Posted Oct. 19, 2013, 6:39 am
Santa Monica Girls Softball invites girls ages 4-14 to sign up for its spring season. Girls learn the fundamentals of the game, the benefits of teamwork and develop increased self-esteem.
Posted Jun. 2, 2013, 6:11 pm
Santa Monica High School (20-11) lost a tough CIF Division IV Championship game to Hemet (27-5) at the University of California Irvine in Irvine Saturday afternoon. Samohi's Annie Quinn scored the Vikings first run of the game after slapping a triple before being batted in to make the game 1-0 while Vikings starting pitcher Whitney Jones held her ground in the first two innings to keep the Vikings in the lead. But in the third inning, the Bulldogs unleashed their offense and rounded the bases racking up seven runs off of eight hits.
Posted May. 28, 2013, 7:20 pm
The Santa Monica High School (20-10) girls softball team won against Dos Pueblos High School 3-2 in the CIF Semi-Finals with the final run for the Vikings hit in the eleventh inning away Tuesday afternoon. With the win, the Vikings advance to the CIF Championship game. The Vikings had won against Paloma Valley 8-1 in the CIF Quarterfinals Thursday afternoon to advance to the CIF Semi-Finals after going undefeated in the Ocean League posting a record of 10-0. Samohi softball captain Jennifer Eyler said that the Vikings have been working hard throughout the 2013 season and this hard work has fared well for the Vikings in the playoffs.
Posted May. 22, 2013, 3:53 pm
Pacifica Christian's (13-4) pitcher Chandler Dolan got her first taste of what it was like to play against a hard-pitching hard-hitting softball team with the Seawolves loss to the Academy for Excellence (17-4, 8-0) 12-0 at home Tuesday afternoon. Even with the loss, Dolan and the rest of Pacifica Christian were all smiles mainly because the Seawolves knew that they had done very well for a first year softball team. Pacifica Christian Softball head coach Mike Dolan said that all of the goals set for the team at the beginning of the season had been met by the end.
Posted May. 17, 2013, 12:14 pm
The Archer School for Girls (10-10) softball team has advanced in the CIF Division V playoffs despite a tough schedule and numerous injuries on the Panthers 2013 season after playing only one year of softball in the vaunted Alpha League. The Panthers varsity softball team unloaded for 17 hits and 15 runs en route to a 15-2 opening round victory over La Puente High School Tuesday in the CIF-SS Division 5 playoffs Tuesday afternoon.
Posted May. 8, 2013, 8:11 pm
It was the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs in the softball game and runners on first and third. Pacifica Christian's (11-3) pitcher Chandler Dolan had pitched a near perfect game allowing only one run while Archer High School's (10-9) pitcher Carolyn Zaccharo had allowed only two. Archer's Allie Simon had just circled the bases scoring the Panthers first run of the game after being batted in by her teammate Rebecca Samuelson.
Posted May. 8, 2013, 12:06 pm
Pacifica Christian (10-3) defeated Oakwood (1-13) 17-7 in a game that saw the Seawolves connect with the ball by the third inning to drive out the Gorillas at home Tuesday afternoon. Pacifica Christian Head Coach Mike Dolan said thought that the Seawolves played some good softball. "The girls all got an opportunity to hit and 14 of our 16 reached base safely," said Dolan.
Posted Mar. 27, 2013, 10:57 pm
It was the top of the third inning and the St. Monica (4-7) softball team was down 5-3 against Culver City (3-7) when Mariners Veronica Navarro bested Centaurs pitcher Jessica Faber by slapping an inside the park home run to make the game 5-4 at Veterans Memorial Park in Culver City Wednesday afternoon. Mariners Aliza Chacon got on base with a line drive grounder soon after and cautiously made her way to third base before she was hit in by Mariners Alyssa Gutierrez to tie the game 5-5. But that was as close as the Mariners would get to winning the game against the Centaurs who won the game 11-6.
Posted Mar. 26, 2013, 6:51 pm
The SMC Corsairs (2-21) softball team continues to skid downhill battling through a tough season after losing their latest game to Bakersfield College (3-20) 14-4 at John Adams Middle School field Tuesday afternoon. With the loss the Corsairs are now 0-9 in the Western State Conference. Bakersfield Softball Head Coach Sandi Taylor said that she thought that the Renegades played well against the Corsairs.
Posted Mar. 16, 2013, 9:19 am
Santa Monica College (2-16) lost a doubleheader against LA Mission College (14-8) but not before nearly upsetting the Eagles in the first game of the doubleheader 7-5, and then losing a high scoring eight-inning game 16-12 at John Adams Middle School field Thursday afternoon. LA Mission Head Coach Sandra Durazo said that the Eagles played a tough first game against the Corsairs with the Eagles Monique Guzman slapping a home run to keep the Eagles in first place in the Western State South Conference. "I think we started a little bit slow," said Durazo. "Santa Monica did a good job defensively to keep us where we are at.
Posted Dec. 3, 2012, 1:22 am
The Santa Monica Girls Fastpitch Softball League is encouraging all interested girls, both new and experienced players, to register for the upcoming spring season.
Posted Jul. 26, 2012, 8:10 am
The 14U Santa Monica Girls Softball All Star Team has made it to ASA Nationals -- the first time since the team joined ASA in 2006. The team of 13 girls, finished third in their District Championship, 13th in the State Championship, and are now on their way to compete at Nationals in Fort Collins, Colorado, July 31 through August 5.
Posted Jul. 15, 2012, 2:12 am
The 12U Santa Monica Girls Fastpitch (SMGF) team qualified this past weekend to play in the Western National Tournament held in Salem, Oregon scheduled for July 30-August 4. The team placed fourth in Southern California in its division after the all-star team finished its season with a 35-1-6 record.
Posted May. 11, 2012, 4:20 am
The Samohi Varsity Softball Team defeated Culver City 10-1 on Friday to win the Ocean League Championship. The team will now prepare for t...
Posted Apr. 26, 2012, 2:54 am
Samohi’s pitcher dominated from both the mound and the plate on Tuesday. In fact, Sara Garcia crossed the plate more than her opponents. G...
Posted Mar. 22, 2012, 8:19 am
Tuesday's game had a bad beginning and a bad ending for the Samohi girls. The Downey Vikings scored a combined seven runs in the first and seventh ...
Posted Jun. 2, 2011, 10:13 am
SANTA MONICA - What better way to fill the shoes of a legendary coaching predecessor than to be named the Ocean League coach of the year? That’s ...
Posted May. 31, 2011, 12:40 am
Marybell Moreno had the unenviable task of replacing longtime coach Debbie Skaggs as Santa Monica High School’s (SaMoHi) new Lady Viking Softball...
Posted May. 20, 2011, 1:55 am
SANTA MONICA – The Loara Saxons of Anaheim needed all seven innings to get enough insurance to knock off the SaMoHi Lady Vikings 6-1 of the CIF ...
Posted May. 19, 2011, 2:55 am
After junior catcher Alex Villa of St. Monica was injured, the Santa Ynez Pirates took advantage to win the CIF Division 5 wild card softball game ...
Posted May. 13, 2011, 2:46 am
SANTA MONICA - Amid the banners, balloons, flowers and tears flowing to honor the five seniors before their last regular season game, the Samohi Vi...
Posted May. 11, 2011, 4:41 am
INGLEWOOD - It was fitting that the only thing standing in the way of the Samohi Lady Vikings win of the Ocean League was a Monarch. But the...
Posted Apr. 14, 2011, 2:55 pm
If there was ever a lopsided victory, the Samohi Viking Girl’s softball team showed it Thursday against the Beverly Hills Normans, winning 15-0 a...
Posted Apr. 11, 2011, 7:09 am
Downey - Lady Mariners played a non-conference double header on Sat. against the St. Matthias Victorians and swept both games decidedly, 10...