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This week in sports

Sydney Sladek — The University of Southern California Trojans won the NCAA national title and the team has a Pahrump connection. Sydney Sladek plays as a starting midfielder for USC and she was on the Pahrump Lady Trojans soccer team. Her team just beat West Virginia on Sunday 3-1 for the national title. She is a 2013 graduate of Pahrump and was on the 2011 and 2012 state championship soccer teams and was also a two-time state champion in the 800-meter run.

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Lee Canyon opens 57th winter season Saturday

Lee Canyon announced that it will open for its 57th winter season at 9 a.m. Saturday, with the Bluebird and Rabbit Peak chairs each expected to be operating from the beginning.

Girls basketball: Pahrump Valley opens 7-0 in Arizona

Sophomore guard Tayla Wombaker scored 13 points, and senior forward Kylie Stritenberger added 10 on Saturday as the Pahrump Valley High School girls basketball team wrapped up a very successful trip to Arizona with a 47-32 win over Lee Williams of Kingman in the River Valley Shootout in Bullhead City.

Sports Briefs: Alvarado wins Lakeview men’s club championship

Lorenzo Alvarado made par on the second playoff hole to defeat Ron Simmers and claim the 2019 Lakeview Men’s Club Championship on Nov. 14 at Lakeview Executive Golf Course.

Brawl mars UNLV Rebels’ victory over Nevada Wolf Pack

The UNLV Rebels-Nevada Wolf Pack football rivalry has been marked by its share of tense moments, and Saturday’s postgame brawl was among the ugliest.