This one includes results from Tuesday of this week, which is why Marina of Huntington Beach has jumped into the top 10 after a Tuesday win over previous No. 9 Huntington Beach. No. 3 Norco, No. 4 Los Alamitos and other highly ranked teams in California are all headed this weekend to Bullhead City, Ariz.,...
Preseason Softball State TOP 40
Welcome to another season of Cal-Hi Sports state softball rankings. These have been done more than 30 years. The softball “preseason” rankings are different than baseball, which was done last week, because there are some teams in the CIF Southern Section that have already played games. We will continue to use the California rankings we […]
Softball All-State Nominees (SoCal)
Welcome to another of the first steps toward the selection of the Cal-Hi Sports 2022 All-State Softball Teams. This is the second list of nominees from CIF sections in Southern California (with the Central Section in the north) based on information we’ve gained through coverage of the regular season and playoffs. It’s not meant to […]
SoCal/NorCal Players of the Week
This week we head to the mountainous foothills of La Canada and the Inland Empire city of Murrieta for our Southern California honorees. For the north, it’s a stop in the Silicon Valley and San Jose for our baseball winner, and Santa Cruz County and Watsonville for the softball spotlight. We hope you enjoy this […]
NEW State Softball TOP 25 Rankings
Villa Park got it done in Arizona to strengthen its hold on No. 1 position. St. Francis & Clovis North not exactly slipping, though, at No. 2 and No. 3. The big mover at No. 4 is Oaks Christian, fresh off 4-0 week in Vegas and then a massive 13-0 win on Tuesday vs previously...
All-State Softball Nominees (Part 2)
The first teams for the 36th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state softball honors are now just a few days from being done. This list of nominees is once again grouped according to CIF sections, but has been updated from Part 1. We thank everyone who contributed information. It is still not too late to send in...
SoCal/NorCal Players of the Week
It gets harder to pick these honors each week as the playoffs roll on, but for offense it wasn’t difficult landing on Murrieta Mesa quarterback Jeff Miller from Southern California and Modesto Central Catholic running back Dauson Booker for NorCal. We also have our first honoree this week from a team that lost, but find […]
What If CIF State Softball Playoffs?
There’s been discussion about the future addition of CIF state playoffs in both softball and baseball. We went through all of the teams in our final divisional state softball rankings and came up with a proposed format with an Open Division and then six divisions after that. We set up brackets for each division as...
NorCal/SoCal Players of the Week
Leading the way among this week’s fearsome foursome is San Bruno of Capuchino’s Aiden Yarwood, who pitched his second no-hitter of the season. The CIF Central Coast Section also gets a sweep with the softball honoree from NorCal coming from Mountain View St. Francis. This week’s two SoCal picks are from CIF Southern Section schools […]
NEW Baseball State Top 20
Redondo, Davis and Orange Lutheran all lose once last week, but there’s a big difference when a team loses once in a three-game series vs. one that just loses a game. That’s why Orange Lutheran was moved to No. 2 this week behind No. 1 Buchanan, which didn’t lose last week at all. This week’s...