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.
Tiffany Katz spun a two-hitter with three walks and three walks on Friday to guide host Green Valley’s softball team to a 3-0 win over Foothill.
Shelby Basso belted a two-run home run to center field with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday as Basic’s softball team walked off a 2-1 winner over visiting Bishop Manogue.
Team previews (as submitted by coaches) for the 2019 prep softball season.
Here are the 2018 softball honors, as selected by the coaches.
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.
Chryshelle Abril-Ryan and Brianna Villarreal each homered for Spring Valley’s softball team Thursday as the Grizzlies rallied to beat visiting Bonanza, 8-7.
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.