-run homer to left field to lift the Cougars to a 2-1 win over the Rancho at UNR’s Hixson Park and to their fourth state title in 10 years.
The Skyhawks seemingly contend for a state team title every five years, and Saturday was no different as they overcame injuries and wintry conditions to claim the championship at the Division I state track and field meet at Carson High.
Peyton Koopman crushed a 2-and-0 pitch for a walk-off, two-run homer to give Boulder City a 4-3 win over Sierra Vista for the Division I-A state baseball title at Bishop Manogue High.
Vivian Quiroz-Montano looped a two-out RBI single into short left-center field to score Michaela Hood with the winning run in the ninth inning of Spring Valley’s 6-5 victory over Boulder City in the Division I-A state softball championship game at UNR’s Hixson Park.
Desert Pines capped the Division I-A state track and field meet in style Saturday at chilly Carson High, lowering its own meet record in the 1,600 relay on the way to the school’s first team title.
The Panthers took control early, with both teams cruising to victories. It was the second consecutive state title for the girls and the fourth straight for the boys.
Boulder City’s boys made it somewhat interesting by scoring 110 points to defeat second-place Sierra Vista by 25 points. But the girls dominated throughout, scoring 156 points to easily get past second-place Truckee, which finished with 111 points. It was the sixth consecutive championship for the Eagles’ boys and the fourth straight for the girls.
McClain O’Connor, Nick Vincent and Mike Wood combined on a two-hitter, and O’Connor scored three runs in a 6-1 win over the Lions in the second game of the state final at Wooster High in Reno on Saturday.
Pershing County finished with a combined 29 hits in two games, and the Mustangs knocked off the two-time defending Division III state champion Lincoln County 7-5 in the second game of the state final at Shadow Mountain in Sparks.
Christian Higbee threw a six-hitter with three strikeouts, and Pahranagat Valley scored six runs in the sixth inning en route to an 11-1, six-inning victory over Wells in the Division IV state final at Wooster High in Reno.
Pahranagat Valley got two strong pitching performances by sophomore Ashlyn Wadsworth, and used a small-ball approach in the second game to beat Wells 3-2 for the Division IV state title at Shadow Mountain in Sparks. It was the school’s fourth consecutive state championship.
Follow the link for the schedule and results (when available) for the state baseball tournaments.
Follow the link for the schedule and results (when available) for the state softball tournaments.
Trent Bixby’s two-run triple highlighted a three-run fourth, and Basic went on to beat Galena 7-3 to move into the championship game at noon Saturday at Manogue. Basic (35-4) faces Centennial (29-10), and the Bulldogs would have to beat the Wolves twice to take the title.
Rancho, which defeated Shadow Ridge in its first game Friday, used a seven-run outburst in the second inning to oust defending state champion Reed 12-0 in five innings in the losers’ bracket final at Hixson Park. Seeking their first state title in 36 years, the Rams will face Spanish Springs (27-14) for the crown at noon Saturday. Spanish Springs needs one win to claim the title. Rancho must win twice.
Nick Tapuala won the discus at the Division I state track and field meet with a mark of 178 feet, 9 inches despite unfavorable conditions at Carson High and became the third Liberty thrower to take home a state title in the event since 2011.
Abby Richter, a junior at Green Valley, contracted viral meningitis at age 11, and being out of the water for an extended period helped foster her affinity for the sport. Richter has since developed into one of the nation’s top swimmers and will compete Saturday at the Division I state swimming and diving meet at UNLV’s Buchanan Natatorium.
Michael Morelli’s RBI double scored Zach Murphy with the go-ahead run in the sixth inning Friday to help Boulder City’s baseball team rally for a 6-4 win over Elko in the winners’ bracket final of the Division I-A state tournament at Galena High in Reno.
Michaela Hood pitched three innings of relief and went 3-for-4 with three doubles, two runs scored and three RBIs to help Spring Valley’s softball team to a 13-3 win over Boulder City in six innings in the winners’ bracket final of the Division I-A state tournament Friday at Shadow Mountain in Sparks.
Desert Pines’ Amari Calvillo-Tatum topped teammate Artis McCoy in the boys 200- and 400-meter runs to help the Jaguars surge into first place after the opening day of the Division I-A state meet.
McClain O’Connor went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs, and Nick Vincent threw a four-hitter with seven strikeouts as Lincoln County’s baseball team topped Pershing County 12-2 in six innings in the loser’s bracket final of the Division III state tournament Friday at Wooster High in Reno.
Pahranagat Valley’s softball team erupted for nine runs in the third inning to down Eureka 12-5 in the loser’s bracket final of the Division IV state tournament at UNR’s Hixson Park.
Ryne Nelson, wearing No. 29, singled home Gehrig Timmons with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Wolves a 3-2 win over Reno in the Division I state tournament at Bishop Manogue High.
Reed’s Julia Jensen struck out 15, including 12 of the final 16 hitters, and led the Raiders to a 2-0 win over Rancho in a Division I state tournament opening-round game at UNR’s Hixson Park.