D-backs need 15 innings to overcome Milwaukee

Lake Havasu, Mohave, Winslow, Flagstaff, Coconino, River Valley and Mingus all competed in the invitational.

The Bulldogs travel to Tolleson on Wednesday and Flagstaff on Friday to wrap up the regular season.

The regional preliminaries and finals will take place the first week of May, and the state preliminaries and finals begin on May 14.MILWAUKEE (AP) – Danny Bautista homered twice and singled home the go-ahead run in the 15th inning, sending the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Milwaukee Brewers 11-9 Thursday.

Bautista set career highs with five hits and five RBIs.

He extended his hitting streak to 14 games as Arizona stopped its losing streak at four.

The Brewers rallied for three runs in the ninth, tying it at 9 on a two-run homer by pinch-hitter Brooks Kieschnick off Matt Mantei.

The teams wound up playing five hours, 22 minutes, the longest game in the majors this season.

Arizona used eight pitchers, who limited the Brewers to eight hits while striking out 21.

Steve Sparks (1-1) pitched two scoreless innings for the win, snapping his personal 12-game losing skid dating to Aug.

16, 2002.

Matt Kata hit a leadoff single in the 15th and was sacrificed to second by Brent Mayne.

Bautista singled with two outs, and rookie Chad Tracy followed with an RBI single off Adrian Hernandez (0-2).

Tracy had four hits in his first-ever start.

Lyle Overbay also had four hits, including three doubles.

His three-base error at first base allowed two runs to score in the seventh, giving Arizona a 7-5 lead.

Kieschnick connected for the fourth pinch-hit homer of his career.

It was the first pinch-hit of any kind this season by Milwaukee after an 0-for-20 start.

Bautista hit a solo homer in the second and capped a four-run burst with a two-run homer in the sixth.

Trailing 5-1, Arizona came back to tie it at 5.

Arizona starter Brandon Webb departed after pitching five innings and allowing only one earned run on five hits.

Milwaukee starter Wes Obermueller pitched 5 1-3 innings, giving up five earned runs on eight hits.