The Virgin Valley High School Lady Bulldog basketball team ran into a buzz saw Thursday February 20 at Pahrump Valley High School in the 3A Southern Region semi-finals. The host Trojans led from start to finish defeating the Dawgs 50-33. Pahrump led 11-8 after one period and 23-15 at the break. Bulldog point guard Nathalie Lagamayo injury no doubt hindered the Dawgs offense. The Trojans blew the game wide open in the third period, outscoring the Dawgs 20-9 to increase their lead to 43-24. The teams battled evenly the rest of the game with the Trojans on top. Freshman Riley Price led the Bulldogs with 12 points followed by senior Alexis Boatright with 8 points. The Bulldogs ended the season with a 17-10 record. The Dawgs lose seniors Lagamayo, Boatright and Areli Ponce but return a strong cast for next season led by sophomores Riley Price and Brooklin Montoya.
On a side note, Pahrump Valley moved on to the finals losing to Moapa Valley 34-32. Both squads move on to the state tournament in Reno this coming weekend.