Here is a look at some of this week’s top high school sporting events.
Audrey Boch-Collins of Clark, Ben Gajardo of Desert Oasis, Mike Safbom and Brandon Sulzberg of Palo Verde, and and Emma Figuerdo and Angelique Friedrich of Bishop Gorman all won state championships Saturday to provide a clean sweep for the Sunset Region.
Legacy won its own six-team tournament with a 19-25, 25-17, 15-10 over Moapa Valley in the championship final on Saturday afternoon.
Anuja Daulat knocked off her childhood friend and teammate from The Meadows, Abbigail Klein, in the state championship match 6-1, 6-3 at Tahoe Tennis Center in Truckee, Calif.
Here’s a look at what happened during Week 9 of the high school football season.
The brackets for the Class 4A and Class 3A boys and girls singles and doubles tennis tournaments can be found here.
Sierra Vista forced a fumble and recovered inside the 5-yard line on the first play of the fourth quarter, leading to the team’s only touchdown and a 10-7 road victory over Durango.
Host Faith Lutheran forced five turnovers, including a 36-yard fumble return touchdown by Taimani McKenzie in the third quarter, and came away with a 37-6 victory.
No. 2 Liberty created five turnovers and held the No. 7 Skyhawks to a season-low in points in a 58-13 victory, keeping the team undefeated in Southeast League play.
Jacob Leavitt rushed for 191 yards and three touchdowns on 23 carries Friday to help Moapa Valley’s football team rally for a 53-40 road win over Chaparral.
Cheyenne’s Deriontae Green accounted for more than 300 yard of total offense and the Desert Shields beat Sunrise Mountain 52-49.
Jordan Wilson completed 20 of 28 passes for 292 yards and three TDs Friday to lead Foothill’s football team to a 37-35 home victory over fourth-ranked Basic.
Zach Matlock led four first-quarter touchdowns Friday as Las Vegas High’s football team won the annual rivalry against visiting Rancho for the 21st consecutive season with a 51-0 victory.
Diamante Burton, who started at quarterback in Canyon Springs’ first seven games of the season, returned to his natural tailback position Friday and ran for 120 yards and three touchdowns on 10 carries to lead the Pioneers to a 42-0 rout of Eldorado.
Julian Hulse rushed for 152 yards and three touchdowns and Christian Mayberry — a wide receiver turned quarterback — threw for two scores as Green Valley kept its postseason hopes alive with a 35-17 win over host Coronado 35-17 on Friday night.
Davis Waid and Brandon Sulzberg went 3-0 in doubles play Friday to lead Palo Verde’s boys tennis team to a 13-5 win over Reno in the 4A state final at the Caughlin Athletic Club.
Palo Verde’s girls tennis team defeated Coronado 13-5 on Friday afternoon at the Caughlin Athletic Club to complete an undefeated season with a three-peat.
The Meadows’ Daniel Pereira — the team’s No. 3 singles player — upset Boulder City’s Breton Erlanger 6-1 in the second round Friday to break a tie, remove a potential tiebreaker and help the Mustangs capture their first state title with a 10-8 win over the Eagles.
Lake Mead scored on its first six offensive possessions and routed Mountain View on the Saints’ senior day, albeit with some controversy.
Pahrump Valley’s Alexis Trieb had 14 kills and Jackie Stobbe had three aces as the Trojans took down Spring Valley 25-15, 26-27, 15-11 in the Longhorn Invitational.
Brooke Hawley had a goal and an assist Friday to power the Centennial girls soccer team to a home victory over Bishop Gorman 3-2.
Dresdan Quackenbush scored three times on the road Friday to lead the Cimarron-Memorial boys soccer team to a 4-2 victory over Western.
Follow the link for the schedule and results (when available) for the Class 4A and Class 3A state boys and girls tennis team tournaments.
For the third consecutive year and the fourth time in five years, the Aggies clinched the Northwest League title with a 55-21 road victory over Legacy.
Sierra Vista (7-0, 4-0 Southwest League) travels to Durango (6-0, 3-0) at 7 p.m. Friday in a battle of surprisingly undefeated teams.
Palo Verde swept all three rounds to beat Damonte Ranch 18-0 and advance to Friday’s Class 4A state championship match against Reno, an uncommon level of domination in a state tournament setting.
Coronado’s girls tennis team showed it has some kind of tiebreaker magic, beating Reno 4-2 in the tiebreaker to advance to Friday’s championship match of the Class 4A state tournament with a 10-9 win.
Using two irregular doubles teams and a first-time singles player, Boulder City defeated South Tahoe 12-6 in a Class 3A boys state semifinal at Reno Tennis Center.
Alexis Kirson had two goals, and Green Valley’s girls soccer team upset visiting Coronado 4-2 on Thursday in a Southeast League girls soccer match.
Corrigan Neville scored twice Thursday to lead Bishop Gorman’s boys soccer team to a 3-1 home win over Durango.
Mariah Moses had nine kills and an ace, and Cadie Espe added seven kills for Tech’s girls volleyball team in a 18-25, 25-15, 23-25, 25-12, 15-5 victory over visiting Chaparral on Thursday.
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The senior singles player will anchor The Meadows (16-1) in the state 3A team competition against Truckee (9-3) in a state semifinal at noon Thursday at Reno Tennis Center, then quickly shift his attention to his individual quarterfinal match at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Tahoe Donner Tennis Center.
We all remember Durango and Sierra Vista struggling in recent seasons, right? Now, both teams are undefeated entering Friday’s first-place showdown at Durango. The Mandela Effect is the only explanation. Just a glitch in the matrix.
Deja Erickson scored two goals, including the game-winner with two minutes remaining, to lift top-ranked Arbor View to a 2-1 road win over No. 2 Palo Verde in a match that could determine the Northwest League champion.
Rancho protected its home floor against Las Vegas to maintain a two-game cushion in Northwest League play as the regular season draws to a close.
Nikki Riggs supplied 10 assists and seven aces to lead Western’s girls volleyball team to a 25-16, 25-13, 18-25, 25-19 home victory over Sunrise Mountain on Wednesday.
Musio Jimenez-Vazquez recorded three assists Wednesday as the Sunrise Mountain boys soccer team held off a late rally from Western to win 3-2 at home.
Nancy DeLaTorre scored on an assist from Morgan Hemphill with 15 minutes remaining Wednesday to give the Cimarron-Memorial girls soccer team a 1-1 tie with visiting Faith Lutheran.
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