SoCal Diamond Notes 4/16-4/22


Les Lukach
State Scouting Director

Our weekly Diamond Notes highlights players that were nominated by their coaches for SoCal Player of the Week award. 

The following players had impressive performances during the week of April 9-15, and though not selected as the Player of the Week, they earned special recognition. Players are listed in no particular order.

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Trey Pate (St. Margaret’s HS): The freshman was 8-for-10 with 2 doubles, 3RBI, 3 walks, 4 runs scored

Colin Miehe (St. Margaret’s HS): The sophomore was 5-for-8 with an HR, 4 RBI, 6 runs scored and 2 walks

Troy Melton (Canyon HS) - The senior SDSU commit threw a complete game shutout allowing 3 hits and striking out 3 vs Villa Park. He was also 3-for-7 at the plate

Jacob McClure (Canyon HS): The sophomore third baseman was 3-for-5 with a double, 2 runs scored and an RBI

Conner Davis (Canyon HS): The senior first baseman was 3-for-6 with an RBI

JT Kwart (Canyon HS), The junior RHP went 5 IP with 5 strikeouts allowing 1 earned run in a win over Yorba Linda

Darius Perry (La Mirada HS) The junior catcher was 6-for-11 with 2 home runs and 11 RBI. On the season he has 9 home runs and 47 RBI.

Jonathan Robinson (Rancho Cucamonga HS): At the plate was 5-for-9 on week with 5 RBI, 6 runs scored and 3 HBP. Also pitched one inning striking out two.

Ryan Kurtz  (Rancho Cucamonga HS): Threw 6 innings striking out 7 strikeouts while not allowing a walk or a run in the series clinching win over Los Osos.

Zach Reitmeyer (TRI-CITY Christian HS) The senior P/C was 6-for-9 with 3 doubles, 2 home runs and 7 RBI. Also got a win vs High Tech SD going 5 innings with 5 strikeouts while scattering 3 hits and allowing 1 earned run.

Nathan Nankil (Bonita Vista HS) The sophomore was 5-for-6 with three runs scored, 4 RBI, 2 stolen bases, a triple and a homerun; 11 Total Bases. Also had 1 win throwing 4 innings and allowing 1 earned run.

Devlin Lindeman (Temescal Canyon HS) The junior C/RHP/INF went 3 for 6 with 4 walks, 2 RBIs, and a stolen base. Behind the plate, Devlin picked off 1 runner and threw out 2 of 4 base-stealers. On the mound, he earned a save after throwing 2.2 innings, allowing 0 runs on 2 hits with 1 strikeout.

Adam Armstrong (Glendora HS) The junior RHP went 6 innings allowing 2 hits and striking out while issuing 1 walk in a 12-0 win vs Diamond Bar.

Elias Rios (Cypress HS): The junior CF was 5-for-6 with 4 singles, one triple, five RBI, and five runs scored also had 2 stolen bases.

Michael Marsh (Cypress HS): The junior 2B was 6-for-10 with three singles, one double, one triple, one homerun and six RBI. He also had 2 stolen bases..

Brett Wozniak (Cypress HS): The sophomore LHP threw a complete game one-hit shutout with 3 strikeouts vs JW North.

Isaiah Marquez (San Dimas HS) The sophomore went 9-for-12 with 4 doubles, an HR, 8 RBI and 3 runs scored.

Zach Jacobs (San Dimas HS): The junior pitcher won 2 games pitching 9 innings - 4 Wednesday and 5 on Saturday.  Jacobs came in Saturday with bases loaded 0 outs and got out of the jam without a run scoring, pitched 4 more innings helping the Saints to a 3-0 win in 10 innings. Jacobs now has 10 wins on the year lowering his ERA to .76 in 64.2 IP.

Zach Funkhouser (Valley View HS): The senior pitched a complete game shutout, giving up 2 hits, 2 walks, and striking out 5 in a 2-0 victory over Rancho Verde High School

Chase Pedersen (Arcadia HS): The senior was 4-for-6 on the week vs. Burroughs including 2 doubles, 4 RBI and 2 runs scored. Pederson also closed out Friday's game to get the save: 2/3 IP, 2 Ks, 6 pitches

Dominick Tello (Arcadia HS): The junior was 4-for-7 on the week with 3 doubles, 2 RBI, 2 runs scored vs. Burroughs.

Grady Tuohy (Villa Park HS): The senior was 3-for-6 with a double, a triple, a hr, 3 RBI, and 2 runs scored.

Trent Luther (Yucaipa HS): The junior 3B was 5-for-7 with 4 RBI against Carter HS.

Grady Morgan (Laguna Beach HS): The senior was 2-3 with 3 runs scored and 4 RBI in the Breakers lone game last week.

Cole Wentz (Fountain Valley HS): The sophomore OF/RHP was 5-for-7 with 6 RBI on the week.

Conrad Villafuerte (Fountain Valley HS): The senior was 6-for-8, 2 walks, 2 RBI and 7 runs scored on the week.

Thomas Parker (Heritage HS): The junior was 4-for-7 with a double, a home run and 5 RBI on the week.