Sebastian Mack scored 30 points, and Durango had an answer every time Faith Lutheran made a run in a 78-66 win in the first round of the Class 4A state tournament.
Bishop Gorman scored 33 first-quarter points and beat Durango in coach Grant Rice’s 500th win at the school, for the Desert Region championship.
Mwani Wilkinson scored 23 points, and his layup off a pass from Ryan Abelman with 1.8 seconds left lifted Bishop Gorman to a 61-59 win over Liberty.
Mwani Wilkinson scored 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Bishop Gorman to an 81-48 home win over Basic on Friday in the Desert Region quarterfinals.
The Bishop Gorman boys and Centennial girls are clear favorites once again, but there are some sleepers that could do some damage in the postseason.