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.
Silverado returns many of its top players after a season in which it went 12-0, won the Class 4A state championship and outscored its opponents 628-128.
The Liberty Patriots fought back against the Durango Trailblazers for a 73-68 win in the 5A Southern Region semifinals.
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.
Durango hosted Bishop Gorman in a boys basketball game Friday night. Gorman won 66-57.
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.
Shadow Ridge beat Durango 38-7 for its first playoff win in 15 years behind 138 yards and three touchdowns rushing from Jaquieze Holland.