There was sentiment this was shaping up as Basic’s year in its annual Henderson Bowl showdown against Green Valley, but that wasn’t the case Friday.
It took Liberty only one play to show that it is still the team to beat in the Class 5A Mountain League, as the Patriots rolled to victory over Faith Lutheran.
Bishop Gorman’s Micah Alejado completed 11 of 14 passes for 214 yards and four touchdowns as the Gaels won their Class 5A Desert League opener over Arbor View.
Willow Watson had nine kills and two blocks as Arbor View defeated host Bonanza in a girls volleyball match on Thursday.
Participation numbers for Nevada high school football teams are up statewide and more in line with the pre-pandemic data.
Mia Coe scored in the second half to give host Faith Lutheran a girls soccer victory over Coronado on Wednesday.
Silverado’s Donavyn Pellot and Liberty’s Landon Bell, football recruits who are listed as athletes, are headed to UCLA and Washington, respectively.
Aaliyah Gayles was ranked eighth nationally by ESPN among 2022 recruits, but her basketball future was put in peril in April during a shooting at a North Las Vegas party.
Silverado senior Roxy Christensen had 28 kills in a match last week to surpass her career best. She also had 10 digs and three aces.
Silverado’s Donavyn Pellot committed to UCLA for this year’s class, and Liberty’s Landon Bell committed to Washington for the 2024 class.