Centennial opens the season again as the best girls basketball team in Nevada and ranked No. 23 nationally by USA Today. The Bulldogs have won five straight state titles.
Eight-time defending Class 4A state basketball champion Bishop Gorman, which finished last season in New York at the GEICO Nationals, opens the season again as the team to beat in Nevada.
The Patriots made changes in the lines and secondary, and they inserted Daniel Britt at quarterback. They’re 8-0 since, including Friday’s 30-24 win over Bishop Gorman.
The Faith Lutheran girls and Bishop Gorman boys were overlooked before the season, but they both tied once and never lost en route to Class 4A soccer championships.
Mason Thornock scored on an 85-yard kickoff return and a 15-yard run, but the Lynx’s comeback bid fell short in a 33-22 loss to Yerington on Saturday at Carson City High.
Liberty’s 30-24 overtime win over Bishop Gorman on Friday ended the Gaels’ streak of 10 straight state championships and a 115-game winning streak against in-state opponents.
Reece Thornton ran for 117 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries as Pahranagat Valley won its 21st state football championship with a 28-14 victory Friday night.
Centennial outgained Palo Verde 354 to 158 yards, and the defense registered three interceptions and a safety in a 44-7 victory Friday night in the Mountain Region semifinals.
Desert Pines quarterback Rjay Tagataese threw for 334 yards and three TDs and rushed for one score as the Jaguars moved into the Class 4A state semifinals.
Liberty defeated Bishop Gorman 30-24 in overtime in the Desert Region championship game Friday night at Liberty High School. The Gaels had won 10 straight state titles.