Bishop Gorman jumped on Rancho Christian (California) early and coasted to a 61-39 victory Saturday in the championship game of the Tarkanian Classic.
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.
Foothill was able to hang on for a 77-75 boys basketball victory over Timpanogos (Utah) on Saturday in the Tarkanian Classic at Bishop Gorman.
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.
Rayshon Funches and Emmanuel Austin combined to score 22 points in the final 10 minutes as the Longhorns held on for a 68-66 win over Fairmont (California) in the Tarkanian Classic’s Eastbay Division at Faith Lutheran.
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.
The good far outweighed the bad, though, as the Gaels pulled away for a 79-48 win over Lone Peak (Utah) in their Tarkanian Classic opener at Orleans Arena.
Anthony Hunter hit a 3-pointer with four seconds to play to give Durango’s boys basketball team a 67-66 road win over Sierra Vista on Friday.
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.