Daejah Phillips scored 18 points Tuesday as Centennial’s girls basketball team opened defense of its fourth straight large school state title with a 90-31 home win over Cimarron-Memorial .
Centennial’s Eboni Walker comes in at No. 1 on our list of Southern Nevada’s top girls basketball players.
Centennial freshman point guard Taylor Bigby is blossoming into one of the top freshmen on the West Coast and already has secured scholarship offers from Colorado and Utah of the Pac-12.
The 6-foot-1-inch, 185-pound senior shortstop was batting .515 with four home runs, six doubles, 12 stolen bases and 19 RBIs through last week as the Rams’ leadoff man.
Centennial defeated Liberty 74-65 in overtime to win its fourth consecutive girls state title Friday night at Lawlor Events Center in Reno. The Bulldogs trailed by 15 points entering the fourth quarter.
Melanie Isbell scored 20 points, including a back-breaking 3-pointer in the third quarter. She led four double-digit scorers as Centennial cruised to a 75-45 victory over Spring Valley in the Sunset Region title game at Legacy.
Here are the 2018 girls basketball honors, as selected by coaches.
Review-Journal reporters Ben Gotz and Elaine Wilson preview this week’s biggest basketball matchups in Southern Nevada.