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:

2017 ALL CIF SOFTBALL

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: 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.

SOFTBALL: Grand Terrace hammers Mission Viejo 16-2, will meet Norco in Semis

The Grand Terrace softball team used an 8-run second inning outburst to cruise past Mission Viejo 16-2 in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 quarterfinals. Alycia Flores highlighted the frame with a two-run, inside-the-park homer.

The Titans will travel to undefeated Norco on Tuesday in the CIF-SS Division 1 semifinals. The Cougars stomped Pacifica 20-2 in quarterfinal action.

Look for Grand Terrace on Saturday’s Inland_Sports Show at 11am on Fox Sports 1350AM and LIVE on the Inland_Sports Channel on YouTube.

CIF SOUTHERN SECTION QUARTERFINAL SCORES:

NORCO 20,  PACIFICA 2  (D1)

GRAND TERRACE 16,  MISSION VIEJO 2 (D1)

LOS ALAMITOS 4,  SANTIAGO 1 (D1)

RIVERSIDE POLY 3,  SANTA MARGARITA 1 (D2)

HART 9,  PATRIOT 8 (D3)

MURRIETA MESA 14,  KNIGHT 1 (D3)

BUENA 13,  JURUPA HILLS 0 (D4)

ST. JOSEPH 11,  RUBIDOUX 0 (D4)

BEAUMONT 11,  MONTCLAIR 4 (D4)

VILLAGE CHRISTIAN 17,  CARNEGIE 0 (D7)

SANTA ROSA ACADEMY 2,  GRACE BRETHREN 1 (D7)

 

CIF SOUTHERN SECTION SEMIFINALS ON TUESDAY MAY 30

GRAND TERRACE @ NORCO (D1)

RIVERSIDE POLY @ DANA HILLS (D2)

MURRIETA MESA VS. CERRITOS/FULLERTON (D3)

SAN MARCOS @ BEAUMONT (D4)

SANTA ROSA ACADEMY @ SANTA YNEZ (D7)

SOFTBALL: CIF-SS Quarterfinal Match-Ups

Grand Terrace will host Mission Viejo in the CIF-SS Division 1 quarterfinals.

List of games in the Inland_Sports coverage area:

SOFTBALL QUARTERFINALS ON THURSDAY:

PACIFICA/GARDEN GROVE @ NORCO (D1)

MISSION VIEJO @ GRAND TERRACE (D1)

SANTIAGO @ LOS ALAMITOS (D1)

 

RIVERSIDE POLY @ SANTA MARGARITA (D2)

 

PATRIOT @ HART (D3)

KNIGHT @ MURRIETA MESA (D3)

 

BUENA @ JURUPA HILLS (D4)

RUBIDOUX @ ST. JOSEPH/LAKEWOOD (D4)

BEAUMONT @ MONTCLAIR (D4)

 

VILLAGE CHRISTIAN @ CARNEGIE (D7)

 

SOFTBALL: CIF Southern Section Playoff Brackets

The Norco Cougars (30-0) are the #1 seed for the CIFSS Division 1 playoffs. The Cougars earned a first round bye and will host the winner of Vista Murrieta/Chino Hills in the second round.

The CIF Southern Section softball playoff brackets are out! There are some great match-ups including Valley View vs. Grand Terrace; and Santiago vs. Yucaipa in Division 1.

Click here for the complete brackets: 2017 SOFTBALL BRACKETS

Click here for the final CIFSS ranking: 5.15.17 FINAL Softball POLL

Click here for the final League Standings: 2017 Softball Standings LEAGUE