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Roundup: Lady Eagles look for first win

Boulder City High School girls basketball team suffered a 45-41 road defeat to 4A Basic in its season opener Tuesday, Nov. 27.

Falling behind 11-2 early, the Lady Eagles used a strong 16-9 second-quarter run to close the gap 20-18 at halftime but were unable to hang on.

Providing the Lady Eagles with a strong offensive performance, junior Keely Alexander scored a game-high 20 points; sophomore Kailee Fisher scored 10 points.

Finishing strong with an 18-15 fourth-quarter advantage, junior Madison Manns scored 7 points for the Lady Eagles, while senior Setia Cox scored 4 points.

The Lady Eagles will participate in the Lake Mead Holiday Classic this weekend. They’ll face American Prep today.


Boulder City High School wrestling team started its season strong with a pair of victories against 4A opponents Cheyenne and Rancho on Tuesday, Nov. 27.

Defeating Cheyenne 72-12, seniors Jimmy Dunagan (195 pounds) and Hayden Moore (160 pounds) picked up victories via pin fall, along with juniors Cade Cowley (170 pounds) and Ladd Coxx (152 pounds).

Winning by decision was junior Curtis Brown (126 pounds).

In a closer matchup with the Rams, the Eagles defeated Rancho 54-30.

Winning by pin fall were seniors Mike Kaposta (285 pounds) and Ryan Vanario (220 pounds), along with Dunagan, Moore, Cowley and Coxx. Juniors Danny Pate (145 pounds) and Justin Bonar (132 pounds) also won by pin.

The Eagles look to continue their success this weekend when they host the Boulder City Duals on Saturday. A mixed-classification tournament, 3A rivals Moapa Valley and Pahrump Valley will be in attendance, along with 3A SLAM Academy and 4A Rancho. 2A programs Pahranagat Valley, Laughlin and Lake Mead are also competing.

Contact Robert Vendettoli at BCRsports@gmail.com.

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.

Rogers named 3A Southern player of the year

Helping Boulder City High School softball reach the 3A state tournament, sophomore phenom Payton Rogers was named 3A Southern player of the year.

Eight earn postseason nods in baseball

Helping Boulder City High School baseball reach the postseason, eight Eagles earned postseason accolades for their efforts.

Softball star signs to play in California

Following a successful prep career with the Eagles, Boulder City High School softball star Talynn Madrid has committed to play college softball at Feather River College.

Sorenson named league player of year

Helping lead Boulder City High School to their fourth consecutive state championship, senior Brady Sorenson was named 3A Mountain League player of the year.

McClaren named state’s top swimmer

Continuing Boulder City’s rich swimming tradition, star senior Phoebe McClaren was named 3A swimmer of the year.