Pleasanton Girls Softball League
Major Black Division
Central Painting 7, A2 Technologies 6 For Central Painting, Sabrina Heinitz struck out two batters in two innings to hold off A2 Technologies. Heinitz also scored a run and made two defensive plays for outs at third base. Kayla Kitchen paced the offense with two hits and two RBI, while Sarah Sullivan stole three bases and scored a run.
Minor Black Division
Securities America, Inc. 10, Protein Simple 5: For Securities America, Kannon Phipps and Makenna Luke shared pitching duties and were backed by strong defense from Hannah Kramer. Offensively, Caroline Shimy led the way with a key double. For Protein Simple, Julia Novi and Isabella Restani shared the pitching duties and Sydney Walsh anchored the defense with two brilliant catches in the outfield. Kristen Gonzales led the offense with a base hit and Valeria Colon-Torres stole home.
Minor Teal Division
Logo Boss 6, Kaelin Construction, Inc. 3: Emma Hodges hit a home run to give Logo Boss the lead and they held on with strong defense for the win. Sage Smith was dominate behind the dish, and Sarah Gerber turned in several nice plays in the field. For Kaelin Construction, Jessie Simonson (2 for 3) and Hannah Cho (2 for 2) led the offense. Caitlyn Rodriguez also contributed a key base hit.
Association Management Solutions 5, WomanInjuredAtWork.com 5: Association Management Solutions started the game off with strong fielding by Katie Jones and a key base hit from Lily Marlais. Pitcher Emma Seit kept the game close and recorded several strike outs. For WomanInjuredAtWork.com, Valerie McKeever and Megan Rovira shared pitching duties, while teammate Bayleigh Baldwin led the offense.
Association Management Solutions 11, Kaelin Construction, Inc. 0: For Association Management Solutions, Eleanor McCarthy hit a two-run double and catcher Kristina Cuevas aded several big hits. Minami Smallheiser anchored the defense with two pop fly catches. For Kaelin Construction, Aoife Kennedy and Corey Timby pitched well. Becca Stumbo was strong from behind the dish.
Mini Teal Division
Leslie Wolf State Farm 6, Handles Gastropub 5: For Leslie Wolf State Farm, Sammy Simon was strong in the circle. Teammates Chloe Yeagly and Emily Simon combined for a key out at first base. Kaylie Nathan led the offense with two big hits.
SENS Research Foundation 5, Voxeleron 1: SENS Research Foundation were led by Emily Holling's two hits and two RBI. Natalie Maedler also added two hits and scored a run. Samaan Beliakoff pitched well and recorded six strike outs.
B&S Hacienda Auto Body 6, Handles Gastropub 4: For B&S Hacienda Auto Body, Keira O'Brien turned in two great plays at second base and also contributed multiple hits. Natalie Fan started the game and Maura Wiley closed it out with several shut out innings. For Handles Gastropub, Amya Mennitti paced the offense with two doubles and two RBI. Sydney Voorhees anchored the defense, recording four putouts, while Sanika Newadkar kept the game close in her pitching debut. Newadkar also helped her own cause with two hits at the plate.
Richert Lumber and Ace Hardware vs. Uncle Credit Union: Top players for Richert Lumber and Ace Hardware were Elizabeth Foster, Sarah Price and Julia Wanis. For Uncle Credit Union, Elah Case, Thea Degroots and Natalie Knost were the top players.
Tim McGuire/Alain Pinel Realtors vs. 4LEAF, Inc.: Top players for Tim McGuire/Alain Pinel Realtors were Karina Badger, Maya Lotti and Isabella Wyrough. Annika Books, Kameia Deperio and Aurora Nicolas were top players for 4Leaf, Inc.
Tim McGuire/Alain Pinel Realtors vs. Active Family Magazine: For Tim McGuire/Alain Pinel Realtors, Jaylah Avalos, Kassidy Dang and Lexi Esquivel were top players. For Active Family Magazine, Greyson Keenan, MacKinze Meyers and Stella Short were top players.
Girls 10U-Division 1
Pleasanton Rage Orange 1, Walnut Creek 0: The 10U Rage Orange started off the season with a 1-0 shutout victory on the road over Walnut Creek on April 28. In the first half, both teams struggled to find the net. Rage players Paige Morgan, Kiana Tahmassebi, Alana Owens, Kaitlyn Lemus and Andrea Castillo pressed the attack but could not convert. The second half continued in a similar fashion with Rage defenders Olivia Soble, Kelly Queen, Alura Hagan, Ava Hofstede and Samantha Riter aggressively clearing the ball, until Paige Morgan found the angle and converted on for what would be the game-winning goal with 10 minutes left to play. Rage goalie Tasha Laberge-Shusterman made several difficult stops in the shutout.