Chad Beeten has resigned as the Durango High School boys basketball coach, according to an email sent to parents of players on the team.
Durango senior point guard Tylen Riley scored 22 points in the Trailblazers’ 69-54 win over Foothill on Friday.
The NIAA approved appeals from three football teams, who were slated to move up into Class 5A, to stay in Class 4A for the next two-year cycle beginning this fall.
Durango closed the game on a 20-8 run to finish off a home win over Foothill on Friday. The Trailblazers made 22 of 25 free-throw attempts.
The Durango boys basketball team returns several players from last season and looks to be a state title contender in a tough Class 5A.
Dedan Thomas, the top-ranked 2024 Nevada basketball player, according to ESPN, showed in a tournament last week that he could score as well as run an offense.
Sophomore quarterback Elijah Espinoza completed 32 of 37 passes for 607 yards and six touchdowns as Las Vegas High routed host Durango on Friday night.
Liberty point guard Dedan Thomas is Nevada’s top 2024 prospect, according to ESPN. However, he is considering reclassifying to the 2023 class.
Cimarron-Memorial scored twice in the second half to break open a one-goal game Wednesday at Durango High School.
Jon Wilson ran for 161 yards and two touchdowns on only three carries, and Shadow Ridge scored 29 consecutive points to run away from Durango on Thursday night.