Desert Pines senior quarterback Marckell Grayson, a UNLV commit, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during last week’s 44-41 victory over Centennial and will miss the remainder of the season, Jaguars coach Tico Rodriguez said Tuesday.
Desert Oasis held a pair of late leads Thursday, but coughed them up both times as the Aces lost twice and were eliminated from the tournament.
Wednesday’s American Legion Western Regional game between the Desert Oasis Aces and Boulder (Colorado) was postponed after three innings because of rain and lightning in Boulder.
Not only do the Aces return some recent grads, like UNLV-bound shortstop Bryson Stott. Desert Oasis also welcomed back a pair of 2015 graduates in Keanu Van Kuren and Dominic Paratore, who recently completed their freshman seasons at McCook Community College in Nebraska. The Aces hope that experience gives them an edge when they begin play in the American Legion Western Regional at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Boulder, Colo.
The second-seeded Aces scored three runs in the top of the eighth and held on to beat the top-seeded Southern NevadaBlue Sox 5-3 to win the state championship at UNLV’s Wilson Stadium.
The Southern Nevada Blue Sox - comprised of players from Basic and Green Valley High Schools - defeated Centennial 12-2 Thursday night in the American Legion State Tournament at UNLV’s Wilson Stadium.
Centennial scored 12 runs in the first two innings, and used a 16-hit attack to defeat Silverado 16-1 Wednesday night in the American Legion State Tournament at UNLV’s Wilson Stadium.
Seventh-seeded Durango Post 76 upset the third-seeded Las Vegas Knights 4-3 in an elimination game Tuesday night in the American Legion State Tournament at UNLV’s Wilson Stadium.
For Trent Bixby, the Sunrise Region Player of the Year this past spring, it’s irrelevant to him just how dominating he can be for the Southern Nevada Blue Sox. His main concern is one thing: the team.
Coronado coach Rich Santigate has one motto for legion baseball: don’t stop scoring until the final out.
Silverado pitcher Kevin Pindel’s personality strongly resembles his style on the mound. The 6-foot-1-inch, soft-spoken right-hander is not a power pitcher, but he can deal well enough to make a point.
Here is the schedule and scores (when available) for the American Legion state tournament, being held July 23-30 at UNLV.
The Blue Sox are the top seed in the double-elimination tournament, which ends July 30. The team is carrying over Basic’s momentum from winning the school’s first state baseball title in 29 years in the spring.
The Summerlin Panthers rolled past the Las Vegas Cats 9-3 in the championship game of the Connie Mack state baseball tournament at the College of Southern Nevada.