Seth Bozzi scored all 17 of his points in the second half to lead the Serpents to a 62-38 victory over the Golden Eagles in the Class 1A state title game at Orleans Arena on Saturday.
The Meadows Joseph Epstein had a game-high 17 points, but the Mustangs struggled to find consistency on offense and fell 38-33 to Incline in the Class 2A state title game at Orleans Arena.
The Mustangs (15-9) forced 32 turnovers against the Lakers, employing a three-quarter court pressure defense that threw off North Tahoe (15-13) from the beginning.
The junior forward scored the first two baskets of the fourth quarter and finished with 13 points to help the defending state champion Golden Eagles claw out a 42-37 win over Jackpot at SLAM Academy.
Elijah Jackson’s rebound basket with six seconds to go in overtime lifted Churchill County to a 60-59 win over Mojave in the Class 3A state semifinals at Orleans Arena.
Jalen Hill had 19 points and seven rebounds as Clark rolled to a 55-40 win over Desert Pines in the Class 4A boys state basketball quarterfinals. Arbor View defeated Spanish Springs 72-56 in the other quarterfinal.
Here are some of the top performances from the week of Feb. 18-23.
Mwani Wilkinson scored all 18 of his points in the second half, including Gorman’s first 12 points of the fourth quarter, as the Gaels defeated the Jaguars 52-42 in the Southern Nevada boys basketball championship game.
Though the Rattlers built what seemed like an insurmountable lead in the first half of the Class 3A Southern Region championship game, they needed to make five free throws down the stretch to stave off a frenetic comeback from Chaparral to earn a 64-60 victory at Del Sol.
The schedules and results (when available) for the state boys and girls basketball tournaments are here.
Darnell Washington had eight rebounds and four blocked shots to lead Desert Pines to a 49-46 victory over Arbor View.
Mwani Wilkinson scored 16 points, including three dunks, to help the Gaels to a 57-50 win over Clark in the Desert Region championship game at Foothill.
Meshach Hawkins drove in from the left side, found the corner at the baseline and laid in the game-winning basket with 35 seconds left in overtime as Chaparral beat Democracy Prep, 82-80, in the second Class 3A Southern Region semifinal on Saturday at Del Sol.
The Mustangs blew things open in the second quarter and cruised to a 63-44 victory over Lincoln County to claim the Class 2A Southern League championship at Del Sol.
The Meadows opened the game on a 21-2 run and rolled to a 65-38 victory over Lake Mead in the semifinals of the Class 2A Southern League tournament at SLAM Academy.