The Desert Shields scored 22 unanswered points and had three chances to take the lead in the fourth quarter but dropped a 35-30 decision to Fernley on Saturday.
Kamry Bailey had 14 kills and 11 digs, and the Eagles never trailed in either of the last two sets to sweep Truckee for their third 3A state championship in a row.
Mariena Hayden had 15 kills, 11 digs and six aces to lift UNLV to its fourth straight volleyball win and 13th in its past 14 matches, a 3-0 sweep over San Jose State in a Mountain West match.
The Faith Lutheran girls and Bishop Gorman boys needed one goal apiece to cap unbeaten seasons with Class 4A state championships Saturday at Hug High School in Reno.
New national title odds aren’t out yet, but the Crimson Tide’s number figures to rise after the season-ending injury to Tua Tagovailoa on Saturday.
Tommi Stockham had 24 kills, Taylor Jefferson added 18 kills and 13 digs, and the Gaels defeated Durango 25-18, 22-25, 25-13, 25-18 on Saturday in the Class 4A final.
Robert Smith, one of the greatest point guards in UNLV history, lies in a long-term care facility in Las Vegas, breathing on his own and showing signs that he could be on the road to recovery.
The growing pains that are Kenyon Oblad as UNLV’s starting quarterback continued Saturday, as two second-half interceptions played a major role in a 21-7 loss to Hawaii.
Palo Verde never trailed in a 41-23 win over Las Vegas on Friday, and Canyon Springs turned a botched field-goal attempt into a winning touchdown to stun Arbor View 24-20.
The Raiders improved to 5-4 after defeating the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 10 and are in the second wild-card spot for the AFC playoffs.