Island sports: Alameda Girls Softball Association update
Game Recaps Saturday, week of June 5, 2009 – End of Season and Championship Games
Lauren’s Closet Emerald Fairies vs. AdvanceHealth Chiropratic Orange Cuties
The Lauren’s Closet Emerald Fairies took on the Orange Cuties for their final game of the season. All of the girls were excited and ready to play. The Fairies showed great improvement in their offense and defense skills. The girls were especially excited to receive trophies at the closing ceremony. Congratulations to all the Fairies for a job well done! Thanks to Coaches Nicole and Min for all of your patience, encouragement and kindness this season!
8U Playoff games
Phranklin Management & McDonald’s Central Fearless Frogs 11, Diamond Diesel Red Dolphins 0
The Fearless Frogs got off to an early lead and were unstoppable on offense. Olivia Lebo-Planas, Cheyanne Rios and Elizabeth Legg hit solid singles to bring their teammates home. Chiara Stiger and Bethany Matcham sent the balls flying into the outfield for a couple of nice doubles. Dolphins Micheala Maloney and Briana St. Denis were hitting the strike zone and slowed down the Frogs with a couple of strikeouts in the first and third innings.
Roberson Water Consulting Blue Devils 5, Phranklin Management & McDonald’s Central Fearless Frogs 4
The Devils got off to an early lead with four runs in the first inning. Then Ella Duchesneau, Vivi McKee, Emily Matcham and Casey Chen started hitting the ball to get the Frogs on the scoreboard with four runs in the third. Casey Chen and April McCarver made it tough for the Devils with some fine pitching. A special shout out to Ianna Morris cheering for her team from the sidelines with her pretty pink cast.
Carroll Construction Batting Bees 6, China House Golden Stingers 0
Semifinals – Thursday, June 4, 2009
Nicole Brislin, Tatiana Cordova and Olivia Reisling displayed great pitching for the Golden Stingers. The Batting Bees’ Toby Walecka and Danielle Archuleta, with singles in the second inning, and a double by Audrey Soo Hoo brought the score to 4-0 in the second. Rosalyn Luque and Kennedy Miller’s doubles in the fourth ended the game at 6-0 for the Bees.
Carroll Construction Batting Bees 8, Roberson Water Consulting Blue Devils 0
8U Championship Game – Saturday, June 6, 2009
Trina Eichel had three strikeouts in the first inning for the Bees. Claire Tajima’s hard hit line drive to second base was tagged out by the Blue Devils. Another great hit by Juliette Ingram of the Devils to third ended with a throw out from Alex Martinez to first baseman Savannah Mesterhazy of the Bees. The hitting opened up the win for the Bees in the third inning with four more runs to end the game 8-0.
McEachern Engineering Alameda Angels 9, Law Office of Paul Mahler Green Sea Serpents 3
Saturday, June 6, 2009 Semifinal Report from the Alameda Angels: The 10U McEachern Engineering Alameda Angels won an exciting playoff game against the Alameda Sea Serpents, 9-3. Mikayla Wong kicked off the scoring when she ripped a single for two RBIs. Lily Wilmot added a soaring double, while catchers Samantha Shaffer and Maura Willow both roped sharp singles past the infield. Angel pitcher Grace Oransky pitched two no-hit innings and smacked a double and a single, while pitcher Julia Boyden gave up only one hit over three innings.
Saturday, June 6, 2009 Semifinals
Gallagher and Lindsey Blue Bombers 3, Alameda Bayside Specialty Construction Black Widows 1
On Saturday, June 6, the Girls 10U Blue Bombers and Black Widows played to a 3-1 Bombers victory. This game was full of great defense lead by Alexis Esparza. An RBI single by Anekaila Crevani scored the first Bomber run. Meida Tautalatasi had the second RBI, scoring Helen Montell-Weiland. The third and final RBI for the Bombers was supplied by Alexis Esparza.
Report from the Black Widows: In their final contest, the Black Widows lost a close one to the eventual league champion Blue Bombers. Great pitching by Vivienne Saulovich and Tatianna Kelly, who each struck out the side once, kept it close. Sneaky base thefts got Elizabeth Fraser and Eileen Rhatigan each to third, and Eileen scored on a sharp single by Adia Tajima, but the Widows fell short. Congrats to the champs from their friends, the Black Widows!
Saturday, June 6, 2009 10U Championship Game
Gallagher and Lindsey Realtors Blue Bombers 2, McEachern Engineering Alameda Angels 0
Competitive pitching displayed by both teams’ best. Anekaila Crevani pitched the top of the first, then drove in Meida Tautalatasi with a double. Pitching two scoreless innings, Meida showed her offensive skills by ripping the ball deep into right field for an inside-the-park home run. Catcher Edyn Garvisch threw to Jackie Smith, who tagged out a runner trying to steal third. More solid defense came from Victoria Reim at second base. Anekaila Crevani sealed the win by pitching the final two innings.
Report from the Alameda Angels: The 10U McEachern Engineering Alameda Angels lost a tough championship game to the always strong Alameda Blue Bombers, 2-0. Julia Boyden and Grace Oransky pitched four outstanding innings as they held the Bombers to just three base hits, while striking out eleven players. Oransky slashed two singles and stole a base as well. Valerie Sheridan ripped a ball through the infield for a base hit. Madison O’Connor, Becky McEachern and Christina McGee anchored the stingy defense of the Angels.
Seven Salon Blueberry Pop Tarts 18, Danish Interior Blackberries 9
12U Championship Game
Report from the Blackberries: In a “Berry” exciting game, the Pop Tarts toasted the Blackberries for four runs early, but the Blackberries picked their way back to tie led by cheers from the injured Catalina Dalton. Aerin Attias singled in the fourth, Gabriella Navarro singled in the fifth and Mariko Stenstedt had a two-run single in the sixth for the Blackberries, but the Pop Tarts were hot down the stretch, putting the game away with a seven-run sixth.