The Mustangs allowed three home runs and dropped a 5-1 decision to Douglas on Friday in the losers bracket final of the Class 4A state softball tournament at Bishop Manogue High School.
Basic couldn’t complete a rally and fell to Douglas, while Shadow Ridge could not stave off Spanish Springs’ rally.
Here are the 2018 softball honors, as selected by the coaches.
Basic beat Coronado twice Saturday at Bishop Gorman, first 9-1 then 15-12, to unseat the defending region champions and claim the first region title in school history.
After her mom passed away Monday, Sanoe Helenihi powered Basic’s rally Friday, and Hannah Barr delivered the game-winner to send the Wolves’ softball team to the Sunrise Region final.
Coronado senior hurler Tatum Spangler recovered from a modest first-inning jam to dominate the Patriots with a steady dose of rise-balls en route to an 11-1, five-inning home victory in the Sunrise Region tournament.
Soraya Seumalo threw a complete game and propelled the Patriots to a 5-1 road victory over Basic to advance to the winners’ bracket final of the Sunrise Region tournament.
Abigail Cordova’s change-up made Foothill look off-balance all afternoon, allowing visiting Green Valley to ride a seventh-inning rally to a 4-2 victory in opening-round play of the Sunrise Region softball tournament.
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.
Leah Becker was 3-for-3 with a double, a home run, two runs and three RBIs to lead Foothill’s softball team to an 8-2 home win over Basic on Wednesday.