It wasn’t necessarily planned, but we did end up waiting after all picks were made in the 2022 MLB Draft to absolutely finalize this elite first team for the 40th edition of the Cal-Hi Sports all-state baseball team. All first team players are featured in this post. We also have a second team and a […]
Brooks Lee, a graduate of San Luis Obispo, is the highest player from a California high school taken in the 2022 MLB Draft. The Cal Poly SLO shortstop went at No. 8 in the first round by the Minnesota Twins. The state did not get shutout in the first round for the first time since […]
State record coaching lists for baseball and softball have now all been updated through the 2022 season and here’s a look at the most significant milestone wins that were celebrated. For baseball, John Diatte of San Jose Valley Christian won his 700th game and Darol Salazar of Palm Desert headed to retirement by moving up […]
There is a new No. 1 for the first time since the preseason as Villa Park goes that high for winning the Southern California Boras Classic and improving to 24-2. Buchanan of Clovis is a close second with previous No. 1 Orange Lutheran still at No. 3. Other big movers include Franklin of Elk Grove...
This week we head to the mountainous foothills of La Canada and the Inland Empire city of Murrieta for our Southern California honorees. For the north, it’s a stop in the Silicon Valley and San Jose for our baseball winner, and Santa Cruz County and Watsonville for the softball spotlight. We hope you enjoy this […]
For this second of two posts highlighting all of the baseball state records that have now been added to our site we go over all of the categories relating to pitching. Pitch counts and innings limitations have definitely caused fewer records to be broken in recent seasons, so we’ve added a couple of new categories. […]
Long Beach Poly leads the state with five players on NFL 53-man opening rosters with a sixth on injured reserve. No other school has four, but several have three. We have as complete of a list as possible, given the fluid nature of rosters being altered up until the last minute due to late player...
There were only a handful of games in many instances due to the Coronavirus pandemic shutdown, but we have just updated the all-time state coaching wins lists for baseball and softball through the 2020 season. Despite the few games played, we still had a new baseball coach reach 700 wins, another with a 600th win […]
As a consequence of the 2020 high school baseball and softball seasons being canceled after not even one-third of scheduled games were played in the state, we cannot produce all-state teams in those sports for 2020. We do not want to forget about those seniors from the Class of 2020, however, who were going to […]
The list of those with 300 wins continues to grow, but after a season in which we lost a coach on the 300-win list there were two more who retired. That means next season we will be down to just one with 300 or more still going and that coach, Santa Ana Mater Dei’s Bruce […]