Welcome to our 2019 Recreation season! Just a few reminders to help you with planning.
UPDATE: Opening Day ceremonies have been rescheduled to March 17
Opening Day will be Sunday March 17 at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Ortega Park. Please come 15 minutes early to allow your player to find her team and get organized for the ceremony. The snack shack will be open, and games will follow throughout the day at various fields.
Team Photo Day
Team photos will be take on Sunday March 17 at Ortega Park near the park recreation building. Please see the schedule below, and plan on arriving 15 minutes before the time scheduled for your team. It is recommended to bring cleats for the team photo. If your player wishes to pose with a glove, please also remember to bring that to the event (and bring home afterwards!).
FREMONT HIGH SCHOOL is holding their annual Softball Clinic for youth players from ages 7 – 13 in February. The clinics are scheduled from from 9AM to Noon on Feb 2 and 9, with Feb 16 used as a make up date in case of rain . The registration fee is $40 per session or $75 for both, and it includes a Fremont High School Softball t-shirt.
The Fremont High School Softball Clinic offers players the opportunity to further enhance their softball skills. Players will do conditioning, hitting, fielding, pitching, base running and other drills to prepare them for the upcoming softball season. Instruction will be from current Fremont High School coaches and players. The goal is for players to leave the camp as better and more knowledgeable softball players.
Please bring your own fielding glove. Helmets & bats are optional and will be provided.
Also please bring a visor, sunglasses, water bottle, and sunscreen.
The Registration Fee is $40/session or $75 for both.
SAN CARLOS CA, May 27 2018 – Sunnyvale Shockwave 8U Blue played their hearts out in The San Carlos tournament. Tied first game 0-0, won the second game 5-1 won third game 14-0. To earn a spot in the gold bracket on Sunday. Won in a battle with Millbrae Mischief 1-0 in semis. Then went on to the championship and beat San Bruno Storm 3-0. Shockwave was lead by strong pitching by Hannah Woo, Ileyah Sanchez and Mackenzie Smith along with some great defense and timely hitting.
Fremont High School is holding their annual Softball Clinic for youth players from ages 7 – 13 in February. The clinic will be held over 2 weekends, on Saturday Feb 3 and Saturday Feb 10, with a makeup session on Feb 17 if one of the scheduled events is canceled due to rain.
The Fremont High School Softball Clinic offers players the opportunity to further enhance their softball skills. Players will do conditioning, hitting, fielding, pitching, base running and other drills to prepare them for the upcoming softball season. Instruction will be from current Fremont High School coaches and players. When you leave our camp we want you to be a better and more knowledgeable softball player.
Equipment will be provided. If you own your own equipment (helmet, bats, fielding/pitching mask), you are welcome to bring it.
Please bring a visor, sunglasses, water bottle, and sunscreen.
The Registration Fee is $40/session or both sessions for $75.
LOS GATOS & CUPERTINO, CA, Oct 8 2017 – Under warm Fall weather in the South Bay, the Shockwave 12C and Quakes 14B teams placed 2nd and 1st in their respective Divisions at the 2017 Alexis Briski Memorial tournament.
The Shockwave 12C team coached by Dave Wurfer, Craig Johnson and Mike Bliss had a great run, going undefeated in Saturday pool play to earn a berth in the Gold Division. Then on Sunday at Blossom Hill Elementary they defeated the LGCS Magic 12-5 before dropping a close decision to Mtn Dream 9-11 in the championship game. The Fall 12C team is young, with 10 of the 13 players playing 12U for the first time and we look forward to more exciting tournaments from these girls.
The Fall Quakes 14B team coached by Dave Hu, Vince Lee and Oscar Bolanos earned a spot in the Bronze Division after losing to UC Fury and Pleasanton Phantom, the 2 teams which would eventually meet in the Gold Division final. Sporting pink jerseys on Sunday at Monta Vista Park the team rallied to beat SSJ Quicksilver 9-6 to make it into the Bronze Final, where they played their fellow 14B Quakes team coached by Chris Black, Jim Johnson and Steve Hisey. In a very close game, Molly Mobley’s 3 run triple in third inning helped to finally push the Quakes Hu team to an exciting 11-6 win.
The combined teams then gathered at home plate for a combined cheer in memory of Alexis Briski, who in 2009 at the age of only 11 lost a tragic battle with cancer but whose story continues to inspire young softball players across Northern California.
Our thanks to LGCS for hosting the tournament, and congratulations to all the girls and coaches on a job well done this Fall!
WATSONVILLE CA, July 23 2017 – Several Shockwave and the Quakes teams closed out their summer campaigns under beautiful weather at the Strawberry Jam in Watsonville over the weekend.
The Shockwave 10B squad (Wurfer) took home the Silver Division championship. Going 1-1 on Saturday, the team took a 3-3 tie to the bottom of the 5th in Sunday game 1 and won on a walk off steal of home. They then won the championship in a 6-1 victory.
The Sunnyvale based Quakes 14B Caires team received the First Place trophy for the 14U Bronze Division. After going 0-2 on Saturday against the eventual Gold and Silver division champion teams, the Quakes came back strong on Sunday with a win over UC Fury and then a thriller 9-6 win over Hollister Heat in the championship game.
Congrats to all our Shockwave and Quakes teams on a great summer season.
Anna Jean Cummings Park, SOQUEL CA, July 9 2017 – Several Shockwave teams made the trek over the Santa Cruz mountains and were in action over the weekend at the Blast by the Bay tournament in Soquel.
The Shockwave 10B (Wurfer) team took the Gold championship, finishing 4-1 overall. They entered Sunday play as the third seed, and then took both games on Sunday including a come from behind in the championship for the trophy.
The Shockwave 12C (Johnson) team took the 12U Open Gold championship as well, going 5-0 for the weekend. The road included come from behind wins in the semi-final and championship games.
Congratulations to all our Shockwave teams on a job well done!