Athletes in three sports will take part in all-star games this week.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal announces its 2017 all-state flag football teams.
Follow the link for flag football honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
Cimarron-Memorial senior Haylei Hughes jumped a route at defensive back and returned an interception 76 yards for a touchdown for the momentum-shifting play Wednesday to help the Spartans flag football team pull away for a 24-7 win over Coronado in the Class 4A state final.
Cheyenne posted a shutout against a team that had scored 78 points in its last two games to earn a 7-0 victory over Virgin Valley for the Class 3A state flag football title.
Logan DeLong caught the game-winning 1-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tiarra Del Rosario with 24.7 seconds remaining Tuesday in Cimarron-Memorial’s 20-13 win over Palo Verde in the Sunset Region flag football final at Green Valley High.
Coronado started the season 4-7, but capped a 9-1 run with a Sunrise Region title after a 25-7 win over Foothill on Tuesday.
Angela Hammond rushed for 237 yards and two touchdowns Tuesday to power the Cheyenne flag football team to a 19-6 home victory over Tech in the Class 3A state semifinals.
After thwarting Sierra Vista’s dual-threat offense on its home field Thursday in a 26-19 victory in the semifinals, Palo Verde (14-5) is back in the Sunset Region final.
Caitlin Shannon completed 18 of 23 passes for 211 yards and six touchdowns, including four in the first half, to lead third-seeded Coronado to a 41-6 victory over No. 2 Rancho in the Sunrise Region flag football quarterfinals at Green Valley.
Third-seeded Centennial (13-4) will begin its quest for a repeat when it meets Desert Oasis (12-6), the Southwest League’s No. 2 seed, in the Sunset Region flag football quarterfinals at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Cimarron-Memorial High.
The schedule and results (when available) of the flag football region and state tournaments are here.
Here is the latest Southern Nevada flag football coaches poll.
Alyssa Karpinski hauled in a 5-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tiarra Del Rosario with 30 seconds remaining Thursday to help Cimarron-Memorial’s flag football team clinch the Northwest League title with a 21-18 victory over host Centennial.