SOFTBALL: All-CIF Selections, Dockins Division 1 Player of the Year


Norco pitcher Taylor Dockins is the CIF-SS Division 1 Player of the Year.

The CIF Southern Section released its all-CIF teams with Norco pitcher Taylor Dockins earning Division 1 Player of the Year honors. Dockins set a new CIF-SS record with 108 career wins while guiding the Cougars to the Division 1 championship game.

Murrieta Mesa hurler Autumn Pease earned the D3 award with Rams coach Antonio Romero taking home the coach of the year honors.

Check out the complete list of All-CIF softball teams:



SOFTBALL: Norco Pitcher Taylor Dockins named Gatorade National POY

Two-time Olympic softball pitcher Jennie Finch surprises senior Taylor Dockins (Norco High School; Norco, Calif.) with the 2016-17 Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year award Wednesday, June 7, 2017. (Photo Credit/Gatorade).


Norco softball pitcher Taylor Dockins got more than just her usual coffee at Xpresso Urban Cafe in Corona on Wednesday morning.

Greeting Dockins as her barista was none other than USA Softball legend Jennie Finch who presented Dockins with the Gatorade National Player of the Year Award.

Dockins, who already earned the Gatorade State Player of the Year Award, finished 33-1 her senior season and guided Norco to the CIF Southern Section Division 1 Finals.

Dockins will join us on The Inland_Sports Show this Saturday at 11am.

Photos Courtesy: Gatorade

SOFTBALL: Los Alamitos spoils Norco’s bid for Perfect Season

The Norco Cougars rattled off 33 consecutive wins this season, but their “first-and-only” loss of the season would come against Los Alamitos in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 championship game in Irvine. Norco fell by a final score of 3-1; spoiling the Cougars pursuit of a perfect season.

Check out the Inland_Sports Channel for highlights from the CIF-SS D1 Finals:

SOFTBALL: Murrieta Mesa wins title on Walk-Off Homer!

Zoey Clark crushed a walk-off, two-run homer in the eighth inning to give Murrieta Mesa its first CIF Southern Section title with a 3-1 victory against Hart in the Division 3 Finals.

Check out the Inland_Sports Channel on YouTube for highlights of the Rams’ championship win:

SOFTBALL: Norco, Riverside Poly each reach CIF-SS Championship games

The Riverside Poly softball team defeated Dana Hills 6-4 to reach the CIF Southern Section Division 2 championship game at Barber Park in Irvine.

The Lady Bears will collide with Camarillo for the CIF-SS D2 championship.

Nikki Calderon delivered a big two-run base hit and Savannah Favre added a two-run, inside-the-park home run in the Poly victory against the Dolphins.

The only other time Poly won a CIF-SS softball title came back in 2004.

The Norco Cougars (33-0) remains undefeated after reaching the CIF-SS Division 1 Finals after a 11-7 victory against Grand Terrace in the semifinals.

Norco will take on Los Alamitos for the CIF-SS D1 championship at Deanna Manning Stadium in Irvine.

In Division 3, Murrieta Mesa will hook-up with Hart for the CIF-SS title. The Rams blanked Fullerton 3-0 in the semifinals.

Grand Terrace Softball, Charger Girl Taylor on The Inland_Sports Show (5-27-17)

Pep Fernandez, Geoff Gorham, and the Inland_Sports crew break down the latest on the CIF Southern Section baseball and softball playoffs.
The Grand Terrace Titans softball team joins us LIVE in-studio to preview their semifinal showdown with undefeated Norco.
Plus, Riverside native Taylor has made the LA Charger Girls squad.