Palo Verde girls basketball coach Phil Clarke knows he doesn’t have a superstar on his team, but he’s still waiting for one of his girls to break out and become a leader.
Brooklyn Cruz looks like she’s up for the task.
Patrick Savoy drained seven 3-pointers and finished with 29 points Thursday to lead Las Vegas High’s boys basketball team to a 92-62 home win over Palo Verde.
Jayla Brown and Dana Deloney each finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds Thursday as Basic’s girls basketball team raced to an early lead and downed visiting North Valleys, 52-38.
Mojave’s Kevin Johnson recorded a 10-5 decision at 113 pounds Thursday to give the Rattlers a 36-33 win over Liberty at Shadow Ridge.
Lanson Evangelista won by pin at 106 to tie the match at 33. The Rattlers rallied from a 29-3 deficit.
Eldorado’s Shelby Johnson rushed for 88 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries Thursday to help the Sundevils to a 12-7 road win over Liberty in flag football.
Liberty junior Paris Strawther was supposed to make an immediate impact with the Patriots as a freshman.
The Valley boys basketball team struggled on offense during the first week of the season.
The Vikings’ solution on Wednesday was to focus on the other end of the floor.
Future College Prep (Calif.) hit a stick-back basket with 1.6 seconds left Wednesday to hand Findlay Prep the program’s first home loss in its eight-year history, 73-71.
Preston Echols led four double-figure scorers with 19 points Wednesday as Shadow Ridge’s boys basketball team posted a 73-64 win at Rancho.
Kennedy Wharton had 27 points and 16 rebounds Wednesday to lead Valley’s girls basketball team to a 61-47 win over visiting Coronado.
Morgan Gibson threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score Wednesday to help Green Valley’s flag football team rally for a 31-21 win over visiting Shadow Ridge.
Leaders for the area's boys and girls basketball teams have been updated.
Leaders will be updated on a weekly basis as the Review-Journal receives statistics from coaches.