For most of her prep career, Basic cross country standout Raquel Chavez has preferred to set the pace early and maintain it. But this year, the senior has adjusted her strategy to set a more manageable pace early and save her aggressive running for late.
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.
Basic’s Raquel Chavez used her change of pace to her advantage in winning the 4A Desert Region girls race at Veteran Memorial Park in Boulder City on Friday.
Here’s a look at what happened during Week 11 of the high school football season.
Clark rolled up 518 yards of offense and stormed back – outscoring the Diamondbacks 45-16 over the final three quarters – to seize a 45-30 victory.
Liberty’s defense pitched a shutout Thursday as the Patriots knocked off visiting Basic, 12-0.
The Desert Shields opened Class 3A Southern Region postseason play in style Thursday, rolling past visiting Sunrise Mountain’s football team, 42-6.
The nine-time defending state champions enjoyed senior night on Thursday by pounding Spring Valley, 63-13.
The Cougars ran for 297 yards and ran away with a 22-9 road victory over Chaparral.
The stakes in the regular-season finale between Mojave and Las Vegas High were pretty straightforward — only the winner would be able to keep playing next week with a playoff berth.