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1994 LOS ANGELES TIMES : All-Valley Baseball Team

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Coach: Mike Maio

School: EL CAMINO REAL

Maio led the Conquistadores to a second consecutive City Section championship, the first team to repeat since 1979. In 12 years, Maio has led El Camino Real to the final four times, winning twice.

Student: Justin Bunch

School: NOTRE DAME

Position: OF

In his first season as a starter, Bunch hit .479 while playing in the competitive Mission League. Bunch, who was among area leaders with 12 doubles, hit three home runs and batted in 18 runs.

Student: Danny Cato

School: SAUGUS

Position: IF

A senior shortstop, Cato batted .436 with nine doubles, five homers and 25 RBIs. He was MVP of the Bernie Milligan game and was named to the All-Foothill League and All-Southern Section Division II teams.

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Student: Art Diaz

School: SYLMAR

Position: IF

Diaz was the best hitter in the talented Spartan lineup. He led area City Section players with seven triples and hit .447 with three home runs and 32 RBIs. Diaz, a senior first baseman, was an All-City pick.

Student: David Glick

School: PALMDALE

Position: P

A senior left-hander, Glick struck out 139 and gave up 42 hits in 76 innings. He was 11-3 with a 1.38 ERA, earning All-Southern Section Division III honors. Glick was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers.

Student: Rich Igou

School: NOTRE DAME

Position: P

Igou helped the Knights advance to the Division I semifinals. He was 11-2 with a 1.43 ERA and hit .383 with six home runs and 19 RBIs. Igou was drafted by the Kansas City Royals and has signed with USF.

Student: Bryan LaCour

School: CHATSWORTH

Position: IF

A two-time All-City player, LaCour led the area with 51 hits and led area City players with a .481 average and 41 RBIs. LaCour, who has signed with Stanford, will play in the U.S. Olympic Festival.

Student: Carlos Nunez

School: RESEDA

Position: IF

An All-City 4-A selection, Nunez led area City players with seven home runs and he accomplished it in only 54 at-bats. A senior shortstop, Nunez batted .463 and drove in 18 runs on only 25 hits.

Student: Jim Parque

School: CRESCENTA VALLEY

Position: P

A senior left-hander, Parque posted a 12-3 record and 0.49 earned-run average, lowest in the area. Parque, who has signed with UCLA, struck out 156 in 85 innings and pitched three one-hitters.

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Student: Jon Schaeffer

School: HARVARD

Position: C

A three-year starter, Schaeffer lived up to expectations after signing with Stanford in the fall. He hit .474 with six home runs and 29 RBIs. He also scored 38 runs, placing him among the area leaders in that category.

Student: Kevin Serr

School: KENNEDY

Position: C

Serr is the only junior to make the All-Valley team. A first-year varsity player, Serr had 41 RBIs, the most by a Kennedy player in the 1990s. He also hit .427 with four home runs, including two grand slams.

Student: Chris Tapia

School: ANTELOPE VALLEY

Position: OF

Tapia, a senior, helped the Antelopes to the Golden league title. Tapia drove in 43 runs and hit nine triples, both area bests among large-school players. He also hit .467 with 11 doubles and three home runs.

Student: Carlos Velazco

School: SYLMAR

Position: P

Velazco was 22-4 in two seasons at Sylmar, including 11-3 with a 1.83 ERA his senior year. Velazco, who will attend Cal State Northridge, batted .372 with 30 RBIs, helping the Spartans to a 25-6 record.

Student: Randy Wolf

School: EL CAMINO REAL

Position: P

Wolf led the team to its second consecutive City 4-A title and was selected 4-A player of the year for the second straight season. After a 12-3 senior season, Wolf will sign with the Dodgers or play for Pepperdine.

SECOND-TEAM ROSTER

Pos Player School Yr C Brandon Murphy Chatsworth Sr. IF Craig Carlton El Camino Real Sr. IF Kirk Hagge Crescenta Valley Sr. IF-P Josh Morton Calabasas Sr. IF-P Luis Sanchez Hart Jr. OF-P Ray Daryabigi Chatsworth Sr. OF Darrell Dent Montclair Prep Jr. OF Jim Landress Granada Hills Jr. P Jim DeBiase Chatsworth Sr. P Jerry Delgado Poly Sr. P John Maggiora Saugus Sr. P Roger Worley Quartz Hill Sr. P Joel Zamudio Monroe Sr.

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* Player: Brandon Murphy Comment: Starter for City 4-A runners-up in ’93 and ’94. Hit .356. Player: Craig Carlton Comment: First baseman hit .388, six homer. Three hits in City final. Player: Kirk Hagge Comment: A 6-3 shortstop with power hit .416. Signed with Tigers. Player: Josh Morton Comment: Co-MVP in Frontier League. Hit .475. Was 8-1, 0.77 ERA. Player: Luis Sanchez Comment: Top pitcher (2.46 ERA), hitter (.328) for Foothill League champions. Player: Ray Daryabigi Comment: Hit .385, 26 RBIs and was 6-0, 2.16 ERA. All-City 4-A. Player: Darrell Dent Comment: Top prospect for 1995 draft. Hit .390, 7 HRs, 34 RBIs. Player: Jim Landress Comment: All-City 4-A. Hit .443, 10 2Bs. 2-year starter at QB. Player: Jim DeBiase Comment: Ace for Chancellors was 10-1, 2.44 ERA. All-City Section 4-A. Player: Jerry Delgado Comment: Led Parrots in innings and was 7-2, 0.93 ERA. Hit .326, 26 RBIs. Player: John Maggiora Comment: Right-hander was 6-1 with a 1.04 ERA. Pitched a no-hitter. Player: Roger Worley Comment: Signed with Orioles for $115,000. Struck out 91 in 58 innings. Player: Joel Zamudio Comment: Right-handed flame-thrower was 5-3, 1.06 ERA. Drafted by Phillies.

1st-Team All-Stars Invited to Times’ Awards Ceremony

Players selected to the All-Valley and All-Ventura County baseball and softball teams are invited to a Times’ awards brunch Sunday at 9 a.m. at the Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills. The guest speaker is Rich Hill, baseball coach at University of San Francisco who formerly coached at Cal Lutheran.

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