Baseball/ Jun 21 2022

Jared Benash & Conor Burdian 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) Pictured L-R: Jared Benash & Conor Burdian Baseball: Player of the Week: Jared Benash, Quakes Baseball Academy: The Quakes Baseball Academy has begun Sunset League play 3-2, which has them in a four-way tie in second place, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 19 2022

Quakes Baseball Academy Scores Three Runs in Bottom of the 8th to Edge California Cage Rats, 6-5, in Sunset League Play

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The California Cage Rats were just six outs away from their first win of the season. They scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning to take a 5-3 lead on Saturday afternoon. The […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 19 2022

Long Beach Picks Up First Best of the West League Victory; Legends Outlast Arroyo Seco Sentinels, 10-7, on Saturday

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: The Long Beach Legends got three runs in the top of the ninth inning to defeat the Arroyo Seco Sentinels, 10-7, in Saturday’s Best of the West League game. LBL out-hit the Sentinels, 10-6, to earn […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 19 2022

JP Hefft’s Grand Slam in Sixth Inning Helps Lead So Cal Shepherds to 9-5 Victory Over Inland Valley Bucs in Best of the West League Contest

To view the Best of the West & Sunset League standings, schedules, stats & more, go to: (sunsetleaguebaseball.com) Baseball: Trailing 4-1 in the bottom of the sixth inning in a Best of the West League contest, JP Hefft changed the game with one swing. Hefft hit a grand slam to give the So Cal Shepherds […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 18 2022

Inland Valley Rallies Late for 9-5 Victory Over Long Beach in 10 Innings; Pirates Score Seven Runs in Last Three Frames

Baseball: The Inland Valley Pirates didn’t take their first lead of the game until the top of the 10th inning. They scored two in the eighth, one in the ninth and four runs in the top of the 10th to claim a 9-5 victory over the Long Beach Legends in a Best of the West […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 18 2022

Rafael Flores Hits Walk-Off Grand Slam; Alaska Goldpanners Defeat Ventura County, 8-6, on Friday

Baseball: Talk about finishing what you started. The Alaska Goldpanners scored four runs in the bottom of the first and ninth innings to defeat Ventura County, 8-6, on Friday. And they did so in dramatic fashion. Trailing 6-4, and with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Rafael Flores hit a walk-off grand slam. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 14 2022

Etiwanda’s Dylan Goff & Brady Ebel Named 210 Prep Sports Baseball Players of the Year; Eagles’ Duo Went 18-0, w/a 0. 52 ERA

Baseball: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor: Etiwanda entered the 2022 season just one year removed from having won 12 games and finishing fifth in the Baseline League. The Eagles’ pitching staff returned junior Dylan Goff (3-3) and seniors Alfredo Capacete (3-4) and Garrett Mnich (3-1), who combined to go 9-8, with a 4.42 ERA over 89 […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 14 2022

Etiwanda’s Don Furnald Named 210 Prep Sports Baseball Coach of the Year; Eagles Won Second CIF-SS D-2 Title Since 2017

Baseball: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor There were signs early on that Don Furnald was going to be successful at Etiwanda, and that his Eagles would never go down without a fight. In Furnald’s first season at the Rancho Cucamonga school, the rookie coach nearly pulled off a miracle. With two weeks to play in the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 06 2022

Torrey Pines Claims CIF State Division 2 So Cal Regional Championship After 19-8 Victory at Etiwanda

Photos by Al Salgado: Baseball: There was a popular TV show in the 1980’s in which the lead character would always say, “I love it when a plan comes together.” And it seemed this week that everything was falling in line, and that Etiwanda was primed to win the CIF State Division 2 Southern California […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 03 2022

CIF State D-2 Championship Preview: Etiwanda Freshman Brady Ebel Gets Ball in Saturday’s Showdown w/Torrey Pines

Photo by Al Salgado: Baseball: By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor What more could a 14-year-old baseball player ask for than to be on the mound in a CIF State Division 2 championship game? It might be a daunting task for most, but Etiwanda freshman Brady Ebel is as calm as they come. The Baseline League […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 03 2022

Etiwanda Scores Six Runs in Fifth & Sixth Innings to Defeat Birmingham, 12-1; Eagles Host Torrey Pines in Saturday’s CIF State D-2 Title Game

Photos by Al Salgado Baseball: Considering they trailed 1-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning of Thursday’s CIF State Division 2 semifinal, the chances of claiming a mercy-rule victory an inning later was almost incomprehensible. But that’s exactly what Etiwanda accomplished. The Eagles got six runs in the fifth and sixth innings to defeat […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 01 2022

Every CIF State First Round Score; Etiwanda Gets Combined No-Hitter in 6-1 Victory Over Maranatha in D-2 Contest

Photo by Josh Thompson Baseball: CIF State Southern California First-Round Scores: Division 1: JSerra 5, Granite Hills 2 Notre Dame 10, Chatsworth 2 Huntington Beach 5, La Costa Canyon 1 Villa Park 6, Stockdale 2 Division 2: Etiwanda 6, Maranatha 1 Birmingham 8, Righetti 4 Rancho Bernardo 2, Torrance 1 Torrey Pines 1, Palos Verdes […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Jun 01 2022

Ramirez Tosses 6 1/3 Scoreless & Hitless Innings to Complete No-Hitter, & Ebel Goes 3-for-4 w/HR & 3 RBIs in Etiwanda’s 6-1 Victory Over Maranatha

Photos by Josh Thompson Baseball: Ten days after defeating Torrance in the CIF-SS Division 2 title game at Cal State Fullerton, Etiwanda hosted Maranatha in the first round of the CIF State Division 2 playoffs. The Eagles started Mason Schultz, and he lasted 2/3 of an inning, allowing one run on four walks. Yahir Ramirez […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ May 30 2022

CIF State Baseball Playoff Schedule; Etiwanda Will Host Maranatha on Tuesday

Baseball: CIF State First-Round Schedule: Games are Tuesday, Thursday & the So Cal Regional Finals are on Saturday: All games, according to the CIF State website, have a 4 pm start time Division 1: Granite Hills at JSerra Notre Dame at Chatsworth Huntington Beach at La Costa Canyon Villa Park at Stockdale Division 2: Maranatha […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ May 27 2022

South Hills Catcher Andres Mitat Named Hacienda League’s MVP; Lorenzano, Ramirez, Sibrian & Vazquez Earn First-Team Spots

Baseball: All-Hacienda League: Most Valuable Player: Andres Mitat, South Hill senior First Team: Matt Lorenzano, South Hills senior Andrew Ramirez, South Hills senior Jeremiah Sibrian, South Hills senior Paul Vazquez, South Hills sophomore David Castillo, Los Altos senior Jacob Rodriguez, Los Altos junior Andy Jimenez, Los Altos junior Kyle Calzadiaz, Walnut senior Cesar Chavez, Walnut […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ May 27 2022

Monrovia’s Andrew Primucci Named Rio Hondo League Pitcher of Year; Lorenzini, Castelli, Petersen, Oliva & Zinn Make First Team

Baseball: All-Rio Hondo League: Most Valuable Pitcher: Andrew Primucci, Monrovia Most Valuable Player: Eric Taylor, Temple City First Team: Donovan Lorenzini, Monrovia Michael Castelli, Monrovia Shane Petersen, Monrovia Ryan Oliva, Monrovia Jack Zinn, Monrovia Jaykob Duhamel, Temple City Ethan Praslia, Temple City Adam Geller, La Canada Ryan Kiessling, La Canada Devin Robinson, South Pasadena Cayden […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ May 27 2022

Marshall Fundamental’s Travis Delgado Named Mission Valley League’s MVP; Hunziker, Hernandez, Pendleton & Chew Earn First Team Spots

Baseball: All-Mission Valley League: Most Valuable Player: Travis Delgado, Marshall Fundamental First Team: Conrad Hunziker, Marshall Fundamental Jacob Hernandez, Marshall Fundamental Wes Pendleton, Marshall Fundamental Nick Chew, Marshall Fundamental Julian Barajas, Arroyo Carlos Salcedo, Arroyo Richard Inostros, Arroyo Mike Valenzuela, Arroyo Joseph Enriquez, Arroyo Elias Diosdado, Gabrielino Ryan Lee, Gabrielino Angel Alcantar, Mountain View Julio […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ May 25 2022

Northview’s Dean Curley Named Valle Vista League’s MVP; Batres, Barragan, Frey & Cruz Earn First-Team Spots

Photos by Gwen Pointer Baseball: All-Valle Vista League: Most Valuable Player: Dean Curley, Northview Junior First Team: Sal Batres, Northview Ivan Barragan, Northview Diego Frey, Northview Isaiah Cruz, Northview Ayden Garcia, San Dimas Matt Romero, San Dimas Landon White, San Dimas Evan Avitia, Charter Oak Anthony Vasquez, Charter Oak Chris Gonzalez, Charter Oak Ryan Perez, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ May 24 2022

Flintridge Prep’s Nick Gonzalez Named Prep League’s Most Valuable Player

Baseball: All-Prep League: MVP: Nick Gonzalez, Flintridge Prep senior First Team: Gio Ortega, Rio Hondo Prep senior Ryan McCulloch, Rio Hondo Prep junior Max Brunngraber, Flintridge Prep junior Spencer Seid, Flintridge Prep senior JR Kully, Flintridge Prep junior Connor Cafferty, Providence junior Adam Arther, Poly junior Jason Mayo, Poly senior Mike Zbyszewski, Chadwick senior Second […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ May 24 2022

Etiwanda Freshman Brady Ebel Named Baseline League’s MVP; Roellig, Goff, Briseno & McEvoy Earn First-Team Spots

Baseball: All-Baseline League: Most Valuable Player: Brady Ebel, Etiwanda freshman First Team: Dylan Goff, Etiwanda junior Austen Roellig, Etiwanda junior Tyler McEvoy, Etiwanda junior Armando Briseno, Etiwanda senior Ryan Mullan, Damien senior Seth Sumner, Damien senior Tyler Daley, Damien junior Tate Shimao, RCHS senior Jacob McCombs, RCHS junior Dakota Gray, RCHS senior Jeremy Giesegh, Upland […]

By Brian Baiotto