Spring Valley opened a 21-6 lead over Coronado in the second round of the Desert Region tournament and coasted to an 82-55 home win. The 82 points are a season high for the Grizzlies, who led by as many as 30 points in the second half.
Wesley-Nash finished with 25 points, six rebounds, eight assists and two steals to lead the Spartans to a 58-44 road win over Desert Pines in the Mountain Region girls basketball tournament.
Ellie Howard had 18 points and 10 rebounds on Tuesday to lead host Boulder City to a 45-32 win over Sunrise Mountain’s girls basketball team.
Ben Gotz and Elaine Emerson go over which teams to look out for in the playoffs and which teams will likely make it to the championships.
The Lions boys and girls teams forfeited 11 league games each on Tuesday after the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association determined the school used ineligible players.
Arbor View sprinted to a 21-2 lead over Eldorado in the first round of the Mountain Region tournament, and cruised to a 64-43 victory. The Aggies (4-20) advance to play Cheyenne (7-12) on Tuesday night.
Journie Augmon, now in her sixth year of competitive basketball, is averaging 9.5 points, an area-best 12.3 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game for the Patriots, who breezed through Southeast League play without a loss to earn a double bye in the Desert Region tournament.
The schedules and results (when available) for the girls basketball region tournaments in Southern Nevada are here.
Obinna Ezeanolue poured in 27 points Saturday to lead The Meadows to a 64-34 boys basketball victory over host Mountain View.
Caitlyn Covington scored 13 points Friday to help Shadow Ridge’s girls basketball team top host Palo Verde, 51-45 in overtime