All-Area Baseball Second Team

Beau Barry, Junior, Infielder, St. Monica Academy

All-Independence League Liberty Conference first-team selection turned in a terrific season at the plate with a .435 batting average, 12 doubles, eight stolen bases, 20 runs and 22 RBI.

Connor Buchanan, Sophomore, Utility, La Cañada

All-Rio Hondo League first-team pick batted .343 with 13 RBI and seven doubles, while posting a 4-4 pitching record with a 1.73 ERA with 50 strikeouts in 48 2/3 innings.

Jonathan Castaneda, Senior, Infielder, Burbank

Second-team All-Pacific League pick hit .400 with 28 hits, 15 runs, 11 RBI, 13 walks and a .528 on-base percentage.

Danny Chiarodit, Senior, Infielder, Flintridge Prep

Longtime starter was an All-Prep League first-team choice who batted .358 with 29 runs and 11 runs batted in.

Nico Chuidian, Sophomore, Pitcher, Burroughs

Indians ace went 6-2 with a 1.70 ERA during a second-team All-Pacific League campaign that also saw him hit .321.

Riley Hooper, Senior, Infielder, Burroughs

Overlooked contributor batted .328 with 21 hits, 13 RBI and 13 runs for the playoff-bound Indians.

Tristan Kalnins, Senior, Outfielder, La Cañada

All-Rio Hondo League first-team pick led league champions with 18 RBI, batted .316 with 10 runs and was excellent in relief as he finished with six saves and a 0.00 ERA across 16 1/3 innings.

Kendall Kikkawa, Senior, Outfielder, Flintridge Prep

Versatile athlete across multiple sports was a versatile player on the diamond who was an All-Prep League first-team choice after batting .364 with 23 runs and 21 RBI.

Stephen Knezevich, Senior, Outfielder, Providence

Offensive catalyst for second-place Pioneers tallied a .425 batting average with a .511 on-base percentage to go with 19 RBI, 20 runs and 20 stolen bases.

Chris Minnick, Senior, Utility, Burbank

Produced a .377 batting average on 29 hits and added 17 runs and 11 RBI to garner second-team All-Pacific League praise.

Christian Muro, Junior, Utility, St. Francis

All-Mission League second-team selection had a .381 on-base percentage with 28 hits for a .289 average with 27 runs, 13 RBI and 13 stolen bases.

Alec Saavedra, Senior, Catcher, Providence

All-Liberty League selection posted a .390 batting average with 23 runs, 16 stolen bases and a .484 on-base percentage.

Will Smiley, Junior, Pitcher, Crescenta Valley

Posted a 5-0 record with a 1.63 ERA with 36 strikeouts versus seven walks over 34 1/3 innings.

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