Samantha Thomas led a star-studded cast with 24 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals Friday as Centennial’s girls basketball team dominated for a 73-52 home win over Skyline (Utah) in the Platinum Bracket final of the Las Vegas Holiday Classic.
See’Airrah Evans-Collins had 14 points and 14 rebounds on Thursday, and Desert Pines’ girls basketball team held on for a 42-29 win over Spring Creek in pool play of the Las Vegas Holiday Classic at Centennial.
North Norman (Oklahoma) won four matches by fall on Thursday en route to a 42-24 win over host Cimarron-Memorial in the championship match at the Spartan Duals.
Here is the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s 2016 all-state girls soccer team.
Centennial’s Aja Phoumiphat came off the bench to score a game-high 11 points on Wednesday, and the hot-shooting Bulldogs built a 41-12 halftime lead before cruising to a 68-20 home win over Aztec (N.M.) in pool play.
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Las Vegas battled back from as many as 16 points down in the second half Tuesday but couldn’t find an answer for Trevin Knell and lost 69-58 to Woods Cross (Utah) in the third-place game of the Eastbay Division at Bishop Gorman.
Bishop Gorman saw a nine-point lead fizzle away in the final 4:43 of regulation and went on to lose 86-79 in overtime to nationally ranked Mater Dei (California) in the semifinals of the Tarknanian Classic’s Platinum Division.
Faith Lutheran gave up an 18-6 scoring run at the end of the first half and couldn’t get enough stops late in a 73-61 loss to ThunderRidge (Colorado) in the winner’s bracket of the Tarkanian Classic Eastbay Division at Bishop Gorman.
Clark went cold from the field against nationally ranked Chino Hills (California) and saw a 10-point lead turn into a 91-87 loss in the opening round of the Platinum Division at the Tarkanian Classic.