Jalen Hill had 19 points and seven rebounds as Clark rolled to a 55-40 win over Desert Pines in the Class 4A boys state basketball quarterfinals. Arbor View defeated Spanish Springs 72-56 in the other quarterfinal.
Here are some of the top performances from the week of Feb. 18-23.
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.
Though the Rattlers built what seemed like an insurmountable lead in the first half of the Class 3A Southern Region championship game, they needed to make five free throws down the stretch to stave off a frenetic comeback from Chaparral to earn a 64-60 victory at Del Sol.
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.
Moapa Valley played an aggressive, helping man-to-man defense to near perfection and topped the Eagles, 50-44 in the region final at Del Sol. Both teams advance to the state tournament, which begins Friday at Orleans Arena.
The schedules and results (when available) for the state boys and girls basketball tournaments are here.
Darnell Washington had eight rebounds and four blocked shots to lead Desert Pines to a 49-46 victory over Arbor View.
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.
Meshach Hawkins drove in from the left side, found the corner at the baseline and laid in the game-winning basket with 35 seconds left in overtime as Chaparral beat Democracy Prep, 82-80, in the second Class 3A Southern Region semifinal on Saturday at Del Sol.