Sahuaro junior sensation Alex Verdugo struck out 10 batters and drove in three runs as the fourth-seeded Cougars beat Catalina Foothills 10-0 in five innings.
Verdugo went 2 for 3 at the plate and improved to 9-0 with the complete-game win. Verdugo, a left-hander who throws in the low-90s, was the subject of this column from the Star's Greg Hansen today.
Other baseball scores from today:
No. 1 Scottsdale Desert Mountain 12, No. 17 Cienega 6
No. 6 Ironwood Ridge 15, No. 11 Phoenix Arcadia 5 (5 Inn.)
No. 1 Chandler Seton Catholic 19, No. 16 Canyon del Oro 10
No. 10 Nogales 15, No. 7 Flagstaff Coconino 4
No. 13 Empire 9, No. 20 Winslow 1
We'll update these scores as the night progresses here, and on the Star's new high schools Twitter page. Give it a follow if you're not already.
Read more in Wednesday's Arizona Daily Star.