High School Baseball opens up excellent opportunities for young players to prove showcase their talent and capabilities as future baseball stars. If they perform well, they get noticed by coaches and selectors. This can be a turning point in their career. Given below are some of the latest high school baseball news:-
Desert Ridge clinches the 1st position and will challenge Hamilton
Desert Ridge of Arizona moves up to the 1st position in the 5A Conference of 2nd Division. With their record win of 29-5 in the last season, they are posing a serious threat to Hamilton in the present season.
Nevada’s Bishop Gorman in limelight due to absence of Harper
High School baseball champions of the last four back to back seasons are favorites to win this years 4A titles as well. Bishop Gorman who ranked fourth at the start of the 2010 season moves up to the 2nd place. He is all set to begin the new season starting from March 11.
Bolles, Alonso and Naples of Florida are the favorites for the upcoming season
It is expected that Naples, Bolles and Alonso are among the favored teams. Defending champion Naples is relying heavily on their recently returned infielder Brad Fieger and outfielder Kyle Zech to defend the titles yet again.
Russell County, Fairhope and Auburn are among the favorites of the 6A
Alabama High School will face tough competition from Russell County, Auburn and Fairhope at the 6A level of the high school baseball state championship. All the four contending teams are expected to perform to their best potentials. As of now, we can only wait and watch which team out of these holds on their nerves and emerge victorious.
In Louisiana in Class 5A category, Barbe (Lake Charles La) still holds the 2nd position in their preseason rankings. In Class 1A, Ouachita Christian (Monroe La) starts as the top ranked team in the league. It is believed that they would live up to their expectations and clinch the title this season.
San Francisco baseball coach John Donohue in headlines after winning 600 games
It was a memorable day for Coach John Donohue when he registered his win no. 600. According to him, it was a long journey. His victory no. 600 stands huge in comparison to 335 defeats. He became the 4th Baseball Coach to achieve this milestone. The other three are Guy Anderson (of Rancho Cordova), Sam Blalock (of Rancho Bernando’s San Diego) and Walter O’Neil (of Lakewood).