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Fick Makes Consensus All-American

A day after being named to Baseball America magazine’s All-American team, catcher Robert Fick of Cal State Northridge became a consensus All-American Friday when he was named to the Smith Award Super Team, selected by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Assn.

Northridge shortstop Adam Kennedy and left-handed pitcher Erasmo Ramirez were third-team choices on the Super Team, while third baseman Eric Gillespie and right-handed pitcher Robert Crabtree received honorable mention.

Football

Senior Steve Standifer, a two-year starter at safety for Colorado State, has transferred to Cal State Northridge along with sophomore Jeramie Thomas, a wide receiver from Colorado State, and junior Jerome Henry, a receiver from Iowa State.

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Basketball

Chatsworth guard Jerome Joseph, a member of The Times’ All-Valley team, has signed with The Master’s College.

Volleyball

Sylmar High setter Art Salcedo has been selected co-player of year in the City 3-A Division.

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Sylmar outside hitter Kevin Dawes and Van Nuys middle blocker Eugene Kwong were selected to the 3-A All-City team.

Gymnastics

Grant High won the City gymnastics title Thursday at Venice High. Grant amassed 157.95 points and Venice was second at 152.25.

Baseball

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Kenji Mochizuki has been hired as coach at Van Nuys High, replacing Mark Pomerantz.

The Cincinnati Reds will conduct a tryout at Pepperdine on June 15 at 9 a.m. Players under 21 must have a written release from a parent or guardian.

Contributing: Steve Henson, Bryan Rodgers, Tris Wykes.


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