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GV Christian routs Sage Ridge in 1A boys state tournament

Updated February 25, 2022 - 4:52 am

GV Christian eased into the Class 1A boys state basketball tournament semifinals with a 54-29 win over Sage Ridge on Thursday at Cox Pavilion.

The Guardians (16-7) got 21 points from Joshua Valencia and 16 from David Thurman.

GV Christian will face Mineral County (16-7), a 51-46 winner over Eureka (15-6), at 4:40 p.m. Friday at Chaparral High.

No. 1W Pyramid Lake 47, No. 2S Spring Mountain 44 — Demetrius Ivanoff scored 24 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Golden Eagles.

Spring Mountain (5-9) was outscored 19-9 in the fourth quarter.

Angel Mariano Orozco scored 18 points to lead Pyramid Lake, which will meet Pahranagat Valley at 8 p.m. Friday at Chaparral.

No. 1C Pahranagat Valley 52, No. 2E Owyhee 48 (OT) — Paul Lewis scored 25 points, and the Panthers survived in overtime.

Pahranagat Valley (24-4) outscored Owyhee (14-7) 20-2 from the free-throw line.

Bisaapi Melendez led Owyhee with 15 points.


No. 1C Pahranagat Valley 59, No. 2S Beaver Dam 31 — Jersey Tsosie scored 24 points for the Panthers.

Pahranagat Valley (21-6) will play Pyramid Lake (23-4), a 60-31 winner over Eureka (14-5), at 6:20 p.m. Friday at Chaparral.

Shyanne Pierce led Beaver Dam (5-12) with 14 points.

No. 2C Round Mountain 57, No. 1S GV Christian 35 — Brooklyn Hanks scored 24 of her 29 points in the first half for the Knights.

Round Mountain (14-7) will meet Coleville (20-2), a 47-41 winner over Wells (20-4), in the semifinals at 4:40 p.m. Friday at Chaparral.

Gina Bielich scored 16 points to lead GV Christian (10-9).

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