Baseball Action Still Going
Wasn’t that an unusual late spring night that included rain along with thunder and lightning?
That reminds me of when I was working for a company about ten years ago or so. The company was hosting an event that drew people from all over the world. One night there was an event like last night, with thunder and lightning that was the talk of the next day. For the local people that is. For people from the south and Midwest thought it was pretty funny how we went on about it.
Strangely enough, that early evening the area got hit by a 3.2 earthquake. As you might expect the locals took that in stride, the visitors not so much.
Guess it depends where you’re from.
Now some sport notes.
NORTH-SOUTH BASEBALL SERIES
Two local players made the North team for the North-South series. It’s sponsored by the California Baseball Coaches Association. One hundred and twenty players from Bakersfield to Eureka tried out last week at St Mary’s of Stockton.
The two local players who made the team are juniors Austin Thomason of Petaluma and Josh Lenney of Montgomery.
The event is being played sometime this month at Santa Clara University. More details coming.
ALUMNI GET TOGETHER
They are calling it the first annual Sonoma County Alumni Tournament. It is being played this weekend and will have teams from Cardinal Newman, Elsie Allen, Maria Carrillo, Piner, Rancho Cotate and Piner. There will be three pool games, two on Saturday and one on Sunday and there is also a championship game Sunday Afternoon. Price per player is $50 and the proceeds will go to each High School baseball program. The tournament is being sponsored by the Redwood Empire Baseball League. If you are or know of someone interested contact your high school baseball coach or give Rick Cantor a call at 707-542-1836.
STORY OF THE YEAR
The top five stories of the 2012-13 school year will be coming soon.
One will be posted at a time to stretch the summer out.
If you have your favorite story email me.
To review here were last year’s top five stories to help you remember.
NO. 5—REALIGNMENT FOR THE NBL AND SCL
The announcement was made and the 2012-13 school year was the first year for the “new” NBL and SCL.
NO. 4— RANCHO COTATE AND CASA GRANDE PLAYS AN NCS FOOTBALL CLASSIC
Rancho Cotate won a thriller 42-35 in the second round.
NO. 3—SSU SAMANTH LIPPERD REWRITES THE STRIKEOUT RECORD BOOK
She finished her career this year and added to the rewrite.
NO. 2—MONTGOMERY JASON FRANCI ANNOUNCES THIS WILL BE HIS LAST SEASON
A great career came to an end.
NO. 1—WINDSOR DOMINATES FOOTBALL
First NCS Football Championship and finished the season 14-0.
What is this year’s top five?
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