Baseball/ Aug 14 2021

Former Maranatha High School Standout Daniel Netz Ends Baseball Career on High Note at Westmont College

Photo courtesy of Westmont College Baseball: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor Daniel Netz has everything in the world going for him. He’s quiet, humble, intelligent, respectful and a hard-working young man. You would need to be acquainted with Daniel to know that, however, because bragging or being high on oneself doesn’t run in the Netz […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 26 2021

A Look Back at a Remarkable Career: Mountain View/Glendora Baseball Coach Dan Henley Retires After 481 Victories

Pictured L-R: Pam & Dan Henley Baseball: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor When Dan Henley walked off the Glendora High School baseball field for the final time nearly two months ago, he took 481 career victories and a 2010 CIF-SS Division 2 championship with him. Henley’s 30-year career included an eight-year stint at Mountain View […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 16 2021

210 Prep Sports Batting Leaders List: RCHS’s Jake Brown & Arcadia’s Mikey Easter Turn in Stellar Senior Seasons

Baseball: Pictured L-R: Rancho Cucamonga’s Jake Brown & Arcadia’s Mikey Easter Editors Note: These are stats of kids from schools this site covers. It is run by one person, so 36-plus schools is all I can handle right now. These numbers are either from each programs MaxPreps page or sent directly from their coach. If […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 16 2021

210 Prep Sports Baseball Leaders List: Ayala’s Thomas Cerecedes & Bonita’s Luke Mistone Dominate on the Mound

Baseball: Pictured L-R: Bonita’s Luke Mistone & Ayala’s Thomas Cerecedes Editors Note: These are stats of kids from schools this site covers. It is run by one person, so 36-plus schools is all I can handle right now. These numbers are either from each programs MaxPreps page or sent directly from their coach. If there […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 08 2021

Mikey Easter’s Remarkable 3-Year Run at Arcadia Helped Program Raise Bar; Apaches Went 30-1 in Pacific League Play

Photos sent to us by the Easter family Baseball: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor If you went by statistics alone, Mikey Easter’s three-year run for the Arcadia baseball program was a massive success, both individually and collectively. But to appreciate Easter’s full value as a ballplayer, one needs to know about his tireless work ethic, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 08 2021

Rancho Cucamonga’s Jake Brown Will Continue Academic & Baseball Career at Cal Baptist University

Photos by Adan Jaime Baseball: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor Since the age of 12, Jake Brown has always wanted to play baseball at Cal Baptist University. He loves what the school stands for and has a high regard for the baseball program. In fact, the Lancers are the back-to-back Western Athletic Conference champions. He […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 03 2021

Damien’s Kaden Moeller Named Baseline League’s Most Valuable Player

All-Baseline League: Most Valuable Player: Kaden Moeller of Damien First Team Cole Howarth, Chino Hills Tyler Stull, Chino Hills Braden Hofmeyer, Chino Hills Jack Holman, Etiwanda Jacob Billings, Rancho Cucamonga Jake Brown, Rancho Cucamonga Jayden Lopez, Rancho Cucamonga Devean Alvarez, Los Osos Drake Job, Los Osos Tyler Mohler, Los Osos Michael Bowers, Upland Ivan Aguirre, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 03 2021

Tim O’Leary Has Been Named Covina’s New Baseball Coach

Baseball: From Covina High School: Covina High Athletics is proud to announce Tim O’Leary as our new head varsity baseball coach. Coach O’Leary is a 1991 alumni for the Colts, where he excelled in football, basketball, and baseball. He played his collegiate baseball in Iowa and also with various independent professional teams until beginning his […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 02 2021

List of SGV Area Baseball Players That Made All CIF-Southern Section in 2021

SGV Baseball Players on all-CIF Southern Section Photo by Josh Thompson Editors Note: We stretched this list beyond our regular coverage zone to honor as many kids that are somewhat close to the SGV. Division 1: First Team: Mikey Easter, Arcadia Ty Borgogno, Ayala Troy McCain, Ayala Cole Koniarsky, Ayala Tyler White, Bishop Amat Izeah […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jul 01 2021

Monrovia’s Chantz Powers & Coleman Mitchell Named Rio Hondo League’s Most Valuable Player & Pitcher, Respectively

Pictured L-R: Chantz Powers & Coleman Mitchell All-Rio Hondo League Baseball: Most Valuable Player: Chantz Powers of Monrovia Most Valuable Pitcher: Coleman Mitchell of Monrovia First Team: Nathan Thompson, Monrovia Matthew Delgado, Monrovia Shane Petersen, Monrovia Timmy Park, La Canada Alex Higa, La Canada Evan Umland, La Canada Noah Takeda Teer, South Pasadena Nico Schroeder, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 29 2021

Bishop Amat’s White & Muniz Named Del Rey League Most Valuable Player & Pitcher; La Salle’s Nahra, Beltre & Mysza Earn 1st Team Spot

All-Del Rey League Baseball: Most Valuable Player: Tyler White of Bishop Amat Most Valuable Pitcher: Izeah Muniz of Bishop Amat First Team: Daniel Briones, Bishop Amat Jose Marquez, Bishop Amat Ryan Verdugo, Bishop Amat Isaiah Ayala, Bishop Amat Evan Nahra, La Salle AJ Beltre, La Salle David Mysza, La Salle Adrian Montenegro, Serra Irving Norwood, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 29 2021

Maranatha’s Daniel Ruiz Named Olympic League Pitcher of the Year & Cam Andrews Earns Gold Glove for Minutemen

Pictured L-R: Cam Andrews & Daniel Ruiz All-Olympic League Baseball: Most Valuable Player: Carson Slager of Valley Christian Pitcher of the Year: Daniel Ruiz of Maranatha High School First Team: Nick Cook, Maranatha Mikey Ebner, Maranatha Ryan Mittelman, Maranatha Dylan Zdunek, Maranatha Matthew Bean, Valley Christian Benjamin Carter, Valley Christian Austin Horio, Valley Christian Cole […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 29 2021

Charter Oak Pitcher-Outfielder Chris Ceballos Named Valle Vista League MVP

All Valle Vista League Baseball: Most Valuable Player: Chris Ceballos of Charter Oak High School First Team: Gabriel Rico, Charter Oak Evan Avitia, Charter Oak Mark Manuel, Covina Ryan Perez, Covina Stephen Lona, Covina Cameron Shimokawa, Diamond Ranch Dean Curley, Northview Andrew Baltazar, Northview Sal Batres, Northview Landon White, San Dimas Ryder Young, San Dimas […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 27 2021

Eric Silva Goes Distance & Strikes Out 11 in JSerra’s 5-1 Victory Over Ayala in CIF State Division 1 Title Game

Photos by Josh Thompson of Champion Newspapers Baseball: Let’s get the negative stuff out of the way. JSerra defeated Ayala, 5-1, in the CIF State Division 1 title game. Eric Silva went the distance on Saturday afternoon, allowing an unearned run on one hit. Silva walked two and struck out 11. It took the Lions […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 26 2021

Ayala Ace Thomas Cerecedes Gets The Ball Today at JSerra in CIF State Division 1 Title Game

Baseball: One way or another, Ayala’s remarkable 2021 baseball season will come to an end today in South Orange County. The Bulldogs (26-3) will play for the CIF State Division 1 championship at JSerra Catholic. The first pitch is set for noon. JSerra (29-7) is the CIF-SS Division 1 runner up, having lost a 2-0 […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 25 2021

RCHS’s Record-Breaking Season Came to an End Thursday in Bakersfield; Cougars Fall, 3-1, at Ridgeview, in CIF State D-4 Semifinal

Baseball: Rancho Cucamonga saw its record breaking season come to an end on Thursday evening in Bakersfield. The Cougars fell, 3-0, to Ridgeview, in the semifinal round of the CIF State Division 4 playoffs. Jorge Gutierrez went the distance and allowed just an unearned run to pick up the win. Gutierrez scattered three hits, walked […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 25 2021

Two Freshman Pitchers (Byers/Yang) & Matthews’ 2 HR’s Leads Ayala to 13-3 Victory Over Bishop Amat in CIF State D-1 Semifinal

Photos by Josh Thompson of Champion Newspapers & Tara Masucci Baseball: What do you do in the semifinal round of the CIF State Division 1 playoffs when your No. 2 starter is out of state? You throw a couple of freshman and beat Bishop Amat, 13-3, in a five-inning, mercy-rule victory. Jeremy Byers went the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 23 2021

RCHS Gets 7-6, Walk-Off Victory Over Cajon in CIF State D-4 Playoffs; Bradyn France Drives in 4 Runs

Baseball: Just when it looked like this record-breaking season was  finally coming to an end, Rancho Cucamonga stages yet another dramatic victory. The Cougars trailed 4-1 in the bottom of the fifth and 6-5 in the final frame. But RCHS would get four fifth-inning runs and two more in the seventh to defeat Cajon, 7-6, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 23 2021

Ayala Uses Arm of Cerecedes & Bats of Badawi & McCain in 8-6 Victory at Eastlake in D-1 State Playoffs

Baseball: The Palomares League champs are still standing. Ayala got out to an early 4-0 lead and held on to defeat Eastlake, 8-6, in the first round of the CIF State Division 1 playoffs. The Bulldogs made a 125-mile drive to Chula Vista and Thomas Cerecedes improved to 11-0. Cerecedes went five strong, allowing one […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 23 2021

La Costa Canyon Ends Bonita’s Season With 5-4 Victory in First Round of CIF State D-2 Playoffs

Baseball: The 2021 baseball season for Bonita was definitely a success. The Bearcats finished second in the Palomares League to Ayala and made it to the semifinal round of the CIF-SS Division 2 playoffs before falling to the eventual champions from Thousand Oaks. Bonita has likely already put Tuesday’s season-ending loss in their rearview mirror. […]

By Brian Baiotto