The Coronado and Palo Verde boys and girls are expected to battle for the Class 5A state swimming and diving championships.
Palo Verde hosted Coronado in a Class 5A Desert League baseball game Thursday afternoon. Palo Verde won 13-3.
Coronado hosted Liberty in a Class 5A softball game Friday. Liberty won 7-3.
Green Valley and Shadow Ridge will meet in flag football for the fifth time this season Tuesday with the Class 5A state championship on the line.
Bishop Gorman went on a 13-2 run in the second quarter and never looked back in a win over Coronado to clinch a spot in next week’s Class 5A state tournament.
Coronado trailed by as many as 10 in the fourth quarter but rallied to beat Canyon Springs in the Class 5A Southern Region quarterfinals.
Freshman Mason Brown hit a 3-pointer with 1:52 left in overtime to break a tie, and Durango nipped Coronado in a game in which neither team led by more than seven points.
Ten Las Vegas Valley basketball players — five boys and five girls — have been nominated to play in the McDonald’s All-American Games in March in Chicago.
After two years of waiting for the Tarkanian Classic to return, Bishop Gorman wasted no time in showing it was ready to play Friday on its home floor.
Bishop Gorman is the favorite to run its state championship streak in boys basketball to 10, but the Gaels won’t have an easy path.