Green Valley scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and rallied past Douglas to win the Class 5A state softball championship Saturday at CSN.
The Virgin Valley baseball team reached the Class 3A state championship round by beating rival Moapa Valley, and its softball team edged host Fernley to advance.
Avari Morris pitched two complete games as Green Valley won elimination games against Faith Lutheran and Spanish Springs in the Class 5A state softball tournament.
Rivals Virgin Valley and Moapa Valley won their Class 3A state tournament openers at Fernley High School and will play for the sixth time this season Friday.
Legacy rallied past Bonanza in baseball, and Silverado survived a softball slugfest against Legacy to advance to the championship round of the Class 4A state tournaments.
Faith Lutheran and Green Valley will play in an elimination game Friday at Bishop Gorman in the Class 5A state softball tournament — their fourth meeting this season.
Brooke Ventrelle’s RBI triple in the third started a three-run inning, and Rylie Pindel struck out 10 as Bishop Gorman shut out Legacy in the Class 4A state tournament.