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By Imperial Valley Press Staff
10:39 p.m. PDT, May 13, 2013
The Calexico High softball team clinched its first Imperial Valley League title in school history and advanced to the CIF-San Diego Section Division I playoffs for the first time as well.
In the league-clinching game against Palo Verde Valley on Friday in Blythe, sophomore second baseman Dani Jimenez helped her Bulldogs by going 4-of-8 with two RBIs, two runs and a home run in 14 innings. The Bulldogs won, 7-6.
Pro athlete – Matt Kemp
Pro team – Los Angeles Dodgers
Classes – Math, science
Movies – “The Perfect Game”, “42”
TV show – “Teen Wolf”
Actor – Johnny Depp
Song – “Madness” by Muse
Explain what you enjoy most about your sport.
I enjoy the aggressiveness and the competitiveness.
What is one of your more memorable moments in your sport?
When I hit two home runs in a tournament with my travel team, Imperial Valley Venom.
Tell us about someone who inspires you and why.
My dad, David Jimenez, inspires me because he taught me all the things that helped me become a great athlete.
What goals do you have for this season?
One of my goals was to be a better softball player than I was last year and I’ve already accomplished that.
Calexico High sophomore Danielle Jimenez helped her team win its first IVL title on Friday against Palo Verde High. (JOSELITO VILLERO PHOTO / May 13, 2013)