Pleasant Hill Softball
P.H. Panthers 5, Sunnyvale Shockwave 3: The Panthers trailed by three runs but rallied to take the lead and secure the championship victory.
Chloe Whiting started the rally with a triple and eventually scored on Olivia Cannizzo's bunt.
Victoria Plato had a two-run single that plated Fiona Walsh for the tying run, and in the fourth inning, with two out and two on, Kelsey Rumbaugh ripped a triple down the left field line which scored Madi Bellew for the go-ahead run.
In the sixth inning, catcher Emily Howie started a first to home double play, then with the tying run on base in the seventh, picked off the lead runner on third base.
Sydney King started in the circle and struck out three in three innings.
Tricia Leong came on to pitch the final four innings and struck out three as the Panthers capped an undefeated weekend with their first championship of the summer.
P.H. Panthers 15, Union City Fury 3: Tricia Leong led off the game by launching a home run to left.
Still in the first inning, Victoria Plato crushed a grand slam to put the Panthers up 5-0. With runners on, Jillian Kefer came racing in from right field to make a nice catch and end a Union City rally.
Fiona Walsh drove in two runs with a double in the second, and Kailey Meyer followed with an RBI triple.
Kelsey Rumbaugh went 3 for 3 with three runs, and Camille Campbell scored from second as the Panthers put up five runs in every inning to advance to the finals.
P.H. Panthers 16, Oakland Vipers 0: Olivia Cannizzo started a big inning with an RBI triple to right center. Abby Morris followed with a grand slam to break the game open and Kailey Meyer added a two-run triple. Jillian Kefer and Madi Bellew both singled and scored to cap an 11-run fourth inning.
P.H. Panthers 7, Castro Valley Synergy 5: Tricia Leong led off the game with a solo home run but Castro Valley struck for five runs and the Panthers trailed 5-2 going into the last inning, Chloe Whiting hit a run-scoring double, and Kailey Meyer belted a three-run home run to give the Panthers the lead.
Sydney King singled and scored an insurance run to complete the comeback. Victoria Plato closed out the game pitching the final two innings with two strikeouts.
P.H. Panthers 13, Union City Fury 7: The Panthers jumped out to a 6-0 first inning lead behind Abby Morris, who went 3 for 3 with three runs, and Emily Howie, who went 2 for 2 with two RBI. Camille Campbell doubled down the left field line to start a four-run rally which broke the game open.
Chloe Whiting and Fiona Walsh both followed with run scoring hits. Sydney King, 3 for 3, capped the scoring with an RBI single.