Did you miss this week in high school softball?
Check out this roundup of girls varsity softball results from around Sacramento, powered by data from high school sports source MaxPreps.
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Monterey Trail overwhelmed by McClatchy
On Monday, April 29, Elk Grove's Monterey Trail Mustangs traveled to Sacramento to face off against the McClatchy Lions. The Lions walked away with a victory, beating the Mustangs soundly, 7-0. The Lions had 11 hits while the Mustangs had just one. The McClatchy Lions hit one home run, adding to their total of five this year. After this success, McClatchy remained undefeated with a conference record of 9-0, while Monterey Trail's record fell to 1-9.
Florin strikes out against West Campus
Monday also saw the Florin Panthers lose to the West Campus Warriors by a score of 15-0 at home. The Warriors had one home run. The loss brought Florin's conference record to 2-6, while West Campus' record rose to 7-1.
Natomas strikes out against Cordova
The Rancho Cordova Cordova Lancers beat the Natomas Nighthawks 26-7 on Tuesday. The Lancers had 12 hits, while the Nighthawks had seven. The win brought Cordova's conference record to 8-1, while Natomas' record fell to 4-4.
West Campus scores 19 runs, smothers Valley
Also on Tuesday, the Valley Vikings visited the West Campus Warriors. They drove home empty-handed: the Valley Vikings lost to the West Campus Warriors by a score of 19-1. The Warriors had 13 hits, while the Valley Vikings had two. The Warriors had three home runs, bringing their season total to 21. The win brought West Campus' conference record to 8-1, while Valley's record fell to 3-6.
Sacramento outmatched by Del Campo
On Tuesday, the Sacramento Dragons hosted the Fair Oaks Del Campo Cougars for a varsity face-off. The Cougars walked away with a win, beating the Dragons soundly, 14-1. The Dragons had six hits while the Del Campo Cougars had 16. The Del Campo Cougars had one home run. This continued a nine-game losing streak for the Dragons, whose record fell to 0-9. Del Campo's record rose to 9-1.
McClatchy edges out River City
Wednesday brought a new round of high school contests, with the McClatchy Lions hosting West Sacramento's River City Raiders. The Lions snuck past the Raiders to claim a 3-2 victory. After this win, McClatchy remained undefeated with a conference record of 10-0 while River City's record fell to 9-1.
Christian Brothers sneak past McClatchy
OnThursday, the McClatchy Lions hosted the Christian Brothers Falcons for a varsity matchup. The Falcons edged out the Lions for a 1-0 victory. The Lions had one hit while the Falcons had six. The loss brought McClatchy's record to 13-4-1 while Christian Brothers' record rose to 15-5-1.
Inderkum outmatched by Yuba City
Also on Thursday, the Yuba City Honkers unseated the Inderkum Tigers by a score of 10-4. The Honkers hit two home runs, bringing their season total to six home runs. The win brought Yuba City's conference record to 9-1, while Inderkum's record fell to 3-8.
Florin flounders against West Campus
Also on Thursday, the Florin Panthers visited the West Campus Warriors. They drove home disappointed: the Panthers lost to the Warriors by a score of 17-1. The Warriors had three home runs to bring their total to 21 this season. The win brought West Campus' conference record to 9-1 while Florin's record fell to 3-7.
Valley yields to Cordova
Thursday also saw the Valley Vikings battle the Rancho Cordova Lancers at home. The Lancers walked away with the 26-0 win. The Vikings had two hits while the Lancers had 21. The Cordova Lancers had two home runs to bring their total to two this year. The loss brought Valley's conference record to 3-7 while Cordova's record rose to 9-1.
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