Isiah Jones scored from first when Lucas Vandever’s double to left field was misplayed with no outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Thunderbirds a 4-3 victory.
The Diamondbacks needed two games to get the job done, but they defeated Reno 9-1 in the decisive game Friday night at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Videos sent to the Review-Journal showed players engaged in a scuffle after Thursday night’s Class 4A state tournament elimination game at Las Vegas Ballpark.
The Diamondbacks scored three runs in the sixth inning to take the lead and defeated Reno 8-6 on Thursday in the winners bracket final at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Lane Oliphant drove in three runs as the Huskies defeated the Wildcats 8-4 on Wednesday at Bishop Gorman. Las Vegas advanced to play Reno after a 2-0 win over Basic.
Despite mentoring superstar Bryce Harper and other major league players, longtime Las Vegas High coach Sam Thomas is coaching in the state baseball tournament for the first time.
Las Vegas is one of six schools with a chance to play in the new Las Vegas Ballpark during this week’s Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 4A state tournament.
Senior Aaron Roberts pitched four innings of two-hit ball with nine strikeouts and one walk to lead the Diamondbacks to a 10-0 win over Las Vegas on Saturday at Bishop Gorman.
The Diamondbacks hit four home runs and breezed to an 18-0, five-inning victory over Basic to advance to the Southern Nevada Championship against Las Vegas on Saturday.