Here is a look at some of the week’s top high school sports events.
Julian Strawther connected on six 3-pointers on the way to a game-high 34 points Saturday as Liberty’s boys basketball team routed Bismarck (North Dakota), 77-39, to claim third place at the Energy Classic at Gillette, Wyoming.
Essence Booker scored 28 points and made the game-winning free throws with 13 seconds left to lift Spring Valley to a 67-65 victory over in the Gator Winter Classic’s diamond division championship game on Saturday night,
Eliyjah Pricebrooks and Desi-Rae Young each scored 14 points for the Desert Oasis girls basketball team Saturday, but the Diamondbacks dropped a 71-43 decision to Southridge (Oregon) in the championship game of the Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego, Oregon.
Liberty’s girls basketball team went on a 13-0 run to start the game Friday night en route to its 62-20 victory over Foothill in the Diamond bracket quarterfinals of the Gator Winter Classic at Green Valley.
Five members of Centennial’s boys basketball team scored in double figures Friday, and the Bulldogs cruised a 91-41 road victory over Rancho Mirage (California) in the Rancho Mirage Holiday Invitational.
Desi-Rae Young scored 16 points for the Desert Oasis girls basketball team Friday to send the Diamondbacks past Oregon City (Oregon) 47-35 in the semifinals of the Nike Interstate Shootout in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
Twin brothers Tyrell and Terrence Brooks combined for 68 points Friday as host Mountain View’s boys basketball team defeated Tech, 77-73 in overtime, in the Vegas Invitational.
Senior guard and UNLV commit Justice Ethridge scored a season-high 32 points Friday, powering the Bulldogs to a 59-39 victory overEtiwanda (California) in the championship game of the Las Vegas Holiday Classic’s platinum bracket at Centennial.
Las Vegas senior guard Donovan Joyner scored 31 points to lift the host Wildcats to a 78-67 victory over Eldorado in the Las Vegas Prep Championship game on Friday afternoon.