Mwani Wilkinson scored all 18 of his points in the second half, including Gorman’s first 12 points of the fourth quarter, as the Gaels defeated the Jaguars 52-42 in the Southern Nevada boys basketball championship game.
The Mountain Region champion Bulldogs coasted to an 86-51 victory over Desert Region champion Bishop Gorman on Monday in the Southern Nevada championship game.
Mwani Wilkinson scored 16 points, including three dunks, to help the Gaels to a 57-50 win over Clark in the Desert Region championship game at Foothill.
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.
Noah Taitz drilled a 3-pointer with about three seconds to play to give the Gaels a 70-67 win over Coronado in the Class 4A Desert Region boys basketball semifinals at Foothill.
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.
Here are the 2019 all-league boys basketball teams as selected by coaches.
Here are the 2019 all-league girls basketball teams as selected by coaches.
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).
Fourth-ranked Gorman opened the game on an 11-0 run and cruised to a 71-43 home win over No. 10 Foothill in a Desert Region quarterfinal.