SoCal Diamond Notes: 3/1-3/6/20

PBR California Staff


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Our weekly Diamond Notes highlights notable players that were nominated by their coaches for Southern California Player of the Week award for the week of Feb 24 - March 1st. Though not selected as the Player of the Week, they earned this special recognition.

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2020 P Justin Rios - Arcadia HS - On Tuesday he threw a complete game shutout, allowing only 2 hits and striking out 10. He followed that performance up on Friday going 5-5 at the plate, including 2 2Bs, and driving in 6!

2021 RHP/OF Jonah Storey - Mira Costa HS - The uncommitted junior continued his hot start on the mound and at the plate by throwing a complete game, 3 hit shutout against Santa Margarita. Also went 1-1 with 2BBs.

2022 RHP Jimmy Duarte - California HS - Sophomore Jimmie Duarte made his first pitching appearance of the year coming in relief to a tie ballgame going 4 innings with 7 strikeouts, 0 hits, and earned the win in extras. He appeared again in the league opener on Friday with an 1+ innings pitched giving up 2 hits before handing the ball over.

2020 RHP/SS Jonathon Long - Orange HS - The Long Beach State is off to a heck of a start this season. After earning the CIF-SS Player of the Week for his performance two weeks ago, he went 4-for-9 with 3 doubles, an RBI, 4 runs and five walks. For good measure he threw a perfect game with 12 strikeouts.

2020 RHP/OF Elijah Tolsma - Bishop Montgomery HS - The University of San Francisco Commit went 3-for-9 with 2 rbi, 2 run scored a stolen base, a double and an HR. He also earned a win by striking out 8 and walking none while allowing 2 hits.

2021 RHP Scott Buaman - West Ranch HS - In a victory over Saugus, Bauman went 6 innings allowing 1 run, on 2 hits, while striking out 9 batters. It was his 2nd win in a row.

2020 P Garrett Yawn - Moorpark HS - The uncommitted senior threw a complete game 3 hit shutout with 9 strikeouts vs Agoura.

2020 INF John Peck - Moorpark HS - The Pepperdine commit was 6-for-9 with 6 runs scored and 3 RBI out of lead off spot.

2021 C Robbie Ayers - Moorpark HS - The LMU commit was 6-for-8 with 4 runs scored, a double, a triple and 6 RBI.

2020 C Sebastian Sarabia - Simi Valley HS - 5-9 HR, 3RBI, 3R, 1SB. HR was game tying in the 6th inning. Currently hitting .613 through 8 games this season.

2020 UT Danny Garcia - Yucaipa HS - The Grand Canyon commit had a big day in a double header against Foothill going 6-for-9 with a double, two triples, and a home run.

2022 RHP Taer Rodriguez - La Sierra HS - Complete Game win in League opener over Hillcrest allowing 5 hits and 0 ER

2021 SS Andrew Gamez - La Sierra HS - 8-10 on the week 2 2b, HR, 6 R, 5 RBI & 4 SB

2020 LHP Aiden Kidd - Laguna Beach - The NJIT commit was strong in his start against Edison going 6 innings allowing 2 hits, 2 runs and striking out 8.

2020 P Eric Marrujo - Upland HS - The UC Riverside commit did it all in Upland’s 9-1 win vs San Marino. He threw 5 innings scattering 3 hits allowing one run while striking out 7 batters. Marrujo also went 3-for-3 with 3-RBI and 2 runs scored.

2021 MIF Damien Delgadillo - Ayala HS - Was 3-for-4 with 2 RBI.

2021 SS Luke Solis - Ayala HS - The UCSD Commit was 3-for-6 with a double, 3 RBI and 2 stolen bases.

2020 SS/3B Sean McLeod - Ayala HS - The Long Beach State Commit went 3-for-6 with 3 RBI and 3 runs scored.

2020 RHP Nick Zolferino - Ayala HS - The uncommitted senior secured the win behind 6 innings pitched with 8 strikeouts and 1 earned run allowed.

2021 Mason Molina - Trabuco Hills - The Texas Tech commit threw a complete game, no-hitter Friday @ Laguna Hills that saw him strike out 7 with 2 walks. His totals for the year so far: 4-0, 17.2 IP, 4 hits, 6 BB, 29 K's, 0 Runs allowed.

2021 SS/RHP Sebastian Flores - Cajon HS - The San Diego State commit was on fire going 7-for-10 with 5 RBI, 2 stolen bases, 3 doubles, and 2 runs scored.

2022 RHP/C Aaron Ceniceros - El Modena HS - On the week Ceniceros was 3-for-8 with 3 doubles and 2RBI. He also threw 6 innings of shutout ball that included 7 strikeouts.

2020 P Liam Rocha - San Dimas HS - Rocha started the game on the mound and went 5 innings, allowing only 4 hits of shutout ball. Rocha struck out 3 and only gave up 1 freebie. He added 2 hits in a 6-0 win.

2020 1B Brock Vradenburg - Maranatha HS - The Michigan State signee went 6-for-6 with 2 singles, a double, a triple, 2 HR with 7 RBI and 4 Runs and 2 walks.

2021 C Daniel Briones - Bishop Amat HS - The San Diego State commit came to life at the plate going 3-for-3 with 2 RBI and a run scored. 

2021 OF Tyler White - Bishop Amat HS - The Long Beach state commit went 4-for-5 with 3 RBI and a walk in the Lancers victory.

2020 RHP Jake Vargas - Bishop Amat HS - The Cal State Fullerton signee did it all in the Lancers 13-3 win going 2-for-4 with 4 RBI and a HR. He also went 5 innings pitched with one walk and 9 strikeouts.


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SoCal Underclass ID - Orange County CA 04/26 Mater Dei High School
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