Alyssa Stanley entered the circle in the third inning and dominated most of the way to lead the Mustangs to a 7-3 victory over Coronado 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.
Jacob Ceci put the finishing touches on a 21-25, 25-16, 25-23, 22-25, 15-11 victory over Foothill with a thunderous kill in the fifth set, clinching the Cougars’ first region championship since 2013.
Caitlin Covington blasted a walk-off home run in the eighth inning Friday to give the Mustangs a 1-0 victory over Centennial in the championship game.
The junior tossed a two-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts as Basic trounced Sierra Vista 11-0 on Thursday in the losers bracket final of the Desert Region Tournament.
Deanna Barrera smacked a single up the middle to score Ashlyn Heck from second base in the bottom of the seventh, capping a three-run seventh-inning rally as the host Bulldogs edged Shadow Ridge, 3-2 in the Mountain Region Tournament.
Eldorado’s Matthew Manganello shot even-par 72 on the second day of the Mountain Region golf tournament to finish with a two-day total of 139 — and his second region championship at Reflection Bay on Wednesday evening.