Led by senior Tyler Edlefsen, Palo Verde scored 91 points to hold off second-place Coronado, which scored 84, and won the Class 4A state title.
After having their three-year state championship streak snapped last season, the Panthers made a relatively easy time of winning the Class 4A state title.
Sparked by individual wins from Rome Odunze and Kyu Kelly, the Gaels wrapped up their second consecutive Class 4A title by scoring 99 points.
Centennial ran away with its ninth straight Class 4A team championship. The Bulldogs scored 126 points. Runners-up Carson and Sierra Vista each had 54.
Jasmine Martin retired 12 of 16 batters and led a 15-hit attack to help the Mustangs to a 13-3, five-inning victory over Coronado on Saturday in the Class 4A title game.
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.
After falling behind 10-3, the Panthers scored four runs in the third and six in the fourth to take the lead and never looked back.
Junior Mason Thornock went 3-for-4 with a double, a triple and drove in three runs as the Lynx routed The Meadows, 9-1.
Kaden Cable blasted a championship-winning three-run home run to left field with two outs in the eighth inning as the Trojans downed Fernley, 13-10.
When Paige Murch pitches well, Needles’ softball team has to be prepared to make plenty of plays on defense.