Scouts gain state berth
The Window Rock Scouts earned a berth in the Arizona State 3A Baseball Championship Tournament with a 13-3 victory over the Monument Valley Mustangs in Window Rock on Wednesday. With the win the Scouts advanced to the Enchantment Region Tournament in Winslow, which will determine seeding in the state tournament. The game was shortened to five innings due to the “mercy” rule.
Lawrence Hickson limited the Mustangs to six hits in recording the pitching victory. Scott Begay had a pair of doubles for Window Rock. DeWayne Morgan had a pair of singles and Reynaldo Bowman clubbed a home run for the Scouts. DeWayne Showalter also hit safely for Window Rock. Tyrone Tsosie had two hits for Monument Valley. Benedick Parrish, Kevin Bahe, Yoel Todacheene and Dominic Yazzie also hit safely for the Mustangs.
Monument Valley 1 1 0 0 1 —3 6
Window Rock 1 2 1 7 2 — 13 6
Kevin Bahe and Benedick Parrish
Lawrence Hickson and Reynaldo Bowman
Winslow 7 Warriors 6
The Winslow Lady Bulldogs held off a furious Tuba City Lady Warrior charge and escaped with a 7-6 win in the semi-finals of the Enchantment Region Softball Tournament in Winslow on Friday.
Winslow built a 7-0 lead in the first five innings, but needed a base-running blunder by the Lady Warriors to preserve the victory. Tuba City scored four runs in the sixth inning and added two more in the seventh. Two runners scored on Tuba City right fielder Yazzie’s double, but she was tagged out after over-running second to end the game. Daphne Barton went the distance for Winslow to record the win. Erica Armenta and Rae Begay paced the Lady Bulldog offense. Yazzie had two hits for the Lady Warriors.
Winslow 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 — 7 6
Tuba City 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 — 6 8
Dahpne Barton and Erica Armenta
Martinez and Gallegos
Ganado ousts Greyhills
The Ganado Lady Hornets cruised past the Greyhills Academy Lady Knights 10-0 on April 24 in Tuba City. The loss eliminated Greyhills and allowed the Lady Hornets to advance to another elimination game in Winslow on Wednesday.
The Lady Bulldogs defeated Ganado 6-3 to eliminate the Lady Hornets and advance to the semi-finals of the Enchantment Region Tournament. The win also assured Winslow of a berth in the Arizona State 3A Conference Softball Championship Tournament.
Ganado 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 – 3 7 3 5
Winslow 1 3 2 0 0 0 x – 6 6 4 4
Jaycine Jim, Tara Curtis (2) and Tamara Woody, Tashina Curtis (2)
Daphne Barton and Erica Armenta