Lane Oliphant drove in three runs as the Huskies defeated the Wildcats 8-4 on Wednesday at Bishop Gorman. Las Vegas advanced to play Reno after a 2-0 win over Basic.
Despite mentoring superstar Bryce Harper and other major league players, longtime Las Vegas High coach Sam Thomas is coaching in the state baseball tournament for the first time.
Las Vegas is one of six schools with a chance to play in the new Las Vegas Ballpark during this week’s Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Class 4A state tournament.
Senior Aaron Roberts pitched four innings of two-hit ball with nine strikeouts and one walk to lead the Diamondbacks to a 10-0 win over Las Vegas 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.
Nick Cornman went 3-for-3 to lead Arbor View’s 11-hit attack in a 13-6 home victory over Cimarron-Memorial in a winner’s bracket semifinal Tuesday.
Behind multiple clutch at-bats and the arm of reliever Garrett Maloney, the Patriots rallied for nine runs in the fifth and went on to beat Spring Valley 9-6 in the opening round of the Class 4A Desert Region tournament at Liberty.
Handicapping the fields for the two double-elimination tournaments takes an advanced degree, as there doesn’t seem to be a clear favorite in either region.
Campbell Holt put an exclamation point on an 11-7 road victory that gave Desert Oasis the Desert League regular-season title and the top seed in next week’s region tournament.
Here are the latest Class 4A and Class 3A baseball rankings.