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.
Shelby Basso belted a two-run home run to center field with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday as Basic’s softball team walked off a 2-1 winner over visiting Bishop Manogue.
Here are the 2018 softball honors, as selected by the coaches.
Western’s Alexa Camacho was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs Thursday as the visiting Warriors held on to beat Desert Pines, 13-11.
Makena Martin hit a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday to complete Palo Verde’s rally and help the Panthers’ softball team beat visiting Faith Lutheran, 5-4.
Chryshelle Abril-Ryan and Brianna Villarreal each homered for Spring Valley’s softball team Thursday as the Grizzlies rallied to beat visiting Bonanza, 8-7.
Xheneiya LaRocke smacked a two-run double in the top of the seventh inning for the go-ahead runs, and Valley’s softball team turned a 4-6-5 triple play to finish out a 15-13 win road win over Canyon Springs on Tuesday.
Lorena De La Torre hit a sacrifice fly to drive in Liliana Gutierrez in the bottom of the sixth inning and give Rancho’s softball team a 9-8victory over visiting Silverado on Tuesday evening.