It was less than 48 hours after the most crushing loss of her young career when Alyssa Palomino boarded a flight to Oklahoma City for the start of Team USA’s Junior National training camp.
With the text messages from the team’s group thr... Full story
She will go down as one of the most dominant pitchers in both Orange County and CIF history.
Taylor McQuillin set all-time marks in the Southern Section for career victories (103) and consecutive wins (35) in addition to capturing a Division 2 title... Full story
Before Friday night’s 1-0 loss to Yucaipa in the CIF-SS Division 2 championship game, Mission Viejo had not been shut out since March of 2012 when it went scoreless in a game against Norco High, that year’s eventual national champion.
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FINAL O.C. TOP 10
(Records through Sunday)
1. Mission Viejo, 30-1
The Diablos senior class turned in a remarkable 106-10 record in their four seasons on campus.
2. Canyon, 23-8
For the second consecutive season, the Comanches lost to the eventua... Full story
IRVINE - Jasen Sutter vividly remembers walking into the same type of huddle three seasons ago, the kind where every set of tear-soaked eyes positioned themselves on him.
With that painful sting of defeat resurfacing in his stomach, Garden Grove&rsq... Full story
IRVINE - It seemed destined to be just two pitches into the ballgame.
Savanna shortstop Kristin Worley dropped down the perfect drag bunt to lead off, and she scampered around the base paths when the throw to first ended up by the right field pole. ... Full story
IRVINE With her hands on her waist, seemingly reliving what had just transpired, Alyssa Palomino made the long walk from the third base dugout to the outfield, where she was met with open arms by teammates Bella Loya and Terra McGowan. Just yards awa... Full story
WEST COVINA - Together they form one of the most devastating one-two pitching combos on the travel ball circuit.
Friends and teammates outside of the high school ranks, Mission Viejo’s Taylor McQuillin and South Hills’ Natalie Lugo found... Full story
NORCO – Brittany Allen and Gianna Marquecho have struggled at the plate during much of the playoffs. But none of those previous at-bats mattered when they stepped up in the sixth inning Tuesday.
Allen and Marquecho both delivered clutch single... Full story
There were few high points for Katella's softball team during a 12-1 loss to Paraclete of Lancaster in a CIF-SS Division 6 semifinal game Tuesday at Katella High.
The Knights were outhit, 14-6, and did not have a base runner reach second base until ... Full story