The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Christopher Peres (La Verne) Burroughs: Following a phenomenal freshman campaign, Peres turned in a sensational sophomore season at La Verne.
As a true utility player who was a starting pitcher and corner infielder, Peres earned D3baseball.com and ABCA/Rawlings All-West Region third-team honors. The accolades come following a first-team All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference nod.
The sophomore hit .336 (47 for 140) with 35 runs batted in, 18 runs, 12 walks and a .377 on-base percentage.
As the staff ace, he garnered a 6-2 record with a 3.06 earned-run...