The logistics make it impossible for the best team to host the state title game in Nevada. It’s set up on a rotating basis in part to minimize travel. If the NIAA seeded its bracket, it would mean more teams traveling.
Coronado’s Jaden Hardy is one of the top ninth-garders in the country, and holds scholarship offers from several major collegiate basketball programs, including UNLV, where his older brother, Amauri, is a freshman point guard.
Here is a look at some of the week’s top high school sports events.
Jyden King scored on back-to-back possessions to open the second half, sparking Desert Pines to its second consecutive state title with a 54-24 victory over Mojave in the Class 3A football final at Bishop Gorman on Saturday.
Bishop Gorman senior quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson accounted for four touchdowns, and the Gaels intercepted Liberty quarterback Kenyon Oblad three times in their 35-13 victory Friday.
Mojave will face defending state champion Desert Pines in the Class 3A state football final at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bishop Gorman.
Liberty senior defensive back Allan Mwata, a San Diego State commit, has a team-high five interceptions for the Patriots, who play Bishop Gorman on Friday in the Class 4A state football semifinals.
Nevada Preps reporters Ben Gotz and Justin Emerson preview the fourth week of the Southern Nevada high school football schedule, including a 4A state semifinal game and the 3A state title game.
Bishop Gorman senior defensive end Adam Plant committed to Arizona on Monday afternoon.
The U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee announced Monday that Bishop Gorman quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson is a nominee for the U.S. Army Player of the Year Award.