Kentrell Washington scored 21 points Friday as Western’s boys basketball team did its part in a 66-58 win at Desert Oasis, then got the help it needed to qualify for the Sunset Region playoffs.
The Warriors, who tied Durango for third in the Southwest League at 10-6, received the league’s No. 4 seed in the Sunset tourney, which starts Tuesday.
Western had to win and have Clark beat Spring Valley to get into the playoffs. Clark was a 72-70 overtime winner over the Grizzlies.
Aaron Buckley added 15 points, and Sir Washington scored 10 for the Warriors, who will face Centennial in the quarterfinals.
Cameron Mich’l led Desert Oasis with 29 points.
Clark 72, Spring Valley 70 — At Clark, Kameron Anderson and Brian McGriff each scored 23 to help the Chargers sneak past the Grizzlies in overtime.
Travontay Jamerson and Tyler Watts each added nine points for Clark.
Shannon Nolan and Tyler Jones each scored 19 for Spring Valley, which was eliminated from playoff contention with the loss.
Sierra Vista 76, Durango 71 — At Durango, Viko Noma’aea drained four free throws in the final 30 seconds of overtime and finished with 24 points to help the Mountain Lions wrap up the Southwest’s No. 2 seed.
Maiscei Grier added 24 points, and Dallin Molina scored 22 for Sierra Vista, which nearly won the game in regulation until Durango’s Greg Gentry drained a 3-pointer with 0.5 seconds left to force the extra period.
Gentry led the Trailblazers with 25 points, and teammate Cameron Stemley added 20 points.
Bonanza 89, Pahrump Valley 59 — At Pahrump, Teyshawn Campbell had 25 points and eight assists to lead the Bengals past the Trojans.
Matt Figgins added 20 points and 10 rebounds for Bonanza.
Legacy 85, Cheyenne 73 — At Legacy, Donovan Gray came off the bench to score 10 of his 12 points in the second quarter and help the Longhorns rally to top the Desert Shields.
Legacy trailed 22-11 before a 19-0 run gave the team control.
The Longhorns outscored Cheyenne 33-10 in the second quarter, and pushed the lead to as much as 22 points in the second half.
Zach Lane had 20 points to lead Legacy. Chris Cook scored 13, Quincey Rhodes had 12 points, and Brandon Galindo scored 10 for the Longhorns.
Khalid Banks had 20 points to lead Cheyenne, which cut Legacy’s lead to four in the fourth quarter.
Ivan Harper added 17 points, Jaquon Coleman scored 12, and Gary Stewart had 11 points for the Desert Shields.
Faith Lutheran 57, Shadow Ridge 48 — At Shadow Ridge, D’Khari Hicks had 12 points to lead the Crusaders past the Mustangs.
James Hammer and Sam Stevens each added 10 points for Faith Lutheran, which took a 38-20 lead into the fourth quarter.
Zach Ducksworth led Shadow Ridge with 13 points.
Cimarron-Memorial 60, Mojave 48 — At Cimarron, Erik Brewer scored 22 points to lead the Spartans past Mojave.
Anthony Lewis paced Mojave with 10 points.
Palo Verde 74, Arbor View 51 — At Arbor View, Eris Winder scored 21 points to help the Panthers cruise past the Aggies.
Nahjee Matlock added 18 points for the Panthers, who used a 26-13 third-quarter run to build a 53-33 lead.
DeAndre Bright had 14 points to lead Arbor View, and Diontae Jones contributed 13 points for the Aggies.
Canyon Springs 74, Las Vegas 59 — At Canyon Springs, Jared Brandon had 24 points and seven rebounds to help the Pioneers defeat the Wildcats.
Michael Thompson added 19 points and nine rebounds for Canyon Springs, and teammate Donald Anderson finished with 10 points and seven assists.
Travon Langston scored 22 points to lead Las Vegas, which got 10 points from George Sanico.
Rancho 74, Desert Pines 66 — At Desert Pines, R’Mond Hill scored 21 points to lead the Rams, who built a 37-25 halftime lead and held off the Jaguars.
Larry Darnell and Kris Hall added 14 points apiece for Rancho, and teammate Ronnie Beverly scored 10.
Leon Saunders and Chancellor Davis each had 17 points for Desert Pines, which got 15 points from Najee McIver.
Valley 86, Sunrise Mountain 52 — At Sunrise Mountain, the Vikings jumped to a 44-33 halftime lead and cruised to the victory over the Miners.
Christian Kessee led Valley with 19 points, and teammate O’Neil Brauthigam added 16 points. Angelo Coleman and Jarrett Coleman each supplied 11 points for Valley.
Ariel Baggett paced Sunrise Mountain with 16 points. Shmarlio Tolliver scored 10 points for the Miners.
Virgin Valley 50, Moapa Valley 47— At Mesquite, Cameron Jensen notched 31 points and seven rebounds to help the Bulldogs edge the Pirates and wrap up the Class 3A Southern League regular-season title.
Kelan Weiss and Hayden Cooper each scored 12 points for Moapa Valley.
Agassi Prep 67, Needles 55 — At Agassi Prep, Quincy Brown had 18 points, nine rebounds, six blocked shots and four steals to lead the Stars past the Mustangs to clinch at least a share of the 2A Southern League title.
Kalinn Jackson added 16 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals for Agassi Prep.
Curtis Watson had nine points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals, and Anson Williams had 10 rebounds for Agassi.
Aaron Burns led Needles with 25 points, and teammate Lewis Larrabee scored 10.
Lincoln County 82, The Meadows 73 — At Panaca, Dantley Walker eclipsed the 1,000-point plateau for the season, putting up 46 points and 10 assists in leading the Lynx past the Mustangs.
Eric Rippetoe added 17 points, and Chandler Katschke supplied 12 points and 10 rebounds for Lincoln County.
Garrett Gosse paced The Meadows with 20 points. Austin Brown scored 16, and Max Newman had 10 points for the Mustangs.
Laughlin 82, Mountain View 65 — At Laughlin, Kris Suhr had 25 points and 25 rebounds to lift the Cougars past the Saints.
Marcus Johnson had 14 points to help Laughlin, and teammate Nick Todd added 11 points and 10 assists.
Justyn Anderson scored 40 points to lead Mountain View.
Pahranagat Valley 74, Sandy Valley 34 — At Sandy Valley, Jeremy Roemer and Mason Stirling had 11 points apiece as the Panthers routed the Sidewinders.
Sandy Valley’s Michael Plaza led all scorers with 15 points.
Tonopah 60, Indian Springs 41 — At Tonopah, Eric Reynoso scored 23 points to lead the Muckers past the Thunderbirds.
Seth Littlefield and David McGaw each scored 11 points for the Muckers.
Dominic Morgando paced Indian Springs with 18 points, and Devin Jackson supplied 12 points.
Beatty 68, Trinity 28 — At Beatty, Dylan Meatzie had 12 points, and Anthony Turner added 10 points as the Hornets blitzed the Thunder.
Chris Bautista led Trinity with 19 points.