Black Thunder Sets Tone in Girls Softball

Black Thunder Sets Tone in Girls Softball

The Alameda Girls’ Softball Association season continued to roll along with four contests over the weekend of April 12 and 13.

Some big hits were made in the six-and-under match between the Harbor Bay Realty Thunderbolts and Angel Power. Harbor Bay’s Aurora Stonehouse started things off with a base hit, safe at first, then finished up the second inning with an outstanding turn at bat. The Thunderbolts’ Cheyenne Caina’s strong ground hit later in the game barreled way out to centerfield. The six-and-under game does not keep score.

The Supercats Black Thunder beat the Ross, Sinclaire & Associates Green Goblins 4-2 in a contest on Sunday, April 13. The Thunder set the tone with excellent pitching and hitting, building a four-run lead despite tenacious pitching from Ella Chae and Anne Rosenbaum. The Goblins answered with two runs in the third, led by hits from Clara Milsten and Lola Whalen. In the end the Black Thunder held onto the victory as the Green Goblins left too many runners on base under sunny Alameda skies.

The Next Level Speed Demons took two weeks off before its contest with the Alameda Auto Body Shop Purple Poison, but it did not help on the field as they went down 5-1. The bats were lively in the game as Tess Rogers, Lareina Solis, Ariana Strauser and Taylor Andolsek all had nice hits for the Demons in the 10-and-under match. There was good defense also. Cate Rosenbaum had a nice tag-out in the third inning. Strong field presence was shown by Sophie Eastwood, Annabel Fiero, and Meg Rosenbaum for the Purple Poison.

The Dr. Johnson Royals defeated the Alameda Police Association Red Hot Chilli Peppers in a tight 8-7 contest in the second 10-and-under game. Kayla Chang was a defensive magnet. In the first inning she had all three defensive outs unassisted. Then in the final inning, she played a part in the last two crucial outs. For this, she was awarded one of the game balls. Ashlie Nakano and Kylie Mesterhazy combined for six strikeouts on the mound. Each pitcher also hit a single.
All four contests were played at Krusi Field.