May 27, 2024

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Keana Pola and Coach Ed Medina of Godinez earn top honors for All-CIF Division 4

Keana Pola (right) of Godinez was named player of the year in CIF Division 4. Her sister Savannah Pola (left) was first team and Coach Ed Medina was named coach of the year. (File photo courtesy Harrison Zhang, For OC Sports Zone)

Senior shortstop Keana Pola, who led Godinez High’s softball team to its first CIF title, has been named the Division 4 player of the year and the Grizzlies’ head coach Ed Medina has been named the coach of the year.

Keanna Pola was also named the MVP of the Golden West League title.

The awards were announced Thursday by the LA 84 Foundation and selected by the CIF-SS Softball Coaches Committee.

Pola’s sister, sophomore infielder Savannah Pola, was named to the CIF Division 4 first team.

Godinez captured the first CIF softball title by a Santa Ana Unified School District team by defeating El Segundo 15-1 at Deanna Manning Stadium on May 18.

The All-CIF Division 4 team:

Player of the year: Keana Pola, Godinez

Coach of the year: Ed Medina, Godinez

Kail Reitano, El Segundo, Sr., P

Savanna Serrata, Sultana, Jr., P

Reina Castillo, Aquinas, So., P

Nevah Castruita, South El Monte, Sr., P

Madeline Gonzalez, Rialto, Sr., P

Devyn Netz, Maranatha, Jr., P

Kylie Chung, Westlake, So., P

Ashley Baizer, Culver City, Jr., C

Rachel Allen, Palos Verdes, So., C

Brittany Villalobos, AB Miller, Sr., IF

Savannah Pola, Godinez, So., IF

Heaven Wolf, Schurr, Jr., IF

Brenda Duran, Artesia, Sr., IF

Isabell Rocco. Jurupa Hills, Sr., IF

America Ramirez, Oxnord, Jr., IF

Elliana Zeillien, Temple City, Jr., IF

Noelle Roblero, Pomona Catholic, Sr., IF

Darlene Gutierrez, Kaiser, Sr., UTIL

Mika Lee, Citrus Valley, So., UTIL

Deja Westbrook, Arcadia, Sr., OF

Janae Hernandez, Heritage, Sr, OF