Previous week’s rankings in parentheses
1. (1) Amador Valley 15-0
The Dons outscored Cal and Foothill by a combined 22-3 margin in the past week.
Ashley Lotosynski stopped a 0-for-13 spell with two hits versus Cal and a homer and five runs batted in against rival Foothill.
2. (2) Archbishop Mitty 17-0
The Monarchs have won 37 straight WCAL games after recording a nice 6-1 home win over Presentation on Tuesday. Desiree Severance struck out 10 and allowed just three hits.
3. (3) Alhambra 13-2
The Bulldogs won its 42nd straight league game with a 3-0 win over Dougherty Valley, who was 4-0 in league. Erin Enke struck out 13 and allowed just one hit.
4. (6) Carlmont 16-3
Rebecca Faulkner pitched a six-inning no-hitter and also had three hits of her own in a 12-0 win over Burlingame on Thursday.
5. (4) Granada 13-2
6. (7) Leland 12-3
The Chargers suffered a loss to Mt. Pleasant, a team it had beat twice, but recorded big wins over Pioneer and Soquel.
Lexi Belligan homered and Holly Geranen had two hits and tossed a six-hitter in the 5-4 win over Pioneer.
7. (8) James Logan 14-2
Junior Deanne Garza is 15 for her last 24 and now holds a .524 batting average.
8. (5) Pioneer 15-3
The Mustangs 14-game win streak concluded but it did respond with its eighth shutout od the season in a 5-0 triumph over Santa Teresa.
9. (12) San Ramon Valley 11-3
The Wolves have won five straight and have a great shot to win more than 15 games for the first time since 2007.
10. (13) Carondelet 9-6
In a 8-6, 11-inning win over Granada, sophomore Giovy Webb doubled, tripled, and drove in five runs.
11. (14) Valley Christian-San Jose 12-4
Brynne Fitzpatrick not only pitched a three-hitter and struck out 10 in a 4-1 win over Notre Dame-Belmont but also homered and drove in three.
12. (10) Hillsdale 11-3
Sophomore Eryn McCoy has allowed just three earned runs in 47.2 innings.
13. (9) Foothill 9-6
14. (15) San Benito 9-2
The three-time CCS champions have won five straight and Suzy Brookshire had four hits in a 5-0 win over Salinas on Tuesday.
15. (16) Notre Dame-Salinas 17-2
Junior Sarah Muzik has a .525 average and has at least one hit in all but one game this season.
16. (17) Soquel 13-4
The Knights suffered two losses in the past week but are the only unbeaten in SCCAL play after a 3-0 win over San Lorenzo Valley. Anna Gurr struck out seven and allowed three hits.
17. (18) Newark Memorial 14-2
The Cougars have won nine straight and allowed 18 runs during that time.
18. (19) Notre Dame-Belmont 14-5
The Tigers run of five straight shutouts ended with the loss to Valley Christian but Notre Dame bounced back with a 3-2 win over St. Ignatius.
19. (20) Presentation 15-5
The Panthers may have lost to Mitty but Lorena Ukanwa was a triple shy of the cycle in a 12-2 victory over Notre Dame-San Jose on Monday.
20. (11) Livermore 8-8
21. (21) Wilcox 14-5
The Chargers have won six straight.
22. (22) St. Patrick-St. Vincent 17-2
23. (23) Heritage 9-4
24. (25) Salesian 9-1
25. (NR) Mt. Pleasant 10-7
Dropped Out: #24 Maria Carrillo 9-5
Bubble: Arroyo 10-2, Cloverdale 8-0, Freedom 9-3-2, Maria Carrillo 9-5, Marin Catholic 10-1, Mountain View 8-3, Petaluma 11-6, Rancho Cotate 11-2-1, Santa Rosa 8-4, Windsor 10-4