Jamal Bey had 21 points and seven rebounds as Bishop Gorman beat Bishop Manogue 62-41 to claim the Class 4A boys state basketball title. It was Gorman’s seventh consecutive title.
Desert Pines and Cheyenne both beat their respective opponents to set up a rematch of last year’s Class 3A state championship game.
Daniel Plumer led a balanced attack with 17 points, and the Blue Knights came one step closer to winning their fourth state title in five years with a 74-52 victory over Pershing County in a Class 2A boys basketball semifinal at Sparks High.
Centennial defeated Liberty 74-65 in overtime to win its fourth consecutive girls state title Friday night at Lawlor Events Center in Reno. The Bulldogs trailed by 15 points entering the fourth quarter.
Mojave and Virgin Valley both fell in their Class 3A state girls basketball semifinal games at Reno High School on Friday.
Kendra Mathews scored eight of her 15 points in the fourth quarter Friday, and Lincoln County’s girls basketball team used a game-ending 10-2 run to defeat Battle Mountain, 50-42 in a Class 2A state semifinal at Sparks High.
The Panthers turned the ball over 22 times Friday, including a pair of key turnovers in overtime, as Mineral County earned a 61-57 overtime victory in the Class 1A boys state semifinals at UNR’s Lawlor Events Center.
Karley Whipple led the Panthers with 27 points Friday as Pahranagat Valley defeated Eureka 51-42 in the Class 1A girls state semifinals. Round Mountain fell to Wells, which will play the Panthers in the state title game.
Will McClendon’s 3-pointer with 2:27 to play broke a 62-62 tie, and the Gaels went on to defeat Spanish Springs 75-68 in the Class 4A boys state basketball semifinals at Lawlor Events Center.
The Bulldogs’ girls basketball team received double-digit scoring from four players and rolled over Reno in the Class 4A state semifinals Thursday by a final score of 68-30.