Tucson Little League Baseball & Softball

West Region Junior Softball: Mesa to face Utah tonight for the championship & a trip to the World Series

Mesa’s Devin Bowman crosses the plate with her region leading third home run. (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

WEST REGION JUNIOR SOFTBALL
Arthur Pack Regional Park: July 18-24

WEST REGION PHOTOS

Host Team: Thornydale Little League
Alaska: Nunaka Valley Little League
Arizona: Mesa Four Peaks Little League
Northern California: Martinez Little League
Oregon: Wallowa Valley Little League
Southern California: South El Monte Little League
Utah: Cedar National Little League
Washington: Redmond West Little League

PLAYER OF THE DAY
Mesa’s Devin Bowman hit her third home run of the tournament to help guide Arizona (Four Peaks) past Utah Tuesday morning. Bowman went 3-for-4 with 4 RBI. Emily Anguiano (South El Monte) finished the tournament with two home runs.

PITCHER OF THE DAY
Utah’s Payton Lister finished the day with 8 Strikeouts and she helped herself out at the plate by going 3-7 with a double and 2 RBI. Her 2 RBI double against Washington proved to be the game winner.

Payton Lister (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

THURSDAY, JULY 18

So. California 7, Alaska 1
Utah 21, No. California 5
Washington 23, Thornydale 2
Mesa 19, Oregon 0

FRIDAY, JULY 19

No. California 14, Thornydale 0
Alaska 10, Oregon 7
Utah 7, Washington 6
Mesa 19, So. California 8

SATURDAY, JULY 20

Washington 8, No. California 7
So. California 11, Alaska 0
Oregon 8, Thornydale 6
No. California 19, Alaska 10

MONDAY, JULY 22

Washington 5, So. California 4
No. California 11, Oregon 1

TUESDAY, JULY 23

Mesa 11, Utah 7
AZ: Ava Finn: 2-5, RBI
AZ: Aymee Smith: Do3-4, RBI
AZ: Devin Bowman: Home run, 3-4, 4 RBI
AZ: Maddy Bleak: Double: 1-3, RBI
AZ: Madison Hutchison: 3-4, RBI
AZ: Olivia Lamoreaux: 2-3, RBI, 6 Strikeouts
AZ: Paige Wright: 2 RBI
AZ: Hayden Jones: 2-2
UT: Kenlee Clove: 1-5
UT: Payton Lister: 1-3, 5 Strikeouts
UT: Michaela Whitehair: 1-4
UT: Sidney Webster: 2-4, 2 RBI
UT: Kamryn Allen: 2-4, RBI
UT: Avery Vest: Double, 1-3
UT: Gwen Dailey: Double, 1-2, RBI

Utah held on to beat Washington 4-3. Must beat Mesa twice tomorrow to advance to the junior league World Series in Kirkland, WA. pic.twitter.com/R88Tw8ezQs— Andy Morales (@AndyMorales8) July 24, 2019

Utah 4, Washington 3
UT: Kenlee Clove: 2-4, RBI
UT: Payton Lister: Double, 2-4, 2 RBI, 3 Strikeouts
UT: Michaela Whitehair: 2-3
UT: Madison Fuller: 1-2
WA: Ella Claus: 1-4
WA: Natalia Farago: 1-4, RBI
WA: Kimora Johnson: 1-1
WA: Malia Parra: 1-1, RBI
WA: Anne Crystal: 1-1
WA: Abigail Lew: 1-1
WA: Tatum Wood: 1-3

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL
Mesa vs. Utah, 5 p.m.
If Game, 7:30 p.m.

Winner advances to Junior League World Series in Kirkland, Washington from July 28 to August 3. The West Region champion will take on the Latin American team on Sunday, July 28.

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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and he was awarded the Ray McNally Award in 2017 and he has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on AZPreps365.com. Andy is the Southern Arizona voting member of the Ed Doherty Award, recognizing the top football player in Arizona, and he was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at amoralesmytucson@yahoo.com

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