Prep Baseball Report

2023 Team Preview: Ocean View Seahawks

PBR California Staff

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The Road to the California State Games begins with the 2023 California high school baseball season. With the season just around the corner, our staff has begun putting out team previews from all around the state, getting you prepared for another year of exciting coverage.

Today we focus on the Ocean View Seahawks who finished 2022 with a 19-8 overall record. The Seahawks return much of its starting lineup and will look to utilize its experience and senior leadership to make another run at a Golden West League title as well as a postseason bid.

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Ocean View Seahawks

Head Coach (years at school):

Tanner Van Maanen (7)

Twitter Handle:


CIF Section & Division:


Conference/League Name:

Golden West League 

Last Year’s Record:


9-1 (League) 

2022 Playoff Run:

Lost in first round of CIF SS D1 vs Bishop Amat

# of Returning Starters:


# of Returning Pitchers:


Team Expectations:

"Strong returning team that has a lot of senior leadership."

Team Strengths:


Areas of Improvement:

"EGO - We have a lot of guys with a lot of experience. We can't get complacent and go through the motions."

College Commitments:

Landon Runyan- OF, 6,0, 185, L/L, UCSD

Mulievi Levu- INF, 6'1, 200, L/R, Long Beach St.

Evyn Lewis- C, 5'10, 170, R/R, Lewis Clark

Owen Eisen- RHP, 6'6, 205, R/R, Lewis Clark

Cayden Hohman- INF, 5'9, 180, L/R, Dallas

Top Uncommitted 23s:

Spencer Johnson- LHP, 6'1, 180, L/L, Returning League MVP

Seth Churchwell- OF, 6'3, 180, R/R, First team all league

Nathaniel Williams- INF, 6'0, 180, S/R 

Sebastian Aparicio- INF, 6'0, 170, R/R, 2nd Team All League

Cole Kenrich- OF, 6'2, 185, R/R

Top Uncommitted 24s:

Gavin Croughin- C, 5'11, 170, R/R

Maddox Vermeeren- INF, 5'11, 165, R/R

Peyton Perry- RHP/INF, 5'10, 165, R/R

Top Uncommitted 25s:

JT Lewis- LHP/OF, 6'1, 150, L/L, "Going to contribute a lot of innings on the bump this year."



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