Baseball/ Mar 24 2021

Ryan Kozma’s 7th Inning Home Run Ties Game, Bonita Goes on to Defeat El Toro, 5-4, in 12 Innings

High School Baseball: It’s early, but the Bonita baseball program has already picked up a ‘character’ win. The Bearcats were trailing by two runs in the top of the seventh inning some 44 miles from home. But they rallied to send it to extra innings, thanks to a solo home run by Ryan Kozma to […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 24 2021

Jake Brown Throws 3-Hit Shutout, Strikes Out 7; Rancho Cucamonga Cruises to 9-0 Victory Over La Quinta

Rancho Cucamonga left Glendora High School on Monday disappointed that they hadn’t played their best baseball in a loss to the Tartans. But the Cougars snapped back into form quickly. Jake Brown just shoved it all game, and the Cougars dominated La Quinta, 9-0, on Tuesday. Brown threw a three-hit shutout. He struck out seven […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 24 2021

Loyola Hammers North Torrance Pitching in 14-5 Victory; Cubs Hand Saxons First Loss in 2021

After losses on Saturday (Mission Viejo) & Monday (Bonita), Loyola bounced back in a big way. The Cubs pounded North (Torrance) pitching for 11 hits in a 14-5 victory over the Saxons on Tuesday. Brynner Waiolama went the first four innings for North and allowed four runs (one earned) on three hits. He walked two […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 24 2021

Isenhart & Nolan’s Arms, Wooldridge & Gonzales’ Bats Lead Glendora to 4-3 Victory at Sunny Hills

Pictured L-R: Matt Gonzales, Braydon Wooldridge, Jeff Isenhart & JJ Nolan After a season-opening loss on Saturday, Glendora has bounced back and defeated a pair of 2-0 teams in a 24-hour stretch. Yesterday, the Tartans knocked off Rancho Cucamonga, 4-1. Fast forward to Tuesday, and GHS handed Sunny Hills its first loss, 4-3, in Fullerton. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 23 2021

Casey Spencer Earns First Victory at Arcadia; Former La Salle Pitcher Went Six Innings, Apaches Defeat Chino Hills, 5-4, on Monday

In his second outing of 2021, Casey Spencer picked up his first win on the mound for Arcadia High School. The former La Salle star went six innings and allowed four runs on four hits. To be fair to Spencer, though, Coach Nick Lemas, said he would have won at California in the season opener, […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 23 2021

Matthew Bustos & Two Relievers Hold Loyola to 2 Hits; Bonita Claims 6-3 Victory Over Cubs

Bonita improved to 2-0 after a 6-3 victory over Loyola on Monday. And that was made possible by starting pitcher Matthew Bustos and a Bearcats offense that out-hit the Cubs, 9-2. Joey Frey was stuck with the loss. Frey went five innings, allowing two runs on five hits and striking out four. Bonita would go […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 23 2021

Donovann Jackson’s 5 Innings on the Mound, Carson Collett’s 2-RBI Double in Fifth Enough for Glendora in 4-1 Victory Over Rancho Cucamonga

The Glendora and Rancho Cucamonga pitching staffs both worked their way in and out of a number of jams on Monday afternoon. In the end, though, the Tartans were able to hold off the Cougars, 4-1, to claim their first victory of 2021. Dylan Escobar went the first four innings for RCHS, and allowed just […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 23 2021

Adrian Lopez Homers Twice, Drives in Four Runs; Maranatha Crushes Excelsior Charter, 23-7, on Monday Afternoon

Three days after scoring just one run in its season opener, the Maranatha bats came alive in a big way. The Minutemen pounded five Excelsior Charter pitchers for 20 hits, including five home runs. MHS cruised to a 23-7 victory in Victorville. RJ Torres was saddled with the loss. Torres surrendered seven runs on eight […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 22 2021

Ayala Pounds Foothill Pitching for 14 Hits; Bulldogs Open 2021 With 12-3 Victory Over Knights

The Ayala High School baseball program has had a lot of success lately. In fact, they haven’t lost a game since May 7th of 2019. When COVID-19 ended the 2020 season, the Bulldogs were 9-0, and until this past Saturday, they hadn’t taken the field since. And Ayala picked up right where they left off. […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 21 2021

South Hills Claims 3-2, Nine-Inning Victory Over Charter Oak on Walk-Off Error; Former League Rivals Met Saturday in Tournament

They’re not in the same league anymore. But South Hills and Charter Oak never fail to make the other program work diligently for each win. For the last few years, the Chargers and Huskies duked it out for the Hacienda League championship. And while Charter Oak has moved on to the Valle Vista League in […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 21 2021

Coleman Mitchell’s Arm & Nathan Thompson’s Bat Lead Monrovia to 9-2 Victory at Village Christian

Monrovia’s Coleman Mitchell and Nathan Thompson began their senior season with a bang. Mitchell did his part on the mound and Thompson with a bat, as the Wildcats cruised to a 9-2 victory at Village Christian on Saturday. Mitchell went five scoreless innings, allowing just three hits to pick up the win. He didn’t walk […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 21 2021

Rancho Cucamonga Improves to 2-0 in 2021; Cougars Pound Out 13-6 Victory Over Nogales

Rancho Cucamonga erupted for 11 runs in the fourth and fifth innings combined and went on to defeat Nogales, 13-6, on Saturday. Jacob Ayala was saddled with the loss for the Nobles. Ayala surrendered seven runs and six hits over his 2 2/3 innings of work. He walked three and fanned three RCHS batters. Six […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 21 2021

Three Etiwanda Pitchers Combine on 1-Hitter; Eagles Cruise to 12-0, Five-Inning Victory Over Northview

Less than 24 hours after rallying late to defeat San Dimas, Etiwanda jumped on Northview early and often. The Eagles claimed a 12-0, mercy-rule victory in five innings. Three pitchers combined on a 1-hit shutout and Etiwanda pounded Northview for 13 hits. In fact, eight separate Eagles had at least one hit, and four had […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 21 2021

Ethan Galindo Goes 5 Strong Innings for the Win, Dean Curley Doubles & Homers in Northview’s 8-4 Victory Over Walnut

Pictured L-R: Ethan Galindo & Dean Curley Northview opened the 2021 baseball season by getting a solid effort on the mound from its ace, and a big day at the plate from a Vikings’ sophomore. Northview got four runs in the second inning and cruised to an 8-4 victory over Walnut. Ethan Galindo, one of […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 20 2021

Damien Bats Open 2021 Season on Fire; Spartans Defeat Claremont, 14-3, After Collecting 17 Hits Off Six Wolfpack Pitchers

Apparently the Damien bats weren’t rusty, despite not having played in over a year. The Spartans pounded Claremont pitching for 17 hits in Friday’s 14-3 victory. Gavin Eddy got the loss after allowing nine runs on eight hits over his 3 1/3 innings of work. He walked two and fanned three Spartans’ batters. The first […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 20 2021

Travis Delgado Strikes Out 10, Alex Chew Drives in 3 Runs; Marshall Fundamental Opens With 12-1 Victory Over Providence

Marshall Fundamental waited almost a year to get back on the baseball field. And while no parents or fans were allowed, this ascending program didn’t skip a beat from the time off. The Eagles rode the strong right arm of Travis Delgado and cruised to a 12-1 victory over Providence. Evan Jaquez picked up the […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Mar 20 2021

Abraham Zapata’s 2-Run Homer in Sixth Inning Leads Etiwanda to 6-5 Victory at San Dimas; Eagles Trailed 4-0 Before Mounting Comeback

Etiwanda got off to a slow start in the 2021 season opener at San Dimas. The Eagles trailed 4-0, but they rallied for four runs in the fourth and two more in the sixth to outlast the Saints, 6-5, on Friday afternoon. Abraham Zapata played the hero with a two-run shot in the top of […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Feb 23 2021

Former Northview Ace Ryan Humphreys Improves to 2-0; Westmont Lefty Goes Distance in 10-1 Victory Over San Diego Christian

College Baseball: Ryan Humphreys, the 2019 Northview High School ace, is off to a great start to his sophomore season. The Westmont College lefty closed out a four-game sweep of San Diego Christian over the weekend. Humphreys allowed just one run over the seven-inning, 10-1 victory. He surrendered just one hit, walked five and fanned […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Feb 18 2021

Charter Oak Senior Chris Ceballos Commits to Westmont; Chargers’ Multi-Threat Weapon Grows into Respected Leader

By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor If there was ever a kid that gave everything he had from the moment he woke up in the morning to the second his head hit the pillow at night, it’s Charter Oak senior Chris Ceballos. Ceballos makes a diligent effort daily to better himself as a player, person and […]

By Brian Baiotto


Baseball/ Feb 16 2021

Glendora Senior Carson Collett Commits to APU; Tartans’ Catcher Excels on Baseball Field & in Classroom

By Brian Reed-Baiotto, Sports Editor It’s been a challenging past 12 months for the entire world. COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on everyone’s physical and mental health, their jobs and finances, and in so many other ways. For local high school student-athletes, the pandemic upended almost the entire 2020 spring season, and so far there hasn’t […]

By Brian Baiotto