Willow Canyon Edges Sierra Linda
Nolan Lovett led the way offensively , going 2-3 with a homer and 3 runs scored.
Mitchell Ortega was 2-4 with a double and an RBI.
Dan Zapata took the win on the hill, tossing 5 1/3 innings.
Dallan Curthoys got the save in relief.
Isaiah Munoz went 3-4 for the Bulldogs.
Mesquite 7 Queen Creek 3
Mesquite made it 2 straight over region foe Queen Creek as the Wildcats took a 7-3 win over the Bulldogs.
T.J. Clarkson worked 5 1/3 innings on the bump, scattering 6 hits and allowing a pair of runs.
He also went 2-4 at the plate.
Jacob Henderson was 2-3 and scored 2 runs.
He also threw 1 2/3 innings in relief, allowing a solo run on 2 hits.
Gabe Heitz had a pair of hits for the QC.
Sunnyslope 16 Ironwood 15
Sunnyslope found themselves in a slugfest Friday night against Ironwood and earned a 16-15 victory.
Casey Markham finished the day 4-4 with 4 doubles and 4Rbis.
Drew bond had a 3-4 day with 2 RBIs and 4 runs.
Jack Yancey was 3-4 with 2 RBIs and 2 runs.
For Ironwood, both Strickler and Cordero added 3 for 4 nights.
Liberty 12 Shadow Ridge 0
Liberty pounded out 13 hits as the Lions mercy ruled Shadow Ridge 12-0 in 5 innings.
5 Liberty hitters had multi hit games.
Cameron Bracke went 2-3 with a double and 3 RBIs.
JD Wadleigh allowed 2 hits in 4 innings of work on the hill with 6 Ks.
Tolleson 14 Westview 1
Tolleson used a 14 hit attack to take its 2nd straight run rule win over Westview 14-1.
Ray Govea was 2-2 with a double and 3 RBIs.
5 Wolverines had multi hit games
Aaron Gutierrez allowed only 2 hits and a solo run in 5 innings of work.
He was also 2-3 at the dish with 2 RBIs.
Sunnyside 12 Desert View 3
Sunnyside used a 15 hit attack and 6 walks from Desert View pitching to take a 12-3 victory on Friday.
Isaiah Arellano was 4-4 in the lead off spot and scored 4 runs.
Saul Suazo went 3-5 with 2 doubles and 3 RBIs to pace the Blue Devil attack.
Robert Encinas went 2-3 with a pair of doubles.
Gabe Rosthenhausler and Gerardo Grijalva combined on the bump.
Valley Vista 16 Copper Canyon 1
Valley Vista only needed 5 innings to take a 15-1 win over Copper Canyon
Grady White and Tyler Cotto each had 2 hits for the Monsoon.
Damian Nunez doubled and had 3 RBIs.
Lorenzo Garcia punched out 11 in 5 innings on the hill.
Sunrise Mountain 5 Coconino 1
Troy Balko allowed only 3 hits and a solo run in 6 innings as Sunriose Mountain topped Coconino 5-1.
Balko also helped his cause with a 2-3 day at the plate.
Tyler Tavia tossed 4 innings in a losing efforta and knocked in the lone Coconino run.
Kyle Casados threw 2 scoreless innings in relief.
Estrella Foothills 5 Thunderbird 4
Sam Cunningham doubled in the walk off game winner in the bottom of the 7th to send Estrella Foothills to a 5-4 win over Thunderbird.
The Chiefs had knotted the score at 5 in the top of the 7th when Hayden McGeary tripled and scored on Jonathan Buhl’s sacrifice fly.
Seth Sweet-Chick worked 4 strong innings for EF, allowing 4 hits and 2 runs in a no decision.
Sasha Sneider fanned 12 in 6 innings on the hill.
McGeary was 3-4 for the Chiefs.
Ryan Vanderhei and Ashton Perez both had 2 hits for Foothills.
Casteel 6 Florence 0
Casteel traveled to Florence and blanked the Gophers 6-0 in 3A action
CJ Glenn worked 5 innings on the bump, punching out 8 and allowing only 3 hits to earn the W.
Sophomore Tyler Moore threw 1 1/3 shutout innings in relief.
Junior Marcus Lucas was 2-3 with a double and triple.
Daniel Galvin was 2-3 with 3 RBIs.
Matthew Olson was 2-3 for Florence and threw 3 innings in a losing effort.