Congratulations to the SGSL 4A Silver Kiwis and 4A Gold Phoenix teams for taking first place, and the 4A Gold Thunderbirds for taking second place in their respective Interleague Rec championships on May 16, 2015. This season our 4A Silver and Gold teams competed in a joint league with Peninsula and South Bay cities like Palo Alto, Campbell, Saratoga/Los Gatos/Cupertino, Mountain View/Los Altos, and San Jose.
The Kiwis qualified for the Interleague 12U (White) Gold bracket by going 2-0 in pool play defeating Palo Alto 2 and the Campbell Lady Sharks, then qualified for the final by getting past the SGSL Cardinals in a tough 6-2 game. The Kiwis took home the championship by defeating the top seed Branham Hills Aftershock in a 5-4 nail biter. Pooja Kotha was named the tournament MVP for her amazing pitching throughout the tournament.
The Phoenix qualified for the 14U (White) Gold bracket by going 1-1 in pool play, losing to Palo Alto 2 and defeating East Valley 2 . They qualified for the final by getting past East Valley 1 by a score of 7-5, and won the tournament by pulling out a victory over top seed Palo Alto 1 in a close 3-2 game.
At the highest level of competitive play, the Thunderbirds made it into the 14U (Red) Gold Bracket by going undefeated in pool play, beating the LGCS Griffins and West Valley. They qualified for final by defeating the Almaden Valley Black Diamonds by a score of 7-6 but were not quite able to topple the Campbell Force in the final, taking home the Silver in a 7-11 contest.