6/11-6/17 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2019 Torrey Pines OL Brian Driscoll committed to California.
  • 2019 La Jolla Country Day SG Ryan Langborg picked up offers from Columbia and Dartmouth.
  • 2021 Bishop’s QB Tyler Buchner picked up an offer from Notre Dame.
  • 2019 Carlsbad ATH Asa Turner took an official visit to Notre Dame.
  • 2019 Lincoln DB Don Chapman picked up offers from USC and UC-Davis.
  • 2021 Cathedral Catholic PF Obinna Anyanwu picked up an offer from Tulane.
  • 2019 Francis Parker K/P Ryan Sanborn picked up an offer from Columbia.
  • 2021 Bishop’s WR Clay Petry picked up his first offer, from Nevada.
  • 2019 Santa Fe Christian OL/DL Carson Drake picked up an offers from Davidson and Stetson.
  • 2019 San Diego ATH Daniel Thomas picked up his first offer, from Columbia.
  • 2019 Mira Mesa ATH Noah Tumblin picked up an offer from USD.
  • 2019 Bishops LB Dominic Haley picked up an offer from Stetson.
  • 2021 Poway ATH Vance Jefferson picked up his first offer, from UC-Davis.

Baseball:

  • 2018 Torrey Pines RHP Joe Magrisi, a Cal State Fullerton-signee, was named the State Pitcher of the Year by PBR California.

Alumni:

  • 2018 Mission Hills OF Kingston Liniak, a 4th round pick in the MLB Draft, signed with the Detroit Tigers for $900K.
  • 2010 Granite Hills grad Joe Cardona, a long snapper with the New England Patriots, signed a 4-year contract extension with the team.

6/4-6/10 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2021 Bishop’s QB Tyler Buchner picked up an offer from San Diego State.
  • 2019 Brawley LB Casey Kline, a Boise State commit, picked up an offer from UCLA.
  • 2019 Torrey Pines OL Payson Campisano picked up an offer from San Diego.
  • 2019 Point Loma ATH JL Skinner picked up an offer from Cal.
  • 2019 San Diego DB Jayden Wickware picked up offers from San Diego and Azusa Pacific.

Baseball:

  • The 2018 All-CIF Baseball Selections were released on Saturday.

  • 2019 La Costa Canyon 1B Spencer Jones, a Vanderbilt commit, defeated Torrey Pines RHP/OF Joe Magrisi to win the High School All-Star Home Run Derby at Petco Park.

  • The San Diego Padres hosted an All-Star Game at Petco Park on Wednesday for 48 of the best prep baseball players in the county.

Alumni:

  • The annual MLB Draft was completed over three days during the past week. As always, San Diego had many current and former prep standouts selected throughout the 40 rounds.
    • 2018 Mission Hills grad Kingston Liniak was selected by the Detroit Tigers with the first pick of the 4th round.
    • 2015 Helix grad DaShawn Keirsey was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 4th round.
    • 2015 La Jolla Country Day grad Alfonso Rivas was selected by the Oakland A’s in the 4th round.
    • 2015 Ramona grad Gage Canning was selected by the Washington Nationals in the 5th round.

5/28-6/3 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2021 Bishop’s QB Tyler Buchner picked up an offer from USC.
  • 2019 Carlsbad OL Carlos Harrison picked up an offer from Central Florida.
  • 2019 Lincoln DB Don Chapman picked up an offer from UNLV.
  • 2019 Lincoln DB Jamahd Monroe picked up an offer from UNLV.
  • 2019 Point Loma DB JL Skinner picked up an offer from Wyoming.
  • 2019 Helix LB Michael Shawcroft picked up an offer from Harvard.
  • 2019 La Costa Canyon OL Luka Trifunovic picked up an offer from USD.

Baseball:

  • Torrey Pines beat Poway, 2-1, in 10 innings to win the Open Division CIF Baseball Championship.
    • ’20 Kevin Sim, a USD-commit, hit a walk-off RBI double to give the Falcons an extra-inning win.
  • Grossmont beat Madison, 6-2, to win the Division 1 CIF Baseball Championship.
  • Mission Hills beat Parker, 5-3, to win the Division 2 CIF Baseball Championship.
  • Coronado beat Imperial, 7-3, to win the Division 3 CIF Baseball Championship.
  • San Pasqual beat Castle Park, 14-3, to win the Division 4 CIF Baseball Championship.
  • Tri-City Christian beat Mountain Empire, 11-1, to win the Division 5 CIF Baseball Championship.

Alumni:

  • ’17 Foothills Christian grad Jaylen Hands, a Point Guard at UCLA, will return for his sophomore season. Hands had declared for the draft but did not hire an agent in order to keep his eligibility.
  • ’09 Poway grad Austin Wynns was called up to make his Major League Debut with the Baltimore Orioles.
  • ’11 Hilltop grad Greg Allen hit a walk-off home run for the Cleveland Indians.

  • San Diego is well represented in the NCAA Baseball Tournament which began this weekend.

5/21-5/27 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2019 Carlsbad ATH Jacob Asa Turner picked up an offer from Notre Dame.
  • 2019 Mission Bay G Boogie Ellis picked up an offer from Georgia Tech.
  • 2019 San Marcos QB Miles Hastings, a UC-Davis commit, picked up an offer from Montana State.
  • 2019 Lincoln DB Don Chapman picked up offers from Arizona and Utah State.
  • 2021 Bishop’s QB Tyler Buchner picked up an offer from Arizona and Arizona State.
  • 2019 Point Loma ATH JL Skinner picked up offers from Arizona and Utah State.
  • 2019 Torrey Pines OL Brian Driscoll picked up offers from Boise State and San Diego State.
  • 2019 Carlsbad OL Carlos Harrison picked up an offer from Fresno State.
  • 2019 Lincoln DB Jamahd Monroe picked up an offers from Utah State, Montana State, and Idaho.
  • 2019 Torrey Pines OL Peyson Campisano picked up an offer from Montana State.
  • 2019 La Costa Canyon RB Karson Lippert picked up an offer from Sacramento State.
  • 2019 San Diego ATH Jayden Wickware picked up offers from BYU and Idaho.
  • 2019 Classical Academy ATH Diego Preciado picked up his first offer, from Davidson.
  • 2020 La Costa Canyon LB Austin Nicholas picked up an offer from San Diego State.
  • 2019 Mira Mesa DB Marcus Dean picked up his first offer, from BYU.
  • 2019 Mira Mesa DB Javelle Brown picked up his first offer, from BYU.

Baseball:

  • Torrey Pines senior Joe Magrisi hit a walk-off home run to beat La Costa Canyon in the first round of the Open Division Playoffs.

  • Petco Park will host a High School All-Star Game and Home Run Derby following the Padres day game on June 6th. More information HERE

Football:

  • The new open division format in football will consist of 4 teams, replacing the previous format of 8 teams.

Alumni:

  • ’05 Sweetwater grad Vidal Nuno, a left-handed pitcher, was called up to the Tampa Bay Rays Major League Roster.
  • ’14 Valhalla grad Jordan Qsar was named the WCC Baseball Player of the Year.

  • Former Cathedral Catholic RB Tyler Gaffney, who played at Stanford and briefly in the NFL, is back playing minor league baseball in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

5/14-5/20 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2021 Bishop’s QB Tyler Buchner picked up offers from Georgia, Columbia, Alabama, and Washington State.
  • 2019 Morse DB Shamar Martin picked up offers from UNLV, Oregon State.
  • 2019 Lincoln DB Don Chapman picked up an offer from Colorado, San Jose State, and Colorado State.
  • 2019 Point Loma DB JL Skinner picked up offers from UNLV, UC-Davis, Colorado State, and San Diego State.
  • 2019 Helix LB Michael Shawcroft picked up offers from Hawaii, UNLV, and Penn.
  • 2019 Mission Bay G Boogie Ellis picked up offers from Arizona, Cal
  • 2019 University City WR Casey Granfors picked up an offer from Navy
  • 2019 La Costa Canyon RB Karson Lippert picked up an offer from Idaho.
  • 2020 La Costa Canyon LB Austin Nicholas picked up his first offer, from Cal.
  • 2019 Torrey Pines OL Brian Driscoll picked up offers from Washington St, Brown, and Holy Cross.

Baseball:

  • Cathedral Catholic honored Brycen Newman, a senior who has battled Brain Cancer. Newman caught the first pitch on Senior Day against St. Augustine.

  • Torrey Pines Senior RHP Joe Magrisi, a CSU-Fullerton commit, extended his consecutive scoreless inning streak with a 7 inning, 2-hit shutout over league rival La Costa Canyon. Magrisi has not allowed a run in 51 innings.
    • A look at where Magrisi stands in State History, from Cal-Hi Sports– LINK
  • San Marcos was trailing Mission Hills 3-1, with two outs and a full count in the 7th inning. Trevor Phillips stepped in and here is what followed.

5/7-5/13 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2019 Brawley LB Casey Kline committed to Boise State.
  • 2019 San Marcos QB Miles Hastings committed to UC Davis.
  • 2019 Helix LB Michael Shawcroft was offered by Air Force and Holy Cross.
  • 2019 Point Loma DB JL Skinner was offered by Hawaii.
  • 2019 Madison RB Kenan Christon was offered by Northwestern and Vanderbilt.
  • 2019 Torrey Pines OL Brian Driscoll was offered by Oregon State, Princeton, and UC Davis.
  • 2019 Mission Hills ATH Jadan Washington was offered by Yale.
  • 2019 Lincoln DB Don Chapman was offered by Washington State and Hawaii.
  • 2019 San Diego ATH Raiden Hunter was offered by Columbia.
  • 2019 San Diego DB Jayden Wickware was offered by Columbia.
  • 2019 University City WR Casey Granfors was offered by Columbia.
  • 2019 La Jolla WR Gabe Solis was offered by Columbia.
  • 2019 La Costa Canyon RB Karson Lippert was offered by Columbia.
  • 2019 La Costa Canyon OL Luka Trifunovic was offered by Columbia.
  • 2019 Santa Fe Christian OL-DL Carson Drake was offered by Brown.

Baseball:

  • 2018 Torrey Pines RHP/OF Joe Magrisi broke the section record for consecutive shutout innings (42), set by David Wells at Point Loma HS in 1982. Magrisi extended the active streak to 44.

  • 2019 Ramona RHP Derek Diamond, a Stanford commit, threw a no-hitter, double, homered, and drove in three runs in the 8-0 win over Escondido.

Basketball:

  • Mater Dei Catholic has hired a new Men’s Basketball Coach.

Alumni:

  • ’15 Granite Hills grad Jordan Verdon was named the Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week for the 2nd time this season. Hitting .369 with 11 home runs for San Diego State.
  • ’13 Cathedral Catholic grad Stephen Gonsalves was named the MiLB Pitcher of the Week after going 2-0 with a 0.63 ERA and 14 K’s. Gonsalves plays for the Rochester Red Wings, the AAA affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.

4/30-5/6 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2019 San Marcos QB Miles Hastings picked up an offer from UC-Davis.
  • 2021 Cathedral Catholic G/F Thomas Notarainni picked up an offer from Rutgers.
  • 2018 Maranatha Christian G Phillip Willis signed with Vanguard University.
  • 2019 Lincoln DB Don Chapman picked up an offer from San Diego State.
  • 2019 La Costa Canyon RB Karson Lippert picked up an offer from Army.
  • 2019 Carlsbad ATH Jacob Asa Turner picked up an offer from USC.

Baseball:

  • 2018 Lincoln OF D’Artagnan Van Dusen was named the So Cal player of the week by Cal-Hi Sports. LINK
  • Westview took down #3 Rancho Bernardo in walk-off fashion on a crazy play.

  • #2 Torrey Pines took down #5 La Costa Canyon twice this week thanks to two excellent pitching performances by Joe Magrisi (Cal State Fullerton) and Michael Schreiber (Washington), who combined to allow one run over 14 innings.

Alumni:

  • ’11 Hilltop grad Greg Allen was called up to the Major League Roster with the Cleveland Indians.
  • ’17 Foothills Christian grad Jaylen Hands was invited to the NBA Draft Combine. Hands has declared for the draft, but has yet to formally hire an agent.
  • ’14 Francis Parker F Evan Fitzner has transferred to Indiana, following three seasons at St. Mary’s. Eligible immediately as a grad transfer.

4/23-4/29 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2018 Torrey Pines G Finn Sullivan committed to USD.
  • 2018 Torrey Pines RB Sully O’Brien committed to Cal Poly.
  • 2018 Torrey Pines RHP/INF Joe Magrisi committed to Cal State Fullerton.
  • 2018 Poway RHP Trevor Riley committed to New Mexico.
  • 2019 Madison Kenan Christon picked up offers from TCU, Arizona, and Fresno State.
  • 2019 Torrey Pines QB Jason Heine and OL Payson Campisano picked up offers from the University of Chicago.
  • 2019 Brawley LB Casey Kline picked up an offer from Yale.
  • 2019 Point Loma ATH JL Skinner picked up offers from San Jose State and Iowa State.
  • 2019 Mission Bay PG Boogie Ellis picked up an offer from Creighton.
  • 2019 Torrey Pines OL Brian Driscoll picked up an offer from Penn.
  • 2019 La Jolla Country Day SG Ryan Langborg picked up offers from UC-Irvine and Brown.
  • 2019 University City WR Casey Granfors picked up an offers from San Jose State and South Dakota.
  • 2019 Lincoln ATH Don Chapman picked up an offer from South Dakota.
  • 2021 Bishop’s QB Tyler Buchner picked up an offer from Utah.
  • 2018 Army-Navy G JC Canahuate committed to Central Arizona College.
  • 2019 Morse DB Shamar Martin picked up an offer from Iowa State.
  • 2019 Helix LB Michael Shawcroft picked up an offer from Princeton.
  • 2021 Cathedral Catholica F Obinna Anyanwu picked up an offer from Oklahoma.

Alumni:

  • Former Mission Hills LB Fred Warner (BYU) was selected by the San Francisco 49ers with the 70th pick in the NFL Draft.
  • Former Imperial RB Royce Freeman (Oregon) was selected by the Denver Broncos with the 71st pick in the NFL Draft.
  • Former La Costa Canyon OL Scott Quessenberry (UCLA) was selected by the Los Angeles Chargers in the 5th round of the NFL Draft.
  • Former Torrey Pines OL Jacob Alsadek (Arizona) signed with the Green Bay Packers as a UDFA.
  • Former Del Norte CB Quenton Meeks (Stanford) signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as a UDFA.
  • Former Helix CB Jalen Davis (Utah State) signed with the Miami Dolphins as a UDFA.
  • Former Olympian WR Sergio Bailey (Eastern Michigan) signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a UDFA.
  • Former Oceanside WR Mikah Holder (SDSU) signed with the Washington Redskins as a UDFA.
  • Former Lincoln DB Tyree Robinson (Oregon) signed with the Dallas Cowboys as a UDFA.
  • Former San Marcos RB/WR Kyle Lewis (Cal Poly) signed with the Detroit Lions as a UDFA.
  • Former Otay Ranch/Southwestern College QB Luis Perez (Texas A&M-Commerce) signed with the Los Angeles Rams as a UDFA.
  • Former Torrey Pines/San Diego City College F Ethan Esposito committed to Sacramento State. (Eligible immediately with 3 seasons left to play.)

4/16-4/22 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2018 El Camino SG Jalen Flanagan signed with San Francisco State.
  • 2018 Torrey Pines G Finn Sullivan took an official visit to USD, and picked up an offer from UC-Irvine.
  • 2019 La Jolla Country Day SG Ryan Langborg picked up an offer from Rice University.
  • 2019 Morse DB Shamar Martin picked up an offer from Wisconsin.
  • 2019 Madison RB Kenan Christon picked up an offer from Cal.
  • 2021 Bishop’s QB Tyler Buchner picked up an offer from Yale.
  • 2018 San Marcos OL Andrew Meyer switched his commitment from Air Force, to UTEP.
  • 2019 Carlsbad ATH Jacob Asa Turner picked up offers from Vanderbilt and Arizona State.

Baseball:

  • San Marcos Catcher Vincent Martinez, a Stanford-signee, hit two home runs versus Vista on Saturday giving him seven on the season and taking over the top spot in the county.
    • Torrey Pines RHP/1B/OF Joe Magrisi and Christian OF Garret Nielsen are right behind Martinez with six home runs each.

Alumni:

  • Former Granite Hills/Oregon State QB-WR Seth Collins committed to Texas Tech. He will be eligible immediately, and have two seasons to play.
  • The Oakland A’s called up ‘06 Vista grad Trevor Cahill to the major league roster.

4/9-4/15 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2019 San Marcos LHP-1B Jacob Widener committed to San Diego State.
  • 2020 Cathedral Catholic ATH Jordan Allen picked up offers from Florida Atlantic and Arizona State.
  • 2019 Morse DB Shamar Martin picked up an offer from Colorado.
  • 2019 Lincoln ATH Jamahd Monroe picked up his first offer, from Army.
  • 2019 La Costa Canyon RB Karson Lippert picked up his first offer, from UC-Davis.
  • 2019 Helix LB Michael Shawcroft picked up an offer from Yale.

Baseball:

  • 2018 Torrey Pines RHP/1B/OF Joey Magrisi was named the So Cal player of the week by Cal-Hi Sports.

  • 2018 La Costa Canyon RHP JJ Rytz, a Colorado Springs-signee, threw a no-hitter in the Mavericks 16-0 win over San Dieguito Academy.
    • 2019 La Costa Canyon 1B/LHP, a Vanderbilt commit, had two hits and a grand slam in that game.

Basketball:

  • Former Foothills Christian forward Taeshon Cherry signed his letter of intent with Arizona State yesterday, and will join the Sun Devils next season.

Alumni:

  • 2015 Mission Hills grad DeChaun Holiday has received his release and will transfer from UCLA.
  • 2015 Granite Hills grad Seth Collins, an Oregon State transfer, took an official visit to Texas Tech this weekend. Collins will be eligible immediately with two seasons to play.
  • 2007 Valhalla grad Greg Garcia, an infielder for the St. Louis Cardinals, had a career day at the plate on Saturday going 3-4 with two home runs and a double.