BASEBALL: Legacy rallies, downs Pahrump in eight

Donta Williams’ fielder’s choice grounder to second with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday plated Quentin Ewing with the winning run as Legacy’s baseball team rallied past visiting Pahrump Valley, 8-7.

After Legacy tied the game in the bottom of the seventh on an attempted double steal, Ewing led off the eighth by drawing a walk. He stole second and advanced to third on a ground out.

Williams hit a grounder to second, but Ewing beat the throw home to end the game.

Aaron Trifunac was 4-for-4 with a double, and Hayden LeCates went 3-for-4 with a double for the Longhorns, who trailed 7-1 in the fourth inning.

Josh Mortenson went 3-for-5 with a double, and Cody Kovatch was 2-for-3 for the Trojans.

Desert Oasis 9, Palo Verde 7 — At Palo Verde, the Diamondbacks scored three runs in the top of the seventh to down the Panthers.

Tyler Kitrel was hit by a pitch to force home the tying run, and Keanu Van Kuren singled to score the go-ahead run.

Bryson Stott added a sacrifice fly for the final margin.

Chase Adams was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, and Zach Rickard had a double and an RBI and pitched a scoreless seventh to get the save.

J.D. Brooks went 3-for-4 with a double for Palo Verde.

Canyon Springs 10, Cheyenne 5 — At Canyon Springs, Alex Molina ripped a two-run double to break a 4-4 tie and key a seven-run sixth inning, as the Pioneers outlasted the Desert Shields.

Zack Gardner supplied two hits and two RBIs, and Jordan Gainey and Erick Espinoza each had three hits for Canyon Springs.

David Rose provided two hits and two runs to lead Cheyenne.

Spring Valley 4, Foothill 1 — At Foothill, Nick Melinchok threw a four-hitter with seven strikeouts and one walk to lead the Grizzlies over the Falcons.

Jaxson Otis went 2-for-3, and Michaerl Macove supplied a double for Spring Valley.

Ryan Moyes hit a triple, and Nick Cardinale had a double for Foothill.

Eldorado 6, Mojave 3 — At Eldorado, Trevor Swain went 2-for-3 with and RBI and two runs to lead the Sundevils past the Rattlers.

Isaac Villanueva threw five innings and picked up the win, and Cris Andrade earned the save for Eldorado.

Chase Anderson had two hits and scored a run for Mojave.

Cimarron-Memorial 13, Silverado 2 — At Cimarron, Parker McHale was 3-for-3 with a run and four RBIs, and the Spartans scored six runs in each of the first two innings en route to the five-inning win.

Niko Decolati went 3-for-3 with a double, a homer and two RBIs for Cimarron. Micquel Robinson was 2-for-2 with a double, two runs and two RBIs, and Ryan McHale went 2-for-3 with two runs for the Spartans.

Tyler Giovinco went the distance, scattering six hits and striking out nine with no walks, to get the win.

Dillon Johnson was 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs for Silverado.

Green Valley 12, Cheyenne Mountain (Colo.) 1 — At Green Valley, Keola Paragas was 3-for-3 with a double, two homers and five RBIs as the Gators routed the Indians in five innings.

Troy Cropper threw a two-hitter with eight strikeouts and no walks to get the win.

Garrett Rogers went 2-for-3 with a triple, and Ty Burger was 2-for-3 with a double for Green Valley. Noah Wise had a two-run homer, and Anthony Hatch and Jarrett Perns each had two singles for the Gators.

Sierra Vista 14, Mazama (Ore.) 4 — At Sierra Vista, Cole Crosby went 2-for-2 with a homer, a double and two RBIs to help the Mountain Lions cruise by the Vikings in five innings.

Caeden Marin was 3-for-3 with a double and three RBIs for Sierra Vista, which got doubles from Matthew Almaguer, Matthew Cox and Chandler Smith.

Blake Kaplan earned the win with three innings of relief for the Mountain Lions, who led 13-0 after two innings.

Boulder City 8, Las Vegas 4 — At Las Vegas, Will Knudsen went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBIs, and the Eagles scored four runs in the sixth to top the Wildcats.

Austin Wishard was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, and Austin Shepard had two hits for Boulder City.

Jared Herrera went 2-for-4 with a triple, a run and two RBIs for Las Vegas. Jose Sanchez and Parker Lowe each went 2-for-4 for the Wildcats.

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