Norcal Diamond Notes: 4/15 - 4/21

PBR California Staff

Our weekly Diamond Notes highlights notable players that were nominated by their coaches for Northern California Player of the Week award for the week of April 15-21. Though not selected as the Player of the Week, they earned this special recognition. Players are listed alphabetically.

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2020 MIF Vinnie Bachlier - Capital Christian HS - Went 6-for-10 playing in the Lions tournament this past week in San Diego including HR, 2 3B, 2B. Was a homer from the cycle in one of the games

2020 LHP/OF Sevanthony Belanque - Irvington HS - Team has struggled this season by Belanque has been a bright spot. After a blowout loss earlier in week he came back on Thursday and threw a CG for the win, making pitches in tough spots late in the game vs opponent's top player. Overall he scattered 5 hits and walked one. At the plate he was 4-for-6 with a 2B, RBI and a run scored

2019 Michael Carnazzo INF/P - Monterey HS – San Jose state commit; 1 IP, 0 R, H, K and at plate 2-for-3, 2 R, 3 RBI, 2 HR

2021 INF/P Cameron DeMaria - Caruthers HS - At San Diego Lions Tournament (Monday-Thursday). went astounding 10-for-11, 6 RBI, 4 2B, 4 R, 2 BB, 2 HBP, .934 OBP; Game 1: 2-for-3, RBI, HBP / Game 2: 2-for-2, 2 RBI, HBP, 2 2B / Game 3: 2-for-2, RBI, 2 2B, 2 BB / Game 4 (Championship): 4-for-4 2 RBI

2019 2B Dillon Elliott - Alhambra HS - Big week, went 7-for-8, 5 R, 3 RBI, 3 SB. Defensively 5 assists, 1 putout. Team's top hitter has raised his batting average to .592, with .667 OBP and .714 SLG.  Leads team with 29 H, 16 RBI and 15 R.  He is also second on his team with 9 SB and as starting second baseman has committed only 1 error this season

2020 RHP Andres Galan - Franklin HS - Threw CG 4-hitter vs Serra HS. He earned the win by allowing no earned runs while striking out six, helping his team to a 3-1 record in the tournament and 5th place finish. On the year, Galan is 4-0 with an ERA of 1.04

2019 3B/RHP Sam Hayden - Del Campo HS - Team went 4-0 on the week and Hayden recorded 2 saves on the mound while going 6-for-11 with HR, 2B, and 7 RBI

2019 3B/P Conor Hourigan - Aragon HS - Big week as team went 2-0, 4-for-8, 6 RBI, Grand Slam; 7 IP, 1 ER, 6 K, W. On 4/18 at San Mateo in the 5th inning hit the GS on a 2-2 count to give AHS a 5 to 1 lead in a game they won 5 to 2. The GS came after the team's top hitter was walked to load the bases.

2020 C/P Gavin Layton - Kerman HS - Big week in Selma Easter Tournament, 10-for-16, 4 2B, 3B, 8 RBI. Multiple hits in each game including a 4-for-4 game that saw him a homer shy of the cycle. Also earned a SV on the mound. Season: 16 G, .382 AVG, .581 SLG, .424 OBP, 21 H, 9 2B, 3B, 16 RBI

2020 3B Josh Mares - Pacific Grove HS -  Went 3-for-5, 2 1B, Grand Slam , 7 RBI, R in 10-5 win vs Alvarez HS. Though went 0-for-3 at plate vs Sacred Heart Prep he did make three outstanding defensive plays at 3rd base, including the game saving play with runner on 2nd base and two outs. Season: .390 AVG. BA, 23 H, 4 2B, 15 RBI

2019 C/OF Darrien Miller - Clovis HS - New Mexico commit; 5-for-10, 3 1B, 2B, 3B, 5 RBI, 3 R, HBP, 5 BB, 4 Games in Fresno Easter Classic as he was named to the All Tournament team

2019 RHP Nate Nordell - St. Mary's HS-Stockton - Got the win vs Oak Ridge HS in team's first tourney game, went 6 IP, 4 H, and allowed 2 R. For season: 3-1, 1.83 ERA, 28 K, 9 BB

2019 C Michael O’Hara - San Ramon Valley HS - Santa Clara commit; Went 6-for-10, 7 R, 6 RBI, 3 HR, BB, K in wins over Foothill HS, Dougherty Valley HS, and Terra Nova HS

2019 INF Brian Pella - California HS - Went 4-for-8, 2B, 2 R in wins over Dougherty Valley HS and Livermore HS and 1-0 loss to Monte Vista HS

2020 C Xavier Ramirez - C.K. McClatchy HS - Went 7-for-13 with 3 2B and 5 RBI playing in the Lions Tournament last week in San Diego

2019 RHP/1B Roman Rosales - Immanuel HS - In the Selma Easter Tournament the team went 4-1 and is now 20-4 overall. Rosales went 1-0 on the mound, beating San Leandro HS 5-3. Offensively he went 10-for-15, HR, 3 3B, 2B, 5 1B, 13 RBI, 8 R

2021 OF/RHP Tanner Sagouspe - San Joaquin Memorial HS - Went 6-for-13 on the week with 3 HR, 2B and 7 RBI. He helped lead his team to a 3-1 record in the 50th annual Fresno Easter Classic and was named to the All Tournament team

2019 3B/P Chris Santiago - De La Salle HS - St. Mary's College commit; went 8-for-15 with 8 RBI and a save in the inaugural ACC tourney in Las Vegas

2019 INF Karson Simas - Clovis West HS - Team went 4-0 in the Fresno Easter Classic and Simas was named to the All Tournament team as he went 7-for-12, 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 7 Runs, .643 OBP out of the lead-off spot for the Golden Eagles. Uncommitted 

2019 OF Brayden Tester - Oak Ridge HS - Team went 3-1 in tourney action with wins over Casa Grande, Davis, and Heritage. Tester went 7-for-13 with 4 R, 3 BB, 2B. Set table out of lead off spot. Uncommitted

2019 INF/RHP Eli Wood - Vintage HS -  In four games went 9-for-12 with 12 RBI, 2B, 3B, HR. Also threw 6.2 IP in a victory over Justin-Siena HS on Wednesday, 3 H, 3 BB, 9 K as team went 2-2 on the week, 2-0 in league games. Uncommitted


Northern California Underclass ID CA 05/26 Islanders Field
Inland Empire Futures Games Trials CA 06/01 Norco High School
SoCal ProCase CA 06/08 Hart Park
Northern California ProCase CA 06/09 Delta College - Nick Cecchetti Field
Bay Area Open Showcase CA 06/26 Laney College
Inland Empire Top Prospect ID CA 07/23 Santiago High School
Norcal Top Prospect ID CA 07/24 St. Mary's College
Junior Future Games / Future Games NATIONAL 07/30 LakePoint
Rising Stars Showcase CA 09/21 Santiago High School