The Diamondbacks scored three runs in the sixth inning to take the lead and defeated Reno 8-6 on Thursday in the winners bracket final at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Lincoln County showed plenty of focus Thursday, pounding three Incline pitchers for 12 hits, including home runs from Alex Vincent and McKinley O’Connor in a 14-7 victory over the Highlanders.
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.
Josh Sharman struck out at least one batter in each of the first five innings Wednesday, and Desert Oasis used a 10-hit attack to beat Arbor View, 10-5 at Centennial.
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.
The schedules and results (when available) for the state baseball tournaments are here.
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.
Behind a strong outing from sophomore pitcher Talon Phillips, Lincoln County took full advantage of early miscues from The Meadows to get in front and then cruised to the Class 2A Southern League baseball title with a 10-3 victory.