WITH CONTRIBUTIONS FROM RCGSL ALUMS, WOODSIDE WILDCATS ADVANCE TO CCS QUATERFINALS
With a thrilling, late inning come from behind win over Branham (San Jose), the Woodside Wildcats varsity softball team advanced to the CCS quarterfinals. The quarterfinal game will be played Saturday at 12 noon at Hawes Park against conference rival and #3 seed Hillsdale. Former RCGSL players playing include Samantha Carlos, Kaitlyn Grech, Hannah Blomdahl, Gianna McCrystal, Ariana Presotto, Alex Torres and recent JV callup Isabella Mas. In addition, Woodside's first year head coach Justine Fortes previously served as head coach of an RCGSL Wicked 14s team.
In addition to the Woodside-Hillsdale game, there will be two other CCS quarterfinal games at Hawes on Saturday. At 10 a.m., Notre Dame Belmont will take on Mills and at 2 p.m. Carlmont will face Mountain View.
Our spring rec season ends this week with the Majors and Minors championship games. Schedule is as follows:
Majors: Monday May 18 6 p.m. at Hawes Park - Aftershock vs Fireballz
Minors: Tuesday May 19 6 p.m. at Woodside HS JV field - Eliminators vs Spitfire
Congrats to all four teams for reaching the championship. Please come out and support your friends and teammates. Majors game is 7 innings with no time limit and minors game is 6 innings with no time limit - the runs per inning and mercy rules apply as in the regular season. Home team is determined by a pregame coin flip - field prep is a shared responsibility for both teams. Minors game has been moved to JV field as varsity season is continuing with CCS playoffs.
Hawes Park - 9 a.m. #6 seed Grape Balls of Fire at #3 seed Shadows
Hawes Park - 11 a.m. #5 seed (Stingers) at #4 seed (Blue Angels)
Woodside HS Varsity field - 1 p.m. 3/6 winner at #2 seed Eliminators
Woodside HS Varsity field - 3 p.m. 4/5 winner at #1 seed Spitfire
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Tuesday May 19 - 6 p.m. at Woodside HS Varsity Field
By virtue of Eliminators 11-10 win over Shadows last night, Shadows, Blue Angels and Stingers all finish 5-10. Shadows get 3rd seed due to best record head to head with other two teams (4-2), Blue Angels get 4th seed (3-3 vs Shadows and Stingers) and Stingers get 5th seed (2-4 vs Blue Angels and Shadows).