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.
Team Est. 2014
Team Owner/GM: Charlie Reynoso
Home Field: Cal Poly Pomona
Tryouts for our 3 teams will be held Memorial Day, May 27th at 2 PM at Cal Poly Pomona
The game of baseball can be strange at times.
Like it was on Sunday when the So Cal Shepherds met up with the Inland Valley Bucs is a Best of the West League contest.
In a game that featured 18 combined hits, eight of which were of the extra-base variety, and seven walks, both programs combined for just six total runs.
Stranger yet, the Bucs out-hit the Shepherds, 12-6, and still fell short.
Andrew White got the win, going five innings and allowing just an unearned run on five hits.
White walked one and struck out four.
Nin Burns walked, singled and scored.
Ryan Kim singled and drove in a run.
Nate Slaman and Christian Killian both singled and doubled.
Hayden Winters, doubled, scored and had an RBI.
Dante Catalino walked and doubled and Ben Lee singled twice in Sunday's loss.
Anthony Silvas got the loss, allowing two unearned runs on one hit.
Silvas went five innings, walked four and struck out eight So Cal batters.
Aaron Zubiate doubled, tripled, scored and drove in one run.
Andrew Lujan singled, doubled and scored.
Rhett Stein walked three times and scored.
Drew Salyers singled and scored for the Shepherds.
Win: Andrew White
Loss: Anthony Silvas
3B: Aaron Zubiate (SCS)
2B: Aaron Zubiate (SCS), Andrew White (SCS), Andrew Lujan (SCS); Christian Killian (IVB), Nate Slaman (I), Hayden Winters (IVB), Dante Catalino (IVB)
Records: SCS (4-5); IVB (1-5)
Trailing 4-1 in the bottom of the sixth inning in a Best of the West League contest, JP Hefft changed the game with one swing.
Hefft hit a grand slam to give the So Cal Shepherds their first lead of the game, and they would go on to defeat the visiting Inland Valley Bucs, 9-5, on Saturday.
The Shepherds got six runs in the sixth, one in the seventh and two more in the eighth to pull away.
Matthew Henry went five innings for the Bucs and allowed two runs on no hits.
Henry walked three and fanned four So Cal batters.
Robert Mansour was touched up for two runs on one hit and two walks in his one inning of work.
Julian DeLeon went two innings and was stuck with the loss after surrendering five runs on four hits, two of which were home runs.
Drew Salyers doubled twice and drove in three runs.
Shane Poe hit a solo shot and scored twice.
Brendan Coffindaffer walked three times and scored two runs.
Rhett Stein walked, singled, scored and had an RBI, and Brandon Adams walked and scored.
The Bucs got to Ritter Steinmann for four runs on four hits in his four innings.
Steinmann walked three and struck out five IVB batters.
Andrew White and Cameron Kelly combined to go three scoreless innings for the Shepherds.
Enoch Kim was credited with the win, going one inning and allowing one run on one hit and a walk.
Melchor Flores singled twice, scored and drove in a pair of runs.
Nin Burns walked, singled, doubled and scored.
Robert Mansour walked, singled and scored.
Chase Siffert singled and scored for the Bucs.
Devon Diaz singled and had an RBI, and Bobby Hook walked and scored.
Win: Enoch Kim
Loss: Julian DeLeon
HR: JP Hefft (SCS), Shane Poe (SCS)
2B: Nin Burns (IVB); Drew Salyers (SCS) 2
Records: IVB (0-3); SCS (3-1)
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