Grant Rice is very measured with his comments and not prone to hyperbole.So, when Bishop Gorman’s boys basketball coach uses a word like “guarantee” while discussing the upcoming Tarkanian Classic, it carries added weight.
Tyjon Lindsey’s hearing is just fine. This is a noteworthy development considering the auditory beating he’s received the past two months from Bishop Gorman teammate Tate Martell.
Coronado junior Basia Query has been named the Southeast League”s Most Valuable Player. She hit .452 with 12 doubles and 36 RBIs for the Cougars, who won the Southeast softball title. Query floated between catcher and shortstop, depending on where her team needed her.
After watching her team commit two errors in the third inning and already trailing in its Sunset Region tournament game Thursday, Palo Verde coach Kelly Glass pulled the Panthers down the right-field line for a brief tongue-lashing.
Shelbi Denman’s afternoon almost ended early Wednesday.
Kate Dennis went 3-for-3 with a double and four RBIs on Tuesday to help Shadow Ridge’s softball team outslug visiting Desert Oasis, 11-6 in the opening round of the Sunset Region tournament.
Bishop Gorman’s Ashley Witucki hit for the cycle Friday to lead the Gaels to a 13-3, six-inning softball win over visiting Pahrump Valley.
Marico Davis stole home as part of a double steal with no outs in the top of the eighth inning Wednesday, and Arienn Ackerman added an RBI double later in the inning to help Las Vegas High’s softball team to a 6-4 win at Silverado.
Marisa Olmos’ single to center field with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning plated Cali Christopher with the winning run Monday as host Liberty’s softball team won the Southeast League title with a 7-6 win over Silverado.
Bishop Gorman softball coach Kevin Smith probably wasn’t expecting an extra-inning game when his team took a 13-5 lead over Durango in the fourth inning Thursday, but the longtime coach settled for all the dramatics in a slugfest between league rivals.