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The Signal Hill Oilers look to make another trip to the Sunset League Playoffs in 2021. Under the direction of GM/Head Coach Vinnie Chavez Signal Hill is hungry to make their presence felt.

Vinnie Chavez has 14 years of experience both at St. John Bosco high school at Long Beach City College, where he helped lead the Vikings to 4 consecutive SCC South Conference Championships and 5 out of the last 6 seasons. Coach Visico was formally at Mayfair high school and is starting he's third season with the LBCC Vikings where he focuses on outfielders and coaches 3rd base. Oilers summer goals are simple everyone looks to improve as individuals and as a team we look to play hard everyday and enjoy winning games together!


Recent Signal Hill Oilers News

All Summer Sunset Team Released

By Sunset Staff 08/04/2021, 7:15am PDT

Another great season in the Sunset League has finished. We are thrilled to unveil this season's All-Summer selections:

1st Team All-Summer

MVP      VCB        Shaun Montoya .477 BA, .579 OBP, 41 H, 28 R, 16 SB, 15 RBI
IF            CCR        Calix Armijo .388 BA, 26 H, 17 R, 13 RBI
IF            SBS         Jorge Perez .371 BA, 23 H, 10 R, 3 HR, 9 RBI
IF            OCP        Tyler Chaffee .360 BA,12 RBI, 15 R, 31 H 
IF            ARY        Bodie Parker .338 BA, 26 H, 18 R, 16 RBI
IF            OCL        Tony Accordino .383 BA, 18 H, 14 R, 12 RBI
IF            OCP       Cade Liefer .329 BA, 24 H, 15 R, 14 RBI
OF          SBS         Raul Garcia .404 BA, 21 H, 10 R, 14 RBI
OF          ARY        Aedan Anderson .357 BA, 25 H, 12 R, 14 RBI
OF          OCP       Cole Quillin .340 BA, 16 H, 10 R, 6 RBI     
OF          VCB        Kenny Kim .322 BA, 28 H, 17 RBI, 11 R
UTL        CCR        Andy Vega .429 BA, 30 H, 21 R, 19 RBI, 4 HR
UTL        SHO       Griffin Selby .411 BA, 23 H, 14 R, 10 RBI
P             ELA         David Wolfe Jr 3-1, 1.00 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, 36 IP, 23 K
P             ELA         Manuel Garcia 3-1, 1 SV, 35 IP, 35 K, 2.31 ERA, 1.09 WHIP
P             ARY        Mikie Gill 2-1, 29 IP, 2.17 ERA, 22 K, 1.17 WHIP
P             OCP       Casey Spencer 20.2 IP, 31 K, 2.61 ERA, 1.06 WHIP
P             VCB        Drew Atherton 2-1, 3 SV, 27 IP, 33 K, 3.00 ERA, 0.96 WHIP

2nd Team All-Summer

IF            ARY        AJ Anzai .328 BA, 21 H, 13 R, 9 RBI
IF            ARY        Brennan Beckley .327 BA, 17 H, 16 R, 7 RBI
IF            ELA         Franco Alonso .320 BA, 16 H, 14 R, 13 RBI
IF            OCP       Alex Moreno .316 BA, 18 H, 12 R, 15 RBI
IF            VCB        Jacob Lopez .351 BA, 20 H, 15 R, 9 RBI
OF          OCL        Ryan Guerero .321 BA, 18 H, 5 R, 8 RBI
OF          OCP       Elias Rios .311 BA, 23 H, 17 R, 17 RBI, 4 HR
OF          VCB        Dane Nakatsuka .291 BA, 30 H, 24 R, 25 RBI, 6 HR 
UTL        OCL        Ryker Billingsley .356 BA, 16 H, 10 R, 7 RBI
UTL        CCR        Johnathon Enriquez .358 BA, 19 H, 10 R, 8 RBI
P             CCR        Jake Barbata 24 IP, 18 K, 2.62 ERA, 1.17 WHIP
P             SBS         Humberto Chiquito 24 IP, 22 K, 2.62 ERA, 0.88 WHIP 
P             OCP        Matthew Gonzales 22 IP, 3-1, 2.86 ERA, 22 K, 1.32 WHIP
P             SBS         Jake Habelitz 24 IP, 29 K, 3.00 ERA, 1.17 WHIP
P             ARY        Kyle Noell 1-1, 23.2 IP, 17 K, 3.04 ERA, 1.48 WHIP

Bucs Win 12-Inning Thriller

By Sunset Staff 07/20/2021, 7:30am PDT

CERRITOS -- The Ventura County Buccaneers defeated the Signal Hill Oilers 5-4 Monday in 12 innings at Cerritos High.

Chris Demgen (SF State) blasted a solo home run. Troy Anderson (UC Riverside) added two RBI. Alex Cummings (Chaffey) had three hits and scored twice.

George Sonora (Mt. SAC) led the way for the Oilers with two hits and one run scored. He also tossed six innings, allowing no earned runs and struck out four.

The Bucs (11-9) will face the Orange County Legends on Wednesday.

The Oilers (8-12) take on the OC Pirates on Wednesday.


SBL All-Star Team Revealed

By Sunset Staff 07/04/2021, 2:30pm PDT

The Sunset Baseball League is excited to reveal its 2021 All-Star Game participants. The game is set for July 7th at Cypress College. 

The National team will be composed of the OC Pirates, Orange County Legends, Ventura County Buccaneers, Trosky Redbirds and East LA Dodgers.

The first place OC Pirates lead the way with six selections for the National. Christian Casillas (Cypress), Hector Garcia (Hope International) and Sir Gomez (Sonoma State) will pitch in the All-Star Game. Tyler Chaffee (Saddleback), Alex Moreno (Concordia) and CJ Ontiveros (Mt SAC) represent the Pirates as position players.

Some other key standouts include: Brock Moffitt (UC Davis) of the Redbirds, Jacob Wilson (Cal Baptist) of the Legends, Ethan Pope (Cal Baptist) of the Legends, Ryker Billingsley (UC Riverside) of the Legends, Shaun Montoya (UC Irvine) of the Bucs and Brock Kiezcz (UCSD) of the Redbirds.

The American team features the Signal Hill Oilers, California Cage Rats, Arroyo Seco Sentinels and South Bay Sliders.

The Oilers had the most selections of any team with seven for the American. Signal Hill sends Griffin Selby (Uncommitted), David Rivera (Uncommitted), Diego Altamirano (South Alabama St), Julian Sansores (Compton CC), Nick Hill (Fullerton CC), Moises Guzman (LBCC) and Marcos Johnson (Santa Ana CC).

Other standouts for the American include: Jason Bush (New Mexico State) of the Cage Rats, Tido Robles (Azusa Pacific) of the Cage Rats and Arden Anderson (Xavier) of the Sentinels.

The festivities start with batting practice for the National team at 1:15 p.m. The American team takes BP at 1:45 p.m. Then things get heated for the annual Home Run Derby at 2:20 p.m. Each team will take a pregame infield and outfield at 3:30 p.m. followed by the players' introductions at 4:15 p.m. and the game at 4:30 p.m.

Click for full American Roster 

Click for full National Roster

Click for Home Run Derby Participants

Team Est. 2016

Team Owner/GM: Vinnie Chavez

Email: vschavez25@hotmail,com/ vchavez8369@gmail,com

Division Titles: 2016

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Home Field: Long Beach City College