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.
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.
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.
Caitlyn Covington was 3-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs to lead Shadow Ridge’s softball team to a 7-5 road victory over Centennial on Friday afternoon.
Morgan Matsumoto went 2-for-3 with an RBI Monday as Foothill’s softball team defeated host Las Vegas, 8-4.
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.