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Desert Girls: Hoskins floats Gorman to region crown

Junior guard Bentleigh Hoskins attacked from the right wing and banked in a floater with 5.4 seconds remaining in regulation to lift the Gorman to a 41-39 win over Desert Oasis at Foothill — and its first region championship since 2010.

Desert Region: Desert Oasis tops Spring Valley to earn first state bid

The Diamondbacks (20-4) overwhelmed the Grizzlies in the third quarter to score a 70-56 victory at Foothill — and berths in the Class 4A state tournament and the Desert Regionchampionship game, in which they’ll meet Bishop Gorman at 5 p.m. Thursday.

2019 Boys Basketball Honors

Here are the 2019 all-league boys basketball teams as selected by coaches.

2019 Girls Basketball Honors

Here are the 2019 all-league girls basketball teams as selected by coaches.

Desert Region: Antwon Jackson powers Clark past Liberty

Antwon Jackson, a burly 6-foot-7 throwback post player signed to Arkansas State, imposed his will on the Patriots en route to 26 points, 13 rebounds and a 69-47 victory for the home-standing Chargers (22-4).

Desert Region: Martel Williams leads Silverado by Green Valley

Martel Williams, a 6-foot-3 muscular, junior wing, scored 24 of his 38 points after halftime, and added 10 rebounds in an 85-74 home victory Wednesday night over Green Valleyin the second round of the Desert Region tournament.

Roundup: Canyon Springs squeaks by Cheyenne

Alexander Spaight scored 22 points Thursday to help host Canyon Springs’ boys basketball team rally by Cheyenne, 68-67.

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