Spring Valley held off Las Vegas 71-68 in a girls basketball game Thursday behind a big night from sophomore guard Mia Ervin.
Spring Valley earned every part of its victory over Cimarron-Memorial on Thursday, which kept the Grizzlies alive in the Class 4A playoffs.
Spring Valley junior soccer player Brylie Tavares-Bright produced a personal-best five goals in a victory over Sky Pointe and scored a goal in a win over Canyon Springs.
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.
Brylie Tavares-Bright scored three goals for Spring Valley, which defeated host Valley in a girls soccer match on Tuesday.
Spring Valley senior Tyra Nelson scored five goals in a 9-1 victory last Wednesday against Desert Pines, earning her the Nevada Preps Girls Athlete of the Week.
Silverado cruised to the Class 4A state football championship last season, but coach Andy Ostolaza expects a more difficult path to the title this year.
Silverado returns many of its top players after a season in which it went 12-0, won the Class 4A state championship and outscored its opponents 628-128.
High school football practice throughout the valley begins Monday, with the first two days slated for heat acclimation and non-contact drills.
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.