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 football game between Shadow Ridge and Palo Verde was canceled Friday, the latest of six cancellations this week.
Bishop Gorman outfielder Tyler Whitaker is ranked No. 37 on MLB.com’s top 250 prospect list — one spot out of the first round — as the draft begins Sunday.
The Bishop Gorman boys and Centennial girls are clear favorites once again, but there are some sleepers that could do some damage in the postseason.
Here’s a look at this week’s coaches polls in boys and girls soccer.
With a talented group of underclassmen, Coronado scored 449 points Friday to roll to the Class 4A Desert Region title at UNLV.
The Cougars finished with 452 points to claim the title. Green Valley finished second with 444 points, and Bishop Gorman finished third with 284 points.
By the time the night was over, the Wildcats had won three games. The last of the three, thanks to a key two-out RBI sinlge by Oliver Haro-Reyes in the sixth inning, helped Las Vegas claim the Mountain Region championship with a 3-1 victory over Arbor View at Centennial.
Scott Solan, a 6-foot-7-inch opposite hitter, had 20 kills on Friday night, and helped Palo Verde to a 17-25, 25-17, 20-25, 25-16, 15-13 victory over host Arbor View.
Alyssa Maillaro led all scorers with 26 points to help Palo Verde’s girls basketball team score a 72-54 home win over Desert Pines on Monday evening.