It’s time for the best of the best for California high school softball with the naming of the 30 players for the elite first team overall on the 2014 Cal-Hi Sports all-state teams. These girls will all get listed in the state record book, joining all-state first teams that date back 32 years. We’ll be […]
It’s time to get ready to choose the 32nd annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state softball teams. This first step is to post our first list of nominees. Don’t get mad if someone you think is missing. Just send us a nomination. There are 1,200 schools in our state and we’re doing baseball at the same time.
Two of nine that have been chosen among the finalists for this year’s top individual award in California prep softball (an honor that goes back to the 1970s) are from the same team. Four of the nine were absolutely scintillating in last weekend’s CIF Southern Section Division I and Division II finals.
No-hitters in baseball take center stage this week, including one that came against a team that was ranked third in the state at the time. Softball’s best include ace pitchers from Mission Viejo, Pacifica and M.L. King.
Big-time MLB prospect Alex Jackson is heating up his home run bat while pitcher Layne Henderson already has two no-hitters and three one-hitters this season. For softball, several freshmen such as Cerritos Gahr’s Malia Quarles and Martinez Alhambra’s Karlee Sparacino are already smashing successes.
Our first of 10 all-state baseball, softball posts before this week is over begins with the best juniors, sophomores and freshmen in softball.
The playoffs take shape around the state except in the CIF North Coast Section. Plus, more on M.L. King’s recent surge and players from top 20 teams that shined.