2017 Softball Highlights

  • The St. Francis softball team went 14-14 overall and 7-7 in the Delta League to finish fifth overall in the standings.
  • The Troubadours advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoffs as the No. 13 seed. St. Francis lost to No. 3 Vacaville 13-3 in the opening round.
  • Lauren Washburn hit a team-best .519 during her senior season over 26 games with 16 runs scored with 28 RBI. She was third overall in the league in hitting, earning Delta League first-team honors.
  • Sophomore Chloe Smith was also named to the All-Delta League team, hitting .448 with a team-best four triples and three home runs.
  • Sophomore Catie Caldwell led the team with eight wins in the circle with a 4.17 ERA over 20 appearances.
  • Softball seniors Lauren Washburn and Rhyann O’Mara were both selected to the Optimist All-Star game and River Cats All-City team. O’Mara hit at a .423 clip for her senior season with 17 RBI.
  • Junior Kennedy Hornbuckle received the Delta League Sportsmanship Award. She hit .321 with eight RBI and one home run in her first varsity season.
  • Four seniors graduated from the program, including Ari Avila, Jada Kanemasu, O’Mara and Washburn, who will continue her career in college at St. Anselm (N.H.).

All-Delta League Selections

  • Lauren Washburn
  • Chloe Smith
  • Kennedy Hornbuckle (Sportsmanship)

Optimist All-Star Game Participants

  • Lauren Washburn
  • Rhyann O’Mara

River Cats All-City

  • Lauren Washburn
  • Rhyann O’Mara