The race for the Class 5A boys basketball state title is wide open, with contenders across the league, including Bishop Gorman, Liberty, Coronado and Arbor View.
Green Valley upset top-seeded and league champion Basic behind three touchdowns from wide receiver Ben Byington in a 5A Division II Southern League semifinal.
Coronado avenged a regular-season loss to Desert Pines by rolling the Jaguars in the Class 5A Division I state quarterfinals. Bishop Gorman awaits.
Bishop Gorman rolled to a home win over Coronado to finish the regular season 10-0 and earn the No. 1 seed in the Class 5A Division I playoffs.
Bishop Gorman only had one first-half possession and led by four points at halftime at Shadow Ridge on Friday night.
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After weather impacted two of the first three weeks of the new high school football season, several teams picked up their first wins of the season Friday night.
Only three of the 14 teams in the new Class 4A made the playoffs last season, and none of them earned a postseason victory.
Mojave sophomore guard C.J. Shaw scored 37 points to lead the Rattlers to a win over Silverado in Saturday’s Class 4A state championship game.
The Mojave boys basketball team won its second consecutive Class 4A state title, defeating Silverado on Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Silverado edged Las Vegas, and defending state champion Mojave whipped Rancho in the Class 4A boys basketball state semifinals Tuesday at Cox Pavilion.
Mojave went on a 20-0 run in the first six minutes of the fourth quarter to pull away from Las Vegas High in a key Class 4A Lake League matchup Monday night.
Mojave senior point guard Giali Chapman scored 23 points as the Rattlers defeated St. Mary’s (Arizona) 78-70 in their final game of the Tarkanian Classic last Thursday.
Bishop Gorman, ranked ninth in the nation by MaxPreps, was red-hot from the perimeter en route to an easy home win over Mojave on Wednesday night.
Mojave defeated Faith Lutheran 63-51 in a boys basketball game Friday night at Durango High School in the Battle Born Showcase.