Check out the top five performances and scores from Friday’s high school football, boys soccer and girls volleyball action.
Mark Anderson has been at the Review-Journal since January 1999. He covered UNLV football for 17 seasons before moving to the men’s basketball beat in January 2016, and was president of the Football Writers Association of America in 2016. Anderson returned to the football beat in 2017 and still covers men’s basketball. Before coming to the R-J, he covered UNR football for five seasons at the Reno Gazette-Journal and was the high school sports reporter for the Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat from 1988-94. He is a native of Tallahassee and a graduate of the University of Florida.
Chloe Poort led Shadow Ridge with 14 kills, four aces and 19 digs. Maleya Miles had 23 kills and 14 digs for Foothill.
Bishop Gorman concludes non-league play on Friday against Brookwood (Georgia), which is quarterbacked by a player heading to Alabama.
Two games against out-of-state teams highlight Friday’s high school football schedule.
Silverado senior Donavyn Pellot, who could play a number of positions in college, is down to a final four of Pac-12 Conference football teams.
Bishop Gorman (5A), Silverado (4A) and Moapa Valley (3A) remain No. 1 in the Southern Nevada football rankings. The Eldorado boys and Coronado girls top the soccer rankings.
Brylie Tavares-Bright scored three goals for Spring Valley, which defeated host Valley in a girls soccer match on Tuesday.
Spring Valley senior Tyra Nelson scored five goals in a 9-1 victory last Wednesday against Desert Pines, earning her the Nevada Preps Girls Athlete of the Week.
Bishop Gorman senior wide receiver Trech Kekahuna caught six passes for 149 yards and touchdowns of 26, 29 and 52 yards in a 45-0 victory over Hamilton (Arizona).