Palo Verde’s softball team treated the ball like a hand grenade much of Friday afternoon, committing six errors as it frittered away an eight-run lead.
Three pitchers combined on a one-hitter Friday as Centennial’s baseball team held on for a 3-0 victory over visiting Palo Verde.
Samantha Pochop tossed a one-hitter and struck out 15 on Friday to lead host Rancho’s softball team to a 3-0 win over Arbor View.
Green Valley’s boys track team didn’t win a single event Friday.
Bishop Gorman center Stephen Zimmerman has chosen to continue his basketball career at UNLV. Zimmerman announced his decision on Twitter earlier tonight.
Josh McLean pitched a four-hitter and hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning, and Basic blanked Green Valley 3-0 on Thursday. The third-ranked Wolves have not allowed a run since Foothill scored in the fourth inning of a 7-2 Basic victory on April 8, a span of more than 24 innings.
Brandon Baliza had 11 kills, seven aces and five digs, and Liberty’s boys volleyball team outlasted host Silverado 21-25, 25-15, 25-23, 24-26, 15-10 on Thursday.
The NIAA”s Board of Control approved sanctioning flag football as a state-sponsored sport during the second day of its spring meeting Thursday at Sam”s Town. Currently, only Clark County School District schools participate in flag football.
Thomas Kirchner carded a 4-over-par 64 at Desert Willow on Thursday to help Silverado’s boys golf team win a Northeast League match.
Hunter Junge hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the bottom of the third inning Thursday, and Bonanza’s baseball team held on for a 10-5 home win over fourth-ranked Arbor View in a Northwest League game.
Jordan Corn went 3-for-4 with a home run, two doubles and five RBIs on Thursday, and host Foothill’s softball team scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to top No. 2 Coronado, 11-9.
Bishop Gorman High School”s Chase Maddux, the son of Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux, signed a letter of intent with UNLV on Wednesday, capping his journey from an undersized, seldom-used pitcher to Division I prospect.
Senior Justin Garganese and junior Kate Dennis — the team”s Nos. 3 and 4 hitters — scored two of Shadow Ridge”s six first-inning runs Wednesday, and the host Mustangs whipped Legacy 12-2 in a five-inning Southwest League softball game.
Collin Marracco threw a five-hitter and struck out five Wednesday as Durango’s baseball team held on for a 4-2 win over visiting Palo Verde in a matchup of Southwest League opponents.
Kristina Manthei threw a five-hitter with 10 strikeouts Wednesday to lead Valley’s softball team to a 6-1 road win over Las Vegas.
Kode Mwirigi and Tre James each won two events Wednesday to lead Las Vegas High’s boys track team to an 84-58 win over visiting Silverado.
Eboni Thomas won two events on Wednesday to lead Green Valley’s girls track team to a 111-29 victory over visiting Rancho.
Riley Molina won two individual events Wednesday to help Clark’s boys swimming team to a 197-64 win over Bonanza at Adelson School.
Colin Curi had 13 kills and 13 digs, and Shilo Chow tallied 38 assists, five digs and two aces Wednesday as Foothill’s boys volleyball team outlasted visiting Eldorado, 20-25, 25-13, 25-15, 21-25, 15-9.
Bart Thompson got a three-year contract for $130,000 a year. He doesn”t take over as executive director of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association until June, but he already plans to take a hard look at the budget and to improve communications between north and south.
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ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
With the wind howling out to dead center, a pitching duel between Cimarron-Memorial”s Larry Quaney and Arbor View”s Sam Pastrone never materialized, and the fifth-ranked Aggies pulled away for a 10-2 baseball win after erupting for six runs in the third inning.
Kidus Feleke won three individual events Tuesday to help Sierra Vista’s boys track team to a 91-55 win over host Moapa Valley in Overton.