Kadrena Johnson’s basket with five seconds to play Tuesday gave Palo Verde’s girls basketball team a 34-32 home win over Bonanza.
Elyse Young had her second consecutive triple-double, racking up 26 points, 10 rebounds, 10 steals and eight assists, on Friday to help host Cimarron-Memorial’s girls basketball team to a 70-40 win over Arbor View.
Starr Walker’s three-point play 31 seconds into overtime gave Liberty’s girls basketball team a two-point lead, and the Patriots held on to defeat visiting Coronado, 54-46 on Wednesday.
The host Gators (6-8) overcame a slow start to score a 50-44 victory over Spanish Springs in the diamond division quarterfinals. They’ll play Dimond (Alaska) on Saturday morning in the semifinals.
Spring Valley went on an 11-2 run midway through the second quarter Thursday and made a series of defensive stops and free throws in the final minutes to secure a 44-40 victory over West Anchorage (Alaska).
The Foothill girls basketball team opened the Gator Winter Classic with a 61-32 win over Silverado in the morning and finished its first day of pool play with a 55-29 victory over Boulder City in the afternoon.
The host Bulldogs, ranked No. 21 nationally by USA Today, cruised to an 86-48 victory over West High School (California) on Saturday to win the tournament title.
The host Bulldogs rolled to a 78-37 victory over the Bruins to clinch a berth in the championship game Saturday afternoon opposite West (Calif.).
Palo Verde was outrebounded badly and lost a 64-37 decision to Jefferson (Washington) in the opening round of the Las Vegas Holiday Classic at Centennial.
Elise Young poured in 36 points Friday to lift Cimarron-Memorial’s girls basketball team to a 76-48 road win over Cheyenne.