Samara Miller had 15 points, and Brooke Haney added 14 points, as Green Valley’s girls basketball team defeated host Basic 62-50 on Tuesday to clinch a postseason berth.
Junior Taeha Pankey led the Longhorns in scoring with 17 points, scoring all but two in the second half.
Desert Oasis held third-ranked Bishop Gorman to one field goal in the final 10 minutes, 50 seconds and overcame a massive psychological hurdle to earn a 50-37 victory.
Sierra Vista’s Shania Harper recorded a double-double with 28 points and 12 rebounds to lead the host Mountain Lions past Clark on Monday, 60-47.
Here is a look at some of the week’s top high school sports events.
Christian Popoola finished with 20 points, but Bishop Gorman’s boys basketball team couldn’t slow down Sierra Canyon (California) star Marvin Bagley III and lost 98-72 on Saturday at Santa Ana, California.
Taylor Barnum’s layup at the buzzer gave Virgin Valley’s girls basketball team a 40-39 road win over Moapa Valley on Friday.
Patrice Thomas scored 13 points to lift the Tech girls basketball team to a 35-32 victory over host Chaparral on Thursday.
Rancho’s girls basketball team held Las Vegas High standout Armonnie Byrd to three points — all on free throws — and limited the Wildcats to 25.6 percent shooting from the field in a 56-36 home win on Thursday.
Payton Caci scored a game-high 22 points, and Haley Tyrell finished one assist short of a triple-double, as Coronado’s girls basketball team hung on for a 70-57 win over rival Green Valley on Wednesday.
Adrianna Jones drilled a 3-pointer at the buzzer Wednesday to give the Western girls basketball a 43-40 home win over Sunrise Mountain.
Here are some of the top performances for the week of Jan. 23 to Jan. 28.
Here is the latest Southern Nevada girls basketball coaches poll.
Las Vegas High’s Teconna Dyer scored 12 points Tuesday, and the Wildcats made 17 of 21 free throws to hang on for a 44-36 home win over Valley.