Tommy Kuhse went 7-for-9 on 3-pointers and had 27 points Thursday to help Mountain View (Ariz.) down Clark’s boys basketball team, 64-55 in the VisitMesa.com Basketball Challenge in Mesa, Ariz.
Lynnae Wilds scored the go-ahead basket with two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, and Spring Valley’s supporting cast carried them to a 62-56 victory over host Green Valley in the championship game on Wednesday night.
Jake DesJardins had 31 points and 11 rebounds Wednesday to lead Coronado’s boys basketball team to a 73-50 win over Agoura (Calif.) in the championship game of the Kiwanis Invitational in Ventura, Calif.
Jake Epstein scored 18 of his game-high 30 points in the first half, and The Meadows beat Spring Mountain 65-51 in the fifth-place game of the Vegas Invitational.
On three occasions this season, Desert Oasis was either ahead or tied in the fourth quarter and lost.
Clutch free-throw shooting prevented that from happening a fourth time, as the host Diamondbacks defeated Shadow Ridge 82-75 on Wednesday in the championship game of the Tri-State Holiday Invitational.
Megan Morton had 20 points Wednesday to help Boulder City’s girls basketball team to a 61-20 win over Elsinore (Calif.) in the Nighthawk Classic at Murietta, Calif.
Samantha Thomas, a junior who transferred from Marian High in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., with her sister Bailey prior to this season, scored 31 points as host Centennial routed Reno, 91-56 in the title game of the Las Vegas Holiday Classic.
Max Hisatake had 22 points and 18 rebounds and made a key defensive stop in the game’s final possession in the Mustangs’ 60-57 upset win over Bonanza in a third-round game of the Vegas Invitational at Mountain View.
Kayla Harris scored with eight seconds remaining to cap a late comeback, and the defending Division I-A state champion Grizzlies pulled out an intense 60-58 victory at Green Valley.
Las Vegas didn’t make its first basket of the second half until 3:02 remained in the game, but still rallied to top visiting Rancho 50-49 for third place in the Las Vegas Prep Championship. Woodbridge (Calif.) beat El Toro (Calif.) 44-43 in the championship game.