Check out the top performances from Tuesday’s high school baseball and softball action and look forward to Wednesday’s schedule.
Here are the all-league softball teams, as selected by coaches
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.
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.
Here are the 2018 softball honors, as selected by the coaches.
Xheneiya LaRocke smacked a two-run double in the top of the seventh inning for the go-ahead runs, and Valley’s softball team turned a 4-6-5 triple play to finish out a 15-13 win road win over Canyon Springs on Tuesday.
Mia Voges hit for the cycle to help Shadow Ridge’s softball team rout host Cimarron-Memorial on Wednesday,15-1 in four innings on Wednesday.
Follow the link for postseason softball honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
Tyre Hilton doubled home Olivia McClain with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning, and Green Valley’s softball team outslugged visiting Foothill 15-14 on Tuesday.