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ROUNDUP: Foothill girls overwhelmed in tourney opener

Bri Higgins had 10 points and 10 rebounds Monday, but Foothill’s girls basketball team dropped a 63-42 decision to Etiwanda (Calif.) in the opening round of the Orange County Championship in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Christina Nash added eight points for the Falcons, who got four blocked shots from Taylor Collins.

The Eagles, who start 6-foot-4-inch and 6-3 posts and a 6-0 point guard, led 32-21 at the half and forced 28 turnovers.

Arlington (Calif.) 54, Legacy 32 — At Ontario, Calif., Roberta Warren had nine points and eight rebounds, but the Longhorns fell to Arlington in the opening round of the West Coast Holiday Festival.

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2019 Best of Nevada Preps Awards — VIDEO

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St. John’s edges Centennial in GEICO Nationals semifinal

Azzi Fudd hit a game-tying jumper with 45 seconds to play then hit the winning free throws with 8.3 seconds left to lift the second-ranked Cadets to a 63-61 win over the Bulldogs in New York City.

2019 GEICO Nationals tournament glance

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NIAA to re-evaluate rule allowing appeals of forfeits

The association’s board of control voted Wednesday to have staff write a proposal and survey member schools to possibly strike the ability for teams that use an ineligible to appeal any forfeits.

Commentary: NIAA absolutely must change ‘Contribution to Victory’ rule

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Class 3A: Moapa Valley comes up just short in title bid

The Pirates’ remarkable run to the Class 3A state tournament final came up one shot short Saturday in a 45-42 loss to Churchill County at Orleans Arena. It was the Greenwave’s third consecutive state championship.