Palo Verde’s Jessica Bernales won the Class 5A girls singles championship Saturday, and teammates Cambell Ricci and Paisha Douglas took the doubles crown.
The Faith Lutheran boys defeated Palo Verde to win their first state championship, and the Palo Verde girls rolled past Faith Lutheran to claim their sixth title.
The Bishop Gorman boys and Desert Oasis girls claimed their first cross country state championships at the Class 4A meet Friday.
The first night of the playoffs took a turn for the worse when Green Valley’s Josiah Kiaaina was injured and taken to a hospital. His coach said Friday the senior has a spinal contusion.
Durango led 21-0 at halftime and used a prevent defense to force Desert Oasis into long drives and bleed the clock in a road playoff victory Thursday night.
Check out the top five performances and scores from Thursday’s high school football action.
Jayden Maiava threw four touchdown passes in the first half, and Liberty scored on its first drive and never looked back in a 57-6 win over Legacy.
Henderson rivals Foothill and Green Valley combined for 215 penalty yards Thursday night in a game marred by an injury to Gators quarterback Josiah Kiaaina.
Richard Washington ran for 122 yards and a touchdown in 17 carries, and the Arbor View defense made big stops late in a 17-16 win over Desert Pines.
Micah Alejado threw for two touchdowns and ran for one, and the Bishop Gorman defense allowed 19 total yards in a victory over Faith Lutheran on Thursday night.