Horizon Lady Huskies win both games in the TEAMS 17-20 BRACKET SATURDAY MARCH 19 in the Desert Mountain Softball Invitational

19th Desert Mountain Softball Invitational at Horizon Park March 19, 2016 by Les Willsey, AZPreps365 The 19th annual Desert Mountain Softball Invitational commences Tuesday March 15 and continues through Saturday March 19 at Horizon Park. This year’s tournament  features 20 teams. Pool play will be completed in three days this year rather than four with […]

Softball: Desert Mtn Invite championship bracket set

Softball: Desert Mtn Invite championship bracket set March 17, 2016 by Les Willsey, AZPreps365 Desert Vista completed pool play on Thursday night as the only unbeaten team at the 19th anuual Desert Mountain Softball Invitational at Horizon Park. Desert Vista (4-0) earned the top seed in the eight-team championship bracket by knocking off Pinnacle, 8-6, […]

19TH DESERT MOUNTAIN SOFTBALL INVITATIONAL AT HORIZON PARK

19TH DESERT MOUNTAIN SOFTBALL INVITATIONAL AT HORIZON PARK MARCH 16, 2016 BY LES WILLSEY, AZPREPS365 The 19th annual Desert Mountain Softball Invitational commences Tuesday March 15 and continues through Saturday March 19 at Horizon Park. This year’s tournament  features 20 teams. Pool play will be completed in three days this year rather than four with […]

FloSoftball 2016 Preseason FAB 50 High School Rankings / Horizon Lady Huskies #13

PRESEASON FAB 50  FLOSPORTSSOFTBALL.COM NATIONAL RANKINGS By Mark Tennis Editor, CalHiSports.com *** ​Note: these rankings were compiled last week and were delayed in getting published due to our massive coverage of the Mary Nutter Classic!  Some teams may have played since this information was completed… When compiling this year’s preseason FAB 50 softball rankings over the […]

MaxPreps National 2015 All-American Softball Team (Congratulations Horizon T Statman – 2nd Team)

MaxPreps 2015 All-American Softball Team Record-setting slugger highlights list of top players; Alaska coach named National Coach of the Year. Thursday, July 09, 2015 By Tom Mauldin | MaxPreps.com Second Team Photo by Cathy Gerth Holly Azevedo, Pioneer P – Erin Gallo, St. Peter-Marian (Worcester, Mass.), Sr. Gallo led Guardians to a state title and unbeaten season in earning state […]

Final National Softball Awards of the 2015 Season Announced: 2015 FloSoftball All-Americans – 1st Team (Congratulations to Horizon SR. T Statman)

2015 FloSoftball All-Americans – 1st Team Jul 8, 2015 It was another exciting year of high school softball across the nation going back to the fall when states like Georgia, Missouri and Oklahoma competed for state championships. Kelly Barnhill’s play last fall wasn’t forgotten as the Georgia senior set a state strikeout record and pitched […]

Horizon High T Statman finishes up her 4yr. Husky career making the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Second Team as reported in USA Today High School Sports.

Congratulations to Horizon Husky T Statman who was one of only 10 players to make the ALL-USA 2nd Team.   T was the only Arizona High School Softball Player to make any of the ALL-USA Teams. Ten players are on each of the first and second teams with 20 players receiving honorable mention recognition. The players […]

D-I SOFTBALL: MTN. RIDGE WITHOUT QUESTION TEAM TO BEAT

D-I SOFTBALL: MTN. RIDGE WITHOUT QUESTION TEAM TO BEAT MAY 5, 2015  BY LES WILLSEY, AIA365 Mountain Ridge softball has knocked on the Division I championship door enough in recent years there are callouses on its knuckles. Given the team’s performance since mid-March, the Lady Lions may dispense with the knocking and bust down the door. […]

May 5, 2015 Phoenix Horizon’s Statman puts team above strikeout record

By Brentt Eads, Special for USA TODAY High School Sports May 5, 2015 Phoenix Horizon’s Statman puts team above strikeout record   Tamara Statman poses at practice at Horizon High School in Phoenix, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (Photo: Tom Tingle/azcentral sports) T Statman has 1,000 strikeouts and, oh, a third-degree black belt in Taekwando By Brentt Eads, Special for USA […]

No shortage of big moments on the diamond in 2015 for Horizon Softballs T Statman and Baseballs Eric Kibler

 Tyler Killian, azcentral sports 6:08 p.m. MST April 30, 2015 Every season has its share of unforgettable moments and record achievements, but 2015 seemed like an especially good year for baseball and softball milestones across the state. While the state tournaments will provide plenty more opportunities for memories, here are the highlights that stood out from […]

Horizon’s T’s interview today on 98.7 FM Arizona Sports Prep 365 Radio Show Saturday April 25th

T’s interview today on 98.7 FM Arizona Sports Prep 365 Radio Show Saturday April 25th  T. Statman talks about throwing for 1,000 strikeouts in her career, her season at Horizon, and going forward to next season at the University of Arizona.    T’s interview starts at 9:40 time mark to 21:26 of the Radio show. Link: http://www.arizonasports.com/?sid=&nid=244&a=311996 […]

Horizon Pitcher T Statman Sets Arizona Softball Record – azfamily.com 3TV was there to record it!

Posted: Apr 24, 2015 11:37 PM MST By Joe Farris CONNECT SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV) – Horizon’s impressive pitcher T. Statman recorded her 1000th career strikeout, setting an Arizona High School record, but what even more impressive is that each of those strikeouts mean so much more. Click on link to view video: Horizon Pitcher Sets Arizona Softball Record […]

Horizon’s T Statman is on MaxPreps midseason Softball Player of the Year watch list

MaxPreps midseason Softball Player of the Year watch list Sixteen seniors highlight midseason list of the best softball players in the nation. Thursday, April 23, 2015 By Tom Mauldin | MaxPreps.com The MaxPreps Softball Player of the Year watch list features 16 players and there are two pairs of teammates.Not surprisingly, those two teams – Mission Viejo (Calif.) […]

SOFTBALL: T STATMAN GETS 1,000TH K, HORIZON TRIMS BOULDER CREEK (box scores, stats & videos)

SOFTBALL: T STATMAN GETS 1,000TH K, HORIZON TRIMS BOULDER CREEK APRIL 20, 2015 Les Willsey Staff Writer, AZPreps365.com lwillsey@azpreps365.com   The parental urging early in T Statman’s softball career at Horizon consisted of the terms “spins and spots”. A constant reminder from the bleachers by her father to help with her pitching and focus. Parental […]