Junior guard Bentleigh Hoskins attacked from the right wing and banked in a floater with 5.4 seconds remaining in regulation to lift the Gorman to a 41-39 win over Desert Oasis at Foothill — and its first region championship since 2010.
Centennial forced 10 turnovers in the opening quarter en route to a 25-point lead and never looked back in taking a 70-25 victory for the school’s ninth straight region crown.
The Pirates suffered through one of their more anemic offensive efforts in recent memory Saturday, yet found a way to scratch and claw to a 29-24 overtime win over Pahrump Valley in the Class 3A Southern Region semifinals 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.
After beating Lincoln County 40-33 in the Class 2A Southern League title game Saturday at Del Sol, Calvary Chapel has a chance to finish as state champs.
Midajah McCarty’s steal and three-point play with 14.6 seconds to go gave the Lions the lead and they held on for the 47-43 victory at SLAM Academy.
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.
Here are some of the top performances for the week of Feb. 11-16.
Noah Taitz drilled a 3-pointer with about three seconds to play to give the Gaels a 70-67 win over Coronado in the Class 4A Desert Region boys basketball semifinals at Foothill.
The Jaguars hit 10 of 17 from the field in the first quarter, including five 3-pointers, opened up a 26-16 lead and never looked back en route to an 84-67 victory over Centennial.