The Mustangs, seemingly out of the game with just 11 seconds left and down five points, staged a remarkable comeback before falling short in a 29-28 loss to Central (California) in the Premier Division final at Durango.
Journie Augmon scored six of her 10 points during a game-ending 12-0 run to lift Liberty’s girls basketball team to a 44-30 win over Springville (Utah) in the Ruby Division semifinals of the Tarkanian Classic at Durango on Friday.
The Diamondbacks had a miserable second half and fell to Brea Olinda (California) 47-38 in the quarterfinals of the Tarkanian Classic’s Diamond Division at Orleans Arena.
On Wednesday, Cheyenne came in and beat Durango, 47-35, to stay in the winner’s bracket of the Premier Division being played at Liberty High in Henderson.
Jasmine Richardson scored 13 of her 29 points during a third-quarter run that lifted host Basic’s girls basketball team to a 50-40 win over Mojave on Friday.
Green Valley girls basketball coach Rey White knew that his team might have a rough start to the season. But the difficult early schedule might start paying dividends. When adversity came against Class 3A Boulder City on Wednesday, Green Valley had the answers en route to a 57-38 nonleague home victory.
Alyssa Maillaro led all scorers with 26 points to help Palo Verde’s girls basketball team score a 72-54 home win over Desert Pines on Monday evening.
Taylor Etopio scored 13 points on Tuesday to lead Faith Lutheran’s girls basketball team to a 54-48 home win over Green Valley.
Lainey Cornwall scored 12 of her 16 points in the middle two quarters Saturday to lift Moapa Valley’s girls basketball team to a 41-38 win over Boulder City in the championship game of the Lake Mead Holiday Classic at Calvary Chapel.