After winning an appeal to restore six victories, the Lions won the Southern League tournament and will face Northern Region runner-up Incline in the state semifinals at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Eldorado High School.
Bishop Gorman coasted to a 49-18 victory over Canyon Springs, and Desert Oasis rolled past Reno 66-32 on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Class 4A state basketball tournament at Arbor View High School.
Here are some of the top performances from the week of Feb. 18-23.
Isbell, a three-year varsity starter and four-year contributor, is savoring her final season with the Bulldogs, for whom she’s helped win three consecutive Class 4A state titles — and hopes to lead to a fourth this weekend.
The Mountain Region champion Bulldogs coasted to an 86-51 victory over Desert Region champion Bishop Gorman on Monday in the Southern Nevada championship game.
Moapa Valley played an aggressive, helping man-to-man defense to near perfection and topped the Eagles, 50-44 in the region final at Del Sol. Both teams advance to the state tournament, which begins Friday at Orleans Arena.
The schedules and results (when available) for the state boys and girls basketball tournaments are here.
Junior guard Bentleigh Hoskins attacked from the right wing and banked in a floater with 5.4 seconds remaining in regulation to lift the Gorman to a 41-39 win over Desert Oasis at Foothill — and its first region championship since 2010.
Centennial forced 10 turnovers in the opening quarter en route to a 25-point lead and never looked back in taking a 70-25 victory for the school’s ninth straight region crown.
The Pirates suffered through one of their more anemic offensive efforts in recent memory Saturday, yet found a way to scratch and claw to a 29-24 overtime win over Pahrump Valley in the Class 3A Southern Region semifinals at Del Sol.