weather icon Clear

DIVISION III SOFTBALL: Three-run sixth inning allows Lincoln County to knock out Needles

Jaycee Wadsworth, Josie Burgess and Aspen Wilkin each had an RBI in the sixth inning Thursday to lead Lincoln County’s softball team to a 3-0 win over Needles in an elimination game in the Division III state softball tournament at Bishop Manogue in Reno.

Wilkin tossed a five-hitter and struck out six for the Lynx (27-7), who bounced back from a 4-2 loss to Yerington in the opening round.

Chesnee Harding went 3-for-3 with a double for Lincoln County, which will meet either Yerington (24-9) or White Pine (19-6) in an elimination game at 10:30 a.m. Friday at UNR’s Hixson Park.

Jeannine Otero was 2-for-3 for Needles (17-12), which lost a 6-2 decision to White Pine earlier Thursday.

Yerington 4, Lincoln County 2 — Chelsea Lloyd and Bailey Free each hit a solo home run, but the Lynx fell to the Lions.

Lloyd also pitched a four-hitter and struck out six for Lincoln County, which led 1-0 after three innings.

Yerington’s Angela Sciarani threw a four-hitter.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
2019 Best of Nevada Preps Awards — VIDEO

Find out the winners of the male and female athletes of the year, the coach and team of the year, winners of each sport’s athlete and coach of the year, and two special awards.

Cougars’ Ashley Ward earns Gatorade honor

The senior is the second consecutive Coronado player to earn the Gatorade Nevada Player of the Year award, joining former teammate Tatum Spangler.

All-state teams to be announced in June

All-state teams in all eight spring sports will be released one per day, beginning on June 6 with boys golf.

Class 4A: Shadow Ridge wins first state championship

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.

Small schools: White Pine outlasts Lincoln County

White Pine scored 13 runs in the final four innings to roll to a 15-10 win over the Lynx in the opening round of the Class 2A state tournament at The Meadows.