Southern Nevada athletes in the Class of 2021 are left wondering what might have been after most of them lost an opportunity to compete as seniors.
Bishop Gorman graduate and Las Vegas resident Inbee Park won gold in women’s golf at the 2016 Olympics. She is in position to make the South Korean team for a shot at another victory.
Here are the all-league baseball and softball teams, as voted on by coaches.
Palo Verde’s Joe Hallead is Coach of the Year and Bishop Gorman outfielder Tyler Whitaker is Player of the Year on the All-Southern Nevada baseball team.
Arbor View’s LeaAnn Jarvis is Coach of the Year and Arbor View infielder Trinity Brandon is Player of the Year.
The NIAA will not require COVID-19 testing or place a limit on fan attendance, but local authorities could impose stricter guidelines.
The spring sports season was limited to six weeks, with some teams’ seasons even shorter because of COVID, but players and coaches were just happy to get back on the field.
After losing an entire season to COVID and half of another, Bishop Gorman defeated Palo Verde in a baseball region championship game that felt bigger than one.
Trinity Brandon was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored, and Arbor View beat Shadow Ridge 6-5 to win the Class 5A Southern Region softball crown.
Zachariah Branch won three events to lead the Bishop Gorman boys track team to the Class 5A regional track championship. Centennial won its 11th girls title in a row.