Special bond

Oak Park's Julia Rice knows the pitcher-catcher relationship is vital to softball success

BILL SPARKES/Acorn Newspapers FRIENDS AND TEAMMATES- Rose Zeolla, left, and Julia Rice have the Eagle softball team poised for a postseason run.

There are few things on the softball field as important as the relationship between pitcher and catcher.
Take Oak Park High's Julia Rice for example.
Rice is one of the finest pitchers in the Tri-Valley League, if not the entire county. The 16-year-old sophomore, who hopes to play for Oregon State after her high school career is complet...

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