Pleasant Hill Baseball Association
Los Gatos Magic 7, PH Panthers 1: Kailey Meyer's RBI single plated Fiona Walsh for an early lead, but the Panthers ran out of gas after playing three consecutive games in the heat. Madi Bellew made a nice catch in right to prevent a run from scoring and she also pitched the final inning.
PH Panthers 5, Almaden Lightning 4: The Panthers struck first when Chloe Whiting scored on Kailey Meyer's base hit. Victoria Plato followed with a triple for an early 2-0 Panthers lead. Jillian Kefer made a nice catch in righ and also threw out a runner at first base. Down 4-3, Kelsey Rumbaugh and Fiona Walsh both singled and scored in the fifth inning to give the Panthers the lead. Pitcher Tricia Leong held on for the win and pitched all seven innings, with three strikouts, as the ninth seeded Panthers knocked off the number one seed to advance to the semifinals.
PH Panthers 14, Rohnert Park Rebels 0: The Panthers scored early and often as they avenged an earlier loss to jump out of the first round. Abby Morris lead the way going 4 for 4 with four runs scored, and Kelsey Rumbaugh went 3 for 4 and with three RBI. Olivia Cannizzo and Kailey Meyer both went 2 for 3 with three runs scored to pace the offense. Tricia Leong and Victoria Plato each chipped in wiuth run scoring hits. Sydney King pitched the shutout and struck out three. King also hit a two-run triple to capp the scoring.
PH Panthers 6, Santa Rosa Hackers 5: Down 5-0 in the final inning, Camille Campbell reached base and stole home for the first run. Sydney King and Abby Morris, both 2 for 2, also scored in the final inning. Chloe Whiting drove in the tying run with a single, and Olivia Cannizzo stole home to complete the dramatic come-from-behind victory.