96°F
weather icon Clear

Pahrump boys basketball falls to Bonanza

Trojans boys hoopsters fell to Bonanza 57-49 on Monday in a non-conference game.

The boys started off well and their persistent offense kept them within striking range. At the end of the half they were still in the game at 24-19.

Bonanza had some big guys that kept the Trojans out of the paint in the second half and in the third quarter Pahrump struggled to score. The Trojans were outscored in the third, 15-9.

Pahrump’s defense showed promise in the fourth quarter as they limited the Bengals to eight points in field goals. It was the free throws that killed the Trojans at the end of the game as Bonanza went to the line nine times, making all but three.

Trojans (3-6, Sunset League) guard Antonio Fortin came on strong in the fourth quarter, sinking three 3-point shots and one field goal.

He got his fifth foul and had to leave toward the end of the fourth quarter. Bonanza was able to pull away late in the game.

Contact sports editor Vern Hee at vhee@pvitimes.com

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Air ambulance company responds to Pahrump transport cost concerns

The director of communications and government affairs of Air Methods, the parent company of Pahrump’s Mercy Air, has issued a response regarding the circumstances of a Pahrump resident who was billed more than $50,000 for an air ambulance flight from Pahrump to a Las Vegas medical facility.

1 transported to UMC Trauma after Nevada Highway 160 crash

Crews from Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Services responded to what was described as a suspicious vehicle fire on Saturday, June 8 at approximately 9:41 p.m.

Nye County District Attorney’s Report

Editor’s note: The Nye County District Attorney’s Report is provided by the office of DA Chris Arabia. Plans call for it to be provided on a monthly basis as the information becomes available. This report is for May 2019 unless noted. Duplicate names represent separate cases.

Pahrump’s Laraine Babbitt crowned queen

Grace, elegance and poise were on full display as the five lovely ladies competing in the 2019 Ms. Senior Golden Years USA Pageant took to the stage before hundreds of avid attendees inside the Saddle West Showroom.

Pahrump Animal Shelter services contract decision set for Tuesday

The current contract for operation of the Pahrump Animal Shelter is almost at an end and the Nye County Commission must make the decision as to which organization the new contract will be awarded to.

Pahrump Valley Times refreshes its website

The website of the Pahrump Valley Times — pvtimes.com — features a refreshed look unveiled this week.

California Lottery

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in the Wednesday, June 12 drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $53 million.

Flag Day ceremony in Pahrump honoring veterans

Nathan Adelson Hospice announced it will be holding a special “We Honor Veterans” pinning ceremony today, June 14 in Pahrump to coincide with Flag Day.