JSerra incoming sophomore Royce Lewis was selected Friday to be part of the U.S. team that will play in the 15U Baseball World Cup in Mazatlan, Mexico, from July 31 to Aug. 11.
Lewis made the 20-player roster after going through the National Team Trials this week in Cary, N.C.
The team will play an exhibition game July 29
The Perfect Game All-American Classic, which will be played Aug. 10 at Petco Park in San Diego, will have strong representation from Orange County.
The West team will be coached by Brett Kay of JSerra and includes three players from the county on its roster: Aliso Niguel pitcher Kyle Molnar; Mission Viejo pitcher Patrick
Servite announced the hiring of Shawn Gilbert as its baseball coach Thursday night. Gilbert had been the hitting coach at Long Beach State for the past four years.
“Gilbert’s coaching philosophy mirrors what we believe here at Servite; he focuses on the formation of the entire individual, including on-field development
Huntington Beach pitcher Hagen Danner and Mater Dei pitcher Nick Pratto were among the Orange County players selected to participate in the U.S. 17U National Team Development Program.
The players were invited to a training camp Aug. 11-15 in Cary, N.C.
Also selected were Aliso Niguel catcher Blake Sabol, Mate
Five Orange County players were named to the CalHiSports All-California baseball first team released Monday.
The county’s first-team selections are pitchers Griffin Canning of Santa Margarita and Scott Schultz of Fountain Valley; infielders Josh Morgan of Orange Lutheran and Brian Schales of Edison; and
The Firecracker Classic Tournament turns 20 with its first pitch Friday, and the massive baseball event will be staged with a hand from technology.
The nine-day event, held at venues across Southern California, includes 186 high school baseball teams from as far away as Washington and Colorado, competing in age groups ranging from Under-
Santa Margarita’s David Bacani, who guided the Eagles to the Division 1 baseball title, was selected Division 1 coach of the year.
Clemente Bonilla and senior infielder Parker Coss of Capistrano Valley Christian’s Division 6 champion baseball team were selected as coach of the year and most valuable playe
LOS ANGELES – Nobody told Tyler Matzek it would be easy. He had no reason to think it wouldn’t be.
At Capistrano Valley he struck people out at will, hit home runs, won a CIF championship at Angel Stadium.
He returned there Monday, five years and a lifetime later, to make his second major league start for the Colorado
If there was one thing Santa Margarita did best on its way to winning a CIF-SS Division 1 championship this season, it was responding.
Coach David Bacani repeatedly praised the Eagles’ ability to come back with an answer whenever something didn’t break their way. Nobody embodied that better than Santa Margarita’s
MVP: Chaz Williams, St. Margaret’s
First Team: Paul Sardo, Crean Lutheran, Jr.; Jonah Halverson, Crean Lutheran, Jr.; Matt Markus, Crean Lutheran, Jr.; Ryan Mittelholtz, Crean Lutheran, Jr.; Chaz Williams, St. Margaret’s, Sr.; Jake Bradley, St. Margaret’s, Jr.; Kyle Hermann, S
Parker Joe Robinson was a little too rough in Pop Warner football, a bit too aggressive in youth soccer.
He would learn that it was OK to beat up on baseballs and catchers’ mitts.
Robinson decided some years ago that baseball is his sport. It was a good decision. This year, as a senior at JSerra, Robinson got a schol
Last summer, Foothill coach Vince Brown gathered his team’s seniors and tried to figure out what their goals were.
According to Brown, the seniors, who were members of a Knights team that finished last in the Century League last year, looked to make the playoffs and have a winning season.
Brown acknowledged he believ
The All-Southern Section baseball second team selections, as made by the California Baseball Coaches Association
The All-CIF baseball first teams will be released soon. Division 1Matt Lautz, AgouraJacob Wong, Capistrano ValleyNick Kahle, Chaminade
Check out photos from the Register’s Athletes of the Year banquet at the O.C. Sports Grill in Anaheim on Tuesday, June 10, 2014.
Among the awards that were handed out were the Register’s Boys Athlete of the Year (Mater Dei’s Stanley Johnson), Girls Athlete of the Year (Santa Margarita’s Katie McLaughlin), Small Sc
Here is a list of the Orange County teams that won CIF-SS championships during the spring of the 2013-14 school year.
Baseball: Santa Margarita (Division 1), Capistrano Valley Christian (Division 6)
Josh Morgan of Orange Lutheran signed with the Texas Rangers today. Morgan said via text message that he received an $800,000 signing bonus.
Morgan, a shortstop, was selected by the Rangers in the third round of last week's draft. Baseball America labeled Morgan as the sixth-best shortstop prospect for the draft.
OC VARSITY’S 2013-14 AWARD WINNERS
O.C. ATHLETES OF THE YEAR
Boys athlete of the year: Stanley Johnson, Mater Dei
Girls athlete of the year: Katie McLaughlin, Santa Margarita
Boys small schools athlete of the year: Josh Davis, St. Margar
CAPISTRANO VALLEY CHRISTIAN
He pitched a no-hitter for the Eagles in their 5-0 win over Sierra Canyon of Chatsworth in the CIF-SS Division 6 championship game. Discenzo, a junior left-hander, struck out five and walked three. On the final out of the game he fielded a ground ball, slipped and then threw f
ANAHEIM – An all-star game ideally is an evenly matched contest. That’s what the Orange County All-Star Baseball Game was Monday.
The North and South played to an 8-8 tie in 11 innings at La Palma Park’s Dee Fee Field. It is the first of 47 county all-star games to end in a tie.
The game, which is organized and
A final look at Orange County baseball:
• Capistrano Valley Christian lost two CIF-SS baseball championship games before winning one this year. Santa Margarita lost two CIF baseball championship games before winning one this year. Aliso Niguel and Foothill lost in championship games this year, the second CIF baseball finals lost for