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.
MacKenzie Perry scattered seven hits and struck out 14 in a complete-game effort Monday as Rancho’s softball team improved to 17-0 overall with an 11-1 win at Las Vegas High.
Kaitlyn Suarez’s sacrifice fly to center field with no outs in the bottom of the seventh inning plated Anaiya Irick with the winning run as Rancho edged Silverado, 8-7 in the championship game of the Colorado River Invitational in Needles, California.
Team previews (as submitted by coaches) for the 2019 prep softball season.
Here is the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s 2018 all-state softball team.
Here are the 2018 softball honors, as selected by the coaches.