Kobe Walker’s two-run home run keyed a six-run third inning and helped the Lynx to a 13-5 win over Yerington in a winner-take-all game for the 2A crown. It’s the third straight state title for Lincoln County.
Centennial leads the girls team standings while Bishop Gorman leads the boys.
Bryce Robison allowed two runs on five hits in 6 2/3 innings to lead Palo Verde to a 5-2 win over host Reno in the Class 4A state baseball tournament.
Winning pitcher Kobe Walker went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double and four RBIs Friday to lead Lincoln County’s baseball team into the championship game of the Class 2A state tournament with a 12-2 win over Lake Mead at Reed High in Sparks.
Sunrise Mountain thrower Kapua Pulotu and Western sprinter Korey Powell-Oliver won their respective events at the Class 3A state track and field meet at Carson High School on Friday night.
Ashlyn Wadsworth spun a two-hitter, and Pahranagat Valley capitalized on a three-base error and a passed ball in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out a 2-1 win over Wells in the winners’ bracket final of the Class 1A state tournament at North Valleys.
The Mustangs allowed three home runs and dropped a 5-1 decision to Douglas on Friday in the losers bracket final of the Class 4A state softball tournament at Bishop Manogue High School.
After Boulder City dropped the opening game to Truckee (California), Elko completed a Northern Nevada sweep with an 8-3 win over Pahrump Valley in Thursday’s second game at McQueen High in Reno.
Basic couldn’t complete a rally and fell to Douglas, while Shadow Ridge could not stave off Spanish Springs’ rally.
Nick Zuppas pitched 4⅔ shutout innings, and the Panthers claimed a 1-0 win over host Bishop Manogue in the Class 4A state baseball tournament.