Palo Verde’s girls swimming and diving team won its third consecutive 4A state championship Saturday at the Carson Aquatic Facility, while the boys team won its fifth consecutive title with not nearly as much drama or challenge.
The Boulder City boys and girls teams each won titles at the 3A state swimming and diving championships Saturday at the Carson Aquatic Center.
For the second consecutive season, Jack Wold homered in the bottom of the first, and Basic rolled to a 16-6, five-inning victory over Galena at Las Vegas High on Saturday for the Class 4A state baseball title.
Makena Martin and Cara Beatty each homered, and Palo Verde topped Reed 9-3 in the final of the Class 4A state tournament Saturday at Bishop Gorman.
Centennial swept both genders in the Class 4A state track meet at Foothill on Saturday, winning the seventh consecutive state title for the girls, and fourth in six years for the boys.
Needles defeated Lincoln County 20-6 on Saturday at The Meadows, winning their first state championship since 2013.
Boulder City’s baseball team took advantage of a depleted pitching staff to grab an early eight-run lead, and the Eagles grinded out an 8-7 victory over Spring Creek in the Class 3A state final at Faith Lutheran on Saturday to repeat as champions.
Angela Hammond won three state titles, one individual, and helped Cheyenne’s girls track team finish second at the Class 3A state championship at Foothill on Saturday, the best placement of any Southern Nevada school.
Hunter Wilkin, nicknamed “Kersh” after Los Angeles Dodgers star Clayton Kershaw, pitched 2⅔ innings in his final game, as Lincoln County turned back Needles, 6-2 at The Meadows to win the Class 2A state baseball title.
After losing to Wells earlier in the tournament, Pahranagat Valley was forced to beat the Leopards twice to defend its state title, and it did just that with 14-4 and 12-5 wins at Durango to claim a fifth straight Class 1A state championship.