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Roundup: Jessica Meza’s eighth-inning single gives Liberty win

Updated March 13, 2019 - 9:01 pm

Jessica Meza singled home Kiana Young in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday to give Liberty’s softball team a 7-6 home win over Arbor View.

Meza also tripled and picked up the pitching victory.

McKenzie LaNeve singled, tripled and drove in a run, and Jenna Thomason drove in three runs with a single and a sacrifice fly for the Patriots.

Heather Scott added a triple, and Maddison Hamilton was 2-for-3 with an RBI for Liberty.

Hannah Hickstein had two hits and three RBIs, and Brooke Beaman had two hits for Arbor View.

Rancho 15, Sierra Vista 7 — At Rancho, Taya Friderich went 2-for-5 with a double as the Rams defeated the Mountain Lions.

Sierra Crane was 2-for-2 with a double for Rancho. Mia Elicerio was 1-for-1 and drove in a run for the Rams.

Mia Buranamontri went 2-for-4 for Sierra Vista.

Shadow Ridge 21, Spring Valley 1 — At Spring Valley, Caitlin Covington went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and six RBIs as the Mustangs routed the Grizzlies in three innings.

Mikayla Brown was 2-for-3 with a double, a triple and four RBIs, and Alyssa Stanley went 2-for-3 with a double, three runs and an RBI for Shadow Ridge.

Shea Clements was 2-for-2 with a double, two runs and two RBIs for the Mustangs, who scored 12 runs in the first inning.

Jasmine Martin threw a one-hitter with six strikeouts to get the win.

Boulder City 19, Western 4 — At Boulder City, winning pitcher Abby Giunta went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs to help the Eagles to the four-inning win over the Warriors.

Ryann Reese went 2-for-3 with three runs and two RBIs, and Marleena Mills was 2-for-3 with two runs for Boulder City.

Giunta allowed one earned run on four hits in four innings to get the win. She struck out four and walked three.

Alexis Cho hit a solo homer for Western.

Silverado 17, Eldorado 0 — At Silverado, Jessica Boothe went 2-for-2 with a double, a home run, four RBIs and three runs as the Skyhawks beat the Sundevils in three innings.

Mikayla Capers went 2-for-2 with a double, a triple, a run and three RBIs, and Megan Johnson was 2-for-2 with three runs and two RBIs for Silverado.

Kathryn Carder added two hits and two runs for Silverado, which scored 14 runs in the second inning.

Meleah Rivera threw a three-hitter with three strikeouts to get the win.

Green Valley 15, Bonanza 0 — At Green Valley, Angelina Ortega went 3-for-3 with a double and three RBIs to lift the Gators over the Bengals in a four-inning game.

Cindy Martinez-Escamilla went 2-for-2 for Green Valley.

Abigail Cordova pitched three innings, striking out two and allowing one hit, to get the win.

Chaparral 19, Valley 4 — At Chaparral, winning pitcher Losa Laolagi went 3-for-3 with two doubles as the Cowboys beat the Vikings in three innings.

Laolagi struck out six and allowed five hits.

Fernanda Rivas and Tatiana Love each added a double for Chaparral.

Moapa Valley 15, Mojave 0 — At Overton, Kaitlyn Anderson was 4-for-4 with three doubles, six RBIs and four runs as the Pirates routed the Rattlers in four innings.

Makenzie Staheli went 2-for-2 with two doubles, three runs and two RBIs, and Emilie Barraza and Sierra Bunker each added two hits for Moapa Valley.

Barraza threw a two-hitter with six strikeouts and two walks to get the win.

Virgin Valley 17, Del Sol 5 — At Mesquite, the Bulldogs took advantage of 17 walks and routed the Dragons in five innings.

Taylor Ostrowski was 2-for-2 with two runs and two RBIs for Virgin Valley, which had only three hits.

Kyra Fagota went 2-for-2 for Del Sol.

Sunrise Mountain 24, Democracy Prep 9 — At Sunrise Mountain, Esmerelda Balbuena had a double and two RBIs and the Miners took advantage of 24 walks to rout the Blue Knights in three innings.

Emiley Rideout added a double and an RBI for Sunrise Mountain.

Veronica Linan-Martinez hit a triple, and Monica Marshall had a double for Democracy Prep.

Lake Mead 16, SLAM Academy 4 — At Russell Road Softball Complex, Haley Kinney hit a home run, and winning pitcher Lauryn Freund scored four runs as the Eagles beat the Bulls in six innings.

Lake Mead had six hits but was helped by 14 walks.

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