Marcella Brooks’ shot from the left of the goal box to the far right side of the net, just past the reach of Shadow Ridge goalie Cassandra Tolton with three minutes left in overtime, lifted Centennial to a 3-2 win Wednesday in the Class 4A Mountain Region girls soccer quarterfinals at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.
The Wildcats (25-9) utilized those basic skills to clinch a 25-22, 25-21, 25-22 win over Cimarron-Memorial at Palo Verde in Mountain Region tournament quarterfinal play.
Nicholas held off hard-charging Massimiliano Swenson of Bishop Gorman to become Desert Oasis’ first region cross country champion. The Diamondbacks also won the boys region team title, another first in school history.
Behind hard, smart running from senior tailback Kyle Graham, the Aggies dominated host Palo Verde to complete their fifth consecutive unbeaten Northwest League campaign with a 49-0 victory.
Kiffyn Andreasean had six kills and five aces to guide the Palo Verde’s girls volleyball team to a 25-9, 25-11, 25-3 win over the Desert Pines in their regular-season finale to complete the league schedule with a perfect record.
Jan Duhaylungsod had 30 assists, nine digs and five blocks to propel Rancho’s girls volleyball team to a 20-25, 25-18, 25-13, 21-25, 17-15 home win over Legacy on Tuesday night.
Here are the latest boys and girls soccer coaches polls, as compiled by Tech’s Josh Jones.
Audrey Boch-Collins, a junior from Clark, defeated Madison Smith of Coronado 6-0, 6-1 in the 4A girls state championship match at Bishop Manogue to become only the second girl in state history to win three individual state championships in singles.
Palo Verde’s Michael Andre rolled to a 6-0, 6-0 win over Green Valley’s Andre Millet to capture the boys singles championship in his first year of high school tennis.
The Cougars left no doubt about their place Nevada’s top team by notching their second consecutive 4A Nevada state title with an emphatic 15-3 victory over Palo Verde.