Athletes in three sports will take part in all-star games this week.
Grant Tingey finished with four kills, four digs and four blocks on Wednesday as Palo Verde’s boys volleyball team captured its second state title in three years with a 25-16, 25-16, 18-25, 25-23 win over Las Vegas in a matchup of region champions at Chaparral High.
Mojave won its fourth straight Class 3A boys volleyball state title with a 25-20, 25-18, 25-16 sweep of Cheyenne on Wednesday at Chaparral.
Brandon Kampshoff had 20 kills and 16 digs, and Kyle Monton added 35 digs to help Las Vegas High’s boys volleyball team outlast Centennial 25-21, 21-25, 25-23, 21-25, 15-10 in a Class 4A state semifinal at Coronado on Tuesday.
Mojave’s boys volleyball team made quick work of Del Sol, posting a 25-18, 25-20, 25-9 victory over the Dragons in the 3A state semifinals at Chaparral.
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.
Palo Verde (28-9) will visit Sunrise Region runner-up Coronado (27-15) in a Class 4A state boys volleyball semifinal at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
And after faltering in the first set Friday against Centennial, the Palo Verde boys volleyball team played like a team dead-set against repeating history, rallying to defeat the Bulldogs 22-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-15 to earn the Class 4A Sunset Region title.
Las Vegas boys volleyball dispatched host Coronado in straight sets, 25-23, 25-21, 25-18 to win the Sunrise Region title.
Centennial squandered a two-game lead and survived three match points in the fifth set to defeat Arbor View 25-18, 25-23, 18-25, 24-26 and 19-17 in a Class 4A Sunset Region boys volleyball semifinal at Legacy.
Trailing 10-8 in the fifth set on Thursday, Las Vegas High’s boys volleyball team closed the match on a 7-2 run to knock off Green Valley — the defending state champions — with a 25-17, 21-25, 25-27, 25-21, 15-12 victory in the Class 4A Sunrise Region semifinals at Coronado.
On Thursday night, Tyler Buchanan helped lead the No. 2 seed Desert Shields into the Class 3A state semifinals with a 25-18, 25-12, 25-15 sweep of No. 7 Chaparral.
Nathaniel Barton had 14 kills and three blocks on Wednesday as Del Sol’s boys volleyball team wrapped up the No. 4 seed for the Class 3A state tournament with a 25-22, 25-20, 25-19 home win over Sunrise Mountain.
The schedule and results (when available) for the state boys volleyball tournaments are here.