2024 Softball

ROUNDUP: No. 3 CDO & No. 4 Salpointe advance to third round of 4A state softball tournament

CDO’s Amelia Streuber improved to 17-0 with Tuesday’s win over Sahuarita (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)



No. 3 CDO 3, No. 11 Sahuarita 2

CDO ace Amelia Streuber (17-0) did not allow an earned run and struck out eight with no walks in her complete-game performance for the Dorados.

CDO (31-2) will next play No. 2 Phoenix Arcadia (28-4-1) in a third-round game Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Phoenix’s Papago Softball Complex.

Sahuarita (26-6) will play at No. 7 Mica Mountain (19-8) in a 4A elimination game Thursday at 4 p.m.

Sahuarita took advantage of two errors to take a 1-0 lead in the second inning.

Gracie Soto’s RBI single scored Jayd Villa, who earlier reached on a fielding error, to give the Mustangs the lead.

CDO tied the game at 1 in the third inning on a leadoff home run by Kelsey Rolls.

Rolls hit an RBI single in the fourth inning as part of the Dorados’ two-run rally, enabling her team to take a 3-1 lead.

Julissa Lopez also hit an RBI single that inning.

Villa started a Sahuarita rally in the sixth with a one-out double. She then scored on a fielding error by CDO to cut the lead to 3-2.

Streuber then retired Sahuarita in order in the seventh to clinch the victory.

No. 4 Salpointe 5, No. 5 Flagstaff Coconino 1

Arianna Flores and Macee Jackson combined to limit Coconino six hits with no walks while striking out eight.

The Lancers (28-3) will next play top-seeded Mesa Eastmark (25-3) in a third-round game Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the Papago Softball Complex in Phoenix.

Jae Castillo went 2 for 2 with two RBIs and Arizona-bound Anyssa Wild as well as Izzy Soto hit home runs.

Jordan Goedel also hit an RBI double.

Flores (6-2) earned the win pitching the first five innings. She allowed the six hits with an unearned run while posting three strikeouts and no walks.

Jackson struck out five with no walks and no hits allowed in two innings of relief.

No. 2 Arcadia 3, No. 7 Mica Mountain 1

Mica Mountain moved to the elimination bracket after the close loss on the road.

The Thunderbolts’ ace Acelynn-Rose Heston did not allow an earned run in her six innings of work. She struck out 12 with no walks.

Heston also had an RBI double to open the scoring in the first.

Arcadia’s two runs in the third inning proved to be the difference.

Mica Mountain produced seven hits, three of which were by Violet Redondo.



No. 4 Willow Canyon 5, No. 5 Cienega 0

Cienega (20-7) was limited to four hits by Willow Canyon’s Aubrey Kautman.

The Bobcats will next play in a 5A elimination game Thursday at 4 p.m. against visiting No. 8 Gilbert Higley (19-9).

Lanessa Morales, Allsion Mullen, Sophia Butt and Kaetyln Lutton had the four hits for Cienega.

No. 2 Scottsdale Chaparral 4, No. 10 Mountain View 3

Mountain View (24-8) rallied for two runs in the top of the sixth but it was not enough to upset Chaparral.

The Mountain Lions will travel to Gilbert Campo Verde (17-12) to play an elimination-bracket game Thursday at 4 p.m.

Mountain View had three consecutive singles to start the sixth inning by Adelina Noriega, Aaliyah Pereda and Danika Stoddard. Noriega scored on Stoddard’s hit to cut the lead to 4-2.

After a double play, Julianna Molina hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 4-3. The inning ended with a pop out.

Alycia Gordin singled in the seventh with one out but was left stranded.



No. 10 Tucson 12, No. 15 Yuma Gila Ridge 2

Tucson (25-6) produced 17 hits and led 8-0 after the first two innings en route to the win at Cherry Field.

The Badgers will play in the next round of the elimination bracket Thursday at 4 p.m. against either No. 3 Queen Creek or No. 11 O’Connor.

Julissa Lopez, Jaliyah Grigsby and Sofie Trejo each had three hits for the Badgers against Gila Ridge.

Jiselle Nunez went 2 for 3 with a home run, two runs and three RBIs.

Jorgina Gant struck out nine and walked two in six innings. She allowed five hits.

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