Two Guards Make All-Area Baseball Team!

August 8, 2010 by  

Burbank- The Burbank Leader has announced it’s choices for the All-Area Baseball Team and this year, two Bell-Jeff Guards, (a senior and a freshman), were selected.

All-Area baseball first-team players

Ethan Bramschreiber, senior, St. Francis, pitcher

A second-team All-Mission League pick with first-team numbers, the Northwestern-bound hurler went 4-2 with a 3.47 ERA. At the plate, he tallied a .358 average with 12 runs and 19 RBIs.

Patrick Haney, senior, Bellarmine-Jefferson, utility

A first-team All-CIF selection, the Santa Cruz League Player of the Year notched a .521 batting average with 25 runs, 12 RBIs and a .833 slugging percentage, while also notching a 6-4 record on the hill.

David Hubinger, junior, St. Francis, catcher

A first-team pick in the ultra-talented Mission League, he hit .381 on 24 hits, notching 18 runs, 21 RBIs and a .518 on-base percentage for the Golden Knights.

Ryne Kahikina, sophomore, Burroughs, utility

Indians backstop compiled a .436 average, a .661 slugging percentage and a .557 on-base mark en route to securing All-Pacific League first-team accolades.

Tim Kim, senior, La Cañada, outfielder

The first-team All-Rio Hondo League selection was a constant threat for the Spartans, as he hit .464 with 23 runs, 18 RBIs and 11 stolen bases.

Connor McCann, senior, Flintridge Prep, outfielder

First-team All-Prep Leaguer for a second season in a row, he played errorless defense in the outfield and hit .373 with 28 hits.

Troy Mulcahey, sophomore, Crescenta Valley, outfielder

A threat at the plate and a fireballer on the mound, Mulcahey hit .378 during a first-team All-Pacific League season with 25 RBIs, 14 runs, 11 doubles and a .419 on-base percentage. He also struck out 72 batters in under 40 innings and had a 2.12 ERA.

David Olmeda-Barrera, sophomore, St. Francis, infielder

Recovering from an injury early on, the first-team All-Mission Leaguer came on late to grab notice with a .511 average on 23 hits, scoring 11 runs and driving in 15.

Royce Park, sophomore, Flintridge Prep, infielder

A stellar presence at the plate, the first-team All-Prep League pick was also an All-CIF selection after posting a .462 average and a team-high 29 runs batted in. He also scored 28 runs.

Nate Rousey, sophomore, Crescenta Valley, infielder

A reliable fielder at shortstop, he was a first-team All-Pacific League pick who also excelled on the mound. He sported a 6-1 record with 40 strikeouts to eight walks in 42 innings and tallied a 2.67 ERA.

McCauley Taylor, senior, Burbank, infielder

Clutch at the plate and on the mound, the first-team All-Pacific League pick put on display a .395 average, 29 RBIs, 20 runs and five long balls. On the mound he garnered a 5-3 record with a 2.18 ERA, striking out 68 batters in just over 63 innings.

Elliott Surrey, sophomore, Crescenta Valley, pitcher

All-Area Player of the Year candidate had a breakout season on the mound and at the plate. A first-team All-Pacific League pick and an All-CIF selection, he had a 6-2 record on the year with a 1.02 ERA and 55 strikeouts to six walks in 41 innings pitched. He also tallied a .423 average with 14 extra-base hits, 19 runs and 21 RBIs.


Buzz Cook, Flintridge Prep

Veteran coach was without his No. 1 pitcher for the entire season and despite a wealth of pitching troubles, managed his team to a second-place finish in the Prep League and an appearance in the first round of the CIF playoffs.

Burbank Leader All-Area second-team baseball players.

Nate Albers, senior, Burroughs, pitcher

Posted a 3-3 record on mound and a .351 average at the plate en route to all-league honorable mention.

AJ Berglund, senior, St. Francis, pitcher

UCSB-bound hurler hit .367 with 21 runs scored and a .469 on-base percentage.

Zach Fields, junior, Glendale, infielder

Underrated and overlooked second-team all-leaguer had a .472 average.

Christian Garia, junior, Burroughs, utility

First-team All-Pacific Leaguer hit .388 with a .501 on-base percentage.

David Goldberg, senior, Burbank, utility

Second-team All-Pacific League pick had a .333 average with 15 runs and 19 RBIs.

Johnny Koralis, freshman, Bell-Jeff, outfielder

First-team All-Santa Cruz League pick had a .353 average with 15 runs scored.

Michael Lee, senior, La Cañada, infielder

Second-team All-Rio Hondo League pick hit .391 with 25 runs, 21 RBIs and 24 stolen bases.

Bobby Romero, senior, Hoover, catcher

Did it all for Hoover, as the second-team all-league pick was arguably the area’s best defensive catcher and hit .444 with 25 RBIs and 12 runs. Was also team’s top pitcher.

Mark Saatzer, senior, St. Francis, outfielder

Posted a .382 average with 34 hits, 25 runs and 15 RBIs.

Scott Stetson, junior, La Cañada, infielder

Had a .435 average with 27 runs, 19 RBIs and 17 stolen bases during an All-Rio Hondo League second-team team season.

Andrew Yu, senior, St. Francis, infielder

Slick-fielding infielder had a .394 average with 18 runs scored and 15 batted in.

Brandon Zepeda, senior, Burbank, outfielder

Second-team All-Pacific League pick had 34 hits, 35 runs, 16 RBIs and a .362 average.

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