Bishop Gorman defeated Spanish Springs 54-38 and Centennial rolled past Desert Oasis 79-48 on Friday in the semifinals of the Class 4A girls state basketball tournament at Orleans Arena.
Clark defeated Bishop Manogue 52-34 and Bishop Gorman rolled past Arbor View 81-52 on Friday in the Class 4A boys state basketball semifinals at Orleans Arena.
After winning an appeal to restore six victories, the Lions won the Southern League tournament and will face Northern Region runner-up Incline in the state semifinals at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Eldorado High School.
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.
Bishop Gorman coasted to a 49-18 victory over Canyon Springs, and Desert Oasis rolled past Reno 66-32 on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Class 4A state basketball tournament at Arbor View High School.
Arbor View was scheduled to host Wednesday’s games long before the Aggies qualified for their first state tournament. But the players aren’t downplaying the importance of home-court advantage.
Isbell, a three-year varsity starter and four-year contributor, is savoring her final season with the Bulldogs, for whom she’s helped win three consecutive Class 4A state titles — and hopes to lead to a fourth this weekend.
Though the Rattlers built a 22-point lead in the first half of the Class 3A Southern Region championship game, they needed to make five free throws down the stretch to survive a frenetic comeback by Chaparral to earn a 64-60 victory at Del Sol.
The Green Valley Gators used a two-point conversion for a 14-13 win over Bonanza in the Class 4A title game and the Del Sol Dragons won their first state title by beating Virgin Valley 19-6 on Monday.
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.