It’s been two years since the last Ms. Softball State Player of the Year has been determined, and it’s another of the closest calls ever. This time, even though she and her team didn’t get to have section playoffs, the winner is UCLA-bound catcher Jayla Castro of Rocklin. She just had the best combination of […]
With the men’s list getting an update after Tom Brady’s latest Super Bowl win, it’s also past due to complete one for the women. Based on CIF sanctioned sports only, we have Billie Jean King of Long Beach Poly in the top position not just for what she did on the court in tennis, but...
Obtained from the only California high school state record files that exist, here’s a collection of some hard-to-believe, fun facts written up in a Did You Know? format. This spring, we’re likely going to spend a lot of the time we usually do on weekly state rankings and other features for baseball and softball updating […]
Just like we’ve done before in football and baseball, we’ve pulled together all of our historical files and have come up with a ranking of the all-time greatest teams in California high school softball. This feature was orginally done in 2018 and doesn’t include Norco’s 32-1 team from this season or Pleasanton Foothill’s 28-0 team....
Friday night’s stunning 1-0 loss by Mission Viejo to Yucaipa prevented a 31-0 season and will allow the Thunderbirds and not the Diablos to end No. 1 in the state. Still, we thought we’d get started on a project to compile all-time rankings of the greatest softball teams in California history.
It’s not a huge shock that the 2012 State Sophomore of the Year and the 2013 State Junior of the Year gets the numero uno position among California prep softball players this season, but nonetheless it wasn’t a slam dunk choice, either.