Bishop Gorman went on a 13-2 run in the second quarter and never looked back in a win over Coronado to clinch a spot in next week’s Class 5A state tournament.
Darrion Williams scored 18 points, and top-seeded Bishop Gorman remained undefeated with a win over Coronado in the Class 5A Southern Region semifinals.
The Liberty Patriots fought back against the Durango Trailblazers for a 73-68 win in the 5A Southern Region semifinals.
The Tarkanian Classic, named for late UNLV basketball men’s basketball coach, will be played for the 10th time beginning Friday at venues throughout Las Vegas.
Liberty’s Julian Strawther scored 25 points in Friday’s 79-52 win over Tech, and a 3-pointer in the first quarter put him over the 2,000-point mark.
Alex Vincent scored 17 points Saturday to help host Lincoln County’s boys basketball team to a 57-48 win over Lake Mead.
Damion Byrd drained a 66-footer as time expired in overtime Wednesday to lift host Silverado’s boys basketball team to a 72-71 overtime win over Desert Oasis.
Elasjanae Burns had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Desert Pines girls basketball team to a 36-21 home victory over Eldorado on Wednesday.
Despite a scoreless stretch of more than five minutes in the third quarter, Spring Valley still cruised to a 60-42 win at Bishop Gorman, keeping the Grizzlies alive in the race for the Southwest League title.
Here are some of the top performances for the week of Jan. 7-12.