The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan softball team beats the Rim of the World Lady Scots 6-5 at Dave Miller Memorial Field Tuesday, May 22. The win advances the girls to the CIF Southern Section quarterfinals.
The Lady Trojans warm up in the outfield between innings.
The infield players go through their high-fiving ritual in the circle. Clockwise from far left are Miranda Huerta, Whitney Rodriguez, Felicia Gonzales, Arianna Eigner and Teresa Nava.
Lindsay Sullivan makes solid contact for the Lady Trojans.
The Lady Trojans come off the field to meet their coaches.
Felicia Gonzales winds up for a pitch while Whitney Rodriguez on first base and Arianna Eigner on third are poised for action.
Miranda Huerta makes an out on second base while Teresa Nava, far right, covers third base.
The Lady Trojans return to their dugout.
Teresa Nava rounds second base on a home-run hit.
A Rim of the World batter gets ready to run off first base as Trojan pitcher Felicia Gonzales winds up. First basewoman is Whitney Rodriguez and third basewoman is Arianna Eigner.
Teresa Nava's teammates gather at the plate to welcome her back from her home run.
The Lady Trojans gather on the field celebrating their CIF playoff win.
Rebecca Erickson, in the center of the circle, gets the girls fired up before the game.
The Lady Trojans celebrate their win.
Teresa Nava (00) gets the Trojans on board with a two-run blast in the third inning.
Teresa Nava and Felicia Gonzales nailed down the win in the seventh inning.
The Lady Trojans start to celebrate their one-run win.
The team returns to the dugout after their win.
The umpires debate a controversial call.
Action at second plate as a Lady Trojan dives for safety.
Whitney Rodriguez takes her cuts.
Assistant coach Tony Gonzales waves Arianna Eigner toward first base.
Whitney Rodriguez looks at coach Dennis Priest's sign before going to bat.
Arianna Eigner runs for home as Teresa Nava gets on first.
Arianna Eigner dashes for second base as Rebecca Erickson stays on third.
Pitcher Felicia Gonzales shows her relief after throwing a strike to end an inning with the bases loaded.
Arianna Eigner dives for second base.
Tense moments as pitcher Felicia Gonzales gets a cramp in her leg. Her dad, assistant coach Tony Gonzales, checks for injury.
The Lady Trojans revel in their win.
Jamie Hayward lands on second as the Rim of the World baseman misses a high throw. A two-RBI double by Hayward tied the score in the fourth inning.
Teresa Nava crosses home plate while the Rim of the World catcher waits in vain for a throw.
Catcher and co-captain Lindsay Sullivan throws the ball back to the circle.
The Yucca Valley High School softball team takes a bow after their 6-5 victory. Behind them are coach Dennis Priest, left, and assistant coaches Tony Gonzales, center, and Tony Sullivan, right.
Pitcher Felicia Gonzales helps herself out in the batter's box.
Rebecca Erickson sprints for home plate while the Rim of the World catcher scrambles to pick up the ball to make an out.
Rebecca Erickson singles to get on base for one of the final runs of the game.
Teresa Nava rounds the bases on her home run hit.
Jamie Hayward, center, and her teammates gather n the pitcher's circle on their win.
Rebecca Erickson is hoisted by her teammates.
Shelby Smith goes up to bat.
Both teams wait as the umpires debate a controversial fair-ball call.
A jubilant Lady Trojan team returns to the dugout.
Teresa Nava hits second base and keeps on running in her home-run hit that opened up the Lady Trojans' scoring.
Pitcher Felicia Gonzales, left, and catcher Lindsay Sullivan, right, embrace after getting out of a bases-loaded situation. Gonzales threw a strike to end the inning.
Senior Rebecca Erickson goes into a slide to score a run for the Lady Trojans.
Arianna Eigner singles to get onto base, from where she'll make one of the final runs of the game.
The team returns from cheering on Teresa Nava (in batter's helmet) as she crossed home plate.
The infield wraps up their slightly complicated routine. Teresa Nava, Miranda Huerta, Whitney Rodriguez, Felicia Gonzales and Arianna Eigner are pictured.