Pleasant Hill Girls Fastpitch Softball
P.H. Panthers 7, Roseville Thunder 1: The Panthers got on the board early when Fiona Walsh drove in Kelsey Rumbaugh in the first inning. Sydney King started a two-run rally when she singled in the second, and eventually scored on Chloe Whiting's RBI double. Camille Campbell also scored and put the Panthers up 4-0 after five innings. The Panthers clung to a 4-1 lead and worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the sixth, thanks to a crucial double play turned by Olivia Cannizzo, Abby Morris and Kailey Meyer. Tricia Leong started and pitched six strong innings with three strikeouts. Victoria Plato pitched the seventh inning and closed out her third game of the day with a strikeout.
P.H. Panthers 5, Folsom Freedom 4: Tricia Leong and Kelsey Rumbaugh both singled and scored in a two-run first inning. In the second inning, Olivia Cannizzo hit a two-out single and scored on Abby Morris' second run-scoring single in as many innings. Emily Howie went 2 for 3 with a run, and Jillian Kefer had two nice catches in right field. Sydney King started in the circle and struck out three batters over four innings, and in the final inning, Victoria Plato worked out of a bases-loaded jam by striking out the final batter.
P'H. Panther 4, Amador Mustangs 2: The Panthers jumped out to 2-0 lead when Madi Bellew stole second and scored in the first inning, and Kailey Meyer drove in Victoria Plato in the second inning. In the bottom of the sixth, with the scored tied 2-2 Chloe Whiting singled and came around to score on Olivia Cannizzo's bunt single. Abby Morris plated her for an insurance run with an RBI single as the Panthers held on to advance to the semifinal round.
P.H. Panthers 7, Roseville Thunder 4: Emily Howie crushed a grand slam to left field for an early 4-0 lead. Late in the game, Jillian Kefer made a nice grab on a low throw at first base, which saved two runs from scoring. Sydney King pitched the first three innings and recorded three strikeouts. With the scored tied, Chloe Whiting and Fiona Walsh both plated runs with base hits. Abby Morris went a perfect 2 for 2 and also scored two runs.
P.H. Panthers 15, Spirit of Morgan Hill 3: Olivia Cannizzo went 2 for 3 and drove in three runs, while teammate Victoria Plato went 2 for 2, scored twice, and also drove in three runs. Tricia Leong added two hits and pitched three strong innings. Madi Bellew doubled and Camille Campbell scored the final run of the game.
Auburn Storm 7, P.H. Panthers 5: After trailing 6-1 early, the Panthers battled back behind Kailey Meyer and Fiona Walsh, who both went 2 for 2 with several RBIs. Tricia Leong doubled and scored on Emily Howie's RBI single, and Chloe Whiting added an RBI single.