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.
Winning pitcher Brooke Detommaso was 1-for-4 with four RBIs to help Bonanza’s softball team to a 9-6 win at Boulder City on Monday.
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.
Kylie Sharapan singled home Roxanne Ines with the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth as Arbor View’s softball team edged visiting Sierra Vista 6-5 on Friday.
Team previews (as submitted by coaches) for the 2019 prep softball season.
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.