Check out the top performances from Tuesday’s high school baseball and softball action and look forward to Wednesday’s schedule.
Sparked by individual wins from Rome Odunze and Kyu Kelly, the Gaels wrapped up their second consecutive Class 4A title by scoring 99 points.
Here are the all-league baseball teams, as selected by coaches
Martin ran the 100-meter dash in a personal-record time of 10.71 seconds on Saturday morning at Desert Oasis to claim the Mountain Region championship and an automatic bid in the state meet next week. The sturdy senior doubled as a running back for Legacy’s football team and said he started preparing for track season after football concluded.
Edmond ran the 100 meters in 11.84 seconds on Saturday at Desert Oasis to secure the Moutain Region championship — and an automatic bid to the Class 4A state meet next week. Teammate Aniya Smith finished second in 12.11, and Centennial’s Quincy Bonds ran 12.16 for third.
Basic and Desert Oasis each won Tuesday to remain undefeated in Desert League baseball play heading into their matchup Wednesday at Basic.
Team previews (as submitted by coaches) for the 2019 prep baseball season.
Anthony Maillaro had 23 points Friday to lead Palo Verde to a 93-89 double-overtime win over visiting Legacy.
Here are the all-region and all-league girls volleyball teams, as selected by coaches.
Kiffyn Andreasean had six kills and five aces to guide the Palo Verde’s girls volleyball team to a 25-9, 25-11, 25-3 win over the Desert Pines in their regular-season finale to complete the league schedule with a perfect record.