Chaminade Softball on Senior Day 2018 (photo by: Jodi Hensley)
Chaminade Softball is headed to the CIF-SS Division 5 Championship game! They defeated Culver City, 6-5, in an away match up.
The semifinal game was tied 1-1 through the bottom of the fifth inning when Culver City scored three runs to take the lead, 4-1. In the top of the sixth inning, sophomore Gabriella Hensley hit a two-run home run, bringing the Eagles within one. Then in the seventh inning, Sarah Dady ’18 (who hit a three-run walk-off in the bottom of the ninth inning in Round One) hit a three-run home run, giving Chaminade a 6-4 lead. Culver City was able to score one more run in the bottom of the seventh inning, but the Eagles prevailed.
Championship game information will be released at a later date.
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Chaminade Softball just chalked up another CIF playoff win with a 9-0 defeat of Aquinas High School during the second round of the CIF-SS Softball Division 5 Championships. Junior pitcher, Tessa Magnanimo struck out 18 of 21 batters.
Next, Chaminade faces La Cañada High School in the quarterfinals on Thursday, May 24. The 3:15 p.m. game is at home for the Eagles (Chatsworth campus).
Chaminade’s Varsity Softball and Baseball teams are in CIF Southern Section playoffs. The softball team faced Wilson during Round One of the CIF-SS Ford Division 5 Championships on Thursday, May 17. A three-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning by Sarah Dady ’18 gave the Eagles a 5-3 victory. They face Aquinas on Tuesday, May 22 in the second round.
Baseball will play away, at Gahr High School (Cerritos) on Friday, May 18 in a first round match-up of the CIF-SS Ford Division 1 Baseball Championships. First pitch is at 3:15 p.m.
Sarah Dady’s May 17 home run (video courtesy of Chaminade Athletics):