Lady Flashes Clinch Playoff Spot

On Thursday, May 13th the Lady Flashes Varsity softball team wrapped up their regular season with a nail biter of a game against St. Bonnie, beating them 2-1. The pre game ceremony honoring the seniors started the game with farewells to the 7 young ladies who will be graduating in June. They are Brianna Martinez, Tori Perez, Kelsey MacDonald, Rebecca Vassaur, Amanda Alamillo, Nadia Lomeli, and Kellsie McLain. The team was fired up and ready to win this game, this was a must win situation for both teams to make it to the 2010 CIF playoffs. Lilah Duran started on the mound pitching a great game holding St. Bonnie to only 1 run. McLain closed the game taking the mound in the 5th inning with 2 runners on, no outs , and the # 3,4,and 5 hitters coming up. McLain and the defense were able to stop these players from getting on base, and put them all out,. Going into the 6th inning the score was tied 1-1, McLain was on 1st by a walk with 1 out, Heidi Hinklin gets on base by beating a throw to first and moving McLain over. Chellie Arreguin comes up and grounds out to second but moves our runners over to second and third. With 2 outs Lomeli comes up and hits a single up the middle scoring McLain, and the Lady Flashes go up by one run. Now the top of the 7th inning is here, and the Flashes need just 3 outs. With 2 outs and a runner on 2nd base MacDonald makes a game saving throw to home plate from left field. The runner on second had stolen third base, and then attempted to steal home on an overthrow to 3rd base. The support of the community was amazing at the game, there were so many fans that people had to stand shoulder to shoulder. What a great way for the team to end their regular season play! The Lady Flashes will now head to CIF playoffs next week.

Fillmore JV Softball Final Season Game
May 13th, 2010 Fillmore vs St. Bonventure, Lady Flashes JV defeated the Seraphs for the 2nd time this season 7 - 3 . Game highlights include: Hitting a double each were, Paula Laureano, Candace Stines, and Karrinna Carrillo. Mary Ortiz went 3 for 3 at the plate hitting singles against both the Bonne pitchers. Pitcher Marissa Vasquez pitched 3 innings and hit 2 singles offensively. Pitcher Amber Magana came in the 4th inning and struck out 5 batters and gave up only one hit to close the game for the Flashes.