SANTA ANA Mater Dei softball coach Tia Meza knows how a pitcher thinks, and she has passed along that information to her players.
“Pitchers want to get ahead early, and then they start to nibbl... Full story
LOS ALAMITOS – The unpleasant chilling sensation of an ice pack pressing against her right shoulder stung a little less after the game than it typically does.
As Los Alamitos’ Ryan Denhart put it, “Winning helps a lot.”
The ... Full story
ORANGE – Orange Lutheran’s softball team hasn’t trailed often this year, but the Lancers are not a group that panics.
So it wasn’t a big deal for them when Lakewood jumped out to a one-run lead Thursday.
The second-seeded La... Full story
YUCAIPA - This is 2016, but there’s no doubt 2015 was on the minds of the Mission Viejo softball players Thursday.
That’s because the Diablos’ CIF-SS Division 2 quarterfinal game Thursday was against Yucaipa, the team that defeated... Full story
LA HABRA - For the third time in the last five years, the La Habra softball team is headed to the CIF-Southern Section semifinals.
The top-seeded Highlanders defeated Rio Mesa of Oxnard, 4-2, in a Division 2 quarterfinal game Thursday afternoon.
Th... Full story
Kenny Connolly takes a look at the matchups - and makes his predctions - for the CIF-SS softball quarterfinal games on Thursday.
OCVarsity will have a reporter at every game for a county team on Thursday , so make sure you check back Thursday night ... Full story
Check out OCVarsity’s photos from the Edison-Lakewood softball playoff game on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Lakewood won the game, 7-1.
Here is our recap of the game:
The Lakewood Lancers took an aggressive game plan to Edison on Tuesd... Full story
A pop-up to lead off the game, a sacrifice bunt to advance a pair of runners in the third, and a hit-by-pitch in the fifth.
Those were Mackenzie Boesel’s first three at-bats Tuesday.
When Orange Lutheran’s star shortstop finally got an ... Full story
SANTA ANA - Mater Dei used timely hitting and a strong pitching effort by Gabby Sandoval to knock off top-seeded Etiwanda, 2-1, at Thornton Park on Tuesday in the second round of the CIF-SS Division 1 softball playoffs.
“We are not even paying... Full story
TEMECULA – Pitching at the hitter-friendly Great Oak softball field probably shouldn’t look as easy as Autumn Storms made it look Tuesday.
Keeping everything on the ground, Storms was dominant in pitching Great Oak to a 4-1 victory over ... Full story
O.C. TOP 10
1. Orange Lutheran, 27-3
Alisen Endsley and Lauren Espalin drove in nine of the team’s 11 runs in a first round thrashing of Los Altos.
2. Los Alamitos, 24-2
The Griffins take a seven-game win streak into its second round matchu... Full story