2018 Centennial Softball Capsule


Head coach: Mike Livreri, 15th season

2017 record: 24-14 (13-5 Northwest/third)

Returning letter winners (starters): Eight (six)

Top players: SS Kiana Tate (Sr.), P Amanda Sink (Jr.), P Deanna Barrera (Jr.), 2B Rhea Paiva (Sr.), 3B Seanna Simpson (Sr.), C Jillian Bartley (Jr.)

Outlook: Simpson (.432, 12 doubles, 21 RBIs), Paiva (.406, 15 RBIs), Tate (.360, 7 home runs, 26 RBIs) and Bartley (.254, 6 HR, 19 RBIs) return to lead the offense.

Sink (10-6, 2.93 ERA, 162 strikeouts in 88 innings) and Barrera (7-5, 3.11 ERA) return in the circle.

“We look to challenge for the league title and hopefully advance in the region playoffs,” Livreri said.