May 12, 2011 - 1:01 pm
Justin Diamond fired a two-hit shutout on Thursday to lead The Meadows (23-3-1) to a 6-0 victory over Laughlin (15-7-1) in the Class 2A Southern League Tournament in Needles, Calif.
Diamond struck out nine and also hit a double for The Meadows.
Brandon Thomas supplied two hits and three RBIs for the Mustangs, who used a four-run sixth inning to pull away.
The Meadows plays Needles (17-8) at 12:30 p.m. Friday. Needles advanced with a 13-0 win over Lincoln County.
Laughlin takes on Lincoln County (17-6-1) in an elimination game at 10 a.m. The winner of that game plays the loser of the Needles-Meadows game at 3 p.m.
Tonopah 13, Indian Springs 4 — At Alamo, the Muckers (16-12) rallied for nine runs in the sixth to break a 4-4 tie and beat the Thunderbirds (8-14) in the Class 1A Southern Region Tournament.
Andrew Snyder was 2-for-3 with a double for Tonopah, which had just three hits in the big inning.
Pahranagat Valley 10, Beatty 0 — At Alamo, Kade Wadsworth pitched a five-inning no-hitter as the Panthers (20-3) blanked the Hornets (12-9).
Cody Hosier went 3-for-4 with a triple, a double and six RBIs for Pahranagat.