The Arroyo Seco Sentinels are led by Nico Calderaro. Nico has been the Recruiting Coordinator and Pitching Coach at Pasadena City College the last 8 seasons. The Lancers are 1 of 6 So Cal Community Colleges to make the playoffs the last 3 full seasons. Nico is also currently one of the Owners of Baseball Census LLC, which is a scouting service that tries to help kids connect with Schools across the country.
Team Owner/GM: Nico Calderaro
Tommorrows Game has been moved from Cypress College to Jackie Robinson Memorial Field, Brookside Park. First Pitch at 6pm!
CERRITOS -- The #1 OC Pirates defeated the #4 Arroyo Seco Sentinels 6-2 in the second round of the Sunset League Playoffs Tuesday at Cerritos College.
The Sentinels jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, but the OC Pirates answered with six runs.
Michael Pineiro (Point Loma) crushed a home run. Cade Liefer (Cypress College), Alex Moreno (Concordia) and Travis Hobbensiefken (Mt. SAC) each contributed one RBI.
Joel Martinez (Fullerton College) tossed five innings, struck out seven and earned the win. Casey Spencer (SJSU) tossed three hitless innings, struck out six and earned the save.
The Pirates advance to Game 6 tomorrow at 1 p.m. against the #3 East LA Dodgers. The winner of that game goes to the Sunset League Championship Series. If the Pirates lose, they'll play Game 7 at 4 p.m. against the winner of Game 5.
The Sentinels have an elimination game Wednesday at 10 a.m. against the #2 Ventura County Buccaneers. The winner of that game will advance to Game 7 with a spot in the Sunset League Championship Series on the line.
CYPRESS -- The #4 Arroyo Seco Sentinels defeated the #5 California Cage Rats 6-5 in 10 innings in the first round of the Sunset League Playoffs Monday at Cypress College.
The Cage Rats held a 5-3 lead in the seventh, but the Sentinels answered with two in the frame and ultimately walked off in the 10th inning.
Jacob Trabbie (Pasadena City) went 3-for-5 with one run scored. Caiden Matheny (Riverside City) had two hits and two RBI. Jack Strickland (Western Oregon) finished 2-for-2 on the day.
For the Cage Rats, Andy Vega (Cerritos College) had three hits and scored three runs. Jason Bush (New Mexico State) belted two RBI. Tido Robles had two knocks and one RBI.
The Sentinels advance to the next round tomorrow to face either the #1 OC Pirates or #2 Ventura County Buccaneers depending on what happens later today in Game 2 of the Sunset League Playoffs.
The Sunset League celebrated its All-Star Game this past Wednesday and it didn't disappoint. There's a number of great performances to honor from last week.
The hitter of the week is Jorge Perez (Chico State). The South Bay Slider slugger finished 10-for-16 with three home runs and four RBI.
The pitcher of the week is Mikie Gill (Azusa Pacific). The Arroyo Seco Sentinel flame thrower tossed six innings, allowed no runs, just three hits and struck out five.