Meeting for the third consecutive year for the American Legion state championship, after splitting the previous two, the Desert Oasis Aces won their second title in three years, defeating the Southern Nevada Blue Sox, 10-9, Wednesday night at UNLV’s Wilson Stadium.
The Blue Sox batted around in the first and fourth innings and crushed the Henderson Cougars 16-2 at UNLV’s Wilson Stadium.
Leading 4-3, the Aces scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth and five more in the sixth for a 13-3 victory over the Cougars.
Edarian Williams went 2-for-3 with a double, a grand slam, two runs and four RBIs to lead the Las Vegas Aces to a 12-2 victory over the Southern Nevada Blue Sox in a rematch of the last two state championship games
After falling behind 1-0, the Aces scored seven in the bottom half of the first inning and rolled to a 15-1 win over the Longhorns in the American Legion state tournament.
Led by Parker Schmidt, Chaison Miklich, Jason Sharman and Josh Sharman, the Aces have their sights set on getting back to the American Legion state title game, after losing to Basic in the final last season.
Southern Nevada’s Connie Mack all-stars endured a 14-0 loss to Danville Hoots in Huntington Beach, California on Friday in Western Regional qualifying play.
Southern Nevada’s Connie Mack all-star team scored a 5-2 victory over ABD California at Golden West Community College in Western Region qualifier play in Huntington Beach, California on Thursday night.
The Cats clinched the championship Monday evening at Faith Lutheran with a 9-8 victory over the Mustangs, who rallied in the top of the seventh inning until Peters ended the game with a 5-3 double play.