Palo Verde left with a lot of hardware and a lot of confidence after defeating Bishop Alemany (Calif.), the defending tournament champion, 25-19, 25-23 to claim the Gold Bracket title at Foothill. Durango’s girls volleyball team picked up its first big win of the season, claiming the title of the Gator Classic with a 25-21, 25-20, 25-18 victory over host Green Valley in the championship game on Saturday.
Highland (Idaho) took advantage of five Shadow Ridge turnovers on Saturday to earn a 28-8 win in Pocatello, Idaho.
Slade Graham and Jake Leavitt teamed to go 3-0 in doubles on Saturday to lead Moapa Valley’s boys tennis team to a 10-9 win over Faith Lutheran at Darling Tennis Center.
Palo Verde’s Hudson Huckfeldt stopped the sixth penalty kick of the shootout as the Panthers edged Tech 6-5 on penalty kicks Saturday in the semifinals of the Southern Nevada Kick-off Classic at Green Valley.
Ashtyn Fink scored twice on Saturday as Bishop Gorman’s girls soccer team blanked Douglas 2-0 in the south Tahoe Invitational in South Lake Tahoe, California.
Alexander Miller led the Centennial boys to victory in the season-opening Red Rock Running Company Invitational meet with a first-place finish in the newly reconfigured Mountain Region at Floyd Lamb Park on Saturday.
Cameron Wiley rushed 20 times for 70 yards and a touchdown to lead Desert Pines, and teammate Tyler Williamson completed 7 of 13 passes for 111 yards and a TD in Durango’s 12-6 road win over Durango on Friday.
After blasting a key 43-yard field goal in the second quarter, Gavin Wale booted extra points near the end of regulation and in the first overtime to help lead Coronado to a 17-16 road win over the Spartans.
Silverado running back Jacob Mendez scored on a fourth-and-goal from the 4-yard line with 1:09 remaining to cap off the Skyhawks improbable 21-point rally to down Bonanza, 21-20.
Cheyenne junior Rayvion Brown took the second-half kickoff of the half 82 yards for a score and the Desert Shields ran past the host Eagles, 24-7.