Making school history one game at a time
By Tej Bhasin, The Standard
On April 12, Leah Krivitsky (‘17) and Caitlyn Rivera (‘17) became the first Sierra Canyon softball players to sign their national letter of intent: Rivera to Chestnut Hill, and Krivitsky to Rhode Island.
With these two commits on their team and a talented set of juniors, the team is ranked first in the Gold Coast League with a league record of 8-1, and an overall record of 17-5-1. They also beat Paraclete for the first time in school history.
Now, the team is predicted to win the CIF SS Division 6 Championship by The Daily News.
“We have a good amount of talent with the players we have this year. I think we are meeting our expectations so far, … making it to CIF is definitely achievable,” Head Coach Regina Jorgenson said.
As a team, the team has held a batting average of .412, substantially above the national average, according to Maxpreps. They have also hit a total of 30 homeruns, with freshman Janae Weise (‘20 ) leading the way with 14 of them. The team has also stolen 46 bases, with Sarah Schneider (‘19) having stole 17 of them, according to Maxpreps.
The team’s lone loss of the league season came against Paraclete on March 10 by a score of 8-3. They avenged this loss on April 12 by a score of 15-5, beating Paraclete for the first time in school history.
The team’s lone grand slam of the season was hit by Lily Tucker (‘20) during the team’s 21-1 win against Viewpoint on April 24.