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2016 Softball Honors

Follow the link for postseason softball honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.

NOTES: Centennial QB Evans accepts UNR welcome

Centennial rising senior Jamaal Evans became the second area QB to make an oral commitment for 2017 when he recently pledged to UNR.

DIVISION I SOFTBALL: Rancho bashes its way into title round

Rancho, which defeated Shadow Ridge in its first game Friday, used a seven-run outburst in the second inning to oust defending state champion Reed 12-0 in five innings in the losers’ bracket final at Hixson Park. Seeking their first state title in 36 years, the Rams will face Spanish Springs (27-14) for the crown at noon Saturday. Spanish Springs needs one win to claim the title. Rancho must win twice.

DIVISION I SOFTBALL: Rancho misses chances to crack Reed ace

Reed’s Julia Jensen struck out 15, including 12 of the final 16 hitters, and led the Raiders to a 2-0 win over Rancho in a Division I state tournament opening-round game at UNR’s Hixson Park.