Amanda Pemberton dropped in 24 points, and Liberty fought off Downey (California) to win 60-47 on Friday in the Gator Winter Classic Diamond Bracket title game at Green Valley.
Spring Valley allowed a 25-2 run over the third and fourth quarters and paid for it with a 63-38 loss to Dimond (Alaska) in the quarterfinals of the Gator Winter Classic Diamond Bracket at Green Valley.
Dre’una Edwards finished with 23 points and seven rebounds, and Liberty rolled to a 66-18 victory over Galena on Wednesday to finish atop Pool A at the Gator Winter Classic at Green Valley.
Foothill backed off its full-court press late in the first quarter Tuesday and held Durango to two field goals the rest of the way in a 58-20 victory during pool play in the Gator Winter Classic at Green Valley.
Las Vegas battled back from as many as 16 points down in the second half Tuesday but couldn’t find an answer for Trevin Knell and lost 69-58 to Woods Cross (Utah) in the third-place game of the Eastbay Division at Bishop Gorman.
Bishop Gorman put together an impressive second-half rally before finally falling to Oklahoma’s Putnam City West 66-64 in the Tarkanian Classic’s Diamond Division third-place game at Durango.
Dre’una Edwards racked up 21 points, 16 rebounds and four steals Monday to help Liberty defeat Desert Oasis 59-45 in the Tarkanian Classic at Durango.
Bishop Gorman saw a nine-point lead fizzle away in the final 4:43 of regulation and went on to lose 86-79 in overtime to nationally ranked Mater Dei (California) in the semifinals of the Tarknanian Classic’s Platinum Division.
Faith Lutheran gave up an 18-6 scoring run at the end of the first half and couldn’t get enough stops late in a 73-61 loss to ThunderRidge (Colorado) in the winner’s bracket of the Tarkanian Classic Eastbay Division at Bishop Gorman.
Briana Todd poured in 30 points Saturday to lift Virgin Valley’s girls basketball team to a 37-27 win over Panguitch (Utah) in the championship game of the Lady Bulldog Invitational in Mesquite.