Billy Hemberger is leaving Spring Valley after an eight-year run at the school, where he built one of the state’s premier programs after going 1-24 in his first season.
Desert Pines hosted Mojave in a boys basketball game Wednesday night. Desert Pines won 60-55.
Coronado’s offense wasn’t sharp after a bye week, but its defense stifled the Basic offense in a 13-0 win in the Class 4A state quarterfinals.
Liberty scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to pull away from Arbor View and set up a showdown with Bishop Gorman.
Foothill’s Kendric Thomas ran for a 72-yard touchdown to end Gorman’s shutout streak at six games, but the rest of the night was all Gaels in a 63-6 win.
Shadow Ridge beat Durango 38-7 for its first playoff win in 15 years behind 138 yards and three touchdowns rushing from Jaquieze Holland.
Spring Valley point guard Aaliyah Gayles, a five-star recruit ranked No. 8 in the nation by ESPN for the 2022 class, has committed to Southern Cal.
Brayden Bayne helped Centennial to the 2019 Class 4A state championship game with 63 points as a kicker and a 36.5-yard average as a punter.
All around the country, high school seniors were hoping a big season would improve their standing as a college recruit. But the coronavirus has stopped those plans.
Arbor View’s Israel Mann and Rickey Jones, Legacy’s Lee Wilson and BJ Phillips, and Bishop Gorman’s Mark Person and James Petrie will play at Southwest Minnesota State.