Shortstop leads Cathedral Catholic to first Division 1 CIF softball title

Carmel Valley softball shortstop Hannah Gilliland led Cathedral Catholic High School to its first ever Division 1 CIF softball title recently.  Cathedral Catholic ended the regular season with a perfect 12-0 record in league play.  That earned them a number one seed in the CIF tournament.  However, a second round loss to Ramona, also undefeated in league play, put the favorites in the loser’s bracket of the double elimination tournament.

Ramona cruised through the winner’s bracket while Cathedral won out in the loser’s bracket making for a rematch in the CIF final game at UC San Diego.

Cathedral teammates celebrate home run!

Ramona’s pitcher Kailey Hill led Division 1 softball in on-base percentage and was ranked number two in home runs and slugging percentage with a batting average of .649.  Cathedral Catholic’s pitcher, sophomore Devyn Magnett, led Division 1 in earned run average, strike outs and wins.

The game was close until Gilliland hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning.  Gilliland ended up the championship game going a perfect 3 for 3 at the plate with one walk and two runs leading the way to a 6-1 championship victory.  Gilliland, a team captain, was named All Western League Player of the Year, Union Tribune Player of the Month and selected to the 1st Team All Western Conference and Union Tribune All-Academic Team.  Gilliland led Division 1 in runs scored and she set school records for highest batting average, most runs scored in a season and most runs scored in a career.

Gilliland and Hill have both signed national letters of intent to play softball at the University of San Diego next season where they will be roommates.

Related posts:

  1. Cathedral Catholic Girls Softball Team tops at Cougar Classic
  2. CCHS Varsity Softball wins Western League Title
  3. Cathedral Catholic claims state title
  4. Cathedral Catholic wins baseball title
  5. Week in Sports: Cathedral football team wins fifth title

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