Sandy Alomar Jr., catcher for the Las Vegas Stars, the Padres’ triple-A farm club in the Pacific Coast League, was named triple-A player of the year Wednesday by Baseball America magazine.
Alomar, brother of Padre second baseman Roberto Alomar and son of the former major-league infielder and Padre third-base coach, batted .297 this year with 16 homers and 71 RBI for Las Vegas.
Sockers goalkeeper Zoltan Toth arrived in San Diego and worked out with the team Wednesday afternoon. Coach Ron Newman said he would wait to talk to Toth before deciding if the goalkeeper would be penalized for reporting late. Toth was the only no-show the first day of practice Monday.
San Diego State defeated the University of San Diego, 6-0, at USD. Jeff Betts scored twice for the Aztecs (10-1-1). Marcelo Balboa, Brian Craft-Negrete, Kyle Whittemore and Eric Wynalda completed SDSU’s scoring.
Whittemore became the Aztecs’ career scoring leader with the goal and an assist. Betts also had two assists, and Balboa, Tim Foster and Scott Lacher had one each.
Registration for the 17th annual Charity Heart Tournament Oct. 15 and 16 at the Mission Bay Marlin Club will be held from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Hyatt Islandia.
The tournament benefits the American Heart Assn. The fisherman with the smallest catch wins a trip for 2 to Hawaii.
For information, call 224-8229.
US International University women defeated the University of San Diego 14-16, 8-15, 15-12, 15-5, 15-10 at USD. Claudia Johnson led the Gulls with 26 kills. Cindy Kehter had 23 digs and Stephanie Milbrandt had 61 assists for USIU (4-7).
For the Tritons (5-9), Angie Rais had 22 kills, Jody Conners had 28 digs as setter and Teresa Myers had 36 assists.