Baseball/ Jul 03 2022

Inland Valley Pirates Pick Up 8-4 Victory Over Long Beach Legends in Saturday’s BOTW League Contest

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The Inland Valley Pirates improved to 11-3 in Best of the West League play on Saturday after an 8-4 victory over the Long Beach Legends. Zac Czerniawski went five innings to earn the win, allowing two […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 03 2022

Inland Empire Bucs Claim 8-2 Victory Over First-Place VC Bucs; Gilkeson & Janes Drive in 3 Runs Each

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The Inland Empire Bucs defeated the Ventura County Bucs, 8-2, in Saturday’s Sunset League showdown. IEB out-hit VCB, 12-6, and moved to within two games of the league’s co-leaders, the OC Pirates and Ventura County Bucs. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 02 2022

Julian Flores Tosses Six-Hit Shutout & Strikes Out Nine in Long Beach Legends 4-0 Victory Over Orange County Legends

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The Long Beach Legends got a great outing from Julian Flores to claim a 4-0 victory over the OC Legends. Flores tossed a six-hit shutout. He walked one and fanned nine. Connor DeBenon doubled, and OCL got […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 02 2022

Inland Valley Bucs Pound Out 13-10 Best of the West League Victory Over Ventura County Pirates

Baseball: And that’s why they play the game. The last-place (Best of the West League) Inland Valley Bucs outlasted the second-place Ventura County Pirates, 13-10, on Friday. The Bucs out-hit the Pirates, 12-7, to pick up their second league win. What was the stat of the game? The IV Bucs found a way to win […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 02 2022

East LA Dodgers Gray Defeats Orange County Legends, 10-6, in Friday’s Sunset League Game

Baseball: Trailing 4-0 as they grabbed their bats in the bottom of the second inning, the East LA Dodgers Gray team scored five in the bottom half of the inning and went on to a 10-6 victory over the OC Legends. Thomas Howard surrendered seven runs (four earned) on six hits in three innings. Howard […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 01 2022

Inland Valley Pirates Out-Hit East LA Dodgers, 13-4, in Thursday’s 10-7 Best of the West League Victory

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The first-place Inland Valley Pirates took an eight-run lead into the bottom of the sixth inning, and held on for a 10-7 victory over the East LA Dodgers. Ryan McLernon was roughed up for four runs […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 30 2022

Arroyo Seco’s Coon & Jimenez Combine to Shut Out LB Legends, 13-0, in Wednesday’s Best of the West League Game

Pictured L-R: Anthony Salcedo (ULV), Jason Givens (Cerritos), Hayden Coon (RCC),  Joe Jimenez (Citrus) & JL Goldman (Stanislaus State) To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: Two Arroyo Seco pitchers combined to shut out the Long Beach Legends, 13-0, at LBCC. The Sentinels got […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 29 2022

Arroyo Seco Sentinels Pound out 12-5 Victory Over East LA Dodgers in Tuesday’s Best of the West League Contest

Pictured L-R: Jake Trabbie & Matt Rice To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The Arroyo Seco Sentinels scored nine runs in the first two innings, and cruised to a 12-5 victory over the East LA Dodgers. The Sentinels pounded two Dodgers’ pitchers […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 29 2022

Ventura County Pirates Pull Within One-Game of First-Place Inland Valley Pirates After Tuesday’s 4-2 Victory

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The Ventura County Pirates pulled to within one game of the first-place Inland Valley Pirates on Tuesday. VCP got two runs in the top of the second inning, and one each in the seventh and ninth […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 28 2022

Inland Valley Pirates’ Brent Cota & Chris Ceballos Named Best of the West League’s Player & Pitcher of the Week

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Best of the West League: Through the first 11 games, the Inland Valley Pirates have set the bar of excellence in the Best of the West League. At 9-2, the Pirates have four more wins than the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 28 2022

Rowan Schneider & Kyle Douphner Named Sunset League’s Player & Pitcher of the Week

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Sunset League: Rowan Schneider, Quakes Baseball Academy: After two weeks, the QBA stands at 4-4 in Sunset League play, which is 2.5 games back of the first-place Ventura County Bucs, and 1.5 behind the second-place OC Pirates. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 27 2022

Former Glendora Shortstop, Jacob Gonzalez, Goes 3-for-4, w/HR & 2 RBIs to Lead Ole Miss to College World Series Championship

College World Series: Former Glendora High School shortstop Jacob Gonzalez had been struggling mightily at the plate in the 2022 College World Series. In fact, the Ole Miss sophomore had gone 0-for-13 at one point. But on Sunday, and needing just one win to claim the College World Series championship, Gonzalez shined in the biggest […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Jun 27 2022

Jordan Salgado Homers, Doubles Twice & Drives in 5 in California Cage Rats 16-12 Victory Over Inland Empire Bucs

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: After dropping the first eight Sunset League games of the 2022 season, the California Cage Rats broke out in a big way on Sunday. CCR pounded out a 16-12 victory over the Inland Empire Bucs. And […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 27 2022

So Cal Shepherds Defeat Inland Valley Bucs, 4-2, Despite Being Out-Hit, 12-6, in Sunday’s BOTW Showdown

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The game of baseball can be strange at times. Like it was on Sunday when the So Cal Shepherds met up with the Inland Valley Bucs is a Best of the West League contest. In a […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 26 2022

Chris Ceballos Throws 5 Perfect Innings & Strikes Out 4 in Inland Valley Pirates 12-0 Victory Over Long Beach Legends

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The Inland Valley Pirates continue to separate itself from their Best of the West League competition. After Saturday’s 12-0 victory over the Long Beach Legends, IVP improved to 9-2. The Pirates nine wins is four more […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 26 2022

Arroyo Seco Sentinels Rough Up So Cal Shepherds Pitching in Friday’s 13-1 Victory; Tommy Castillo Triples & Has 3 RBIs

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Pictured L-R: Joseph Jimenez (Citrus College), Can Slessor (La Verne), Taer Rodriguez (Dartmouth), Matt Rice (PCC) & Antonio Andrade (Occidental) Baseball: The Arroyo Seco Sentinels moved into a second-place tie (with Ventura County Pirates) in the Best […]

By Brian Baiotto


Top Stories/ Jun 25 2022

Through the Rigors of Gymnastics, La Salle Freshman Cooper Dammann is Preparing Himself Well for Life’s Challenges

High School Sports: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor This might come as a surprise to some, but not every young boy grows up with the dream of becoming a star athlete. And Cooper Dammann would fit that billing. Early in his life, he took up tennis, soccer and baseball. His father, Brett Dammann, was a talented athlete […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 25 2022

Inland Valley Pirates Extend Their Lead in Best of the West League Standings After Friday’s 7-6 Victory Over East LA Dodgers

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The Best of the West League-leading Inland Valley Pirates continued its victory tour on Friday night. IVP improved to 8-2, defeating the East LA Dodgers, 7-6, at Azusa Pacific University. Nathaniel Garcia went four innings and […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 24 2022

The East LA Dodgers Catch So Cal Shepherds in BOTW Standings After Thursday’s 7-5 Victory

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The East LA Dodgers jumped into a two-way tie for second place in the Best of the West League standings thanks to Thursday’s 7-5 victory over the So Cal Shepherds. ELAD got five runs in the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 23 2022

Inland Valley Pirates Pitchers Johnson & Czerniawski Team up in Wednesday’s 7-2 Best of the West League Victory Over Ventura County Pirates

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The Inland Valley Pirates cruised to a 7-2 victory over the Ventura County Pirates on Wednesday night. IVP is now 7-2 and they sit atop the Best of the West League standings. They hold a 1.5 […]

By Brian Baiotto