Here are the all-league softball teams, as selected by coaches
Deanna Barrera smacked a single up the middle to score Ashlyn Heck from second base in the bottom of the seventh, capping a three-run seventh-inning rally as the host Bulldogs edged Shadow Ridge, 3-2 in the Mountain Region Tournament.
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.
Alejandra Olan went 5-for-5 on Friday to help Desert Pines’ softball team hold on for an 18-16 win at Del Sol.
Jessica Meza’s three-run double capped a four-run top of the eighth inning Thursday as Liberty’s softball team outlasted host Arbor View, 15-13.
Team previews (as submitted by coaches) for the 2019 prep softball season.
Here are the 2018 softball honors, as selected by the coaches.
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.