Softball/ Jun 10 2022

Bonita’s Brooklyn Shroyer & Alyssa Doucette Named 210 Prep Sports Softball Players of the Year

Photos by Taegan Maysami Softball: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor In 2022, the Bonita softball program literally had its best year ever. They won a record 28 games. The Bearcats claimed their first outright league (Palomares) championship in nine years. And most noteworthy, Bonita won its first CIF-SS (Division 3) softball title in school history. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ Jun 10 2022

Bonita’s Darren Baumunk Named 210 Prep Sports Softball Coach of the Year; Bearcats Won First CIF-SS Title in Program History

Photos by Taegan Maysami Softball: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor If you want to get the job done right, sometimes you have to do it yourself. And that’s exactly what Darren Baumunk did. Baumunk, who shares Bonita’s co-athletic director duties with Michelle Okayama, has been at the La Verne school for 17 years. Coach B […]

By Brian Baiotto



Softball/ Jun 03 2022

Top Ranked Torrance Edges Bonita, 3-2, in CIF State D-2 Semifinal; Palomares & CIF-SS D-3 Champs Finished 28-6-1

Photos by Taegan Maysami: Softball: The greatest season in Bonita High School history came to an end on Thursday. Torrance defeated the Bearcats, 3-2, in the CIF State Division 2 semifinal round. Ryan Orange held BHS to just three hits. In the top of the sixth inning, and trailing 2-0, Audrey Garza walked and Camryn […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ Jun 01 2022

Every CIF State So Cal Regional Score; Bonita Defeats Rancho Buena Vista, 5-2, & Tesoro Edges South Hills, 2-1, in First-Round Games

Photo by Taegan Maysami Softball: CIF State Southern California First-Round Scores: Division 1: Roosevelt had a bye Camarillo 4, El Camino Real 3 Mission Viejo 13, Gahr 2 Oaks Christian 5, San Marcos 0 Division 2: Torrance 15, Cathedral Catholic 10 Bonita 5, Rancho Buena Vista 2 Tesoro 2, South Hills 1 Mater Dei Catholic […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ Jun 01 2022

Shroyer Goes Distance & Strikes Out 9 in Bonita’s 5-2 Victory Over Rancho Buena Vista; Rico & Blount Drive in 2 Runs Apiece

Photos by Taegan Maysami Softball: Eleven days after winning the school’s first CIF-SS (Division 3) softball championship, Bonita hosted Rancho Buena Vista in the first round of the CIF State Division 2 playoffs. And after a 5-2 victory, the Bearcats have now won 11 consecutive games. The Longhorns got single unearned runs in the first […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 30 2022

CIF State Softball Playoff Schedule; Bonita & South Hills Will Host Opening Round Games on Tuesday

Softball: CIF State First-Round Schedule: Games are Tuesday, Thursday & the So Cal Regional Finals are on Saturday: Division 1: Top-seeded Roosevelt has a first-round bye Camarillo at El Camino Real Mission Viejo at Gahr San Marcos at Oaks Christian Division 2: Cathedral Catholic at Torrance Rancho Buena Vista at Bonita Tesoro at South Hills […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 25 2022

Diamond Ranch Freshman, Izel Avalos, Named Valle Vista League’s MVP; First, Second & Honorable Mention List Inside

Photo credit: Diamond Ranch High Athletics Facebook Page Softball: All-Valle Vista League: Most Valuable Player: Izel Avalos, Diamond Ranch freshman First Team: Amber Rodriguez, Northview Brittney Rivas, Northview Ariel Fierro, Northview Gracie Strycula, San Dimas Kelsey Barrett, San Dimas Jersey Cabana, San Dimas Adrianna Urias, West Covina Kennedy Griego, Covina Maya Venegas, Covina Alexis Sumpter, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 25 2022

RHP’s Tatiana Foor Named Prep League’s Most Valuable Pitcher; Grace Pollock, Madison Metz & Elle Curtis Earn First-Team Honors

Softball: All-Prep League: Most Valuable Pitcher: Tatiana Foor, Rio Hondo Prep Most Valuable Player: Karlie Dawson, Chadwick First Team: Grace Pollock, Rio Hondo Prep Madison Metz, Rio Hondo Prep Tatiana Foor, Rio Hondo Prep Elle Curtis, Rio Hondo Prep Soleil Ybarra, Westridge Delailah Lopez, Providence Breanna Pelaez, Providence Olyvia Rutter, Providence Jamie Pernecky, Mayfield Maddie […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 23 2022

Bonita Pitcher, Brooklyn Shroyer, Named Palomares League’s MVP

Pictured L-R: Brooklyn & Bryce Shroyer Softball: All-Palomares League: MVP: Brooklyn Shroyer, Bonita junior First Team: Karson Zavala, Ayala junior Madison Zaro, Ayala senior Mckenzy Becerra, Ayala freshman Samantha Meyndert, Alta Loma senior Madyson Clark, Claremont senior Abby Moran, Claremont junior Annabelle Duenas, Colony senior Bridget Nemeth, Glendora junior Makenna Coleman, Glendora junior Ashley Hibbard, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 21 2022

Shroyer Tosses Five-Hit Shutout in Bonita’s 6-0 Victory Over Tesoro; Bearcats Secure First CIF-SS Softball Championship in School History

UPDATED: To view Taegan Maysami’s 84-pic photo gallery, click on the Facebook link here: Facebook Softball: You know expectations are incredibly high when your ace tosses a five-hit shutout to clinch the first CIF-SS softball championship in school history, and reporters want to know why she only had one strikeout. But such was the case […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 19 2022

Bonita Faces Tesoro in Friday’s CIF D-3 Championship; Bearcats Have Shot at Winning First Softball Title in School History

Softball: No biggie. Since the last time Bonita made an appearance in the CIF-SS title game, the administrations of Ronald Reagan, George HW Bush, Bill Clinton, George W Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump have come and gone. The Bearcats fell in the 1979 championship game, but 43 years later, Bonita is primed and ready to […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 15 2022

Bonita Earns Spot in D-3 Title Game After Saturday’s 4-1 Victory at Temescal Canyon; Shroyer Strikes Out 10, & Alonso Has 3 RBIs

Softball: Bonita got two runs in both the second and sixth innings and let Brooklyn Shroyer do the rest. The Bearcats earned a spot in next weekend’s CIF-SS Division 3 championship game after a 4-1 victory at Temescal Canyon. Shroyer went the distance and allowed one run on seven hits. Shroyer walked one and struck […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 15 2022

Saturday’s CIF-SS Semifinal Scores; Bonita Defeated Temescal Canyon, 4-1, & is SGV’s Lone Representative in Next Week’s Title Games

Softball: CIF-SS Semifinal Round Scores: Note: Twelve of the 14 semifinal round contests were played on Saturday. St. Anthony at Tesoro (Division 3) is scheduled for Monday, and Heritage Christian at Moorpark (Division 4) is on Tuesday. CIF will announce the seven divisional dates and times this week. The championship games will be played at Deanna […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 13 2022

Every Softball Score From Thursday’s Quarterfinal Round of CIF-SS Playoffs; Bonita, Duarte & FSHA Last Ladies Standing

Softball: CIF-SS Quarterfinal Round Scores: Division 1: Oaks Christian 9, Murrieta Mesa 0 Los Alamitos 10, Camarillo 7 Roosevelt 7, Pacifica GG 6 Gahr 7, Orange Lutheran 3 Division 2: Centennial Corona 2, Warren 1 LB Millikan 7, South Hills 5 Torrance 5, Yucaipa 4 Mission Viejo 6, Don Lugo 0 Division 3: Bonita 2, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 13 2022

Shroyer’s Arm & Doucette’s 2-Run HR in Sixth Leads Bonita to 2-1 Victory Over Sunny Hills in Quarterfinals of D-3 Playoffs.

Softball: Bonita was just a few outs away from their 2022 season being over. The Bearcats trailed Sunny Hills, 1-0, in the quarterfinal round of the CIF-SS Division 3 playoffs. With one out in the bottom of the sixth inning, Breanna Orosco drew a walk. And Alyssa Doucette became the hero. Doucette hit a two-run […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 11 2022

Brooklyn Shroyer Throws Perfect Game & Strikes Out 12 in Bonita’s 5-0 Victory at Kennedy; Bryce Shroyer Hits 2-Run HR

Softball: It literally doesn’t get any better than this. Bonita pitcher Brooklyn Shroyer threw a perfect game in Tuesday’s 5-0 victory at Kennedy. Shroyer got 12 of her 21 outs via strikeout in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 3 playoffs. Offensively, she got help from her twin. Bryce Shroyer hit a two-run home […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 11 2022

Rio Hondo Prep Battles Top-Seeded Fountain Valley Before Falling, 14-8, in Second Round of CIF-SS Division 5 Playoffs

Softball: It was going to be a tall task in and of itself. Rio Hondo Prep welcomed top-seeded Fountain Valley, a school with an enrollment advantage of 3, 389-100 over the Kares. And unfortunately for RHP, five errors cost them nine runs in Tuesday’s 14-8 setback in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 5 […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 11 2022

South Hills Earns Spot in CIF-SS Division 2 Quarterfinal Round After Tuesday’s 6-3 Victory Over Segerstrom

Softball: South Hills didn’t just win their 10th consecutive game on Tuesday. The Huskies also extended their season with a 6-3 victory over visiting Segerstrom in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 2 playoffs. To add a little icing on the cake, SHHS defeated a Jaguars program that hadn’t lost since March 10th. Maddy […]

By Brian Baiotto


Softball/ May 11 2022

Ryann Orange Goes Distance & Allows One Run on Five Hits in Torrance’s 2-1 Victory at GHS in Second Round of CIF D-2 Playoffs

Softball: Torrance ended Glendora’s season with a 2-1 victory at GHS. Ryann Orange went the distance to earn the win in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 2 playoffs. Orange surrendered one run on five hits. She walked two and struck out seven GHS batters. Ashley Hibbard singled twice and drove in the Tartans […]

By Brian Baiotto