Posts about River Ridge High School: Softball: 2013

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  • Region softball: Belleview 1, River Ridge 0

    BELLEVIEW — Coming into Friday’s game, River Ridge and Belleview had success in recent years. The Royal Knights had made three region final appearances since 2012. Belleview was seeking its third trip to states in that same span.  Both teams played hard, but it was the Royal Knights’ inability to ...
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    Fri. May 01, 2015 at 10:32 p.m. | Joseph Kornecki III

  • Region softball: River Ridge 11, Tarpon Springs 2

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Tarpon Springs tried three pitchers against River Ridge, but the Knights were effective against all comers Wednesday. River Ridge rode resurgent pitching by senior Makenzie Goluba and a four-RBI night by Kylie Randolph to an 11-2 victory in the Class 5A region semifinals. The Knights (19-7) ...
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    Wed. April 29, 2015 at 10:56 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Madisyn Palmer, female winner for April 18-24

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Madisyn Palmer, female winner for April 18-24 Female Hot Shot winner: Madisyn Palmer, River Ridge  Madisyn Palmer is the archetypal leadoff hitter — a scrapper who can drop a bunt, slap a hit or work the count to reach first base.  The River Ridge senior has been getting on base a lot lately. She is batting .517 ...
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    Mon. April 27, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Region softball: River Ridge 11, Nature Coast 9

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Nature Coast rapped out of a season-high 18 hits against River Ridge on Wednesday night. The Sharks, though, needed one more. Despite struggling without her best stuff, River Ridge pitcher Anessa Holes put herself in a jam in the seventh inning, then worked her way out ...
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    Wed. April 22, 2015 at 10:27 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Region softball: Young pitchers making an impact

    Region softball: Young pitchers making an impact  SEMINOLE — With four senior starters returning, Osceola High coach Jerry King was confident his team could win a district softball title, so much that he requested to host the Class 6A-10 tournament this season. Then the unexpected happened. All four quit, either to get jobs, to concentrate on other ...
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    Tue. April 21, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • District softball: River Ridge 10, Tarpon Springs 3

    NEW PORT RICHEY — That River Ridge won a district softball championship isn’t earth-shaking news. But this 5A-8 crown was a little more hard-earned than most. At one point a 7-7 team, and entering the district tournament as the fourth seed, River Ridge fell behind 2-0 before rallying past No. ...
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    Thu. April 16, 2015 at 10:59 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • District softball: River Ridge takes out top seed

    District softball: River Ridge takes out top seed NEW PORT RICHEY — Anessa Holes appreciated the early run support, but given the opponent, figured she’d need a little more. Instead River Ridge rode its flyball pitcher and a consummate defense to a 2-1 defeat of top seed Land O’Lakes in the Class 5A, District 8 semifinals Wednesday. No. ...
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    Wed. April 15, 2015 at 10:00 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • Softball: Wiregrass Ranch rallies past PHU at tourney

    CLEARWATER — At first glance, Wiregrass Ranch did not seem to be a contender at the Lady 'Canes Invitational. After all, the Bulls entered Friday with a 9-5 record and are winless in Class 7A, District 8. But looks can be deceiving. Wiregrass Ranch plays in one of the toughest ...
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    Sat. March 14, 2015 at 12:28 a.m. | Bob Putnam

  • Softball: Shannon Saile throws no-hitter as Land O’Lakes tops River Ridge 9-2

    LAND O’LAKES — One out from throwing a no-hitter, Land O’Lakes junior pitcher Shannon Saile had to retire River Ridge’s Brooke Schwaner, who carried a .625 batting average into Monday night’s game. Fortunately for Saile she was impervious to pressure. It helped that she had no idea about the no-hitter. ...
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    Mon. March 02, 2015 at 11:38 p.m. | Darek Sharp

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Brook Schwaner, female winner for Feb. 21-27

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Brook Schwaner, female winner for Feb. 21-27 Female Hot Shot winner: Brook Schwaner, River Ridge At first glance, River Ridge appeared to be in dire straits.  Kenzi Maguire, the Tampa Bay Times’ all-North Suncoast Player of the Year, tore her ACL in gym class in mid-December and is lost for the season. That seemed to spell doom, ...
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    Mon. March 02, 2015 at 6:38 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • These softball players swing mighty mean bats

    These softball players swing mighty mean bats For years, the long ball might as well have been an ancient artifact in softball, a rare find in a game dominated by power pitchers.  After all, there were plenty of aces in the bay area who wielded the most important weapon in the sport — speed. When they were ...
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    Mon. Feb. 09, 2015 at 8:01 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • River Ridge's Makenzie Goluba commits to Binghamton

    River Ridge pitcher Makenzie Goluba announced Sunday that she has committed to Binghamton University, a Division I school in New York. Goluba picked the Bearcats over Daytona State and Newberry College. "I love the coaches and being in New York would be a great experience," Goluba said. "I think I'm ...
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    Sun. Nov. 02, 2014 at 9:54 p.m. | Bob Putnam

  • River Ridge hands softball program to Kurt Goluba

    Kurt Goluba, an assistant coach for the River Ridge softball team the past two seasons as well as the father of ace Makenzie Goluba, has been hired to replace longtime coach Ernie Beck, becoming the program's third coach. Goluba, who has coached little league and travel ball teams in Pasco ...
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    Tue. Aug. 12, 2014 at 12:41 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Times' all-Tampa Bay softball teams

    Player of the Year: Kenzi Maguire, Jr., River Ridge  Kenzi Maguire has the kind of numbers you want in a clean-up hitter. She poked seven home runs, doubled 15 times and drove in 45 runs. Her slugging percentage was a robust 1.216. So, what is she doing hitting leadoff? Well, ...
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    Fri. June 13, 2014 at 6:25 p.m. | Times Staff

  • Times’ all-North Suncoast softball teams

    Player of the year: Kenzi Maguire, Jr., River Ridge Why we picked her: Maguire is unanimously agreed upon as the best softball player in Pasco County. It’s hard to find something the Sunshine Athletic Conference Player of the Year doesn’t do well. She is probably a No. 3 or 4 ...
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    Wed. June 11, 2014 at 4:18 p.m. | John C. Cotey

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