6/18-6/24 Week in Review

Recruiting:

  • 2019 Morse DB Shamar Martin committed to UCLA.
  • 2019 Monte Vista RB Jahmon McClendon committed to San Diego State.
  • 2019 Carlsbad ATH Asa Turner took an official visit to Washington.
  • 2019 Lincoln DB Don Chapman took an official visit to Colorado.
  • 2019 Francis Parker LS Peter Bowden picked up an offer from Pennsylvania.
  • 2021 Bishop’s QB Tyler Buchner picked up an offer from Pennsylvania.
  • 2019 La Costa Canyon OL Luka Trifunovic received a preferred walk-on spot to Northwestern.
  • 2019 San Diego DB Jayden Wickware picked up an offer from Montana State.

Alumni:

  • ’17 Madison grad Kevin Abel, a right-handed pitcher at Oregon State, started on the mound for the Beavers as they advanced into the College World Series Championship vs. Arkansas.
  • ’17 Cathedral Catholic grad Brandon McCoy entered the NBA Draft following one season at UNLV, but went undrafted. He has agreed to play summer league with the Milwaukee Bucks.
  • ’18 Mission Hills grad Kingston Liniak, a 4th round pick of the Detroit Tigers, picked up his first game-winning hit playing in the Gulf Coast League.

  • ’08 Torrey Pines grad Connor Johnson was named the new Head Coach for the Delaware Blue Coats, the G-League affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers.

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.