Basketball St. Anthony

TONIGHT: St. Anthony Hosts St. John Bosco In Open Division Clash

On the surface, there isn’t a ton at stake when St. Anthony hosts St. John Bosco boys’ basketball in an Open Division clash tonight at 7 p.m. in the Jack Errion Gym. Both teams are 0-2 in pool play and have been eliminated from contention for winning the pool and advancing to the Open Division […]

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2020 Long Beach Softball Season Preview

Moore League softball is going to be unpredictable and look a little different in 2020, with the top teams incorporating strong freshman classes full of talent. Lakewood Millikan Wilson Long Beach Poly Cabrillo Jordan Compton St. Anthony 2019 Long Beach softball VIDEOS   Support The562.org Long Beach State Softball Season Preview 2020

Lakewood Softball

Softball Preview: Lakewood Loaded With More Talent

The Lakewood Lancers got redemption and retook the Moore League championship last season after losing its five-year title streak in 2018. Lakewood has now won 10 of the last 12 league championships, and it’s looking to repeat with a confident class of seniors leading the way. “Not only is it just Lakewood, and we’re known […]

Millikan Softball

Softball Preview: Millikan Ready For Rebuilding Mode

The Millikan Rams and fourth-year coach Akemi Fleming have their work cut out for them this season with seven freshmen on the roster. “We’re kind of in a rebuilding stage right now,” Fleming said. “We had the most travel ball players at our summer camp since I’ve been here. We usually have a handful of […]

Softball Wilson

Softball Preview: Wilson Banking On Strong Leaders

The Wilson Bruins are coming off a CIF-SS Division 3 semifinal appearance, and are excited to incorporate versatile freshmen Kaden Marsee, Juliana Babore and Caitlyn Almquist into an experienced team with good leaders. “I feel like I have to be more of a leader on the field,” senior Sinclair Lawhorn (pictured) said. “If I strike […]

Long Beach Poly Softball

Softball Preview: LB Poly Bringing Positive Vibes To Season

The Poly Jackrabbits are trying to break into the top half of the Moore League softball standings for the first time in a decade. Third-year head coach Elizabeth Sanches is hoping a positive attitude and strong bond throughout her lineup can help her team make history. “So much of this game is mental,” Sanches said. […]

Cabrillo Softball

Softball Preview: Cabrillo Starting Over With Familiar Coach

Just like the Cabrillo baseball team, the softball squad has been forced to deal with a late offseason coaching change. Also like baseball, it’s a familiar face taking over. Girls’ athletic director Denise Sarno returned to be the interim coach three weeks before the season. She was the coach for the first seven seasons of […]

Jordan Softball

Softball Preview: Jordan Trying To Reach Playoff Level

Jordan second-year coach Richard Gonzales is trying to get rid of “average play” in his program with the help of captains Esmeralda Hernandez, Macey Chavira and Junior Ale. Hernandez was First-Team All-Moore League last season, and Chavira (pictured) is a three-year varsity player. “We’re feeling much more confident than we did last year,” Chavira said. […]

Softball St. Anthony

Softball Preview: St. Anthony Ready For Return To Top

Injuries hampered St. Anthony softball while going 16-8 last season, so the Saints are motivated to make a run in the CIF-SS playoffs again with 13 returners and seven returning starters on the roster. The Saints won the 2017 CIF Southern Section Division 6 championship, but only has one playoff win in the last two […]

Compton Softball

Softball Preview: Compton Trying To Set Things Straight

Compton is trying to find some positive momentum this year with a rededication to the program as a whole. “I think we’re going to do better than we did in prior years,” senior captain Nelly Rivas (pictured) said. “Maybe we’re not going to win every game. But I think that we’re going to be playing […]