Gilbert Mesquite's Erica Medlan took first place in the No. 1 singles bracket in the girls portion of the Chandler Hamilton Invitational at Hamilton High School. Jaclyn Daywalt, also from Mesquite, was first in the No. 2 bracket and Chandler Seton Catholic's Molly McCarville won the No. 3 bracket.
Mesquite leads the overall team title with 153 games won, Chandler is second with 141 and Hamilton rounds out the top three at 138. The tournament continues today at Hamilton with doubles action.
Daniel Zapata went the distance, striking out 13 as No. 2 Westwood edged visiting No. 7 Basha 5-2 in a 5A-I nonregion game. Zapata and Steven Esparza both finished 2-for-3 for the Warriors (6-0-1). ...
Colton Zebe hit a home run and drove in three runs to help Highland beat host Mesquite 8-6 in a 5A-I Fiesta Region game. Steven Harrington knocked in three runs for the Wildcats (11-6, 2-1). ...
Derek Mendoza pitched three solid innings and drove in two runs as No. 1 Red Mountain defeated visiting Marcos de Niza 5-3. ...
Jake Saylor hit a home run and a double while driving in three runs to lead Hamilton to a 15-1 win at Laveen Cesar Chavez in a 5A-I nonregion game. Tyler Kem, Justin Rosales and Matt Royal each drove in two runs for the Huskies (12-5).
Chantel Whitmore singled with two outs in the bottom of the sixth to lead Mountain View to a 3-2 win over visiting Marana Mountain View. Jenna Hudsonadded two hits for the Toros. ...
Kayla Lawrence (5-3) had eight strikeouts and allowed no hits or walks as Desert Ridge crushed visiting Carl Hayden 14-0 in five innings. ...
Megan Rossing went 3-for-4 with a grand slam to lead Hamilton to a 10-0 win against Cesar Chavez in a 5A-I nonregion game.
Chandler Rotary Invitational at Chandler High: 10 a.m. - Track heats, field events; 4 p.m. - Track finals
Fountain Hills Veterans Invitational at Fountain Hills High School
Mesquite Freshman/Sophomore Invitational at Mesquite High School
Chandler Tennis Invitational at Chandler City Tennis Center
11 a.m. - Canyon State at Valley Christian; Seton Catholic at Page; Winslow at Fountain Hills; Noon - Florence at Willcox; 4 p.m. - Scottsdale Christian at Northwest Christian.
Wolves Invitational at Horizon Softball Complex
Championship bracket play (Teams 1-8): 11 a.m. - First round; 3 p.m. - Semifinals; 7 p.m. - Championship, third-place, fifth-place and seventh-place games
Consolation bracket (Teams 9-16): 9 a.m. - First round games; 1 p.m. - Semifinals; 5 p.m. - Championship, third-place; fifth-place and seventh-place games at Desert Mountain HS
Consolation bracket play (Teams 17-20) - 10 a.m. and Noon games
Noon - Scottsdale Christian at Northwest Christian; Page at Seton Catholic.