Las Vegas defeated Desert Pines and Clark beat Arbor View on Friday in the Class 4A girls state basketball semifinals at Cox Pavilion. They will play Saturday for the title.
The Class 4A boys and girls state basketball tournaments will be played this weekend, and it’s a chance for new champions to be crowned with two perennial powerhouses in 5A.
Two players — Liberty’s Saco Alofipo (Utah State) and Faith Lutheran’s Jordan Pollard (San Jose State) — signed with Football Bowl Subdivision schools Wednesday.
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.
Desert Pines hosted Mojave in a boys basketball game Wednesday night. Desert Pines won 60-55.
Clark has been removed from the Class 4A football playoffs for use of two ineligible players in last week’s 30-0 win over Spring Valley.
Richard Washington ran for 122 yards and a touchdown in 17 carries, and the Arbor View defense made big stops late in a 17-16 win over Desert Pines.
Liberty sent a strong message with a victory over Desert Pines that it was ready to defend its 2019 Class 5A state championship.
Desert Pines scored 21 points in the fourth quarter to run away from Faith Lutheran for a 35-14 road win Friday night.
When Green Valley running back Jaylen McKnight went out with an injury Friday, Josiah Edwards stepped in and helped the Gators to a 21-14 victory at Desert Pines.