Pahranagat Valley scored 15 runs in the fourth frame on the way to 20-3 rout of visiting Tonopah in the first round of the 1A Southern Region playoffs.
The inning was highlighted by Brady Whipple’s three-run home run.
Dustin Poulsen earned a complete-game win for the Panthers (12-9), who will play Lake Mead at 3:30 p.m. today for a trip to Saturday’s title game. Tonopah fell to 7-8.
Lake Mead 9, Indian Springs 5 — At Alamo, the Southern League No. 2 seed Eagles (17-8) upset the Central League champion Thunderbirds (16-5) in a first-round game.
Indian Springs will meet Tonopah in an elimination game at 1 p.m. today.