Julian Strawther scored 14 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter to spark Liberty to a 71-66 victory over Coronado, which won the league title on the tiebreaker.
Daishen Nix, a 6-foot-5-inch senior point guard, is one of 24 boys basketball players who will play in the McDonald’s All-American game April 1 in Houston.
The Gaels welcomed new rival Coronado to the showcase by overcoming an early double-figure deficit at Cox Pavilion and scoring a nationally televised 70-62 victory.
Junior guard Jaden Hardy is averaging 34.7 points, 11.7 rebounds and 9.4 assists for Coronado, which plays Bishop Gorman on Friday in the Big City Showdown.
Plenty of league titles and playoff seedings hang in the balance, and several games will determine how teams line up entering the postseason.
Jaden Hardy scored 26 points and had a bevy of highlight-reel passes that led to easy shots for teammates, and Coronado ran away for a 100-86 win over Liberty.
Which league is the most competitive? What are some can’t-miss player matchups? Can anybody upend the Gorman boys and Centennial girls dynasties?
Here is the 2019 Nevada Preps All-Southern Nevada girls volleyball team.
Here is the 2019 Nevada Preps All-Southern Nevada football team.
Here is the 2019 Nevada Preps All-Southern Nevada boys soccer team.
Here is the 2019 Nevada Preps All-Southern Nevada girls soccer team.
Bronny James and Sierra Canyon will play two games in the event, while Bishop Gorman aims to keep the Platinum Division title at home for the third straight year.
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 Faith Lutheran girls and Bishop Gorman boys needed one goal apiece to cap unbeaten seasons with Class 4A state championships Saturday at Hug High School in Reno.