Northern California Diamond Notes: 3/19-3/25
March 28, 2018
Our weekly Diamond Notes highlights 10 players that were nominated by their coaches for Northern California Player of the Week award.
The following players had impressive performances during the week of March 19-25, and though not selected as the Player of the Week, they earned recognition. Players are listed in no particular order.
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2019 INF Alex Kirley (Justin-Siena HS, Napa): 2 games: 3-for-5, BB, 2 SB, 2B, RBI, 2 R, played error free defense at 2nd and 3rd base.
2019 LHP Clayton Ray (Santa Cruz HS): CG, Shutout, 7 IP, H, 8 K, 0 BB, did not give up a hit until two outs in the 7th inning, 80 total pitches
2018 RHP Alec Ritch (Branson School, Ross): 2 games: CG, 7 K; 4-for-5, HR, 3B, 2B, 4 R, 2 SB
2018 RHP Jacob Lares (Branham HS, San Jose): 2 games: 2 W, 13 IP, R, 5 H, 8 K, BB
2020 RHP Gio Antonini (St. Vincent de Paul HS, Petaluma): No-Hitter, 2nd in a row, 9 K, 2 BB, 5 IP (shortened due to run rule in 12-1 victory)
2018 SS/P Carlo Lopiccolo (Burlingame HS): 2 games: 2-for-5, R, RBI, HBP, SB, BB; 5 IP, H, 12 K, 0 ER, BB
2019 RHP Bubba Gomez (Fremont Christian HS, Fremont): 6.2 IP, 11 K, 0 ER vs 2017 section winner
2018 LHP/OF Rylan Tinsley (Weston Ranch, Stockton): 2 games (DH): 5 IP, 0 ER; 4-for-6, SB, 3 R, SB
2021 LHP Ty Ostrowski (Willow Glen HS, San Jose): 6 IP, 4 H, R, 0 BB in a 9-1 win. First ER allowed this season
2018 1B Layne Richardson (Mountain House HS): 2 games: 3-for-6, 3B, 3 R, 3 RBI, BB, HBP, SB
Coaches, have a Player of the Week nomination? Be sure to check your email on Sundays for our request. To nominate a player, simply send detailed stats/info/report to our scouting staff by Monday. We publish the chosen Player of the Week on Tuesday morning followed by a list of 10 other outstanding performers in our weekly Diamond Notes on Wednesday.