Junior Alyssa Hanks was fed early and often in the paint and totaled 28 points to lead the Knights in a 55-36 win over Beatty at Sunrise Mountain High School.
From down 11 points in the first half against Cheyenne on Thursday, the Pirates rallied in the second half to win 57-53 in the Class 3A Southern Region semifinals at Sunrise Mountain.
Yemiyah Morris finished with 29 points and 13 rebounds, and host Canyon Springs survived a huge game from Green Valley’s Brooke Haney to pull out a 68-66 overtime win in the quarterfinals of the Class 4A Sunrise Region tournament.
Spring Valley’s Kayla Harris had a game-high 23 points while collecting 13 rebounds as the Grizzlies picked up a 75-62 road win in the Sunset Region quarterfinals Wednesday.
Trisa Butler scored the first eight points of the fourth quarter Wednesday to build a 10-point lead, and the second-seeded Jaguars held on for a 31-25 home win over No. 3 Boulder City in the Class 3A Southern Region girls basketball quarterfinals.
Beatty’s boys basketball team moved into the Class 1A Southern League semifinals with a 57-51 home win over Word of Life on Wednesday.
Cheyenne went undefeated in the Class 3A Sunset League to earn its first league title since 1998. The Desert Shields (17-6) host Tech (9-16) in the opening round of the 3A Southern Region tournament at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
I got shot down for a Valentine’s Day date. Feels bad, man. But then I remembered that the region basketball tournaments start Tuesday, and my heart was filled with joy again.
Somerset-Sky Pointe used a strong first quarter and an even stronger fourth quarter to down GV Christian at home Monday, 58-46.
For the first time since 2002, Bishop Gorman and Centennial won’t face off in the Sunset Region girls championship game.
The schedule and results (when available) for the girls basketball region tournaments are here.
Tayah De’Bouck had 22 points, seven rebounds and four steals Saturday to lead Mountain View’s girls basketball team to a 32-29 home win over The Meadows.
Sharmayne Finley scored a game-high 26 points and had six rebounds, seven assists and five steals Friday to help Agassi Prep’s girls basketball team clinch its first league title in school history with a 69-61 home win over Lincoln County.
Kaitlyn Anderson scored 14 points as Moapa Valley’s girls basketball team to a 53-32 road win over Boulder City on Friday.