Legacy rallied past Bonanza in baseball, and Silverado survived a softball slugfest against Legacy to advance to the championship round of the Class 4A state tournaments.
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.
Centennial hosted Sierra Vista in a baseball game Tuesday as part of the Blazer Spring Bash tournament. Centennial won 11-7.
Liberty and Rancho rolled to victories Thursday at Faith Lutheran to set up a matchup for the Class 4A girls state volleyball championship.
Both are Class 5A state volleyball semifinalists, but Gorman has been the state’s top program in the past five seasons, while Centennial has been rebuilding this season.
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.
Coronado quarterback Joshua Andrade threw for three touchdowns, and Jaylen Garrison scored two TDs as the Cougars secured a first-round bye in the Class 4A playoffs.
League play begins for Class 5A, 4A and 3A high school football teams this week, which means the playoff picture will come into focus in the next five weeks.
Sierra Vista rallied from two sets down to stun Faith Lutheran in five sets in a girls volleyball match Wednesday night.