Chaparral’s baseball team scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning Thursday and then held off a Valley rally to top the host Vikings, 10-9.
Steve Colon reached on an error to start the eighth, and went to second on a passed ball. Garrett Munoz then reached on a bunt single.
After an intentional walk, Colon scored the go-ahead run on a passed ball. Joey Wilson’s sacrifice fly brought home another run, and Jordan January scored on another passed ball to make it 10-7.
Valley scored two runs in the bottom of the inning, both on passed balls, and had the tying run at third with two outs. But January struck out Marcus Mejia to end the game.
Mejia hit a two-run double in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game at 7-7, and had a two-run home run earlier in the game.
January was 2-for-3 with two doubles and two walks, and went the distance to get the win.
Eldorado 4, Desert Pines 1 — At Eldorado, Nelson Herrera fired a four-hitter with nine strikeouts and two walks to lead the Sundevils past the Jaguars.
Herrera also went 2-for-2 with a run scored for Eldorado.
Rancho 16, Canyon Springs 0 — At Rancho, P. J. Matha took a perfect game into the fifth inning and finished with a two-hitter and 10 strikeouts as the Rams routed the Pioneers in five innings.
Justin Pankratz went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and three RBIs for Rancho, and teammate Michael Cruz was 2-for-3 with two doubles and an RBI.
Palo Verde 6, Galena 5 — At Palo Verde, Brooks Nelson stroked a game-tying two-run double in the fifth inning, then scored the eventual winning run on Lucas Rodriguez’s single in the fifth to allow the Panthers to nip the Grizzlies.
Matt Hutchings went 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored for Palo Verde.
Liberty 11, Tech 1 — At Tech, Josh McCollum was 2-for-3 with four RBIs to help the Patriots to the five-inning win.
Manuel Menocal was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, and Kainan Pickle went 2-for-2 for Liberty.
Coronado 18, Basic 3 — At Basic, Cody Howard went 3-for-3 with a home run, three RBIs and four runs scored as the Cougars routed the Wolves in five innings.
Ryan Donahue and Tyler Brown each added two doubles for Coronado.
Matt Dembinski belted a two-run homer for Basic.
Foothill 9, Del Sol 3 — At Del Sol, winning pitcher Dayton Kurian went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs to help the Falcons top the Dragons.
Drew Mortensen was 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI for Foothill, which had 13 hits, including five doubles.
Las Vegas 11, Wooster 1 — At Las Vegas High, Erick Fedde tossed a six-inning four-hitter, striking out 11 and walking none, to lead the Wildcats past the Colts.
Tanner Chauncey was 3-for-4 for Las Vegas, which scored four runs in the first two innings.
Dustin Cash, Xavier Palmer and Fedde added two hits apiece for Las Vegas.
Legacy 11, Bishop Manogue 1 — At Legacy, Dylan Baumgarter went 2-for-2 with a triple, three runs and two RBIs, and the Longhorns did all their scoring in the final three innings to cruise to a six-inning win of the Miners.
Josh Torres was 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Legacy.
Durango 13, Damonte Ranch 3 — At Durango, Will Morris went 2-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs as the Trailblazers rolled the Mustangs.
Bobby Wright went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Durango.
Durango 8, Basic 5 — At Durango, Cameron Coombs went 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI to lead the Trailblazers past the Wolves.
The Meadows 25-22, Lake Mead 0-0 — At The Meadows, Brandon Thomas tripled, doubled and drove in six runs in the opener as the Mustangs took a pair of five-inning games from the Eagles.