Rigo Carrasco scored in the second minute, and Las Vegas High added three second-half goals to run away from Durango 4-0 Friday night in the Class 4A boys state soccer semifinals.
Goalie Kirsten Kircher made 12 saves, and Camden Berry and Kennedy Enus led the defense as Bishop Gorman held off Palo Verde’s late rally for a 3-2 win at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.
The Durango boys soccer team has been good enough to reach the region title game the past three years, but after Saturday’s 3-0 loss to Coronado in the Desert Region final, the Trailblazers have fallen short three years in a row.
The Mountain Region champion Crusaders scored a pair of goals in an eight-minute span but couldn’t complete the comeback as Gorman held on for a 3-2 win. Both teams had won region titles on Saturday.
Las Vegas’ boys soccer team beat Coronado 3-0 at Rancho to win the Southern Nevada Championship, but neither coach was happy to be playing Monday.
Kirsten Kircher saved the first two penalty kicks of the shootout, and the Gaels prevailed 4-2 in the shootout in the Class 4A Desert Region championship game on Saturday at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex. The game was tied 2-2 after regulation and two overtime periods.
Sergio Aguayo and Drew Bowden scored goals for Las Vegas, and Rodolfo Gomez made five saves as the Wildcats topped Eldorado 2-0 to win their first region title since 2009.
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.
Aqui Williams scored on a free kick in the final minute Wednesday, and Foothill beat Green Valley 4-3 at bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.
Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the soccer club’s stadium, was known to fans as a smiling, benevolent man who gave away free beers and hot dogs on his birthday and brought the club its fairytale English Premier League title in 2016. He was 60.