Six Sacramento-area players are members of softball teams competing in the Women's College World Series that started today in Oklahoma City.
Lincoln's Stephanie Tofft is the starting third baseman for No. 2-seeded Florida (57-8). A junior, she is hitting .333 and with seven home runs and 51 RBIs. Florida lost 9-2 to No. 7 Tennessee (50-10) earlier today and will play Nebraska in an elimination game on Saturday.
Bear River's Stephanie Ceo is a freshman starting second baseman for No. 4 Texas (49-8), which is now playing No. 5 Arizona State (50-10). She is hitting .328.
Woodcreek's Courtney Breault is the starting designated player for Nebraska (45-15). The junior is hitting .250 for the Cornhuskers, which lost 4-3 today to Washington.
Sheldon's Alexis Cooper, a freshman, pitches for Arizona State; Winters' Haley Tobler, a freshman outfielder, competes for Tennessee; and Oak Ridge's Kasey Stanchek is a sophomore pitcher for Washington.
Washington (44-15) plays Tennessee on Friday.
Oklahoma (52-4) is the No. 1 seed in the eight-team tournament.