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Carondelet’s Hannah Huffman picks Notre Dame

Even before the Notre Dame women’s basketball team made its surprising run to the NCAA tournament championship game, Carondelet High standout Hannah Huffman knew she wanted to play for the Fighting Irish.
On Monday night, as Notre Dame was preparing to play Texas A&M for the national title, the standout junior guard gave her oral commitment to Fighting Irish coach Muffet McGraw.
“I’ve always been a fan,” Huffman said of the school. “My dad went there and as a kid I was always watching the football team and paying close attention to their athletic programs. After I got the (scholarship) offer I always kind of knew in my gut that’s where I wanted to go. Academically, socially and athletically it fit me best.”
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East Bay softball poll — 4/4

Here’s our second East Bay softball poll.

Team Record Points Last week
1. Amador Valley (7) 6-0 105 1
2. James Logan 4-1 98 2
3. Concord 9-1 88 t7
4. Heritage 4-1 86 4
5. Freedom 3-3 76 5
6. Antioch 8-2 70 3
7. California 6-1 61 9
8. Pinole Valley 9-1 56 6
9. Bishop O’Dowd 9-1 44 t7
10. Alhambra 2-0 41 10
11. Alameda 10-1 36 t15
12. Carondelet 8-1 32 t15
13. Newark Memorial 9-1 21 12
t14. Castro Valley 5-4 9 NR
t14. Albany 8-1 9 14

Also receiving votes: Clayton Valley (2-4, 5 votes), College Park (4-2, 2), Arroyo (5-3, 1). The East Bay Prep Softball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay.