The Gaels overpowered the Panthers to secure a 25-17, 25-17, 25-14 victory before an engaged crowd in the first Southern Nevada championship match at Coronado.
Madison Sonerholm scored in the 78th minute as Faith Lutheran’s soccer team beat Palo Verde 2-1 in the Mountain Region title game.
Canyon Springs quarterback Xavier DeLong completed 15-of-19 passes for 323 yards and three touchdowns in a convincing 35-10 home victory over Palo Verde,
Palo Verde dominated league rival Faith Lutheran for a 25-19, 25-20, 25-21 victory on Friday night.
Taylor Crouch collected a rebound and roofed the game-winning goal in the final minute of double overtime, and the Panthers captured a 3-2 win at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.
Faith Lutheran needed only 75 minutes to down Rancho 25-20, 25-18, 25-18 in the Class 4A Mountain Region semifinals at Eldorado.
Daniel Rangel had a goal and an assist off a free kick and added another goal to help the Wildcats beat Palo Verde 3-1 in the Mountain Region semifinals.
Marcella Brooks’ shot from the left of the goal box to the far right side of the net, just past the reach of Shadow Ridge goalie Cassandra Tolton with three minutes left in overtime, lifted Centennial to a 3-2 win Wednesday in the Class 4A Mountain Region girls soccer quarterfinals at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.
The Wildcats (25-9) utilized those basic skills to clinch a 25-22, 25-21, 25-22 win over Cimarron-Memorial at Palo Verde in Mountain Region tournament quarterfinal play.
Nicholas held off hard-charging Massimiliano Swenson of Bishop Gorman to become Desert Oasis’ first region cross country champion. The Diamondbacks also won the boys region team title, another first in school history.