The Northland Prep Academy softball team is one win away from high school softball immortality after Reannan Butler hit a walk-off single to score Audre Wilson, as the Spartans beat Heritage Academy in Saturday’s 2A semifinals 5-4. Butler and senior Bella Guirlands each drove in two runs in the win. The third-seeded Spartans will face eighth-seeded Horizon Honors, who upset fourth-seeded Benson 6-3 in the other semifinal. The title game will be played Friday at Arizona State’s Farrington Stadium at 8 p.m. According to FlagCoco.com, if NPA wins, it will mark the first state championship in either baseball or softball for a high school team in Flagstaff history. In 4A baseball, Flagstaff could only muster three-hits as they fell to second-seeded Saguaro 10-0 in five innings Saturday, as the Eagles were eliminated from the tournament. Bradshaw Mountain stunned top-seeded Salpointe Catholic Saturday, in Tucson, 12-2 in five innings. The eighth-seeded Bears advance to the 4A semifinals to take on third-seed Canyon del Oro at Tempe Diablo Stadium Wednesday night. In 1A baseball, the second-seeded Williams Vikings beat tenth-seeded and rival Mogollon Saturday 8-6 to advance to the 1A semifinals. They will take on third-seeded Bagdad Friday at Tempe Diablo Stadium. In 1A softball, top-seeded Williams beat ninth-seeded Mogollon, 20-2 in five innings. The Vikings have outscored their first two opponents in the tournament by a total of 38-5. They will face fourth-seeded St. David Thursday afternoon at 5 p.m. All games will be shown on NFHSNetwork.com.
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