Red Mountain, Centennial finish on top of 5A in softballPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX - Lots of state championship softball was played at the Rose Moffard Softball Complex in Phoenix the weekend of May 15.
5A-II crowned Centennial champs after they beat Sunnsyside, 5-1 for the state title. Georgia bound Morgan Montemayor was solid on the mound after giving up one run in the second inning to lead her team to the win.
In 5A-I it was a pitching battle that featured Saint Mary's Dallas Escobedo against Red Mountain's Mel Willadsen. Escobedo got out of a bases loaded situation but gave up two runs in the sixth. Willadsen got out of a bases loaded situation in the bottom of the seventh to seal the title with the 2-0 victory.
State Softball Champions
1A Joseph City
4A-II Seton Catholic
5A-I Red Mountain