All-Area baseball first-team players.
Ethan Bramschreiber, senior, St. Francis, pitcher
A second-team All-Mission League pick with first-team numbers, the Northwestern-bound hurler went 4-2 with a 3.47 ERA. At the plate, he tallied a .358 average with 12 runs and 19 RBIs.
Patrick Haney, senior, Bellarmine-Jefferson, utility
A first-team All-CIF selection, the Santa Cruz League Player of the Year notched a .521 batting average with 25 runs, 12 RBIs and a .833 slugging percentage, while also notching a 6-4 record on the hill.
David Hubinger, junior, St. Francis, catcher
A first-team pick in the ultra-talented Mission League, he hit .381 on 24 hits, notching 18 runs, 21 RBIs and a .518 on-base percentage for the Golden Knights.
Ryne Kahikina, sophomore, Burroughs, utility
Indians backstop compiled a .436 average, a .661 slugging percentage and a .557 on-base mark en route to securing All-Pacific League first-team accolades.
Tim Kim, senior, La Cañada, outfielder
The first-team All-Rio Hondo League selection was a constant threat for the Spartans, as he hit .464 with 23 runs, 18 RBIs and 11 stolen bases.
Connor McCann, senior, Flintridge Prep, outfielder
First-team All-Prep Leaguer for a second season in a row, he played errorless defense in the outfield and hit .373 with 28 hits.
Troy Mulcahey, sophomore, Crescenta Valley, outfielder
A threat at the plate and a fireballer on the mound, Mulcahey hit .378 during a first-team All-Pacific League season with 25 RBIs, 14 runs, 11 doubles and a .419 on-base percentage. He also struck out 72 batters in under 40 innings and had a 2.12 ERA.
David Olmeda-Barrera, sophomore, St. Francis, infielder
Recovering from an injury early on, the first-team All-Mission Leaguer came on late to grab notice with a .511 average on 23 hits, scoring 11 runs and driving in 15.
Royce Park, sophomore, Flintridge Prep, infielder
A stellar presence at the plate, the first-team All-Prep League pick was also an All-CIF selection after posting a .462 average and a team-high 29 runs batted in. He also scored 28 runs.
Nate Rousey, sophomore, Crescenta Valley, infielder
A reliable fielder at shortstop, he was a first-team All-Pacific League pick who also excelled on the mound. He sported a 6-1 record with 40 strikeouts to eight walks in 42 innings and tallied a 2.67 ERA.
McCauley Taylor, senior, Burbank, infielder
Clutch at the plate and on the mound, the first-team All-Pacific League pick put on display a .395 average, 29 RBIs, 20 runs and five long balls. On the mound he garnered a 5-3 record with a 2.18 ERA, striking out 68 batters in just over 63 innings.
Elliott Surrey, sophomore, Crescenta Valley, pitcher
All-Area Player of the Year candidate had a breakout season on the mound and at the plate. A first-team All-Pacific League pick and an All-CIF selection, he had a 6-2 record on the year with a 1.02 ERA and 55 strikeouts to six walks in 41 innings pitched. He also tallied a .423 average with 14 extra-base hits, 19 runs and 21 RBIs.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Buzz Cook, Flintridge Prep
Veteran coach was without his No. 1 pitcher for the entire season and despite a wealth of pitching troubles, managed his team to a second-place finish in the Prep League and an appearance in the first round of the CIF playoffs.