Shadow Ridge’s girls volleyball team won its first state title with a 26-24, 17-25, 25-12, 21-25, 15-9 victory over defending champion Bishop Gorman on Saturday.
Pahranagat Valley’s girls volleyball team defeated Owyhee, 25-11, 25-19, 25-16, in the Class 1A state final at Faith Lutheran on Saturday.
The Meadows’ girls volleyball team rallied for a 19-25, 22-25, 25-14, 26-24, 15-13 win over Yerington in the Class 2A state final at Faith Lutheran on Saturday.
Moapa Valley (29-11) will meet Boulder City (27-15-3) in state girls volleyball final at 4 p.m. Saturday at Faith Lutheran.
Whittnee Nihipali’s jump serve helped Shadow Ridge’s girls volleyball team rally from a five-point deficit in the fifth set and earn a 25-23, 25-27, 25-23, 23-25, 15-13 victory over Coronado in a state semifinal at Faith Lutheran on Friday.
Taking the serve up 24-19 with a chance to clinch it,her serve floated over the net and victoriously to the floor for a walk-off service ace to send The Meadows’ girls volleyball to the Class 2A state title match with a 20-25, 25-22, 25-12, 25-19 victory over White Pine at Faith Lutheran on Friday.
Shadow Ridge (29-11) will make its third state girls volleyball tournament appearance in four seasons when it faces Coronado (27-9) — the Sunrise Region champion — in a semifinal at 5:40 p.m. Friday at Faith Lutheran.
Boulder City senior volleyball player Maggie Roe bypassed Division-I opportunities to play at Division-II Western New Mexico, which she says has a small-town feel. She will sign her letter of intent Wednesday.
Whittnee Nihipali had 13 kills, 17 digs and three blocks, and Shadow Ridge’s girls volleyball team kept its season alive with a 25-22, 25-17, 25-16 victory over Silverado in a state play-in match Monday night at Sierra Vista High.