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The Inland Valley Bucs are one of the premiere collegiate baseball programs in Southern California.

Each and every year, Charlie Reynoso’s mates take the program to the next level.

Players come from far and wide to play for the Bucs. In fact, some schools represented have included Cal State Fullerton, Coppin State, Fordham, Hawaii, Houston Baptist, Lamar, Long Beach State, Louisiana Tech, Loyola Marymount, Oregon, Pepperdine, Texas Tech, UC Irvine and UC Riverside.

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BOTW All Summer Selections

By Sunset Staff 08/05/2021, 7:30am PDT

A great first season is in the books for the Best of the West and there are plenty of players to honor for their performances. Here are your 2021 All-Summer BOTW selections:

1st Team All Summer

MVP      VCP        Darren Taylor 47 H, 26 R, 7 HR, 30 RBI, 12 SB, .388 BA, .503 OBP                
IF            IVB         Dominic Masciel 19 H, 8 R, 3 HR, 16 RBI, .380 BA               
IF            IVB         Conner McKinney 22 H, 11 R, 3 HR, 13 RBI, .379 BA          
IF            IVB         Hayden Winters 25 H, 17 R, 5 HR, 23 RBI, .325 BA
IF            SCS         Connor Aldrich 28 H, 12 R, 17 RBI, .322 BA           
IF            LBL         Sawyer Chesley 17 H, 9 R, 2 HR, 10 RBI, .415 BA
OF          IVB         Cole Smith 26 H, 18 R, 7 RBI, 1 HR, .394 BA          
OF          VCP        Grant Schoen 20 H, 14 R, 6 RBI, .377 BA
OF          IVP         Cole Koniarsky 20 H, 10 R, 1 HR, 10 RBI, .308 BA
OF          VCP        Trenton Pallas 32 H, 20 R, 12 RBI, 11 SB, .308 BA
UTL        IVP         Dominic Martinez 20 H, 10 R, 5 RBI, .385 BA
UTL        IVB         Nathan Barraza 24 H, 12 R, 1 HR, 13 RBI, 6 SB, .375 BA    
P             IVP         Wyatt Johnson 1-0, 2 SV, 21.1 IP, 1.27 ERA, 36 K, 0.94 WHIP
P             VCP        Aren Alvarez 1-1, 16 IP, 1.69 ERA, 17 K, 1.25 WHIP
P             LBL         Trevor McInerney 3-1, 24.1 IP, 2.59 ERA, 20 K, 1.11 WHIP
P             LBL         Josh Agnew 10 IP, 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 17 K, 0.40 WHIP
P             IVB         Carson Conradt 10 IP, 0.90 ERA, 5 K, 0.90 WHIP 
P             IVB         Sebastian Diaz 25 IP, 1-1, 2.52 ERA, 16 K, 1.56 WHIP

2nd Team All Summer

IF            IVB         Christopher Masciel 27 H, 16 R, 1 HR, 11 RBI, .342 BA      
IF            IVP         Spencer Rasmussen 27 H, 18 R, 3 HR, 25 RBI, .303 BA
IF            VCP        Kyle Soberano 39 H, 25 R, 2 HR, 16 RBI, 18 SB, .295 BA
IF            IVP         Jacob Sharp 16 H, 10 R, 3 HR, 18 RBI, .291 BA
OF          IVB         Jared Bujanda 15 H, 9 R, 3 HR, 11 RBI, .300 BA
OF          LBL         Dante Faicchio 14 H, 9 R, 2 HR, 10 RBI, 9 SB, .286 BA
OF          IVP         Julian Alvarez 24 H, 18 R, 11 RBI, 7 SB, .282 BA
UTL        SCS         Emry Jackson 22 H, 5 R, 9 RBI, .306 BA, .444 OBP
UTL        IVB         Jake Lappin 14 H, 10 R, 1 HR, 6 RBI, .280 BA
P            LBL         Martin Najera 10.2 IP, 2.53 ERA, 5 K, 1.31 WHIP
P            VCP        Jason Starrels 10.2 IP, 1-0, 1 SV, 2.53 ERA, 5 K, 0.94 WHIP
P            IVP          AJ Moreno 18 IP 1-0, 3.00 ERA, 18 K, 1.33 WHIP
P            LBL         Brett Awerkamp 21 IP, 2-0, 3.00 ERA, 14 K, 1.29 WHIP
P            VCP        Garrett Apker 15 IP, 3.00 ERA, 25 K, 1.33 WHIP
P            IVP          Isaac Esqueda 23.1 IP, 3-0, 1 SV, 3.09 ERA, 31 K, 1.20 WHIP

Pirates Beat Bucs in Slugfest

By Sunset Staff 07/28/2021, 5:30am PDT

COVINA -- The #1 Inland Valley Pirates defeated the #4 Inland Valley Buccaneers 13-10 Tuesday at Charter Oak in the first round of the Best of the West Playoffs.

The Bucs got out to a 5-0 lead in the third and a 7-3 lead by the sixth, but it wasn't enough. The Pirates answered with 10 runs from the sixth to eighth innings.

John Pappas had a huge day. The catcher went 4-for-5 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored. Trevor Caton (Mt. SAC) added two RBI and scored twice. Cole Koniarsky (USD) had three hits, one RBI and scored once.

The Bucs were led by Hayden Winters (Houston) and Dominic Masciel (Holy Names). Each blasted a home run.

The Pirates advance to Game 3 Wednesday against the #2 Ventura County Pirates with the winner heading to the Best of the West Championship Series. If they lose, they'll play an elimination game on Thursday for one more chance to make it to the Championship.

The Bucs will face the #3 Long Beach Legends in Game 4 on Wednesday in an elimination game. If the Bucs win, they'll advance to Thursday's Game 5 where the winner will make the Best of the West Championship Series.

BOTW Players of the Week

By Sunset Staff 07/26/2021, 6:15am PDT

The Best of the West has three players to honor this week for stellar performances.

The pitcher of the week is Aaron Moreno (Cal Poly Pomona). The Inland Valley Pirate tossed seven innings, allowed just three hits and one run, while striking out three.

There are co-hitters of the week. First, Moreno's teammate Jacob Sharp (Fullerton College) went 7-for-14 with one home run, six RBI and three runs scored.

The other hitter of the week is Nathan Barraza (CSUN). The Inland Valley Buccaneer finished the week 8-for-17 with five RBI and three runs scored.

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