Pleasanton Girls Softball League
The Pleasanton Phantom 12C team went undefeated to win San Jose's Twister Classic, rallying for an 11-10 triumph in the championship game against Almaden Lightning.
Cameron Perez's double drove in Kannon Phipps for the winning run in walk-off fashion. Phipps reached on an RBI double that scored Syd West, who belted a two-run triple to spark the rally and bring home Allie McElroy and Molly Perez.
Meghann Klein's pitching was also complemented by the offensive help from Kate Inman (2 for 2, double), Emma Garman (two walks, run) and Aynslee Roberts (single).
Phantom reached the final after a 15-0 rout of the Pleasant Hill Panthers, highlighted by Syd West's three-run triple. Roberts pitched the shutout. Also keying the offense were Isabella Fragomelli (3 for 3, 2 R), Inman (2 for 3, 2 R), Hailey Hayes (2 for 3, 2 R), and Phipps (3 R).
Garman, Roberts and Angelica Alger had triples in an 11-5, comeback win over the West Valley Stompers. Alger also scored two runs in a 5-4 win over Santa Clara, and Phipps hit a three-run triple in a 24-3 victory against Palo Alto.
Phantom openend the tourney with an 8-4 win over Almaden. Cameron Perez's base hit ignited a six-run rally that also included RBI singles from Roberts and Hayes.
The 10U Pleasanton Phantom softball team continued its summer campaign by winning the USSSA Pleasanton Bash Tournament.
In the championship game, the Phantom defeated the California Bombers on the strength of a five-run first inning and eventually won 10-2. Pitcher Mia Hildebrand allowed just one hit and struck out six. Both A.J. Molina and Gabby Tobey hit home runs and combined for six RBIs to pace the offense.
The Phantom defeated the AASA Future Stars in the semifinals as Emma Chandler, Jenna Clune and Caelin Cavenaugh had two hits each. Samantha O'Brien scored three runs.
In the first round of elimination games, the Phantom defeated the ABGSL Sting 15-0. Pitcher Emma Chandler allowed just one hit while striking out seven.
In pool play, the Phantom defeated two teams from Lathrop, AASA Future Stars-Red and AASA Future Stars-Blue. The Future Stars-Red jumped out to an early lead, but the Phantom rallied for five runs in the fourth inning on key hits from Andrea Greogry, Jenna Clune, Samantha O'Brien and Sophia Youngberg, who each had two hits. Caelin Cavanaugh added a triple and Gabby Tobey added a solo home run to cap the scoring in the come-from-behind victory. Against the Future Stars-Blue, Mia Hildebrand had seven strikouts and allowed one run on three hits in the 5-1 victory. Hannah Kramer had two stolen bases. Emma Chandler, Gabby Tobey and A.J. Molina all scored runs.
Pro Image Studios vs. Richert Lumber Ace Hardware: Colie Armstrong, Jensen Goodwill and Chloe Gronley were top players for Pro Image Studios. Top players for Richert Lumber Ace Hardware were Lydia Frey, Marissa Schaeffer and Claire Yung.
Pro Image Studios vs. Richert Lumber Ace Hardware: Top players for Pro Image Studios were Haley Madsen and Charlotte Santana. Laura Droppo, Katie Musil and Julia Wanis were top players for Richert Lumber Ace Hardware.
FAST Dolphins 467, Briarhill Barracudas 456: Top swimmers for Briarhill Barracudas (name, age, events): Matteo Naderi (8) Butterfly, Backstroke; Bella Dugorepec (11) Freestyle and Butterfly; Joshua Ko (12) Butterfly, Individual Medley; Isabelle Townsend (14) Freestyle, Butterfly, Individual Medley; Andrew Voit (14) Freestyle, Individual Medley; Cole Melloch (17) Freestyle, Butterfly, Individual Medley.
Top swimmers for FAST Dolphins: Landon Kenney (6) Freestyle, Butterfly, Backstroke; Katie Salonga (8) Freestyle, Backstroke; Darragh Kennedy (9) Butterfly, Individual Medley; Katrina Terpstra (10) Freestyle, Individual Medley; McKenna Moura (15) Individual Medley, Backstroke.
Club Sports 546, Briarhill 410: Top swimmers for Briarhill Barracudas: Ryan Burdusis (6) Freestyle, Butterfly; Ryan Hair (14) Freestyle, Breaststroke; Isabelle Townsend (14) Butterfly, Individual Medley; Corey Dickson (17) Butterfly, Individual Medley; Peter Rondum (15) Breaststroke, Backstroke.
Top swimmers for Club Sport Tidal Waves: Alexandra Hawthorne (6) Freestyle, Breaststroke; Angelina Nodora (8) Freestyle, Butterfly; Olivia Joung (10) Butterfly, Breaststroke, Individual Medley; Tristan Lalonde (10) Freestyle, Butterfly, Individual Medley; Stevie Aronson (11) Freestyle, Butterfly, Individual Medley; Jonathan Ye (12) Butterfly, Breaststroke, Individual Medley; Stephanie Aronson (17) Breaststroke, Backstroke; Jocelyn Wei (16) Freestyle, Butterfly, Individual Medley.