Repeating as CIF Southern Section Division I champions is the difference as JSerra of San Juan Capistrano lands its first-ever State Team of the Year selection in baseball and is the first winner from Orange County since 2009. Its high number of losses and opting out of the CIF SoCal D1 playoffs is overcome as […]
More Baseball State Teams of the Year
In addition to overall No. 1 and Division 1 No. 1 JSerra, others that can say they are mythical state champions for 2023 are Cardinal Newman of Santa Rosa (D2), Central Catholic of Modesto (D3), Castaic (D4) and Ripon Christian (D5).
Tripaldi slam gives DLS historic win
A grand slam in the top of the seventh inning by junior Hank Tripaldi (who just lost his mother to cancer) caps a six-run rally to lift De La Salle of Concord to its second straight dramatic win in its second straight CIF NorCal baseball final. With the 11-8 defeat, state No. 2 Valley Christian […]
Baseball State Division Rankings
We have had final state divisional rankings in baseball for more than 40 years and will be continuing the tradition this season. Here’s a look at where they stand after the CIF released its regional playoff pairings last Sunday and then after the first-round games of those playoffs on Tuesday. No. 1 teams entering the […]
SoCal/NorCal Players of the Week
The baseball and softball seasons still have a week remaining as we move into the third year of the CIF Southern Regional playoffs and the second year of the Northern Regional playoffs, but this will be the last edition of the Player of the Week features for the 2022-2023 school year. There’s still a lot […]
NEW Baseball State TOP 35 Rankings
With one week to go in the season and before State Teams of the Year are named, the top five shuffles a bit with Valley Christian (San Jose) inching up to No. 2 behind JSerra. The opt out of the Lions for this week’s CIF regional playoffs just can’t cause a change at the top....
All-State Baseball Nominees (SoCal)
This will be the 41st annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Baseball Teams that are going to be presented in the upcoming weeks. Here’s a first list of nominees on our board. These are the ones from CIF sections in Southern California (with the Central Section in the north). An updated list with more names will be […]
All-State Baseball Nominees (NorCal)
This will be the 41st annual Cal-Hi Sports All-State Baseball Teams that are going to be presented in the upcoming weeks. Here’s a first list of nominees on our board. These are the ones from CIF sections in Northern California (with the Central Section in the north). An updated list with more names will be […]
State Stat Stars of the Week
This feature serves as our statewide collection of milestone achievements in California high school sports. We are definitely getting into some uncharted waters for the Ganesha of Pomona baseball & softball teams (both undefeated). Go inside to see if any school has finished unbeaten in both. In softball, we also have final career totals for...
NorCal/SoCal Players of the Week
One of the things we like to do with this feature is uncover hidden talent that quite often only gets local recognition. This week we have four perfect examples of diamonds in the rough as the funnel narrows and we drive towards the section titles for those sections still in action, and with the CIF […]