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Swing, Batter: Morgan Hill ’26 takes a swing at the ball during a home game against La Salle High School on Feb. 21. The team won 10-0.

Freshman class of five helps softball team to best start in years

Nathan Wang March 22, 2023

The softball team started the season looking to improve after finishing 2-16 last year. The team is 2-2 following a 20-9 win against Marymount High School on March 7.  Head Coach Leesa Harris said the...

Softball Suffers Defeat Against Alemany High School

Alex Hahn May 4, 2021

The softball team continued to struggle during its season, suffering another defeat by Alemany High School on May 4 with a score of 2-19. The squad’s overall record now stands at 0-5 and their league...

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: 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...

Softball coach steps up

Ryan Kim August 31, 2017

New Head Coach Brittany Moeai looks to lead the softball team with her playing experience and fresh perspective on the game . Moeai attended Carson High School where she played Varsity Softball. As a...

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...

Softball eliminated from CIF playoffs

Carina Marx May 19, 2016

The softball team was eliminated from CIF playoffs after a 10-0 loss against Gahr today. This is after coming off of a close 7-6 win May 17 against Monclair. Gahr was third seed, and the Wolverines were...

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...

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