Clark outscored Las Vegas 16-2 in the third quarter and cruised from there to win the Class 4A state basketball championship — the Chargers’ first girls title in the sport.
Las Vegas defeated Desert Pines and Clark beat Arbor View on Friday in the Class 4A girls state basketball semifinals at Cox Pavilion. They will play Saturday for the title.
The Class 4A boys and girls state basketball tournaments will be played this weekend, and it’s a chance for new champions to be crowned with two perennial powerhouses in 5A.
Clark has been removed from the Class 4A football playoffs for use of two ineligible players in last week’s 30-0 win over Spring Valley.
The Bishop Gorman boys and Desert Oasis girls claimed their first cross country state championships at the Class 4A meet Friday.
Clark has built on its 2019 success with a 6-1 start, while an upstart Eldorado team looks to be the latest to turn its fortunes around with meaningful late-season games.
Two high school games were canceled Friday — league games between Arbor View and Foothill and Chaparral and Sunrise Mountain — that could affect playoff chances and seeding.
The Clark County School District has installed a turf football field at all 34 of its high schools over the past two years, a change that has been well-received.
Liberty was missing about 40 players because of COVID protocols, but because the Patriots have so many players out for football, they were able to play the game.
League play begins for Class 5A, 4A and 3A high school football teams this week, which means the playoff picture will come into focus in the next five weeks.