High-SchoolCalifornia: Brooke Coates

Cal-Hi Sports Softball State Stat Stars

April, 12, 2012
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It’s a 5-for-5 bonanza led by Exeter’s Brooke Coates and Fresno Edison’s Alma Ibarra. This week’s honor roll also includes a salute to state’s winningest coach as he earns 900th all-time triumph.

Note: We’re proud once again to collect weekly writeups of the most significant individual high school softball totals in California. We use these as the basis for updating the state record book, which has been published seven times, most recently in the spring of 2009. To report a state stat star of your own, please email highlights to Mark.Tennis@espn.com.

(After games of Saturday, April 7; includes some games as of Wednesday, April 11; Contributing: Bob Barnett, Mark Tennis)

Vanessa Alvarez (Archbishop Mitty, San Jose)
The Cal-bound Monarchs’ ace opened the Livermore Stampede with a five-inning perfect game in a 10-0 win over California of San Ramon. Despite getting roughed up by Amador Valley in a 8-1 loss in the semis, she still had solid numbers from the circle and at the plate. At the plate leading off, she was 10-for-18 with three doubles, two RBIs, five runs scored, a walk and three stolen bases.

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