Here are the 2018 softball honors, as selected by the coaches.
Makall Whetten knocked a two-out, two-RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Panthers a 5-3 lead over Shadow Ridge. The Mustangs left the bases loaded in the seventh without scoring, and Palo Verde advanced to its ninth straight Sunset Region final.
Shadow Ridge cruised to an 11-3 home win over Faith Lutheran in the Sunset Region softball tournament on Wednesday afternoon.
Amanda Sink set the Nevada state record with 20 strikeouts in a seven-inning game, leading Centennial to a 12-0 road win against Durango in the first round of the Sunset Region 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.
Kaitlin Fazendin had a home run and a double Thursday as Durango’s softball team scored three in the seventh inning to stun host Desert Oasis, 11-9.
Mikayla Berg was 2-for-2 with a three-run home run, and Basic’s softball team scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to get past visiting Silverado on Thursday, 11-9.
Makena Martin hit a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday to complete Palo Verde’s rally and help the Panthers’ softball team beat visiting Faith Lutheran, 5-4.
Kylie Sharapan was 2-for-4 with a double, a run and five RBIs as Cimarron-Memorial’s softball team edged visiting Silverado on Monday, 13-12.