Palo Verde scored in the 10th minute and added two more goals, and a suffocating defense gave Hug precious few openings as the Panthers won their second state title..
Coronado defeated Galena and Faith Lutheran stopped McQueen in the Class 5A girls state soccer semifinals Friday at Spanish Springs High School in Sparks.
Palo Verde has been a force to be reckoned with all year and enters the Class 5A state tournament with momentum after winning last weekend’s Southern Region championship.
The Coronado girls shut out Faith Lutheran 2-0, and the Palo Verde boys doubled up Coronado 4-2 to win the Class 5A Southern Region tournament.
Fourth-seeded Coronado advanced to the Class 5A Southern Region boys soccer championship game after tying No. 1 Las Vegas 2-2 and winning a 5-4 shootout.
Vicente Ayala scored two goals, and Coronado edged Bishop Gorman 2-1 for its ninth straight win in the Class 5A Southern Region quarterfinals.
Here are the week’s best high school performances from football, boys soccer, girls soccer and girls volleyball.