Island sports: Alameda Girls Softball Association update
Games week ending April 24, 2010
This division does not score games
Bowzer’s Pizza Blue Jays vs. Oakland Pink Panthers
The Alameda Blue Jays hosted Oakland’s Pink Panthers on Saturday, and played an excellent game. Lefty Lola Deibert made several excellent plays on infield grounders, Abby Stoller cracked two base hits, and Annie Burrows had her longest hardest hit of the season.
Douglas S. Mitchell, DMD Red Robins vs. Alameda Theatre Blue Jays
The Red Robins had their best defensive game yet. In the first, Sarah Leong made a great stop and beat the baserunner to third. Kathleen Ohno added two more outs at second, and made the play of the game with a great catch of a fly ball in the last inning. Both girls also had solid at-bats. Sophia Middleton and Patricia Penalver added nice hits, and Ella Rossi ended the game with a sharp grounder up the middle.
SMART Phone & Photo Red Hot Chili Peppers 11, Boxing Oakland Kangaroos 1
The Chili Peppers continued to score runs as they defeated the Kangaroos 11-0. Four pitchers combined for the shutout. Annika Stenstedt led the hitting attack with two doubles. Megan Stilling, Rosie Saxton and Sarah McCarthy each contributed with run-scoring singles as well. The Peppers remain undefeated.
Richard Tabor, DDS Blue Angels 8, Little House Cafe Water Bees 3
The Blue Angels built up an early 7-0 lead after two innings. Nicole Prislin and Jackie Lim started the rallies each with a pair of hits. Hailey Tolbert and Katie Gee each drove in three runs to fuel the offense. Caroline Bridges worked out of a bases loaded jam with three strikeouts in the second inning. The Water Bees broke up the shutout with three runs in the last inning before Briana St. Denis closed out the game.
Carroll Construction Cyclones 4, San Lorenzo Pink Panthers 0
The 8U Carroll Construction Cyclones lost a tough 4-0 game to the San Lorenzo Pink Panthers. Julianne McKenna slashed a base hit early in the game and played outstanding defense in the infield. Lauren Hubbs worked the counts at the plate, and played tough third base. Olivia Low smashed a single to start the game, while Tori Eichel’s infield single and Iris McMillan’s solid hit up the middle kept the team competitive through all four innings.
Tucker’s Ice Cream/Advanced Health Chiropractic Green Dragonflies 4, San Lorenzo Green Machine 1
Isabelle Brown-Lyden scored two runs for the Green Dragonflies. Emma Tillman and Kaelin Griggs each scored a run. Maddie Turner contributed with a solid pitching performance in the first inning. Marina Donovan had two excellent innings at shortstop. All the Green Dragonflies played excellent defense in holding the Green Machine to one run.
Barbara Galera, DDS Lightning Bolts 5, Oakland Thunder Penguins 4
The Lightning Bolts showed their resolve in a very close game against a tough Mighty Penguins team. Jane Rausser and Sally Parsons both had doubles to lead the offense. Allie Cvitanovic, Claire Tajima, and Sydney Williams helped keep the score within reach with their excellent pitching and defense. Danielle Yee had a defensive gem in the fifth inning to help preserve the victory.
Pink Panthers Danish Interiors/McDonald’s 11, Seven Salon Junior Mints 7
The Pink Panthers showed strong pitching by Shannon Regan and clutch hitting by Kiara Proctor to pull away from the Seven Salon/Shoreline McDonald’s Junior Mints for an 11-7 victory on Sunday afternoon. For the Junior Mints, Angelina Anderson recovered from injury to step back into the batter’s box and drive a single to left. Both Jordan Cenidoza and Caroline Liu also had strong showings, as each pitched a shutout inning and scored two runs.