Check out the top performances from Thursday’s high school baseball and softball action.
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.
Ashley Ward tossed a six-inning one-hitter and went 2-for-2 with a home run, a double and two RBIs Thursday to lead Coronado’s softball team to a season-opening 3-0 win over Gila Ridge (Ariz.) in the Tournament of Champions in Bullhead City, Arizona.
Winning pitcher Ashley Ward went 2-for-3 with a triple, a home run and three RBIs to lead Coronado’s softball team to a 14-7 home win over Green Valley on Saturday.
Team capsule previews, as submitted by coaches, for the prep softball season.
Jocelyn Shupp was 2-for-4 with a double and five RBIs, and Katelyn Enzweiler finished 2-for-4 with a double and four RBIs to lift Foothill’s softball team to a 15-2 win over visiting Las Vegas in five innings.
The Sierra Vista Mountain Lions softball team was able to find a way to score a run through the blowing winds at Boulder City and topped the Eagles 1-0 on the road Friday afternoon.
The Grizzlies are hoping for another successful season after winning last year’s Division I-A state title.
The Roadrunners are primed for a successful season.
The Gaels bring back only three starters and will have players learning new positions.