Beach girls softball team vies for Western National Championships

The Beach Girls Softball 14U All-Star team includes (front row) Anastacia Solorzano, Jazmin Fuentes, Rebecca Garlan, Mia Forte, Emma Gonosey, Roxanne Fusco, Brooke Erickson, (back row) Manager, Ruben Fuentes, Asst. Coach-Todd Hara, Asst. Coach-Shelby Gonosey
Middle Row: Samantha Gonzalez, Elaine Rivera, Ella Luthro, Sabrina Rivera, Malia Hara, Ava Schwartz, Katrina Hecht and Layla Raman. Photo courtesy of Shelby Gonosey

Under the tutelage of head coach Ruben Fuentes, Showtime, the Beach Girls Softball League 14U All-Star team posted a record of 2-2, placing 9th in the state at the California B State Championship tournament held in Lancaster.

The results qualified the team for an inaugural appearance at the USA Girls 14U Fast Pitch Western National Championships to be held July 29 – Aug. 4 in Salem, Ore.

Also qualifying was the Torrance team who posted a 3-2 record in the California B State Championship tournament.

Comprised of girls from both Hermosa and Manhattan Beach, the Beach Girls Softball League team is seeking financial support for its trip. Visit or contact Shelby Gonosey at to help.


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