Check out the top performances from Tuesday’s high school baseball and softball action and look forward to Wednesday’s schedule.
Here are the all-league softball teams, as selected by coaches
Deanna Barrera smacked a single up the middle to score Ashlyn Heck from second base in the bottom of the seventh, capping a three-run seventh-inning rally as the host Bulldogs edged Shadow Ridge, 3-2 in the Mountain Region Tournament.
Basic’s junior pitcher was in control from the start, tossing a six-hitter and striking out 10 to help the Wolves to a 7-1 home win over Liberty in the winners’ bracket semifinals of the Desert Region Tournament.
The Rams took their first step toward their fourth state berth in five years with a 6-4 home win over stubborn Palo Verde in the opening round of the Mountain Region tournament.
Coronado and Centennial both won Tuesday to secure the No. 1 seeds for their respective region softball tournament.
Jessica Meza’s three-run double capped a four-run top of the eighth inning Thursday as Liberty’s softball team outlasted host Arbor View, 15-13.
Kaitlyn Suarez’s sacrifice fly to center field with no outs in the bottom of the seventh inning plated Anaiya Irick with the winning run as Rancho edged Silverado, 8-7 in the championship game of the Colorado River Invitational in Needles, California.
Team previews (as submitted by coaches) for the 2019 prep softball season.
Here is the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s 2018 all-state softball team.