Going by a points system based on final state top 20 rankings since the 1999-2000 school year and matching previous posts for schools of the century (so far) plus girls basketball and baseball, here’s the list for softball. The No. 1 slot belonging to Norco isn’t a surprise, but it also ended up that the...
Softball all-state selections don’t go back as many years as they do for other sports, but we do have a school with 23 all-state softball selections since 2003 and that’s Norco. The only schools close are both from Orange County — Mater Dei (Santa Ana) and Pacifica (Garden Grove). Pacifica actually has the same number […]
This extra all-state softball post for Gold Club members lists more of the state’s top underclass players, explains why the All-CIFSS teams were diminished as part of our criteria and gives some extra credit to a few players, including our State Most Inspirational Player of the Year. If you’re not a Gold Club member yet,...
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.
New top three in baseball goes like this: Clovis, Rancho Bernardo, St. Francis of Mountain View. Softball’s top three of Mission Viejo, Amador Valley and Archbishop Mitty could have changed but didn’t. Go inside to see why.
This collection of 30 players represents the best of the best in California for 2013, regardless of year in school or size of school. Several of them also have earned career listings in the Cal-Hi Sports state record book.
Toughest decision was where to place Amador Valley after freak injury to star pitcher contributes to playoff loss. Plus, more on No. 1 Pacifica, more on the CCS and top 20 players that shined....
Pacifica and Mitty move up to No. 2 and No. 3 due to Mater Dei loss while perennial NorCal power San Benito re-enters and snags the final spot.
Strange week for Orange Lutheran creates some interesting decisions. Plus, more on Moorpark, which teams just missed the cut and big games to watch for this week.