February 19, 2019 - 9:01 pm
Lainey Cornwall poured in 40 points Tuesday to help host Moapa Valley’s girls basketball team to a 74-44 win over Democracy Prep in the Class 3A Southern Region quarterfinals.
Kaitlyn Anderson added 17 points for Moapa Valley, which led only 28-27 at the half.
The Pirates (18-9) will face Pahrump Valley (21-12) in the region semifinals at 3 p.m. Thursday at Del Sol.
Sharmayne Finley had 33 points for the Blue Knights (11-8).
Pahrump Valley 47, Virgin Valley 26 — At Pahrump, Kathryn Daffer scored 12 points as the Trojans topped the Bulldogs.
Tayla Wombaker had 11 points, and Makayla Gent added 10 points for Pahrump, which led 17-0 after one quarter.
Alexis Boatright paced Virgin Valley (12-15) with 14 points.
Mojave 53, Sunrise Mountain 47 — At Mojave, Alecia Kelly scored a game-high 21 points to power the Rattlers past the Miners.
Chania Scott added 14 points for Mojave, which led 29-21 at the half.
Mojave (14-7) will face Boulder City (20-7) in a region semifinal at 4:45 p.m. Thursday at Del Sol.
Markalla McCurdy supplied 18 points to lead Sunrise Mountain, and teammate Aiyana Ramirez had 17 points for the Miners (12-13).
Boulder City 67, Western 43 — At Boulder City, Keely Alexander scored 16 points to lead the Eagles past the Warriors.
Madison Manns and Setia Cox each added 15 points for Boulder City, which knocked down seven 3-pointers.
Millani Johnson scored 18 points, and teammate Adrianna Jones supplied 15 points for Western (5-16).