En route to their 10th consecutive victory, the Boulder City High School men’s basketball team defeated Southeast Career Technical Academy on Saturday, February 5 and Coral Academy on Tuesday.
Outpacing 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.
Second-year guard Roman Rose added 8 points and junior guard Bret Pendleton added 6 points.
Peaking at the right time, the Eagles suffered a tear in 2022, routing Southeast Career Technical Academy 72-38.
In control of 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.
Culminating at the right time, the Boulder City High School flag football team earned their third straight win, beating Spring Valley on Feb. 3 and Eldorado on Tuesday.
Blanking Eldorado 39-0, junior quarterback Salah Coplin had his 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.
In 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 picked up two interceptions while making four tackles.
Hanging on to defeat Spring Valley 33-26 earlier in the week, the Lady Eagles advanced to 7-4 this season.
Currently tied for second in the Desert League, the Lady Eagles will conclude the regular season tonight on the road against Western, with the playoffs beginning on Tuesday.
Advancing in the 3A State Tournament, the Boulder City High School boys’ bowling team passed Valley 1,903-1,247 on Monday, February 7.
Playing at a record high in the state quarterfinals, senior Jason Bardol led the way with a score of 626. Rookie Jacob Madrigal added a score of 473 and senior William Wallace threw a 444 against the Vikings.
In the first round of the quarterfinals, the girls lost 1,453-1,363 to Canyon Springs. Rookie Madalyn Salas led the way with a 400, and senior Quinlon Powers threw a 359.
In individual play at the state tournament, Salas finished second, falling to Nashrah Qureshi of the Meadows 265-222.
On the boys’ side, Bardol placed third, beating Lawrence Zhang of the Meadows 449-268.
Coverage of the rest of the Boys State Tournament will appear in next week’s issue.
Contact Robert Vendettoli at BCRsports@gmail.com.