In a game with little room for error, the Eagles baseball team just made too many mistakes in the 1-A state championship game.
The Boulder City boys and girls swim teams won in convincing and expected fashion Saturday sweeping every swimming event en route to duel Division 1-A Southern Regional titles at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Natatorium.
The Boulder City boys and girls track and field teams advanced 14 athletes to 14 events for the Division 1-A State Championship Meets that begin Friday and conclude Saturday at Silverado High in Las Vegas.
Two things made the Eagles’ state berth-clinching game May 9 extra special for senior Tino Ragone.
The Boulder City High School boys and girls swim teams continued their strong seasons by beating Green Valley High on Saturday at the Henderson Multi-Generational Pool.
Now the real season starts.
By the time you read this Thursday morning, the Boulder City baseball and softball teams may have already clinched berths to the four-team 1-A state tournament next week.
The Boulder City swim teams are in the new Division 1-A region this season and finding competition in dual meets did not appear likely, especially for the two-time defending state champion boys team. So coach Sara Carroll went out and scheduled some of the top Division I teams, teams the Eagles beat the past two seasons for state titles before realignment.
The strangeness started early Friday when the second batter of the game was awarded a three-ball walk.