The choices for State Junior Player of the Year, Sophomore Player of the Year and Freshman Player of the Year were equally difficult as for Ms. Softball. There’s not a no brainer of the bunch. We did have one for medium schools, however, since one of our six Ms. Softball finalists was from that category. […]
Showing how difficult the choice may be for Ms. Softball State Player of the Year in 2019, two of the six selected as finalists are from the same team (state No. 1 Norco). It’s not going to be a breeze for Mr. Baseball State Player of the Year, either. Two juniors are among a group […]
Great Oak of Temecula rejoins the top five while Heritage of Brentwood goes up into the top 10 for the first team this season. This week’s three newcomers, meanwhile, are Whitney of Rocklin, Clovis North of Fresno and Westlake of Westlake Village. Los Alamitos (no stranger to being state-ranked) and Vista Murrieta (Murrieta) also make...
This week’s rankings were compiled with knowledge that one of the teams moving up, Pacifica of Garden Grove, is going through the hard-to-fathom and sudden death of 57-year-old head coach Mark Campbell. We’re thinking about his family and players, and know he will be greatly missed in the California softball community. In this week’s rankings,...
Apologies for not getting these out earlier, but the season is still going and we have put teams in position to claim mythical state championships in addition to winning section titles. These five-division state rankings in softball also have a long tradition that dates back more than 30 years. Some tough decisions had to be […]
Collecting an MVP award from the Open Division in one of the state’s top baseball tournaments each year also gets SoCal Player of the Week recognition for San Marcos standout Zack Prajzner. He’s known for slick glove at shortstop and for hitting, but it was what he did on the mound in a rare start […]