Basic’s baseball team got hot late in the season and rode that wave to the Class 5A state championship and earn Nevada Preps All-Southern Nevada Team of the Year honors.
Liberty only beat Bishop Gorman once in four tries, but it came in an overtime classic that netted the Patriots their first boys basketball state championship.
Liberty boys basketball coach Kevin Soares is the Nevada Preps All-Southern Nevada Coach of the Year after leading the Patriots to their first state title.
Liberty’s Joshua Jefferson averaged 17.7 points and 10 rebounds in his senior season and led the Patriots to the Class 5A state title with an upset win over Bishop Gorman.
Centennial’s Zoey Bonds won four events at the Class 5A state track and field meet and also was a setter and captain on the volleyball team, which finished second at state.
Centennial’s Karen Weitz, the winningest coach in Nevada basketball history, has added the title of boys coach to the dynasty she has built with the girls program.
After losing the first game, Shadow Ridge jumped to an early lead over Legacy in the deciding game and won the Class 4A state baseball title Saturday at CSN.
Bishop Gorman used an eight-run first inning to defeat Silverado and win the Class 4A state softball championship Saturday at Bishop Gorman.
Green Valley scored five runs in the fifth inning and rallied past Douglas behind pitcher Avari Morris to win the Class 5A state softball championship Saturday at CSN.
Basic took advantage of a depleted Bishop Gorman pitching staff to defeat the Gaels and win the Class 5A state baseball championship at Las Vegas Ballpark.