SoCal Diamond Notes 3/18/19 - 3/24/19

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 RHP Tyson Heaton - Yucaipa HS - The BYU commit had 16 Ks against Cajon HS for a 1-0 league win last Tuesday.

2019 LHP Cole Rawlings - San Juan Hills - The Westcliff University commit threw a CG against Laguna Hills in Sea View League play. He had a 2H shutout with 5 Ks.

2019 SS Reece Berger - Corona del Mar HS - A SDSU signee, Berger was 7-for-16 for the week with 3 2B, 2 3B, 6 RBI, 1 HBP, and 3 runs scored. He led the team to a 3-1 record for the week.

2019 RHP Drew Dalquist - Redondo HS - An Arizona Signee, Dalquist went 3-for-6 with 2 HR's, 5 RBI's, and 5 runs scored. On the mound he went 4 IP, with 0 runs,0 hits, and 10 Ks.

2019 Robert Chagolla - La Sierra HS - Chagolla threw a CG SO with only 2 hits to lead the team to a 1-0 win over Hillcrest. At the plate he went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the West Valley Championship Game win.

2019 Ean Medeiros - La Sierra HS - At the plate Medeiros went 2-for-2 with 1 2B, and 3 RBIs. On the mound he threw a CG for the win. He only allowed 3H with 1 ER in an 8-2 win over West Valley in the championship game. He also picked up the win in a comeback game in relief over Chaffey.

2021 Ruben Cervantes - La Sierra HS - He went 4-for-7 with a 2B and 3 RBI for the week. He also had a walk off 2 out 2 RBI single vs Chaffey to keep the Eagles undefeated at 10-0.

2020 INF Faraz Markazi - University High School - The junior went 5-for-9 with 4 Runs, 2 RBIs, and 4 BB for the week.

2019 RHP Noah Rinehart - Rancho Cucamonga HS - The senior threw a CG shutout vs Chino Hills with 5 H and 5Ks.

2019 C/RHP/IF Devlin Lindeman - Temescal Canyon - The uncommitted senior batted .600 for the week with 2 2B, 3 RBIs, 5 runs scored, 1 BB, 5 SB, and a walk-off HR. On the mound he threw 1 inning with 1K, and behind the plate he threw out 3 of 4 base stealers. For the season Lindeman is hitting .298 with 3 2B, 4 HR, 10 RBIs, 14 runs scored, and 6 SB. He also has 5 IP with 8Ks and has thrown out 10 out of 20 base stealers and picked of 7 runners.

2021 SS/RHP Eric Silva - Laguna Beach HS - The UCLA commit went 5.1 IP with only 2 H, and 1 ER with no a decision outcome. At the plate he went 4-for-7 with 2 2B, 2 runs scored, and 2 RBIs.

2020 INF Jonny Long - Orange High School - Over four games he went 9-for-12 with 1 3B, 4 2Bs, 3R, and 5 RBIs.

2020 RHP Matt McClure - Santa Margarita HS - The uncommitted righty collected a win throwing a CG shutout vs Mater Dei that include 6 Ks and 4 hits.

2020 OF Dustin Allen - Arcadia HS - A Long Beach State commit, Allen went 5-for-8 with 1 2B, 1 3B, 5 RBIs, and 3 runs scored for the week.

2020 RHP Preston Howey - Arcadia HS - The uncommitted junior earned the win on the mound against Carter after 5.1 IP. He had 12 Ks and 0 walks. He is now 7-0 for the season.

2021 INF/RHP Mikey Easter - Arcadia HS - The uncommitted sophomore led his team to a 4-0 record in the Babe Herman Tournament. He went 5-for-9 driving in 4 runs with 3 runs scored, and 1 RBI per game. He now has 22 RBI over 14 games for the season. On the mound he went 5.1 IP allowing only 1 run in his first start.

2019 P Zach Jacobs - San Dimas HS - The UC Riverside commit threw a no-hitter vs Baldwin Park with 5 IP and 11Ks. Jacobs is now 4-1 for the year with 43 Ks in 37.2 IP and an ERA of 1.67.

2019 P Dillion O'Leary – San Dimas HS - The uncommitted senior went 6 shutout IP allowing only 3 hits, leading the team to a 17-1 victory. O'Leary was 3-for-4 with 2 2B, 2 runs scored, and 4 RBI's for the week. He is now 2-0 and has not allowed any earned run in 12 IP for the season, and at the plate he is hitting .556 with 9 RBIs and 8 Runs scored.

2020 P/1B Jacob Vargas - Bishop Amat - The uncommitted junior went 5-for-8 with a SB, 2 RBIs, 2 R, 1 BB, and 1 2B. On the mound he went 4.2 IP with 7 Ks, and 2 BB in his first week of eligibility after the 30-day sit out period.

2019 SS Brandon Lawrence - Dunn School - The University of Michigan Commit went 6 IP with 5 Ks, 6H and 0 earned runs to earn the win against Fillmore. At the plate he had a grand slam and hit .635 with a .700 OBP for the week. He had 5 H, 6 RBIs, 2 BB, and 3 R.

2020 C/P Cade Ford - Dunn School - The uncommitted sophomore hit .677 with a .800 OBP for the week. Through 6 AB he had 4 H, 2 2B, 2 RBIs, 3 BB, and 4 R. On the mound he earned the save after 1 IP against Fillmore. He also went 4 IP with 3 Ks, 4 H, and 0 earned runs on Saturday.

2021 P Trey Pate - St. Margaret's - He had 8 IP with 5 H, and 1 run for the week, to earn the win for two games. At the plate he was 2-for-3 with 1 HR, 1 BB, 1 SB, and 2 RBIs.

2020 RHP Spencer Bengard - Valley View HS - The junior went 8 IP with 1 earned run, 4 H, 2 walks and 7Ks to help lead his team to a 2-1 victory over J.W. North.

Coaches, have a player of the week or top performer nomination? Be sure to check your inbox on Sunday’s for our request. Simply send weekly details and stats into our scouting staff by Monday and look for our weekly Diamond Notes article that will highlight top performances.


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