A look at the Athletes of the Year form the spring season.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal announces its 2016 all-state softball teams.
Rancho junior pitcher Sam Pochop has been named the Gatorade Nevada Softball Player of the Year.
Centennial rising senior Jamaal Evans became the second area QB to make an oral commitment for 2017 when he recently pledged to UNR.
Follow the link for postseason softball honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
Spanish Springs’ Cami Moore belted a pinch-hit two-run homer to left field to lift the Cougars to a 2-1 win over the Rancho at UNR’s Hixson Park and to their fourth state title in 10 years.
Vivian Quiroz-Montano looped a two-out RBI single into short left-center field to score Michaela Hood with the winning run in the ninth inning of Spring Valley’s 6-5 victory over Boulder City in the Division I-A state softball championship game at UNR’s Hixson Park.
Pershing County finished with a combined 29 hits in two games, and the Mustangs knocked off the two-time defending Division III state champion Lincoln County 7-5 in the second game of the state final at Shadow Mountain in Sparks.
Pahranagat Valley got two strong pitching performances by sophomore Ashlyn Wadsworth, and used a small-ball approach in the second game to beat Wells 3-2 for the Division IV state title at Shadow Mountain in Sparks. It was the school’s fourth consecutive state championship.
Rancho, which defeated Shadow Ridge in its first game Friday, used a seven-run outburst in the second inning to oust defending state champion Reed 12-0 in five innings in the losers’ bracket final at Hixson Park. Seeking their first state title in 36 years, the Rams will face Spanish Springs (27-14) for the crown at noon Saturday. Spanish Springs needs one win to claim the title. Rancho must win twice.
Michaela Hood pitched three innings of relief and went 3-for-4 with three doubles, two runs scored and three RBIs to help Spring Valley’s softball team to a 13-3 win over Boulder City in six innings in the winners’ bracket final of the Division I-A state tournament Friday at Shadow Mountain in Sparks.
Pahranagat Valley’s softball team erupted for nine runs in the third inning to down Eureka 12-5 in the loser’s bracket final of the Division IV state tournament at UNR’s Hixson Park.
Reed’s Julia Jensen struck out 15, including 12 of the final 16 hitters, and led the Raiders to a 2-0 win over Rancho in a Division I state tournament opening-round game at UNR’s Hixson Park.
Michaela Hood tossed a five-hitter with 10 strikeouts and hit the go-ahead, two-run double in the fourth inning Thursday to rally Spring Valley’s softball team to a 9-2 victory over Churchill County in the opening round of the Division I-A state tournament at Shadow Mountain in Sparks.