All teams statewide that can be in CIF section playoffs are now in them this week. One of them, for the Central Coast Section, will conduct three rounds of games in four days this week. As Norco continues to be No. 1 in the state, biggest movers this week are Upland (up from No. 13...
NEW Class of ’21 Hot 100 (Softball)
With the 2021 California high school softball season about to get going everywhere, here is a new, updated look at the Cal-Hi Sports Hot 100 player rankings for the Class of 2021. Sophia Nugent of Los Alamitos stays in the No. 1 position, but a player moving out of the state has everyone else moving...
NEW Softball State Top 25 Ranks
No. 1 Norco regains some momentum as CIF Southern Section Division I playoffs are beginning next week. No. 2 Foothill (Pleasanton) also looking to do the same in the CIF North Coast Section. For this week’s rankings, Chino Hills joins the top five, Buchanan joins the top 10 and Huntington Beach wins a big league...
NEW Softball State Top 25
Since we’re doing more than 80 teams now nationally every week for partners at ExtraInningSoftball.com, we’ll ramp it up to 25 for the state with at least 15 on the bubble. The big news this week is that Mater Dei Catholic of San Diego has improved to 10-0 after a win over previous No. 2...
Super 8 Softball State Ranks Update
This week’s top five has changed drastically with Gahr of Cerritos now gone after suffering its first loss plus the rapid rise of Grand Terrace. Benicia also is new to the Super 8 after completing impressive run to CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title. NOTE: Our updated State Top 20 with lists of many other […]
State Stat Stars of the Week
The best of those this week for baseball are stingy pitchers, including Hans Crouse of Dana Hills and Michael Mercado of San Diego Westview, who both have MLB scouts very interested, plus freshman Lucas Gordon from Sherman Oaks Notre Dame. For softball, it’s the sluggers getting the most attention, including four girls who all cracked […]
NEW Softball State Top 20
We are moving up the new softball rankings to Mondays for the rest of the season to coincide with national Flo50 rankings we also do for our friends at FloSports.TV. This week, it’s a calm before the storm as many teams will be playing each other at next weekend’s Michelle Carew Classic in Southern California...
NEW Softball State Top 20
Amador Valley moves up to No. 2 and may get a game against No. 1 Norco at upcoming Michelle Carew Classic. Also heading back up toward the top are Mission Viejo and Orange Lutheran. This week’s newcomers, meanwhile, are Rio Mesa of Oxnard, Great Oak of Temecula, Poly of Riverside and St. Mary’s of Stockton....
Preseason Softball State Top 20
Defending State Team of the Year Mission Viejo is a no-brainer pick to start the 2017 season in a familiar position at No. 1 in the state. With the new competitive-equity Division I playoff format in the CIF Southern Section, however, it’s going to be tougher than ever for the Diablos to run the table […]
State Stat Stars Of The Week
Spread the news about Quincy Culpepper from Fremont of Oakland, who tied a NorCal record by scoring nine TDs in one game who tied a Cal-Hi Sports state record in the same game since three of those nine were on punt returns. This week’s best also includes a 500-yard night from Calabasas’ Tristan Gebbia, 17 […]