BASEBALL ALL-STARS PLAY SATURDAY.Byline: GERRY GITTELSON Community Sports
Six high school baseball players from the region are scheduled to participate in the 27th annual Daily News Bernie Milligan All-Star Game An all-star game is an exhibition game played by the best players in their sports league. The players are often chosen by a popular vote of fans of the sport and the game often occurs at the halfway point of the regular season, although this is not the case for some all-star games at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Birmingham High in Lake Balboa.
Hart infielders Chris Valaika and Danny Williams Danny Williams may refer to:
``It's an honor to represent ourselves and our schools, especially from the Santa Clarita Valley The Santa Clarita Valley is the valley of the Santa Clara River in Southern California. It stretches through Los Angeles County and Ventura County. Its main population center is the city of Santa Clarita. The valley was part of the 48,612-acre (19,672. ,'' Feldman said. < The event also features a home run contest, and Valaika could be among the favorites. He hit 10 home runs this past season, giving him 18 in his career, which ties Hart's all-time record. Scripture and Tripp also could be a factor in the home run contest, as both hit five home runs this past season.
--Speaking of Saugus baseball, Scripture was named the team's MVP (Multimedia Video Processor) A high-speed DSP chip from Texas Instruments, introduced in 1994. Officially introduced as the TMS320C80, it combines RISC technology with the functionality of four DSPs on one chip. at the annual awards banquet. He was also honored for having the highest batting average on the team, finishing at .486 with a team-high 34 RBI RBI
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Noun 1. rbi - a run that is the result of the batter's performance; "he had more than 100 rbi last season"
run batted in in 72 at-bats.
The ceremony was a good night for the Eaton brothers, as well. Matt Eaton was named the team's most improved player In some sports, a Most Improved Player award is given to players who have improved the most over the year.
Other award winners included Jason Pfau and Thomas Milone as co-pitchers of the year; Adam Tripp and Chris Berry as team captains (Tripp also was honored as the team's Sammy Award winner); Jeff Prindle and Brandon Marcia as captains of the bench; and Chris Berry for having the highest grade-point average on the team.
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In sports, usually at the high school and college levels, members of a team who are not the main players in a competition (such as a football or basketball game) are called junior varsity players. , and Troy Yudin and Ryan Purdy were named co-MVPs of the freshman team.
--Santa Clarita Lanes will honor Father's Day with free bowling to all fathers Sunday.
--Eddie Cook, a baseball standout at small-school-power Vasquez High in Acton who is the protege of local pitching guru Jim Wagner, was named MVP of the 26th annual Larry Lake All-Star Baseball Game at Lancaster Municipal Stadium on Sunday. Cook, who plans to play at Chapman University, pitched two hitless innings, striking out three and walking one as his team won 10-8.
--Valencia High girls' basketball coach Jerry Mike has changed the dates for his annual summer camp. The new dates are June 30 through July 3. The camp is for 7- to 13-year-olds, and the cost is $60. Contact Mike at (661) 294-1188, Ext. 813 or jmike(at)Hartdistrict.org.
--Valencia High's Janelle Watterson, Tori Rocco, Tony Ker, Brandon Christianson and Matt Aidem - all Foothill League MVPs in various sports during high school - have been together a long time. They were classmates Classmates can refer to either:
Hart High's Kyle Boggio and five other Santa Clarita Valley players will participate in the Bernie Milligan All-Star Game.
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