Basic upset favored Bishop Gorman twice last week to win the Class 5A Southern Region title. The Wolves will meet Bishop Manogue on Thursday in the state tournament.
Darrion Williams scored 15 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter to spark Bishop Gorman past Liberty in the Class 5A Southern Region boys basketball championship game.
After two years of waiting for the Tarkanian Classic to return, Bishop Gorman wasted no time in showing it was ready to play Friday on its home floor.
Bishop Gorman scored on all seven of its possessions and added a defensive touchdown in a rout of McQueen on Thursday in the Class 5A state football championship game.
Bishop Gorman, ranked seventh in the nation by USA Today, has only itself to blame after allowing 18 points in the final 65 seconds in a loss to No. 24 Hamilton (Arizona).
Former Bishop Gorman High School football coach Kenny Sanchez was fired Friday after two games as coach at Menendez High in St. Augustine, Florida, according to reports.
Mwani Wilkinson scored 23 points, and his layup off a pass from Ryan Abelman with 1.8 seconds left lifted Bishop Gorman to a 61-59 win over Liberty.
The Durango Fall Classic, a 64-team event with a mix of schools from the valley and others from all over the country, will be played at four schools Friday and Saturday.
Led by senior Tyler Edlefsen, Palo Verde scored 91 points to hold off second-place Coronado, which scored 84, and won the Class 4A state title.
After having their three-year state championship streak snapped last season, the Panthers made a relatively easy time of winning the Class 4A state title.