Though the senior right-hander spotted Rancho an early five-run lead, Nick Thompson recovered convincingly and his offense provided plenty of support to help the Wolves win the Sunrise Region championship with a 12-10 victory at Green Valley.
Pahrump Valley exploded in its last two turns at bat to turn a 7-0 fifth inning deficit into a come-from-behind 9-7 victory over Virgin Valley in the Class 3A Southern Region tournament on Friday.
Chris Verdugo went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, including a two-run double in the sixth that broke a 10-10 tie, as the Rams defeated the Cougars 14-10 at Green Valley to advance to the championship round of the Sunrise Region baseball tournament.
Palo Verde hung on for a 6-4 victory over Bishop Gorman at Shadow Ridge on Friday to clinch a berth in the Sunset Region championship.
D.J. Reese scored on a passed ball with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to give Boulder City’s baseball team a 4-3 win over Pahrump Valley in the Class 3A Southern Region tournament.
Nik Dobar pitched a complete game, and Centennial took advantage of a six-run fourth inning to earn a 10-4 home win over Palo Verde.
John Howard Bobo’s two-run double allowed the Wolves to pull out a 2-1 win over visiting Coronado in the winners’ bracket final.
Palo Verde pitcher Bryce Robison retired the final 12 batters he faced, including seven by strikeout, to help the Panthers to a 9-3 road win over Desert Oasis in the winners’ bracket of the Class 4A Sunset Region tournament.
Cyle Havel struck out five of the six batters he faced Wednesday to secure Pahrump Valley’s 6-5 home victory over Virgin Valley in the Class 3A Southern Region tournament.