Silverado sophomore guard/forward Martel Williams had a strong season for the Skyhawks and is ready to play AAU basketball for the Las Vegas Punishers this spring and summer.
The Blue Knights hit 14 3-pointers, the most in a tournament game in state history at any level, as they flew past Battle Mountain 72-48 in the Class 2A state basketball championship game at Lawlor Events Center.
Desert Pines senior guard Darius Mitchell capped his only varsity campaign with a tiebreaking floater and subsequent pair of free throws in a 48-44 overtime win over rival Cheyenne on Saturday in Reno.
Shawn Shumpert led the Golden Eagles with 19 points as they took down Mineral County in the Class 1A boys state championship game at Lawlor Events Center, 50-36.
Jamal Bey had 21 points and seven rebounds as Bishop Gorman beat Bishop Manogue 62-41 to claim the Class 4A boys state basketball title. It was Gorman’s seventh consecutive title.
Desert Pines and Cheyenne both beat their respective opponents to set up a rematch of last year’s Class 3A state championship game.
Daniel Plumer led a balanced attack with 17 points, and the Blue Knights came one step closer to winning their fourth state title in five years with a 74-52 victory over Pershing County in a Class 2A boys basketball semifinal at Sparks High.
The Panthers turned the ball over 22 times Friday, including a pair of key turnovers in overtime, as Mineral County earned a 61-57 overtime victory in the Class 1A boys state semifinals at UNR’s Lawlor Events Center.
Will McClendon’s 3-pointer with 2:27 to play broke a 62-62 tie, and the Gaels went on to defeat Spanish Springs 75-68 in the Class 4A boys state basketball semifinals at Lawlor Events Center.
Cort Ballinger and the Miners held Kevin Legardy to just nine points, and Bishop Manogue came away with a 64-58 win over Canyon Springs on Thursday in the Class 4A boys state basketball semifinals at UNR’s Lawlor Events Center.