Chino’s Mike Smith earns top statewide overall honor for 2013 season and learns of it after being released from the hospital. We also congratulate medium schools and small schools state coaches of the year.
Three super sophomores just did too much and are all among this year’s final group of possible State Players of the Year. One will be named no later than Tuesday, June 25.
The process to choose the 31st annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state softball teams is underway and includes input from everyone. This step is to post our first list of nominees. Go inside to see how parents, coaches and fans can contribute.
The last rankings of the 2013 season get our usual expanded treatment. James Logan and Vintage of Napa hold on to No. 2 and No. 3 despite No. 4 Norco having played a much tougher schedule.
Top coaches give us some final thoughts about the 2013 season and we offer our first thoughts about teams to watch for 2014....
These are expanded for each division as well. Biggest boosts given for Marina of Huntington Beach (D1), Moorpark (D2), Hemet (D3), Salesian of Richmond (D4) and Bellarmine-Jefferson (D5).
Inland Empire makes it four in a row with Santiago of Corona’s selection for this season. Others named are Chino (D2), Sierra of Manteca (D3), Aquinas of San Bernardino (D4) and Port of Los Angeles (D5).
The 8-2 triumph over Norco in the Division I final on Saturday night also will give the Sharks the state’s final No. 1 ranking for the second time in three seasons. James Logan of Union City will be No. 2 after winning its own section title on Saturday. In CIFSS D2 final, Chino blanks Lakewood [...]
Corona Santiago replaces Pacifica needing one win to be No. 1 in the state. James Logan moves up to No. 2. Other new No. 1 teams are Aquinas of San Bernardino (D4) and Port of Los Angeles (D5).
Pacifica has its fate in its own hands with a chance to end the season where it began in the preseason – and that’s on top of the state rankings.