SoCal Diamond Notes 3/11/19 - 3/17/19

PBR California Staff

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 March 11-March 17, and though not selected as Player of the Week, they earned special recognition. Players are listed in no particular order.

2019 OF/LHP - Joe Naranjo - Ayala HS - A Cal State Fullerton Commit, Naranjo went

6 IP with 1 H, 1ER, 1BB, 6Ks and a perfect game through 5.2 IP. At the plate he was 4-for-9 with 1 2B, 1 3B, 2 RBIs, 3R.

2019 Kolton Freeman - Laguna Beach HS - Freeman went 4-for-7 with 4 RBIs, 3 R, 2 2B and a HR.

2019 LHP/1B Cutter Clawson - Laguna Beach HS - A BYU commit, he went 3-for-6 with a HR and 3 RBIs. He earned the win in 5.1 IP with 3 Ks.

2019 1B/3B Tyler Chaffee - Cypress HS - The uncommitted senior was 4-for-6 with 4 2B, 4 RBI and 3 R. During the 2-1 win on Tuesday, he had the game winning RBI with a 2B down the LF line. He was 3-for-3 on Wednesday with a BB and 3 H, 3 RBI, and 3 2B setting a school record with 4 consecutive doubles.

2019 Daniel Rosell - La Sierra HS - He went 4-for-6 with 3 2B and 2 RBIs. On the mound he threw 6 IP with 7 Ks and 5 H to earn the win.

2019 P Robert Chagolla - La Sierra HS - He went 7 IP to earn the win with 8 Ks, 4 H, and 1 ER.

2019 OF Jasiah Dixon - Orange Lutheran HS - The USC commit went 6-for-11 vs Santa Margarita with 2 RBIs, 4 R, and a SB.

2019 RHP Jonathan Guzman - Orange Lutheran HS - The SDSU Commit threw a CG vs Santa Margarita using only 78 pitches while allowing 1 H and registering 5 Ks, and 1 BB.

2019 P Eric Fritzsch - Tri-City Christian HS - Fritzsch threw a CG to earn the win vs Rancho Christian with 0 ER 4 H, and 6Ks. He had the Save vs Mt Carmel with 1 IP and 1K. He also threw a CG and 3-hit shutout vs Orange Glen. He has 9Ks and a 0.00 ERA for the season.

2019 RHP Gavin Kennedy - Ocean View HS - A Cal State Fullerton commit, he threw 7 IP for a complete game, 1 hit shutout against Segerstrom. He was also 5-for-11 with 3 R and 5 RBIs.

2019 3B Theo Forshey - Redondo Union HS - The senior UC Santa Barbara commit went 4-for-7 with 3 R, and 5 RBI's including his first HR of the season.

2019 C Davis Cop - Valencia HS - The uncommitted senior went 7-for-13 with 7 RBIs, 7 R, 3 2B, 6 SB, and 2 BB.

2021 P Jayson Bittner - Rancho Mirage HS - The uncommitted senior threw a 66 P no hitter with 2 Ks, 1 BB, amd 1 HBP, throwing 13 first pitch strikes and 64% of pitches for strikes. He also led Rancho Mirage to their first ever victory over Shadow Hills in program history.

2019 OF Garret Monheim - West Ranch HS - The UCSB Commit was 5-for-7 during 3 games, with 4 BB, 4 R, and 4 RBIs.

2020 Logan Abbey - Villa Park HS - The junior went 4-for-6 with 1 2B, 2 R, ans 6 RBIs.

2019 SS Andrew Villarreal - Temescal Canyon HS - The uncommitted senior hit the game tying single, and drove in the game winning run against Valley View to help lead the team to a win. For the week he had 4 H, 10 AB, and 1 SB. For the season he is hitting .312 with 3 RBIs, 4 BB, and 3 SB.

2019 RHP Jose Rodriguez - University HS - He had 5.1 IP with 3 ER in relief vs. Beckman.

2019 LHP Anthony Romero - Mayfair HS - He had 8 IP, 0 ER, 1 W, 1 SV, 5 Ks, 9 H, 1 BB.

2019 SS Chase Meidroth - Mira Costa HS - A USD Commit, he went 7-for-11 at the plate and scored 7 R, 1 2B, 2 HRs, 7 RBIs, 2SB and three webgems in 3 games.

2019 SS Robbie Treto - St. Genevieve HS - The Cal Lutheran commit went 9-for-14 with 3 BBs, 8 R, 3 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, including a grand slam, 9 RBIs, 2 SB, and 1 K. He pitched 4.2 innings picking up a loss, with 6 H, 3 ER, 7 Ks, and 3 BBs.

2019 RHP Julian Aguiar - Millikan HS - A Long Beach State Commit, he pitched 5.1 innings to pick up a Moore League win against Lakewood. He had 9Ks, 3 BB, and gave up 5 H and 1 ER.

2019 LHP/1B Spencer Rasmussen - Canyon HS - He went 4-for-6 with 4 R , 3 RBIs, 1 HR, and 2 2B.

2019 RHP William St Marseille - Canyon HS - He went 6 IP with 4 H, 3 Ks, and 0 ER to earn the win.

2020 SS Jacob Gonzalez - Glendora HS - An Ole Miss commit, he went 6-for-10 with 6 RBIs and a hit for the cycle in game against Colony.

2021 C/1B Mike Easter - Arcadia HS - The uncommitted sophomore dominated at the plate during 3 games where he went 4-for-8 with 6 RBI. He had a 2 run 3B against Arcadia that led them to a 4-1 win.

2020 RHP Preston Howey - Arcadia HS - As an uncommitted junior, Howey earned 2 wins last week bringing his record to 6-0 on the season. In the 2 games, Howey threw 7 IP, and allowed only 4 H with 11 Ks. .

2019 RHP Jesse Simon - Long Beach Poly - As an uncommitted senior he threw another CG Shutout in a 2-0 win over Moore League Rival, LB Wilson. He scattered 4 H, K's, 0 BB. That's 20 scoreless this season and 27 in a row including last year's playoff CG.

2019 INF Chris Murphy - Long Beach Poly - The uncommitted senior had a 3B and scored the tying run against Narbonne, and delivered a walk-off single in bottom of 11th. Against league rival, Wilson, he knocked in two hits, leading the team to a 2-0 victory.

2019 OF Kyle Morrell - El Dorado HS - The uncommitted senior went 5-for-8 with a HR, 2 RBI, 3 R, and 1 SB.

2020 OF/RHP Corbin Ellis - El Dorado HS - The uncommitted junior went 3-for-6 with 2 2B and 4 RBIs.

2020 INF/RHP Parker Haskell - El Dorado HS - An uncommitted junior, he went 2-for-5 with a 2B and 2 RBIs. On the mound he went 5 IP with only 2 runs allowed to earn the win vs Canyon.

2019 1B Blake Morton - Edison HS - The uncommitted senior went 4-for-8 with 1 2B, 3 R, 3 RBI, and 2 HBP.

2019 RHP/1B Matt Swartz - Edison HS - The Stanford commit went 1-0 throwing 2 scoreless innings of relief to earn the W at Los Al. He improved to 2-0 for the season with 1 ER in 12.1 IP this season and a 0.57 ERA.

2020 RHP/SS/OF Harrison Nancarrow - Excelsior Charter School - Nancarrow threw a No Hitter against Big Bear high school and went 2-for-3 with a 2B and an RBI.


East Bay Junior Future Games Trials CA 03/24 Athenian School
South Bay Junior Future Games Trials CA 04/14 Archbishop Mitty HS
North Bay Junior Future Games Trials CA 04/28 Clyde P. Smith Field - Cardinal Newman HS
Northern California Future Games Trials 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
Norcal Top Prospect ID CA 07/24 St. Mary's College
Junior Future Games NATIONAL 07/30 LakePoint