It was a classic crosstown rivalry game in softball with Burroughs and Burbank needing extra innings to crown a winner.
It’s an intense John Burroughs High School varsity softball game. Catcher, Rachel Little, is engaged in the game, watching the field where her teammates are ready and in position. Their cleats are pressed into the field’s dirt, mitts up and ready, waiting for Little to call the pitch and end the inning. In the stands are parents, classmates, and a 10-year-old girl named Skylar Celli-Recht, holding a handmade “Go #2 Rachel” sign and cheering on her favorite player.
Shelby Cribbs plays two demanding sports at a high level which is impressive. To know the backstory and how she's managed to do both is truly amazing and also inspiring.
The Burbank Civitan Jamboree was held last Saturday at George Izay Park to commemorate the hard work of the youth in the community who participated in the Hap Minor Baseball and Ponytail Softball Season.
Okimoto's leadership and skill shined on the softball field