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.
Bishop Gorman forced a turnover in the waning seconds to secure a 59-55 victory over Findlay Prep in the annual Big City Showdown on Saturday at South Point Arena.
Senior forward Ashtyn Fink is one of the top college prospects in Nevada, a four-star recruit by TopDrawerSoccer.com. She committed to Vanderbilt as a sophomore in 2016.
Centennial freshman point guard Taylor Bigby is blossoming into one of the top freshmen on the West Coast and already has secured scholarship offers from Colorado and Utah of the Pac-12.
The 6-foot-1-inch, 185-pound senior shortstop was batting .515 with four home runs, six doubles, 12 stolen bases and 19 RBIs through last week as the Rams’ leadoff man.
Jamal Bey had 21 points and seven rebounds as Bishop Gorman beat Bishop Manogue 62-41 to claim the Class 4A boys state basketball title. It was Gorman’s seventh consecutive title.
Noah Taitz hit four 3-pointers and scored 27 points as Bishop Gorman beat Clark 57-46 at Legacy to claim the Class 4A Sunset Region title.