Andersen went 17-3 for the season pitching from the chalk circle. She had an earned-run average of 1.04, and opposing batters had a paltry .175 batting average against her during the 2011 season. She also struck out 144 batters in 128 innings.
Among her 17 wins were seven shutouts, including no-hitters against Edison High and Enochs High. The most earned runs against her in a game was four, coming in West’s 5-4 loss to Johansen of Modesto during the Nor Cal Classic tournament.
West players to make the TCAL’s first team were sophomore outfielder Ciara Ervin, sophomore shortstop Ashley Tornio and senior catcher Jamie Costa. They were the top three batters in league play, with Costa batting .522, Ervin .519 and Tornio .500. Costa and Tornio also led in slugging percentage, with respective marks of .913 and .833. Costa led the league in RBIs with 15.
Second-team players for West were infielder Jillian Anastasio, catcher Jessica Anastasio and outfielder Miranda Gannon, all juniors. Infielder Allison Noble received an honorable mention.
West went 9-1 in TCAL play and tied for first with St. Mary’s. The team’s overall record was 25-4, including a loss in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs.
Tracy High’s softball team has six players on the 2011 San Joaquin Athletic Association all-league list.
Four Tracy players made the first team. Freshman outfielder Ellie Fisher led the league in stolen bases with 10; sophomore pitcher and outfielder Brianna Warner led her team at the plate in league play with a .515 batting average; sophomore first baseman Angela Mariania led the league with 16 RBIs and had a slugging percentage of .806; and senior pitcher and shortstop Taylor Martinez struck out 25 batters in the 28-1/3 innings she pitched in league play.
Second-team selections include junior outfielder Loran Saenz and senior outfielder Jasmin Guevara.
Tracy went 7-3 in the San Joaquin Athletic Association, good for third place in league, and was 15-12-1 overall, including an outbracket game to get into the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs.
Kimball High sophomore shortstop Ariana Hawkins was named offensive player of the year for the Valley Oak League. She led the league in batting average, .625; home runs, 4; and RBIs, 24; and was second in the league in slugging percentage (1.104) and on-base percentage (.640).
First-team players for the Jaguars were third baseman Anisha Richardson, who had six home runs and 40 RBIs for the entire season, outfielder Kate Bomar, who batted .429 for the season, and second baseman Llesenia Torres, who batted .426 for the season. Pitcher Alexis Lopez and outfielder Danielle Lallos made the second team, and first baseman Montanna Bradley made the all-defensive team.
Kimball finished its season in third place in league with a 10-4 mark, 19-9 overall. The softball team is also the school’s first varsity team to make the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.
Millennium High senior catcher Kelsea Eakin was the league MVP for the Central California Athletic Alliance. She batted .383 for the season.
First-team selections from Millennium were pitcher Melissa Vierra; infielder Jayln Gutierrez, who batted .396; and infielder Breana Reyes, who batted .436.
Samantha Haines made the second team, and Gabby Ramirez received an honorable mention. Head coach Sam Haines was the coach of the year.
The Falcons went 16-11 overall and 10-2 in league, a mark good enough for second place in the CCAA. The Falcons also were the Division VII runners-up after winning in the first two rounds of playoffs. A team depleted by the school’s graduation ceremony lost 11-3 to Elliot Christian in the section championship game.