Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 12:20 pm
Santa Monica Girls Fastpitch (SMGF) has had a very big year. In addition to celebrating more than 30 years as a girls softball league in our beachside community, several Santa Monica girls softball teams celebrated hard-fought success this past year.
Posted Nov. 8, 2014, 9:05 am
Earlier this week, the Santa Monica High School girls softball squad received their CIF championship rings from the 2014 season. The team took home the CIF Division 4 Championship title on May 30.
Posted Sep. 23, 2014, 8:13 am
The Galley restaurant in Santa Monica has announced its 6th Annual Home Run for Kids Softball Game to benefit the non-profit organization No Limits. It will take place Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at the Santa Monica High School baseball field.
Posted Aug. 12, 2014, 9:27 am
Two Santa Monica girls softball teams took home high honors last weekend at the ASA National Championships.
Posted Jul. 18, 2014, 9:19 am
Two Santa Monica All-Star girls softball teams are heading to the ASA National Championship after competing in the State Tournament last weekend.
Posted Jul. 13, 2014, 9:13 am
By Leanna Einbinder The 16U Santa Monica Patriots, a local softball team made up of girls aged 15-17, placed first in their...
Posted Jun. 25, 2014, 9:13 am
Four Santa Monica All-Star girls softball teams are heading to the ASA State Championship after competing in last weekend’s LA/South Bay District tournament, held in Norwalk.
Posted Apr. 16, 2014, 3:48 am
Pacifica Christian High School's softball team has an up-and-down season so far during the 2014 campaign. However, standout Chandler Dolan has been the one steady constant for the Seawolves this season.
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Posted Dec. 23, 2013, 7:01 am
Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences has announced the inaugural honorees into its newly created Athletics Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was created to maintain the rich heritage and tradition of successful athletics at Crossroads.
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...