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.
Tiffany Katz spun a two-hitter with three walks and three walks on Friday to guide host Green Valley’s softball team to a 3-0 win over Foothill.
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.
Team previews (as submitted by coaches) for the 2019 prep softball season.
Here are the 2018 softball honors, as selected by the coaches.
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.
Holly Severence homered and drove in three runs Saturday to help the Desert Oasis softball team beat Silverado 14-6 in six innings in the championship game of the Colorado River Invitational in Needles, California.