Before he coached at American Preparatory Academy, Dave Bliss was hired as boys basketball coach and athletic director at Calvary Chapel, a Las Vegas Class 2A-level high school.
The Review-Journal today examined Bliss’ latest stop: He’s athletic director and basketball coach at American Prep Academy, a K-12 charter school in Clark County.
Here are some of the top performances for the week of Feb. 25-March 2.
Seth Bozzi scored all 17 of his points in the second half to lead the Serpents to a 62-38 victory over the Golden Eagles in the Class 1A state title game at Orleans Arena on Saturday.
The Meadows Joseph Epstein had a game-high 17 points, but the Mustangs struggled to find consistency on offense and fell 38-33 to Incline in the Class 2A state title game at Orleans Arena.
The Mustangs (15-9) forced 32 turnovers against the Lakers, employing a three-quarter court pressure defense that threw off North Tahoe (15-13) from the beginning.
The junior forward scored the first two baskets of the fourth quarter and finished with 13 points to help the defending state champion Golden Eagles claw out a 42-37 win over Jackpot at SLAM Academy.
Elijah Jackson’s rebound basket with six seconds to go in overtime lifted Churchill County to a 60-59 win over Mojave in the Class 3A state semifinals at Orleans Arena.