May 8, 2018 > Newark Memorial Softball news
Newark Memorial Softball news
Submitted By Timothy Hess
In Mission Valley Athletic League (MVAL) news, the Cougars of Newark Memorial (NMHS) beat the Irvington Vikings (Fremont) and are now in first place. The NMHS Varsity Softball Team defeated Irvington by the score of 7-2 on May 3 at Newark Memorial. With the victory, and with James Logan Colts (Union City) losing 2-1 to American (Fremont), the Cougars are now tied for first-place in the MVAL with the Colts, both with identical 8-2 records.
The Cougars Junior Varsity team won both of their MVAL games this week, beating John F. Kennedy (Fremont) 15-0 on May 1st, and then taking care of the Vikings JV squad 11-0 on May 3rd.
Varsity Highlights: Viviana Gamez (2-3, 2B, 2R), JoJo Campusano (2-3, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs, 2 R), Savanna Swickard (2-4), Briyana Costa (Winning Pitcher).
Next: The Cougars (12-6-1, 8-2 MVAL) play Moreau Catholic (Hayward) (10-8, 7-3 MVAL) on Tuesday, May 8.