May 3, 2011 - 5:11 pm
Brianna Johnson’s sacrifice fly to left field plated Jenna Beaudry with the winning run as Valley’s softball team rallied from a 12-run deficit to stun visiting Canyon Springs, 20-19 on Tuesday.
The Vikings trailed 19-7 in the bottom of the fifth inning and was in danger of losing via the 10-run rule before staying alive.
Valley still trailed 19-15 heading into the bottom of the seventh, but Mickayla Romero and Zoe Galindo each smacked a two-run home run to tie the game and set the stage for Johnson’s heroics.
Coronado 18, Silverado 12 — At Coronado, the Cougars jumped out to a 16-0 lead after two innings before holding off the Skyhawks.
Lee Harrison went 3-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and four RBIs for Coronado.
Kim Dawson was 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs for the Cougars, who had 18 hits. Alyssa Ayers went 3-for-5 with three RBIs for Coronado.
Emily Galante had a double and two triples for Silverado, which scored 10 runs in the fourth.
Rancho 18, Chaparral 15 — At Chaparral, Brandy Marlett was 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored as the Rams outslugged the host Cowboys.
Felicia Webb had three hits for Rancho, which got doubles from Amber Marlett and Jomel Rayos.
Keila Lizares smacked a solo homer and finished 3-for-4 with three runs for Chaparral, which got three hits and two runs from Peyton Hunton.
Rancho led 18-2 before Chaparral scored eight runs in the bottom of the fourth.
Green Valley 9, Tech 6 — At Tech, Shelby Vickers and Daisy Bryant each went 3-for-4 to lead the Gators past the Roadrunners.
Chelsea Anderson hit a two-run homer to highlight a four-run fourth inning Green Valley used to build an 8-3 lead, and Cori Sutton finished with two hits for the Gators.
Jordyn Roark went 2-for-4 was Tech.
Las Vegas 19, Desert Pines 0 — At Las Vegas High, Kristina Nelson pitched a five-inning perfect game with seven strikeouts and went 3-for-3 with two doubles and two runs as the Wildcats blanked the Jaguars.
Jenice Gutierrez went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and two RBIs for Las Vegas, and Krizzel Galvez notched four runs and two RBIs.
Basic 12, Del Sol 2 — At Basic, Brandy Huff went 2-for-4 with four RBIs, Lacey Romo added a solo home run, and the Wolves routed the Dragons in six innings.
Basic pitcher Tiana Tapuala struck out six in a five-hitter.
Eldorado 17, Sunrise Mountain 2 — At Eldorado, Teresa Cianflocco went 2-for-3, and the Sundevils used an eight-run first inning on their way to a five-inning rout of the Miners.
Ashley Jarzombek tossed a two-hitter for Eldorado.
Moapa Valley 21, Mojave 2 — At Moapa Valley, Haley Causey threw a two-hitter and struck out 10 as the Pirates defeated the Rattlers in five innings.
Rachael Dalley went 3-for-4 with three runs for Moapa Valley, which tallied 16 hits.
Samantha Mora was 2-for-3 with a double and three runs for the Pirates.
Mountain View 9-17, Laughlin 1-5 — At Laughlin, Lexi Alley pitched two one-hitters to carry the Saints to a sweep of the Cougars.
Alley struck out 14 in the first game, then fanned five in the five-inning nightcap. She also went 6-for-8 with two RBIs in the two games.
Mountain View’s Tayler Nelson was a combined 6-for-9 with eight RBIs, including a three-run homer in the second game.
Laughlin’s Cassie Beggs homered in the first game.