Category Archives: Softball

Notes from SLV-SC softball

So throw Santa Cruz’s name into the SCCAL title hat — however improbable that may sound. Remember, this is a team that was 1-8 to start the season. The Cardinals, winners of three straight, pulled off an impressive 1-0 win … Continue reading

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SCCAL softball starting to shape up

We’re finally starting to see the SCCAL standings shake out — now that the rain has stopped and games are being played — and so far, it’s kind of what everyone expected. Soquel is unbeaten and in first place. SLV … Continue reading

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Updated collegiate softball stats

Here are the latest softball statistics for Santa Cruz County players playing collegiately. These will appear in Saturday’s paper. As always, apologies for the terrible tabs. 2012 Locals in College Softball List of athletes from Santa Cruz County playing collegiate … Continue reading

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SLV’s Lipperd named CCAA Pitcher of the Week for 3rd time

SLV grad Samantha Lipperd continues to shine for Sonoma State. On Monday, the junior pitcher was named CCAA Pitcher of the Week for a third time this season and a fifth time in the last two seasons. We caught up … Continue reading

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Updated collegiate softball stats

Here are this week’s softball statistics for Santa Cruz County players in college. If I’m missing someone, let me know. These will appear in Saturday’s edition of the Sentinel. Enjoy. Locals in College Softball Four-year hitting NAME [HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE]    AB    … Continue reading

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Cal softball team — with Kostreba, Owens — earns No. 1 ranking

The Cal softball team, which includes Aptos grad Breana Kostreba and Scotts Valley’s Nikki Owens, earned the unanimous No. 1 overall ranking in the nation this week for the first time all season. According to the school’s website: Cal remains … Continue reading

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Lipperd named Pitcher of the Week after unbelievable run

Soooo, Samantha Lipperd had a pretty good run last week for the Sonoma State University softball team. Striking out 26 batters in an 11-inning game was just one of the many highlights. The San Lorenzo Valley graduate was named Pitcher … Continue reading

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Updated college softball stats

These are updated softball stats for all the Santa Cruz County players currently competing in college. We will publish these every other week in the newspaper. I’ll post them here every week, though. Apologies for the tabs — those never … Continue reading

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Soquel-SLV softball game to be completed at later date

Despite all the rain on Tuesday, only one softball game didn’t get in — Soquel at San Lorenzo Valley. Arguably the top two teams in the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League, Soquel and SLV played three complete innings before the … Continue reading

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Salinas Easter Classic to be held April 7

The Salinas Easter Classic will be held at the Salinas Sports Complex on April 7. The Central Coast USSSA event is a Mens-E division state-qualifier tournament. Cost is $240 for a three-game guarantee. For more information, go to www.norcalusssa.com, email … Continue reading

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