There was sentiment this was shaping up as Basic’s year in its annual Henderson Bowl showdown against Green Valley, but that wasn’t the case Friday.
Basic volleyball player AnnaMaria Ramos is a four-year member of the varsity team and is in her second season as a captain.
Silverado, the No. 1 Class 4A team in the Southern Nevada football rankings, will host a 5A opponent in Palo Verde after a bye last week.
Silverado opened with a 57-7 win over Class 5A Centennial and has this week off. No. 2 Shadow Ridge will play at Arbor View, 5A’s third-ranked team.
Silverado cruised to the Class 4A state football championship last season, but coach Andy Ostolaza expects a more difficult path to the title this year.
Silverado has a talented group of returning players from last year’s team that went 12-0 and cruised to its first state championship.
College of Southern Nevada pitcher Kris Bow, who also went to Centennial, was selected by the Yankees, and Basic outfielder Mason Neville was chosen by the Reds.
Basic took advantage of a depleted Bishop Gorman pitching staff to defeat the Gaels and win the Class 5A state baseball championship at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Bishop Gorman survived a 13-inning slugfest with Reno in the losers bracket final and will meet Basic in the Class 5A state baseball tournament championship game.
Basic and Bishop Gorman won their opening games in the Class 5A state baseball tournament Thursday at CSN, but did so in dramatically different ways.
Basic upset favored Bishop Gorman twice last week to win the Class 5A Southern Region title. The Wolves will meet Bishop Manogue on Thursday in the state tournament.
Basic hosted Centennial in a Class 5A baseball game Wednesday. Basic won 6-5.
Two players — Liberty’s Saco Alofipo (Utah State) and Faith Lutheran’s Jordan Pollard (San Jose State) — signed with Football Bowl Subdivision schools Wednesday.