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.
Winning pitcher Brooke Detommaso was 1-for-4 with four RBIs to help Bonanza’s softball team to a 9-6 win at Boulder City on Monday.
Here are the 2018 softball honors, as selected by the coaches.
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.
Angela Santillanes doubled home Sanoe Helenihi in the bottom of the seventh Monday to lift Basic’s softball team to a 7-6 home win over Rancho.
Summer Coyle hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the top of the seventh inning to help Boulder City’s softball team to a 3-1 road winover Pahrump Valley on Tuesday afternoon.
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.
Sierra Vista’s softball team scored twice in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge Durango for a 6-5 home victory on Tuesday afternoon.