Mwani Wilkinson scored 23 points, and his layup off a pass from Ryan Abelman with 1.8 seconds left lifted Bishop Gorman to a 61-59 win over Liberty.
Taylor Bigby began what it hopes will be a run to a record-breaking sixth consecutive Class 4A state title with an 87-12 win over Arbor View on Thursday.
The Bishop Gorman boys and Centennial girls are clear favorites once again, but there are some sleepers that could do some damage in the postseason.
Plenty of league titles and playoff seedings hang in the balance, and several games will determine how teams line up entering the postseason.
Which league is the most competitive? What are some can’t-miss player matchups? Can anybody upend the Gorman boys and Centennial girls dynasties?
Bronny James and Sierra Canyon will play two games in the event, while Bishop Gorman aims to keep the Platinum Division title at home for the third straight year.
Here are the 2019 all-league girls basketball teams as selected by coaches.
Spring Valley opened a 21-6 lead over Coronado in the second round of the Desert Region tournament and coasted to an 82-55 home win. The 82 points are a season high for the Grizzlies, who led by as many as 30 points in the second half.
Caitlyn Covington scored 13 points Friday to help Shadow Ridge’s girls basketball team top host Palo Verde, 51-45 in overtime
Areli Ponce had 21 points Wednesday as Virgin Valley’s girls basketball team earned a 42-39 overtime win over host Sunrise Mountain.