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.
Jasmine Martin spun a six-hitter Saturday to lead Shadow Ridge to a 5-3 win over Poly (California) in the championship game of the Spring Jamboree softball tournament at Majestic Park.
Caitlin Covington went 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs on Friday to help Shadow Ridge’s softball team to a 9-2, four-inning win over Canyon del Oro (Arizona) in the quarterfinals of the Spring Jamboree at Majestic Park.
Fia Tofi smacked two home runs, including a grand slam, to lead Liberty’s softball team to a 14-8, six-inning win over Birmingham in the Spring Jamboree at Majestic Park.
Team previews (as submitted by coaches) for the 2019 prep softball season.
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.
Kaitlin Fazendin had a home run and a double Thursday as Durango’s softball team scored three in the seventh inning to stun host Desert Oasis, 11-9.