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Amador Valley softball rolls to NorCal No. 1

April, 9, 2012
California high school softball,Livermore StampedeHarold Abend/ESPNHSAmador Valley won its last two games at the Livermore Stampede by combined score of 19-1.
Dons roll past Mitty and Livermore to win Livermore Stampede and will now close in on being No. 1 in the state after top-ranked Norco falls at Michelle Carew Classic.

After her performance in the 18th Annual Livermore Stampede, there’s a new queen of Northern California high school softball and her name is Johanna Grauer from Amador Valley of Pleasanton.

The championship game of the Stampede was played at 7:15 p.m. last Saturday, but to softball aficionados and for rankings purposes, the 3 p.m. semifinal between Cal-Hi Sports No. 3 Archbishop Mitty (San Jose) and No. 7 Amador Valley was the game of the day.

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Cal-Hi Sports Girls State Stat Stars

April, 6, 2012
Sophomore who already has committed to UCLA goes on hitting tear. Also landing on this week’s honor roll for softball is a girl from San Diego who went 8-for-9 and tossed a perfect game in a doubleheader.

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, March 31; includes some games as of Wednesday, April 4; Contributing: Bob Barnett, Mark Tennis)

Valerie Aguilar (Montebello)
She puts her name into the state record book by collecting three triples in a 7-3 victory last Saturday over Garfield of Los Angeles. Aguilar also went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a triple last Saturday in a different game as the Oilers beat Bellflower 15-6. Earlier in the week, Aguilar also had a 4-for-4 outing against San Gabriel. Teammate April Marquez also will get her name into the state record book due to a performance from earlier in the season when she ripped four doubles in a game against El Rancho of Pico Rivera.

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