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Week in Pictures: May 5-May 11

Take a look at some eye-catching pictures from Las Vegas Review-Journal photographers in the past week, including prep championship games, the Helldorado Parade in downtown Las Vegas and the Clowns of America International convention. On Saturday, Desert Oasis won the first Class 4A Southern Nevada Championship game. The players celebrated with Cali the cat, the team’s de facto mascot.

Desert Oasis’ D.J. Jefferson, left, holds up Cali the cat after their win against Las Vegas in the Southern Nevada championship game for 4A baseball at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Saturday, May 11, 2019. Desert Oasis won 10-0. (Erik Verduzco / Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Erik_Verduzco
Centennial High School’s Ashlynn Heck (8) makes a home run, winning the game 3-2 against Shadow Ridge High School in the mountain region softball tournament at Centennial High School in Las Vegas, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @rookie__rae
Arbor View’s (12) makes it safe to first as Cimarron-Memorial’s Mike Overland (25) tries to catch the ball in the second round playoff game in the Mountain Region tournament at Arbor View High School in Las Vegas, Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @rookie__rae
Desert Oasis’ pitcher Josh Sharman (11) celebrates a win with his team over Basic in the Desert Region championship baseball game at Desert Oasis High School in Las Vegas, Friday, May 10, 2019. Desert Oasis won 18-0. (Erik Verduzco / Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Erik_Verduzco
Coronado players celebrate their victory over Foothill in the Desert Region tournament championship match at Arbor View High School in Las Vegas on Friday, May 10, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @csstevensphoto
Spring Valley players are silhouetted behind Liberty head coach Rich Ebarb during the first round of the Desert Region tournament on Monday, May 6, 2019in Las Vegas. (L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Left_Eye_Images
The Las Vegas Mass Choir performs at the 14th Annual HRC Las Vegas Dinner on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @BenjaminHphoto
Student physical therapist Meghan Bell, left, demonstrates an exercise on Grayson McClure, center, with Kay McClure at EXOS Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine in Collierville, Tenn., on Thursday, April 25, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @csstevensphoto
Elvis impersonator Jesse Garon, left, poses for a photographer with Mayor Carolyn Goodman, center, and her husband Oscar Goodman, during the Helldorado Parade along Fourth Street in downtown Las Vegas on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @csstevensphoto
Jesse Recker, also known as Sodacracker the Clown, center, of Mesa, Ariz., waits to compete in the paradeability competition at the Clowns of America International convention at Texas Station in North Las Vegas on Thursday, May 9, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @csstevensphoto

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