Island sports: Alameda Girls Softball update
Games week ending April 17, 2010
This division does not score games
Alameda Theatre BlueJays vs. Bowser’s Pizza Blue Jays
All girls were focused and excited to play. Amazing catches and plays were made by Vicki Anderer and Adella Cho from the pitching circle. Kayla Chang and Cynthia Beall did an excellent job at the plate, smacking the ball down the line for great hits. Kate Hockensmith and Katy Hosokawa remained focused and powerful as well on offense and defense. Thanks Coach Mike for a great game and welcome home Coach Nicole.
Douglas S. Mitchell, DMD Red Robins vs. Firecrackers
The Red Robins played another solid game. Mercy Moyo and Abigail Briganti had great hits to get the offense started. In the field, Sonya Narensky made a very nice stop at third. Ayako Kiener shined as catcher in addition to her good hitting.
Little House Café Water Bees 3 vs. Oakland Kangaroos 1
Vivi McKee pitched the first inning, giving up only one run. The inning ended when Teagan Waterloo made an unassisted double play, and Heather Hennigh scored the first run of the game. Jocelyn Ambrosini got a big hit to keep the rally going in the third inning, and Araceli Sheridan scored the final run on a single by Haley Graybeal. The Waterbees, as always, performed spirited cheers throughout the game, inspiring their teammates to success!
Smart Phone & Photo Red Hot Chili Peppers 10, Golden Flames (Oakland) 1
The undefeated Red Hot Chili Peppers continued to burn it up at the plate, pounding out 10 runs against the Oakland Golden Flames. Leading the hitting attack with three hits apiece were Tiana Bullock, Hailey Hayes and Kaitlyn Ogata. Rowan Esquer and Rosie Saxton each contributed with two hits.
Oakland Bulldogs 5, Tucker’s Ice Cream/Advanced Health Chiropractic Green Dragonflies 0
The Green Dragonflies’ Marcy Jackson had her first hit of the season. Sydney Watt and Isabelle Brown-Lyden also had hits. Lucy Helms pitched well. Both Ella Stiger and Sadie Cevallos contributed with good plays in the outfield. The Green Dragonflies continue to improve their play each week. The Green Dragonflies congratulated each other after the game.
Linda C. Avery, Ph.D. Black Knights 16, Oakland Golden Gloves 7
The host Black Knights were triumphant over the Golden Gloves of Oakland, 16–7, behind the brilliant pitching debut of Victoria Avery. She held the visitors scoreless over two innings while striking out six batters. The game also marked the strong pitching debut of Hallie Marker. Offensively, every Black Knight player reached base with the team combining for 11 hits. Carmen Tajima had a big day, scoring two runs.
Law Offices of Paul F. Mahler Blue Dragons 8, Linda C. Avery, Ph.D. Black Knights 1
Kennedy Miller punched two singles, while Ruby Siltanen, Sarah Mahler, and Helen Montell-Weiland each connected for a single. First base was instrumental with three clutch catches by Mahler, and one by Savannah Mesterhazy. Montell-Weiland snagged a fly ball in left field. Siltanen’s and Miller’s pitching resulted in 10 combined strikeouts. The Blue Dragons’ team effort continues to impress.
Airport Appliance Galaxy 8, Harbor Bay Go Go Geckos 3
While a few weeks off were tough for the Geckos, Amaris Grant had a key hit which drove in the Geckos first run. Alia Morris and Emani Vaughn scored the other two runs for the Geckos. Catchers Alanna Norman and Rachel Wellman were great behind the plate. The Go-Go Geckos vowed to come back stronger and better!
Gallagher & Lindsey Fire Devils 19, Oakland Jitterbugs 12
The Fire Devils celebrated their first victory over the Oakland Jitterbugs. Edyn Garvish hit a homer in the third and Viktoria Gilbert followed it up with a grand slam. Beatrice Levy pitched a no-run inning backed by a strong defense in the fourth. Christine Warren scored from her two singles.
Law Offices of Paul F. Mahler Blue Dragons 11, San Lorenzo Panthers 8
The Blue Dragons extended their winning streak by defeating the Panthers. Stolen bases were an essential factor, with Ellie MacLean contributing three. Helen Montell-Weiland had her first hit of the season with a single, along with Elizabeth Noble getting on the board with a double to left field. Savannah Mesterhazy and Ruby Siltanen added singles. The defense hung tough, playing heads-up ball.
Law Offices of Paul F. Mahler Blue Dragons 9, Barbara Galera, D.D.S. Lightening Bolts 8
The Blue Dragons edged out the win with the entire team coming together to make tough plays. Ruby Siltanen singled twice, and Kimble Helms whacked a triple. Julia Mendelsohn impressed with three steals. Savannah Mesterhazy put the team in the lead by clearing the bases with a grand slam deep into right field, and following it up with a triple.
La Estrellita Cafe Bloo 7, Bayside Specialty Construction Transformers 3
In a Thursday night all-Alameda contest, the Bloo knocked off the Transformers. The Transformers took a first inning 2-0 lead when Dominique Shaver doubled in Alanna Reyes and subsequently scored on Julia Boyden’s double. Dannielle McCarthy singled in the third, ran and stole a couple of bases in the third.
Oakland #1 10, Bayside Specialty Construction Transformers 1
The Transformers lost their rematch game with Oakland #1. Against the tough Oakland defense, Vivienne Saulovich had a hit, and Alanna Reyes scored the lone run on a wild pitch after a walk and two steals. Defensively Dominique Shaver, Dannielle McCarthy, Julia Boyden and others participated in your basic 1-5-4-6-3 double play. Esther McCarthy tied an all-time record with six put outs in her two innings at first base.
Danish Interior/McDonalds Central Pink Panthers 12, Junior Mints 4
Shannon Regan and Tara Toy both went three for three to lead the Pink Panthers attack. Solid pitching by the Panthers’ Regan and Samantha Hugger and key defensive plays by Jackie Carlise and Kiki Proctor held the Junior Mints to a total of four scoreless innings. The Mints threatened in the fourth with a hard single by Sidney Swain and Hanna George’s hit to right field but were unable to stage a comeback.