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NorCal/SoCal Players of the Week

With the baseball and softball seasons in the home stretch, and with so few teams still in action, in years past we sometimes had to dig deep to find the kind of outstanding performances that could qualify for a statewide player of the week award, let alone find a potential entry for the Cal-Hi Sports […]

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NEW Softball State TOP 35 Rankings

With Pacifica of Garden Grove wrapping up its second straight title in perhaps the toughest playoff bracket in the nation, it’s now down to the Mariners and St. Francis of Mountain View for the final No. 1 ranking. The focus this week now shifts north to the CIF Central Coast Section where the Lancers will...

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Gahr Had Own Story To Write In Final

With two outs and nobody on in the bottom of the seventh and trailing 4-3, the Gladiators staged a rally to beat California of Whittier, 5-4, in the CIF Southern Section D2 championship on Saturday. It spoiled what would have been a sentimental win of epic proportions for California, which has been led the past […]

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Pacifica Repeats As CIFSS Champion

Whether they play on in the CIF SoCal regionals is for another day, so for now we’ll recap a major milestone accomplishment for the Pacifica of Garden Grove softball team. The Mariners’ win on Friday over Orange Lutheran in the CIF Southern Section D1 title game capped a great season and at the minimum puts […]

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State Stat Stars of the Week

This feature serves as our statewide collection of milestone achievements in California high school sports. More than lists and numbers, we can provide historical context since we’ve maintained state records in California for more than 40 years. For baseball this week, player of the year candidates T.P. Wentworth (Modesto Central Catholic) and Boston Bateman (Camarillo)...

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NEW Softball State TOP 35 Rankings

It will be No. 2 Orange Lutheran vs No. 3 Pacifica on Friday in the CIF Southern Section D1 final, but it will take a loss for unbeaten No. 1 St. Francis of Mountain View for the winning team to be top-ranked in California. There also are a lot of changes this week as there...

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SoCal/NorCal Players of the Week

With the CIF Southern Section now into the semifinals and finals this week for baseball and softball, it narrows the funnel by a lot, but even so we have two SoCal honorees who put up some very impressive numbers. In Northern California, where playoffs are just starting, we have two award winners that are near […]

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State Stat Stars of the Week

This feature serves as our statewide collection of milestone achievements in California high school sports. More than lists and numbers, we can provide historical context since we’ve maintained state records in California for more than 40 years. For baseball this week, we have 19 strikeouts for Zach Menlove of Monrovia for a school record, four...

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NEW Softball State TOP 35 Rankings

The only change this week among the top teams is giving Hollister a slight bump for avenging one of its losses and for beating a No. 1 team from another CIF section. We also have a new top team from the CIF San Diego Section and explain why the upcoming CIF North Coast Section D2...

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NorCal/SoCal Players of the Week

It’s not the usual when we honor players from highly-ranked teams, instead looking to highlight those from smaller and medium-size programs, but this week it was impossible for the two baseball honorees not to be pitchers from Valley Christian of San Jose in the north and Maranatha of Pasadena in the south. For softball, we […]

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