MVP: Tory Valdivia, Crean Lutheran, Sr.
Coach of the year: Jim Valdivia, Crean Lutheran
First team: Abby Allen, Crean Lutheran, So.; Lorna Morris, Crean Lutheran, Fr.; Lo Caimey, Cre... Full story
ALL-CIF SOFTBALL TEAMS
(Selected by the Softball Coaches' Association)
Player of the year: Erica Romero, Santiago of Corona
Championship coach: John Perez, Santiago of Corona
Tera Blanco, Marina; Alexis Osorio, ML. King; Janine Petmec... Full story
SOFTBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Alyssa Palomino, Mission Viejo, Infielder, Soph.
Read about Palomino.
SOFTBALL PITCHER OF THE YEAR
Kaylee Carlson, Pacifica, Pitcher, Sr.
Read about Carlson.
SOFTBALL COACH OF THE YEAR
Sharon Farrell, Yorba Linda
R... Full story
FULLERTON – Pacifica's Ruby Rivera didn't hit a home run throughout her entire senior season.
She picked a great time to hit her first.
Rivera smacked a two-run home run in the sixth inning to spark the Orange County All-Stars to a 9-6 victor... Full story
IRVINE – Rosary's Chelsea Gonzales never participated in an all-star game before Tuesday night. With the way she swung the bat, Gonzales will remember her all-star debut for a long time to come.
Gonzales had five RBI in the Peaches' 7-0 victor... Full story
IRVINE - Sunny Hills has found itself facing huge odds multiple times during this postseason.
The question was did the Lancers have one last rally left in them when they were facing a four-run deficit against Righetti of Santa Maria in the CIF-SS Di... Full story
The death certificate should have been signed on the Sunny Hills softball season multiple times in these CIF-SS Division 3 playoffs, but the Lancers refuse to go away.
The Lancers have ridden a never-say-die attitude to the title game for the first ... Full story
NORCO – The table was set for Norco's Abby Lockman for the second time in extra innings.
The Cougars had runners on second and third in the eighth, but Pacifica ace Kaylee Carlson got her to pop out.
Lockman took advantage of her opportunity ... Full story
FULLERTON – In her three seasons on the Sunny Hills varsity softball team, Viviana Ruiz had never hit a home run.
There was no better time for her to hit her first.
Ruiz stepped to the plate in the seventh inning Tuesday with one on, two outs... Full story
Pacifica coach Mark Campbell and Norco coach Rick Robinson have a lot in common.
They are two of the top coaches in Southern California, they both have teams loaded with NCAA Division I recruits and they are both former Los Angeles Police Dept. cops... Full story
(Updated: All CIF-SS softball playoff brackets)CIF-SOUTHERN SECTION SOFTBALL SEMIFINALS
PACIFICA (27-5) VS. NORCO (26-7)
Site, time: Norco High, 3:15 p.m.
Outlook: Fourth-seeded Pacifica, ranked No. 1 in the state by Cal-Hi Sp... Full story