Bishop Gorman, ranked seventh in the nation by USA Today, has only itself to blame after allowing 18 points in the final 65 seconds in a loss to No. 24 Hamilton (Arizona).
Eight of the 11 teams that make up Class 5A won at least one playoff game in 2019, and all of them reached the postseason.
Liberty senior Sir Mells, an Oregon commit, is tops among defensive linemen in the Las Vegas Valley. He will look to add to his 33 tackles and two forced fumbles in 2019.
Here is the 2019-20 Nevada Preps All-Southern Nevada boys basketball team.
Here is the 2019-20 Nevada Preps All-Southern Nevada girls basketball team.
Mwani Wilkinson scored 23 points, and his layup off a pass from Ryan Abelman with 1.8 seconds left lifted Bishop Gorman to a 61-59 win over Liberty.
Mwani Wilkinson scored 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Bishop Gorman to an 81-48 home win over Basic on Friday in the Desert Region quarterfinals.
Taylor Bigby began what it hopes will be a run to a record-breaking sixth consecutive Class 4A state title with an 87-12 win over Arbor View on Thursday.
The Bishop Gorman boys and Centennial girls are clear favorites once again, but there are some sleepers that could do some damage in the postseason.
Plenty of league titles and playoff seedings hang in the balance, and several games will determine how teams line up entering the postseason.