Shadow Ridge defeated Green Valley in four sets to win the Class 5A boys state volleyball championship. Desert Oasis (4A) and Boulder City (3A) also won titles.
Basic upset favored Bishop Gorman twice last week to win the Class 5A Southern Region title. The Wolves will meet Bishop Manogue on Thursday in the state tournament.
Faith Lutheran wasn’t expected to contend for the Class 5A state softball title this season. Now, the Crusaders are three wins from hoisting the championship trophy.
Shadow Ridge and Green Valley have played twice this season, with the Mustangs winning both matches. They will play for the Class 5A boys volleyball title Wednesday.
Shadow Ridge’s baseball team has won 24 straight games, with its last loss to Legacy. They will play Wednesday in the Class 4A state tournament at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Bishop Gorman is the clear favorite in the Class 4A state softball tournament and will play Legacy in the winners bracket Wednesday at College of Southern Nevada.
McKenna Young was 3-for-3 with two doubles and six RBIs to help Faith Lutheran past Green Valley for the Class 5A Southern Region softball title.
Palo Verde’s Daniel Bellinger, a tight end at San Diego State, was the first Las Vegas player drafted. The other was Bishop Gorman’s Jalen Nailor, a wide receiver at Michigan State.
Isaiah Cottrell, who played three seasons at Bishop Gorman, will return to play for UNLV after transferring from West Virginia.
Aaliyah Gayles signed her national letter of intent Monday, ensuring that USC will honor her basketball scholarship as she recovers from gunshot wounds sustained at a house party.