Baseball/ Jun 20 2021

Arcadia’s Mikey Easter & Casey Spencer Named Pacific League’s Player & Pitcher of the Year

All-Pacific League: Player of the Year: Mikey Easter (Arcadia) Pitcher of the Year:  Casey Spencer (Arcadia) First Team: Alex Dolan, Arcadia Brandon Nguyen, Arcadia Julian Eskridge, Arcadia Jameson Ferraro, CV Luca Cuneeo, CV Daniel Neria, Burbank Ryan King, Burbank Aiden Cremarosa, Burroughs Benjamin Griffith, Pasadena Milan Bugarin, Glendale Second Team: Matthew McIntire, Arcadia Ari Nurhadi, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ Jun 08 2021

Orange Vista Scores 3 Runs in Top of 7; Coyotes End Historic Azusa Season, 4-2, in D-6 Playoffs

Softball: They say all good things must come to an end. But to be accurate, the 2021 softball season for the Azusa Aztecs was much better than “good.” After a perfect run through Montview League play and a first-round playoff victory, the Aztecs fell, 4-2, in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 6 playoffs […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ Jun 06 2021

Marissa Caballero Hits Grand Slam in Sixth Inning to Spark Upland; Highlanders Claim 8-2 Victory at Glendora

Softball: Apparently there’s a reason Upland is 22-2. Through the first five innings of play on Saturday at Glendora High School, the Highlanders’ bats were pretty quiet and trailed 2-1. Upland, though, erupted for seven runs in the top of the sixth inning and went on to defeat the Tartans, 8-2, in the second round […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ Jun 05 2021

Jordan Hill’s Arm & Abbie Ambriz’s Bat Leads San Dimas to 3-2 Victory Over Warren in Second Round of CIF D-2 Playoffs

Softball: San Dimas sure picked a good time to peak. The Saints defeated visiting Warren, 3-2, in Saturday’s second round of the CIF-SS Division 2 playoffs. SDHS has won three straight and seven of their last eight games. Jordan Hill went the distance to earn the win. Hill allowed two runs on seven hits. She […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ Jun 05 2021

Azusa Jumps on Victor Valley Early & Cruises to 10-5 Victory in Second Round of CIF-SS Division 6 Playoffs

Softball: Azusa, which is having their best season in recent memory, grinded out a one-run victory over Indio in Thursday’s first round of the CIF-SS Division 6 playoffs. Two days later, the Aztecs eliminated any drama by scoring early and defeating Victor Valley, 10-5. Azusa got six runs in the top of the third inning […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ Jun 04 2021

Arcadia Pounds Bishop Amat Pitching in Thursday’s 13-4 Victory in the First Round of the CIF-SS Division 3 Playoffs

Photo credit to Arcadia Unified Twitter page: Softball: The difference between winning and finishing second in the Pacific League meant a road game for the Arcadia softball program. The Apaches dropped a 6-3 decision in eight innings to Crescenta Valley last Thursday, as the Falcons scored twice in the top of the seventh inning to […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ Jun 04 2021

Three Glendora Pitchers Team Up in 3-1 Victory at Los Altos in First Round of CIF-SS Division 2 Playoffs

Softball: Glendora got two second-inning runs and defeated Los Altos, 3-1, in Thursday’s first round of the CIF-SS Division 2 playoffs. Marissa Duarte, Bridget Nemeth and Ashley Hibbard would all do their part in the circle for GHS. Hibbard and Nemeth went two scoreless innings apiece and Duarte allowed one run on one hit over […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ Jun 04 2021

San Dimas Scores Five Runs in Top of 7 to Defeat Oaks Christian, 8-6, in First Round of D-2 Playoffs

Softball: Nothing to see here. Oh, wait. San Dimas scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Oaks Christian, 8-6, in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 2 playoffs. Sienna Reynolds got the loss after allowing eight runs on 14 hits. Reynolds walked two and fanned five in her complete-game […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ Jun 04 2021

Azusa Edges Indio, 5-4, in First Round of CIF-SS Division 6 Playoffs

Softball: Azusa got tested for one of the first times in 2021. And while it was closer than they would have liked, the Aztecs defeated Indio, 5-4, in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 6 playoffs. Iliana Cardenas went five innings to earn the win. Cardenas was charged with three runs (two earned) on […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ Jun 03 2021

Tatiana Foor Tosses 3-Hit Shutout & Strikes Out 8 in RHP’s 8-0 Victory Over Nogales in CIF D-6 Playoffs

Softball: Rio Hondo Prep opened the CIF-SS Division 6 playoffs on a very high note. RHP, behind its star pitcher, Tatiana Foor, cruised to an 8-0 victory over Nogales. Foor went the distance, scattering three hits and striking out eight Nobles batters. Foor needed just 83 pitches to finish what she started. Leading 1-0, the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 31 2021

CIF Releases Final 2021 Softball Poll

Final 2021 Softball Poll: Division 1: 1- Norco 2- Huntington Beach 3- Pacifica 4- Esperanza 5- Roosevelt 6- Crescenta Valley 7- Chino Hills 8- La Mirada 9- Los Alamitos 10- South Torrance Division 2: 1- Camarillo 2- Villa Park 3- Westlake 4- Upland 5- Oaks Christian 6- Beaumont 7- Downey 8- Rio Mesa 9- Riverside […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 29 2021

CIF Softball Playoff Brackets Released; Bonita & Charter Oak Have Wild Card Games on Tuesday

Wild Card Games on Tuesday: Division 2: San Clemente at Diamond Bar Division 3: Paloma Valley at Bonita Mira Costa at Chaffey Village Christian at Charter Oak Fist Round Games on Thursday: Division 1: Santa Margarita at Ayala Santiago Corona at Chino Hills Orange Lutheran at California Royal at Crescenta Valey Division 2: San Dimas […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 29 2021

Tatiana Foor Tosses No-Hitter in RHP’s 1-0 Victory Over Garey; Kares Finish Regular Season w/Best Record in School History

Story by Harry Joe: Softball: Friday was senior day at Rio Hondo. Kares senior, Kaitlynn Key, made the best of it by going 2-for-3 and collecting 2 of the team’s 6 hits as the Kares finished the regular season by beating Garey 1-0. But the day belonged to junior pitcher, Tatiana Foor, who delivered a […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 28 2021

Azusa Finishes Montview League Play Undefeated; Aztecs Claim 4-1 Victory at Workman in 8 Innings

Softball: Azusa finished its regular season with a perfect run in Montview League play. But for once, there was actually a little drama. Leading 1-0 in the bottom of the seventh, Gisselle Roacho hit a solo home run to send the game to extra innings. Nothing to worry about here, as the Aztecs scored three […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 27 2021

Glendora Ends Regular Season w/17-0 Victory at Alta Loma; Tartans Finish Second in Palomares League

Softball: Glendora will head into the playoffs with a little momentum. They closed out the regular season with a 17-0 victory at Alta Loma. The game lasted six innings. Ashley Hibbard went four scoreless innings to earn the win. Hibbard allowed one hit, walked one and struck out two ALHS batters. Marissa Duarte went two […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 26 2021

Maddie Fraer Hits 2 Grand Slams & Drives in 9 Runs in Pasadena’s 19-1, Pacific League Victory at Glendale

Softball: Maddie Fraer had an historic afternoon on Tuesday. The Pasadena High School junior hit two grand slams, scored three runs and finished with nine RBIs. PHS earned a 19-1, Pacific League victory at Glendale in six innings. It is also the first time the Bulldogs softball program has won five league games in over […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 26 2021

Roldan’s Arm & Fazzini’s Bat Too Much in Etiwanda’s 4-2, Baseline League Victory Over RCHS

Softball: Etiwanda picked up the two-game, season sweep of Rancho Cucamonga on Tuesday. Miranda Roldan went the distance in a 4-2, Baseline League victory. Roldan allowed two runs on six hits, didn’t walk anyone and struck out nine RCHS batters. Jai’lyn Edwards singled and hit a solo shot for the Cougars. Alex Garcia doubled and […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 26 2021

Cardenas & Canizales Combine on 1-Hit Shutout; Azusa Crushes Duarte, 16-0, in Five Innings

Softball: Azusa won its 10th consecutive game on Tuesday. The Aztecs claimed a 16-0, mercy-rule victory at Duarte in five innings. Zyanne Diaz was saddled with the loss for the Falcons. Diaz allowed 13 runs (nine earned) on eight hits over her four innings. She walked two and struck out three Aztecs’ batters. Angelian Correos […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 25 2021

Diamond Ranch Wraps Up VVL Title After 5-1, 13-Inning Victory at SDHS; Panthers Get 2-Game Sweep of Saints

Softball: Last Wednesday, Ayala defeated Glendora in 14 innings in a game that determined the Palomares League championship. Five days later, the Valle Vista League was likely won in 13 innings. Diamond Ranch got four runs in the top of the 13th inning to defeat their host from San Dimas, 5-1, on Monday afternoon. It […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 25 2021

Former Westridge Ace Hailey Yoshida Tosses 1-Hit Shutout & Strikes Out 18 in 8 Innings; Alhambra Defeats Schurr, 1-0

Softball: When Hailey Yoshida left Westridge after two dominant seasons in the circle (and at the plate), some had to wonder how she’d do in a league with more depth and competition. And being the competitor that she is, Yoshida would completely understand those doubts. To make matters even tougher, the school she chose (Alhambra) […]

By Brian Baiotto