Check out the top performances from Tuesday’s high school baseball and softball action and look forward to Wednesday’s schedule.
Here are the all-league and all-region teams, as selected by coaches.
Centennial ran away with its ninth straight Class 4A team championship. The Bulldogs scored 126 points. Runners-up Carson and Sierra Vista each had 54.
Bonds, who also ran on the winning 400 relay team and finished third in the 100, helped Centennial build a big lead heading into Saturday’s events.
Here are the all-league baseball teams, as selected by coaches
Martin ran the 100-meter dash in a personal-record time of 10.71 seconds on Saturday morning at Desert Oasis to claim the Mountain Region championship and an automatic bid in the state meet next week. The sturdy senior doubled as a running back for Legacy’s football team and said he started preparing for track season after football concluded.
Edmond ran the 100 meters in 11.84 seconds on Saturday at Desert Oasis to secure the Moutain Region championship — and an automatic bid to the Class 4A state meet next week. Teammate Aniya Smith finished second in 12.11, and Centennial’s Quincy Bonds ran 12.16 for third.
Ariana Simmons was 5-for-6 with a triple and four RBIs Thursday to help Valley’s softball team to a 25-15, six-inning win at Del Sol.
Coronado and Centennial both won Tuesday to secure the No. 1 seeds for their respective region softball tournament.
Basic and Desert Oasis each won Tuesday to remain undefeated in Desert League baseball play heading into their matchup Wednesday at Basic.