Bishop Gorman dominated Centennial in three sets in the Class 5A state championship match to win its third consecutive title and fourth in five years.
Bishop Gorman dismissed Reno in three sets before Centennial survived a five-setter against Bishop Manogue to set up an All-Southern championship match.
Liberty and Rancho rolled to victories Thursday at Faith Lutheran to set up a matchup for the Class 4A girls state volleyball championship.
Both are Class 5A state volleyball semifinalists, but Gorman has been the state’s top program in the past five seasons, while Centennial has been rebuilding this season.
Bishop Gorman won its fifth straight regional championship with a three-set win over Centennial. Both teams will play in the state tournament next week.
No. 1 Coronado and No. 2 Faith Lutheran, who met for the 2019 state championship, will face off for the Class 5A Southern Region title Saturday.
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.
Sixth-seeded Desert Oasis advanced after a 1-1 tie against No. 3 Bishop Gorman with a 3-1 win in the shootout. The Diamondbacks face No. 2 Faith Lutheran next.
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.