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.
Freshman Christopher Shaw scored 26 points to power young and tenacious Mojave to a victory over Spring Valley for the school’s first boys state basketball championship.
Spring Valley and Mojave rolled to victories in the Class 4A boys state basketball semifinals Friday at Cox Pavilion and will play for the championship Saturday.
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.
Desert Pines hosted Mojave in a boys basketball game Wednesday night. Desert Pines won 60-55.
League play begins for Class 5A, 4A and 3A high school football teams this week, which means the playoff picture will come into focus in the next five weeks.
The football game between Shadow Ridge and Palo Verde was canceled Friday, the latest of six cancellations this week.
Desert Pines will host Mojave at 7 p.m. Friday in the first installment of the Air Space Showdown.
The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association has awarded $20,000 in scholarships to its top 10 student-athletes of the year for the class of 2021.
Check out the top performances from Tuesday’s high school baseball and softball action and look forward to Wednesday’s schedule.