Baseball/ Apr 12 2024

Richman & Nahra Combine to go 7-for-10 w/Two Doubles, Two Triples & Six RBIs in PCC’s 15-10 SCC Victory Over Compton

College Baseball: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor This might not be the deepest or most talented program PCC has fielded in the last seven-plus years. But these young men battle their asses off and they’re still in contention for a postseason berth. The Lancers claimed a 15-10 slugfest over their visitors from Compton. The win […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 11 2024

Aaron Jacobsen Threw a Four-Hit Shutout & Struck Out Five in Glendora’s 3-0 Palomares League Victory Over Alta Loma

Baseball: Glendora and Alta Loma are hoping to avoid a last place finish in Palomares League play. In the first of a three-game set, the Braves defeated the Tartans, 9-7, on Monday at ALHS. Fast forward 48 hours, and GHS would even the series at 1-1, thanks to a 3-0 victory. Aaron Jacobsen did the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball,Top Stories/ Apr 11 2024

Marshall Fundamental Continues to Climb MVL Ladder; Eagles Edge Rosemead, 4-3, on Wednesday

Photos by Stephen Delgado Baseball: Marshall Fundamental won its fourth consecutive Mission Valley League game on Wednesday. The Eagles defeated Rosemead, 4-3, and they currently sit one-half a game behind second-place South El Monte. Andrew Wong went 2 2/3 innings, and he allowed two runs on four hits. Wong walked three and struck out one […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 11 2024

San Dimas Hammers West Covina, 13-1, in Five Innings; Saints Improve to 5-0 in Valle Vista League Games

Baseball: If the first five games are any indication, San Dimas appears to be in cruise control and headed towards yet another Valle Vista League championship. On Wednesday, SDHS hammered West Covina, 13-1, in five innings. The Saints are now 5-0 in VVL games, and they’ve outscored their opponents by a combined margin of 52-6. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 11 2024

Northview Defeats Covina, 6-4, to Secure First VVL Win of 2024; Ramos & Arellano Combine for Four Hits & Five RBIs

Baseball: Northview didn’t just win its first Valle Vista League game on Wednesday. The Vikings also snapped a seven-game losing streak. NHS claimed a 6-4 VVL victory over their visitors from Covina. Declan Bowers got the loss after allowing six runs (one earned) on six hits over five innings. Bowers walked one and fanned a […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 11 2024

Bonita Jumps on Ayala Early & Holds on for a 7-6 Palomares League Victory; Bearcats Hold Two-Game Lead Over Second-Place Colony

Photos by Beth Oualline Baseball: Two days after dropping its first Palomares League contest of 2024, Bonita responded well. The Bearcats fell, 7-2, at Ayala, in the first of a three-game set with the Bulldogs. On Wednesday, however, Bonita led 6-0 after two innings, and they would hold on for a 7-6 victory. With seven […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 11 2024

Upland Freshman Carson Kinnick Goes 3-for-3 & His Walk-Off Single Led Upland to a 10-9 Baseline League Victory Over Etiwanda

Baseball: Upland snapped its five-game Baseline League losing streak on Wednesday. And they did so in dramatic fashion. The Highlanders edged the reigning two-time champs from Etiwanda, 10-9, on a walk-off single from freshman Carson Kinnick. UHS overcame deficits of 3-0 and 8-4. Upland scored four unearned runs off Michael Aleman on five hits over […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 11 2024

Damien Takes Over First Place in Baseline League w/7-2 Victory at LOHS; Paoletto’s Grand Slam in Seventh Put Game Away

Baseball: Damien took over sole possession of first place in the Baseline League standings thanks to a couple of victories this week over Los Osos. On Monday, the Spartans edged the Grizzlies, 3-1, and today, DHS claimed a 7-2 victory at LOHS. With a 3-2 lead in the top of the seventh inning, Nikko Paoletto […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 11 2024

Escalera Tosses Three-Hit Shutout & Strikes Out 12 in COHS’ 1-0 VVL Victory Over Diamond Ranch; Medrano Doubles in Game-Winning Run in Seventh

Photos by Gwen Pointer Baseball: Without much success offensively, Charter Oak pitching has had to carry their share and then some. And no one has played better when needed than Zack Escalera. Escalera went the distance and tossed a three-hit shutout in a 1-0 Valle Vista League victory over Diamond Ranch. The Chargers junior issued […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 10 2024

Bauer, Malone, Manzo & Marez Combine on Three-Hit Shutout & 16 Strikeouts in South Hills’ 9-0 Hacienda League Victory Over Wilson

Baseball: South Hills remained unbeaten in Hacienda League play after Tuesday’s 9-0 victory over Wilson. The Huskies out-hit the Wildcats, 11-3. Jesus Castorena got the loss after allowing eight runs (seven earned) on seven hits and two walks over his three innings. Steven Jimenez hit a two-run HR in the bottom of the third to […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 10 2024

Rio Hondo Prep Hands Poly an 11-2 Beatdown; Kares Secured First Prep League Victory of 2024

Baseball: It took Rio Hondo Prep seven tries before the Kares finally secured Prep League victory No. 1 on Tuesday. And handing their rival from Poly an 11-2 ass kicking had to make the day even more special for RHP. The Panthers entered Tuesday’s contest with a record of 6-0 in Prep League games. Chase […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 10 2024

Kalani Quiroz Tosses Six-Hit Shutout & Strikes Out Four in St. Francis’ 1-0 Mission League Victory at Notre Dame

Baseball: St. Francis had to feel fortunate to leave Notre Dame with a 1-0 Mission League victory on Tuesday. The Golden Knights tallied just one hit and 12 of their 21 outs offensively came via strikeout. But that was all Kalani Quiroz needed. Quiroz tossed a six hit shutout, and the win moves the Golden […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 10 2024

Alta Loma Pounds Out 13 Hits in Monday’s 9-7 Victory Over Glendora; Braves Leapfrog Tartans Out of Palomares League Cellar

Baseball: With three weeks to play in the 2024 regular season, Alta Loma and Glendora met up for the first of a three-game Palomares League series. The Braves and Tartans opened their set tied for last with identical 1-5 league records. ALHS struck first with a 9-7 victory in a game that featured 16 combined […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 10 2024

Buoncristiani & Baldomino Team Up for a 4-Hit Shutout & Struck Out Seven in Chino Hills’ 2-0 Baseline League Victory at RCHS

Baseball: After starting Baseline League play 0-3-1, Chino Hills continues to climb the league leaderboard. The Huskies got single runs in the top of the third and fourth innings to secure a 2-0 victory at RCHS. Brody Buoncristiani earned the win after going six scoreless innings on three hits. Buoncristiani walked three and struck out […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 10 2024

Roellig & Montes de Oca RBI Singles in Bottom of Seventh Lead Etiwanda to a 2-1 Baseline League Victory Over Upland

Baseball: It’s been a challenging 2024 season for the Etiwanda baseball program. But after Monday’s seventh-inning rally, the Eagles find themselves just one-half game out of third place in the Baseline League standings. EHS scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to claim a 2-1 victory over Upland. Dylan Webb went six innings for […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 10 2024

Andrew Carter Went 5 1/3 Innings, Allowing One Run & Striking Out Five in Damien’s 3-1 Baseline League Victory Over Los Osos

Baseball: Damien edged Los Osos, 3-1, in the first of a three-game Baseline League series on Monday. The Spartans (5-1-1) handed the first-place Grizzlies (6-1) their first league setback. Andrew Carter earned the win after going 5 1/3 innings and allowing one run on two hits. Carter issued two walks and struck out five LOHS […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 07 2024

JC Baseball Standings & This Week’s Schedule; Chaffey Swept Mt. San Jacinto & Mt. SAC Claimed SCC Series Over Long Beach, 2-1

College Baseball: Saturday’s Inland Empire Athletic Conference Scores: Desert 17, Cerro Coso 5 Chaffey 6, Mt. San Jacinto 3 Neither Victor Valley nor SBVC posted their game score IEAC Standings: Chaffey (22-9, 16-2) Mt. San Jacinto (23-8, 13-4) Desert (17-15, 13-5) Cerro Coso (14-19, 7-10) SBVC (12-19, 7-10) Victor Valley (6-22, 3-14) Barstow (3-29, 1-15) […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 07 2024

Former GHS Pitchers Jackson & VerKuilen Team Up in Chaffey’s 6-3 Victory Over MSJC; Panthers Take Over Sole Possession of IEAC Penthouse

College Baseball: Chaffey College completed a three-game sweep this week of Mt. San Jacinto. The Panthers and Eagles will play one more time on April 25th. But Chaffey leapfrogged Mt. San Jacinto this week atop the Inland Empire Athletic Conference standings, thanks to a 6-3 victory on Saturday. Donovann Jackson went seven innings to earn […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 07 2024

Bacon Goes 8 2/3 Innings & Strikes Out Three in PCC’s 8-4 SCC Victory Over ELAC; Roman & Villanueva Combine for Five RBIs

College Baseball: Pasadena City College was able to salvage game three of its South Coast Conference series with East Los Angeles College. After 11-10 and 4-1 losses on Tuesday and Thursday, respectively, PCC claimed an 8-4 victory on Saturday afternoon. The Lancers out-hit the Huskies, 11-6, and they improved to 9-9 in conference games. Joe […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Apr 07 2024

Brunk Had Two Doubles & Three RBIs in Bonita’s 8-4 Nonleague Victory Over Charter Oak; Rudometkin Went 6 1/3 to Earn the Win

Baseball: Bonita will enter the final three weeks of the regular season in the Palomares League penthouse. On Saturday, the Bearcats secured one final nonleague victory after defeating Charter Oak, 8-4, and they improved to 11-6. . Jack Rudometkin earned the win, as he went 6 1/3 innings and allowed four runs on six hits. […]

By Brian Baiotto