El Estoque

Girls softball: Weak offense in first league game leads to no-hitter

Girls softball: Weak offense in first league game leads to no-hitter

Karen Feng

March 13, 2013

Varsity softball team struggles to unite and continues five-game losing streak Read More »...

Girls softball: Initial gap in score leads to loss for Matadors

Girls softball: Initial gap in score leads to loss for Matadors

Angela Liu

May 4, 2012

Despite defeating Los Gatos High School at their April 28 game, the varsity softball home game against the Wildcats ended in defeat on May 1. After a brief lead during the start of the game, the score tipped out of the girls’ favor and did not come back. “There was a lack of focus. Maybe [we were] overconfident, potentially,” head coach Ray Teixeira said. A combination of hard hits and tough defense from LGHS made it ...

Girls softball: Strong defense holds off Mustangs 4-2

Girls softball: Strong defense holds off Mustangs 4-2

Nona Penner

April 29, 2012

On April 26, the Matadors played against the Mustangs, the second-highest ranked team in the De Anza softball league and won 4-2. Carrying over strong defense from their April 24 game against Palo Alto High School, the Matadors made quick work of the innings with smooth defensive plays. With the score tied 2-2 from the second inning ...

Girls softball: Walkoff hit leads to 1-0 win over Palo Alto

Girls softball: Walkoff hit leads to 1-0 win over Palo Alto

Nona Penner

April 25, 2012

At the end of the seventh inning, the score was still scoreless. Stellar defensive plays by the Matadors kept the Palo Alto High School Vikings from scoring any runs, yet the girls were unable to put themselves on the scoreboard, either. It took one hour and forty-five minutes and eight innings before...

Girls softball: Late turnaround unable to earn victory

Girls softball: Late turnaround unable to earn victory

Nona Penner

April 7, 2012

Despite consistent pitching and solid hits, girls softball could not overtake the lead the Santa Clara High School Bruins accumulated in the first inning. The Matadors had all bases loaded several times throughout the game, but unfortunately those opportunities were missed, allowing the Bruins to chip away steadily at t...

Girls softball: Late Wilcox run in the 6th leads to 2-3 loss

Girls softball: Late Wilcox run in the 6th leads to 2-3 loss

Nona Penner

March 27, 2012

The ending score was tied up for most of the game between the Matadors and the Wilcox Chargers. In the last inning, the Matadors had a lead-off hit by senior Clarissa Wells with the top of the order batting next. However, they could not string together hits, and while Wells was on third base poised to...

Fastballing past the Rams

Fastballing past the Rams

Emily Vu

March 25, 2010

Varsity girl's softball defeats Willow Glen 4-3 Read More »...