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2018 SBL All Stars

By Dave Sobieraj, 07/04/18, 11:00PM PDT


The Sunset Baseball League is thrilled to announce its all-star selections for the 2018 season. The North Division leading Long Beach Legends led the way with 10 selections. The South Division leading SoCal Sparrows had nine selections. The All-Star Game will feature a North vs South format with a Home Run Derby prior to the game. This year's game will be played at Amerige Park.



2018 Sunset Baseball League All Star Team- North                
     Summer Team           Name Jersey # Position Throw/Bat                     School Year Height  Weight
Long Beach Legends Chase Ambrose 15 RHP R/R Georgetown College Senior 6'1" 166
Long Beach Legends Tyler Cobb 32 LHP L/L Eastern New Mexico University  RS Freshman 6'4" 190
Long Beach Legends Gerret Rennie 20 RHP R/R Long Beach City College Sophomore 6'2" 190
Long Beach Legends Will Anderson 39 LHP L/L Westmont College Sophomore 5'9" 155
Ventura County Pirates Jesse Gallindo 35 RHP R/R LA Mission College/Undecided Junior 6'1" 175
Signal Hill Oilers Matt Stearns 21 RHP R/R Long Beach City College Sophomore 6'2" 205
Signal Hill Oilers Valentine Stammler 27 RHP/OF R/R Georgetown College Junior 6'3" 195
Long Beach Legends Mark Stanford 48 1B R/R Long Beach City College Sophomore 6'1" 220
Long Beach Legends Tyler Wilber 17 SS R/R Long Beach City College RS Sophomore 6'3" 200
Signal Hill Oilers David Rivera 6 SS R/R Long Beach City College Sophomore 5'9" 155
Long Beach Legends JT Navarro 3 INF R/R Chico State RS Junior 6'0" 175
Long Beach Legends Aaron Takacs 0 3B/1B R/R Montreat University NC Senior 6'3" 190
Ventura County Pirates Josh Arkin 23 C / P R/R College of the Canyons/Undecided Junior 6'1" 210
Signal Hill Oilers Ismael Martinez 28 R/R Georgetown College Junior 6'3" 225
Signal Hill Oilers Zachary Rivas 37 1B/C/OF R/R Long Beach City College Freshman 6'4" 220
Ventura County Pirates Gabe Gonzalez 44 1B R/R LA Mission College  Sophomore 6'2" 225
Long Beach Legends Luke Hussung 16 OF R/R Chico State RS Senior 6'4" 215
Long Beach Legends Rylie Dent 2 OF L/R Valparaiso Junior 5'11" 165
Ventura County Pirates Ellis Stevens 26 OF R/R Chaffey College/Undecided Junior 6'2" 215
Ventura County Pirates Max Sterner 28 OF/P L/L Occidental College Sophomore 6'2" 200
Signal Hill Oilers Aaron Fawcett 10 OF R/R Undecided Junior 5'11" 190
Signal Hill Oilers Grant Rockefeller 16 OF/1B R/R Cal State Dominguez Hills Junior 5'11" 185


2018 Sunset League All Star Team - South                
Summer Team               Name Jersey # Position  Throw/Bat          School Year Height Weight
SoCal Sparrows  Bryant Durglinger 10 RHP R/R Hope Inernational University  Freshman 6'3" 200
SoCal Sparrows  Josiah Austin 30 RHP R/R Vanguard University Sophomore 6'4" 228
SoCal Sparrows  Travis Nelson 26 RHP R/R Chaffey College Freshman 6'4" 205
Solana Beach Redbirds Jay Crusemire 82 LHP L/L Virginia Wesleyan University Sophomore 6'2" 215
Solana Beach Redbirds Shane Whittaker 74 LHP L/R Concordia University (Neb.) Freshman 6'2" 195
Inland Valley Pirates Jake Gomez 20 RHP R/R Mt. SAC  Freshman 6'4" 210
Inland Valley Pirates Avery Rivera 3 LHP L/L San Bernardino Valley College Sophomore 5'8" 150
Inland Valley Pirates Jesse Villalovos 13 RHP/Util. L/R Citrus College Sophomore 6'0" 195
SoCal Sparrows  Sam Ireland 18 2B R/R UC Irvine Freshman 6'0" 165
SoCal Sparrows  Derek Zavela 23 3B R/R Mt. San Antonio College Sophomore 5'7" 140
SoCal Sparrows  Kyle Bouser 4 C R/R Slippery Rock University Freshman 5'9" 185
Inland Valley Pirates Dominic Campeau   C /1B L/R Long Beach State Junior 6'0" 190
SoCal Sparrows  Brennan Carr 24 1B/OF L/L University of Redlands Freshman 6'0" 205
Inland Valley Pirates TJ VanMarter 34 SS R/R SBVC/ Univ. of Antelope Valley Junior 6'1" 185
Inland Valley Pirates Cody Marshall 11 1B/3B L/R Hope International University Senior 6'5 225
Solana Beach Redbirds  Trevor Smith 3 OF/INF R/R University of Redlands Sophomore 5'8" 155

Inland Valley Pirates

Dennis Hildenbrandt  16 1B/3B R/R Hope International University Freshman 6'1" 210
SoCal Sparrows  Nathan Church 25 OF L/L UC Irvine Freshman 6'0" 185
SoCal Sparrows E.J. Andrews 28 OF R/R Fresno State University Freshman 6'2" 200
SoCal Sparrows  Grant Askins 29 OF L/R Loyola Marymount University Freshman 6'4" 220
Solana Beach Redbirds  Kade Kretzchmar 2 OF L/R Dartmouth College Freshman 6'2" 180
Solana Beach Redbirds  Ari Gerber 47 OF R/R UC Riverside Sophomore 6'2" 180
Inland Valley Pirates  Josh Jubile 17 OF R/R La Sierra University Senior 5'10" 180
Inland Valley Pirates                


North is the home team and will be in the Third Base Dugout

North (Long Beach Legends, Signal Hill Oilers and VC Pirates) coaches and players to arrive by 4:15 pm

o From 4:30 to 5:00 pm BP on the field

South (SoCal Sparrows, Inland Valley Pirates, Solano Beach Redbirds) coaches and players to arrive by 4:45 pm

o From 5:00 to 5:30 pm BP on the field

Home Run Derby 5:45 pm

Pregame infield and outfield 6:25 pm – North goes first

Field prep 6:45 pm

Introduction of all the players and coaches 7:00 pm

National Anthem

Game starts at 7:15 pm

Home Run Derby

HR Derby to start at 5:45 pm

Jake Scott – Houston Baptist University

Long Beach Legends

Grant Askins – Loyola Marymount University

SoCal Sparrows

Valentine Stammler – Georgetown College

Signal Hill Oilers

Gabe Gonzalez – LA Mission College

Ventura County Pirates

John Santospago – Hope International University

Inland Valley Pirates

Spencer Bramwell – Colorado Mesa University

Solana Beach Redbirds