Centennial needs a win over a Cimarron-Memorial team that is out of the playoff race to claim its first league title since 2002 and the No. 1 seed in the Northwest League.
The Chargers have earned all of their three league wins in dramatic fashion by a total of 15 points, but their 49-48 win over Desert Oasis clinched a playoff berth.
Here are the all-league and all-region teams, as selected by coaches.
Here are the all-league baseball teams, as selected by coaches
Here are the all-league softball 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.
Boulder City scored five runs in the sixth to take the lead, then plated 10 runs in the eighth after the Falcons had tied the game to earn a 16-6 road win.
Ashley Ward tossed a six-inning one-hitter and went 2-for-2 with a home run, a double and two RBIs Thursday to lead Coronado’s softball team to a season-opening 3-0 win over Gila Ridge (Ariz.) in the Tournament of Champions in Bullhead City, Arizona.
Team previews (as submitted by coaches) for the 2019 prep softball season.