Bishop Gorman defeated Eldorado 2-1 to win the Class 5A boys soccer state title Saturday at Coronado. Also, Faith Lutheran held on to win the 4A championship.
The Bishop Gorman boys soccer team claimed the Class 5A Southern Region title with a 1-0 win over Eldorado on Saturday at Bettye Wilson Park.
Eldorado and Bishop Gorman will play for the Class 5A Southern Region title in boys soccer, and Arbor View advanced to the Class 4A girls volleyball state semifinals.
Rafa Lucio, Esteban Paz and David Figueroa each scored a goal to lead Eldorado to a boys soccer victory over Chaparral on Wednesday.
Legacy hosted Eldorado in a boys soccer game Tuesday afternoon. Eldorado won 8-2.
Moapa Valley lost a deep and talented senior class after last year’s 12-0 season and state championship but is still No. 1 to open the season.
Moapa Valley and Virgin Valley have established themselves as the top programs in the Class 3A Southern Region, but charter and inner-city schools are improving.
Moapa Valley doesn’t have much varsity experience back after a senior-laden team ran to an undefeated season and the Class 3A state championship last year.
Yuval Cohen, who scored 40 goals last season and won Gatorade State Player of the Year honors for Palo Verde, has had tryouts with MLS clubs and won’t play for the Panthers.
No. 1 Moapa Valley hosts No. 2 Virgin Valley in the Hammer Game on Friday, with the winner claiming the Class 3A Mountain League crown.