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Roundup: Boys ride 10-game win streak

Cruising to its 10th consecutive victory, Boulder City High School’s boys basketball team defeated Southeast Career Technical Academy on Saturday, Feb. 5, and Coral Academy on Tuesday.

Rolling past Coral Academy 56-43, senior forward Gavin Douglas led the way with 18 points and eight rebounds. Junior guard Bruce Woodbury added 12 points and seven rebounds.

Sophomore guard Roman Rose added 8 points and junior guard Bret Pendleton added 6 points.

Peaking at the right time, the Eagles have been on a tear in 2022, routing Southeast Career Technical Academy 72-38.

In control the entire game, senior guard Martin Thompson scored a game-high 22 points. Douglas added 11 points, junior forward Brayden Jones added 9 points, and senior guard Ashton Jensen added 6 points.

Flag football

Peaking at the right time, Boulder City High School’s flag football team rolled to its third consecutive victory, defeating Spring Valley on Feb. 3 and Eldorado on Tuesday.

Blanking Eldorado 39-0, junior quarterback Salah Coplin turned in her best performance of the season, completing 12 of 16 passes for 180 yards and three touchdowns, while rushing for 37 yards on four carries.

In relief, junior quarterback Cheyenne Kirk completed five of 11 for 25 passing yards and a touchdown.

Through the air, junior Ava Payne proved to be an elite playmaker, catching seven passes for 154 yards and three touchdowns. Senior Camilla Forneris caught four passes for 24 yards and a score.

On defense, junior Ella Morris snagged a pair of interceptions, while making four tackles.

Hanging on to defeat Spring Valley 33-26 earlier in the week, the Lady Eagles advanced to 7-4 on the season.

Currently in a tie for second place in the Desert League, the Lady Eagles will conclude the regular season tonight on the road against Western, with postseason play beginning Tuesday.


Advancing in the 3A state tournament, Boulder City High School’s boys bowling team rolled past Valley 1,903-1,247 on Monday, Feb. 7.

Playing at an all-time high in the state quarterfinals, senior Jason Bardol led the way with a score of 626. Freshman Jacob Madrigal added a score of 473 and senior William Wallace bowled a 444 against the Vikings.

In round one of the quarterfinals the girls fell 1,453-1,363 to Canyon Springs. Freshman Madalyn Salas led the way with a score of 400, and senior Quinlon Powers bowled a 359.

In individual play at the state tournament, Salas finished second, falling to The Meadows’ Nashrah Qureshi 265-222.

For the boys, Bardol placed third, defeating The Meadows’ Lawrence Zhang 449-268.

Coverage of the remainder of the boys state tournament will appear in next week’s issue.

Contact Robert Vendettoli at BCRsports@gmail.com.

Huxford brings home the hardware

Leading Boulder City High School to their fourth consecutive state championship, head coach Rachelle Huxford and her staff of Kurt Bailey and Chad Robinson were named coach of the year for the 3A classification.

More accolades for Lady Eagles softball team

After helping Boulder City High School softball reach the 3A state tournament, head coach Angelica Moorhead and her staff were named coach of the year for the 3A classification.

Lady Eagles recognized as honorable mentions

Following stellar high school seasons with Boulder City softball, sophomore Payton Rogers and junior Baylee Cook were both named honorable mention selections on the All-Southern Nevada team for their efforts.

More court accolades for Sorenson

Establishing himself as one of the state’s top players, senior boys volleyball star Brady Sorenson was named a first-team All-Southern Nevada selection, highlighting the state’s top players regardless of classification.

Lucky 7 swim to regional honors

Continuing Boulder City High School’s rich swimming tradition, seven athletes from the boys and girls teams were selected to the All-Southern Nevada team, highlighting the region’s top athletes regardless of classification.

Jenas-Keogh, golfers earn state award

A trio of Boulder City High School athletes were named to the All-Southern Nevada team in their respective sports, highlighting the region’s top athletes regardless of classification.

Render receives all-state nod

Helping Boulder City High School baseball reach the postseason, senior Derek Render was named to the 3A second-team all-state.

Lady Eagles clean up on diamond

Helping Boulder City High School softball reach the state tournament, 3A player of the year Payton Rogers highlighted the 3A All-State team featuring four Eagles.

Four Eagles named to all-state volleyball team

Boulder City High School boys volleyball was well represented on the 3A All-State team en route to their fourth consecutive state championship.