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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Girls softball loses season opener against Burroughs High School

Charlie Seymour April 9, 2021

The softball team lost 30-0 in its season opener against Burroughs High School Thursday at home. Shoshie Bernstein ’22 said sees the loss as a catalyst within the team to get better. “The game yesterday...

KAT IN THE SOFTBALL HAT: Shortstop Kat Swander ’19 prepares to hit in the 7-0 loss against Alemany High School on March 12. The squad is currently 1-1 against Alemany this season, beating the Warriors for the first time April 17 in its second matchup.
Credit: Jay Lassiter/Chronicle

Late season upsets over Bishop Alemany and Notre Dame improve Mission League record

William Seymour May 1, 2019

Following a slow 0-4 start to league play, the softball team pulled off three league wins in their last four games and won four of their last six games overall. Coach Brittany Moeai said that she...

Credit: Jay Lassiter/Chronicle

Wolverines Only: Keila McCabe

Keila McCabe May 1, 2019

Waking up on game day is the best feeling in the world. There is nothing like putting on my white long-sleeve Harvard-Westlake softball shirt and packing my red hair ribbon for our game after school....

Credit: Zack Schwartz/Chronicle

Wolverines Only: Cypress Toomey

Cypress Toomey March 20, 2019

I believe sports have the power to connect people like little else can: from championships to heartbreaks, long bus rides to brutal conditioning, every member of the team is engaged and connected. While...

Season cut short after weak finish

Saba Nia June 2, 2018

Despite aiming for higher results, the girls’ varsity softball team finished its run at CIF Playoffs with a loss to Templeton in the quarter-finals Thursday, but secured a 7-1 league record and became...

Maitlyn Fletcher ’21 reaches for a ball while warming up in preparation for their match against Marlborough. Printed with the permission of Woo Sim.

Focus on goals earns Softball early wins

Saba Nia April 24, 2018

Following a strong season last year, the girls’ softball team has defeated key rivals to hold a 3-0 league record and is currently on the hunt for another league championship. After becoming Mission...

Softball squad goes undefeated in league

Zachary Swartz May 10, 2017

The softball squad defeated Marymount by a score of 12-0 on May 10, the team's Senior Night. The victory moved the team to 8-0 in league as they won the Sunshine League championship. Five seniors were...

Softball falls in playoff loss

Elly Choi May 30, 2016

After defeating Montclair High School 7-6 on May 17, the softball team fought its way into the first round of the CIF playoffs. However, the girls’ season came to an end in a tough loss on May 19 against...

Hailey de la Vara 17 winds up for a pitch during the Wolverines game against Windward.  Credit: Adam Yu/ Chronicle.

Q&A with Hailey de la Vara ’17

Eli Adler May 26, 2016

When and how did you start playing softball?  How long have you been playing for?  I started playing softball when I was eight years old. At first, I was kind of forced into playing since I had an older...

Pitcher Hailey De La Vara 17 winds up during a league game against Windward. Credit: Adam Yu/Chronicle

Softball team thrives under new leadership

Carina Marx April 15, 2016

The varsity softball team, coming off of a rough season last year with a 2-15-1 overall record and a 0-8 league record under previous program head Claire Rietmann-Grout, has had a much better season with...

Girls’ softball starts season strong

Elly Choi March 13, 2016

With a change in leadership in the softball program, the squad started off its season with a 2-2 record. After previous head softball coach Claire Rietmann-Grout stepped down from her coaching duties...

Varsity softball coach Rietmann-Grout steps down

Chronicle Staff October 6, 2015

Head Varsity Softball Coach Claire Rietmann-Grout is stepping down from her coaching duties after one year with the team. Before coaching at Harvard-Westlake, Rietmann-Grout played collegiate softball...

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