Follow the link for postseason girls basketball honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
Follow the link for postseason boys basketball honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
The Pirates are hoping to continue to show improvement this season.
Lowry’s girls basketball team went 10-for-15 from 3-point range Friday on its way to a 61-42 win over Moapa Valley in a Class 3A state semifinal at Cox Pavilion. The Buckaroos advance to Saturday’s championship and will meet Churchill County, a 52-40 winner over Virgin Valley in the other semifinal.
Sophomore guard Lainey Cornwall scored 12 of her game-high 14 points in the first quarter, as Moapa Valley beat top-seeded Virgin Valley 47-33 on Saturday at Sunrise Mountain.
From down 11 points in the first half against Cheyenne on Thursday, the Pirates rallied in the second half to win 57-53 in the Class 3A Southern Region semifinals at Sunrise Mountain.
Trisa Butler scored the first eight points of the fourth quarter Wednesday to build a 10-point lead, and the second-seeded Jaguars held on for a 31-25 home win over No. 3 Boulder City in the Class 3A Southern Region girls basketball quarterfinals.
Green Valley sophomore Steele Dias won the 106-pound state championship to help the Gators to their sixth consecutive state title Saturday at Spanish Springs High School.
Having won five consecutive state championships, Green Valley coach Jon Ferry might have expected to feel comfortable with a lead after the first day of the Class 4A state tournament. But Ferry wasn’t feeling so secure as his team prepared to leave the gym after Friday’s semifinal round at Spanish Springs.
Ryan Kiley had 20 points Friday as Bishop Gorman’s boys basketball team earned a 93-61 road win over Durango to secure the Southwest League’s top playoff berth.