May 3, 2020
Senior Hannah Peterburs has dedicated four years to the RHS softball program and is a two- year varsity player. As a junior on varsity, Peterburs hit .333 and earned Second Team All-League honors after stepping up as the team’s catcher, after the team’s starting catcher went down. Next year, Peterburs will be continuing her softball career at American River College where she will be majoring in graphic design. Peterburs’ favorite memory is beating the undefeated Yuba City Honkers 11-1 in last year’s senior night.
Senior Emily Wright is a four-year player in the RHS softball program and has served as a varsity captain for the past two years. In her junior season, Wright had a .419 on-base percentage and earned First Team All-League honors. Next year, Wright is attending San Diego State University where she will be majoring in environmental engineering. Wright’s favorite RHS softball memory is beating the Whitney Wildcats, last year’s D1 section champions, at the start of this year’s season.
Senior Bella Ayala is a four-year varsity player and two-year captain in the RHS softball program. Junior year, Ayala earned First Team All-League honors and was named the team’s Defensive MVP. Ayala is continuing her softball career at Fordham University, where she will be playing D1 softball and majoring in business administration with a primary concentration in marketing and a secondary concentration in sports business. Ayala’s favorite part about her time with RHS softball has been being able to play the sport she loves every day with some of her best friends.