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HEAD OF THE CLASS: Skylar Jackson leads Bishop Gorman to tournament title



Demetrius Valdez, Durango

The senior guard had 37 points, five assists, five steals and four rebounds in a 76-63 win over Desert Oasis. Valdez hit six 3-pointers, and scored 14 points in the third quarter to help the Trailblazers rally from a 31-30 halftime deficit.

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Skylar Jackson, Bishop Gorman

The senior averaged 12.0 points in six victories for the Gaels, who captured the Las Vegas Invitational title. Jackson had 12 points and seven rebounds in a 52-35 win over Castle View (Colorado) in the final.

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Logan DeLong, Cimarron-Memorial

The senior tight end finished with 42 catches for 570 yards and five touchdowns last week to lead the Spartans to wins over Western, Cheyenne and Moapa Valley.

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Trevor Van Vliet, Moapa Valley

The 170-pound senior went 5-0 in matches he wrestled at the Mustang Stampede, four by fall and one by technical fall. He pinned his opponent from Alta (Utah) in 58 seconds.

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ADELSON SCHOOL — Boys basketball player Jake Buchman had 26 points against Lincoln County, and scored 13 against Spring Mountain to go over 1,000 points in his career.

ARBOR VIEW — Girls basketball player Alaysia Reed had 21 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals in a 59-56 win over Shadow Ridge. Boys basketball player Comillion Smith averaged 15 points over five games.

BONANZA — Wrestler Kamillia Montenegro placed third at the Golden Legends Tournament in Lancaster, California.

CALVARY CHAPEL — Boys basketball player Elijah Martinez had 42 points and 10 rebounds and was 5-for-8 on 3-pointers in a 73-62 win over Mountain View.

CENTENNIAL — Wrestler Arath Rangel won by fall in 32 seconds at 285 pounds in a 36-35 win over Shadow Ridge. Flag football player Halli Erickson threw five touchdown passes in a 47-19 win over Mojave.

FAITH LUTHERAN — Wrestler Peter Enos finished second at 145 pounds at the La Costa Canyon Invitational in Carlsbad, California.

GREEN VALLEY — Wrestler Steele Dias placed first at 106 pounds at the 53-team La Costa Canyon Invitational in Carlsbad, California to improve to 20-0 on the season. Boys bowler Joe Gerencser had a 722 series against Basic.

LEGACY — Girls bowler Maraya Gamon posted a 195 average in a win over Centennial.

MOJAVE — Flag football player Marshae Aikens-Butler had a touchdown run against Green Valley. Wrestler Don Phillips went 5-0 with five pins at 220 pounds at the Mustang Stampede at Shadow Ridge, improving to 15-0 on the season.

PAHRUMP VALLEY — Girls basketball player Sabin Chaidez had 13 points and four rebounds in a 44-25 win over Durango. Wrestler Tristan Maughan went 4-0 at 220 pounds at the Spring Valley Duals.

PALO VERDE — Flag football player Allyson Snelling had a total of four touchdowns in wins over Durango and Desert Oasis.

SANDY VALLEY — Boys basketball player Wyatt Robinson averaged 21.4 points in the Beaver Dam Diamondback Classic tournament in Littlefield, Arizona, helping the Sidewinders to a second-place finish.

SIERRA VISTA — Flag football player Jamie Kalaau-Sunia had a total of three interceptions and caught four touchdown passes in two games. Boys bowler Brandon Peterson posted a season-best 606 series.

SILVERADO — Boys basketball player Devin Ross had 30 points and 16 rebounds in a 69-55 win over Eldorado, and had 20 points and 11 rebounds in a 62-44 victory over Valley.

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