Sage Hill School seniors Ashwin Chona and Drake Mossman have each earned first-team All-San Joaquin League honors in baseball after helping the Lightning finish third in the league.
Chona, a left-handed pitcher and outfielder bound for New York University, finished the season 2-5 with a 3.42 earned-run average. He struck out 54 batters in 30 2/3 innings. He also hit .383, which tied him for the team lead in average with Mossman, adding a double, a home run and 13 runs scored.
Chona threw a perfect game in a 10-0 win over Rowland Heights Southlands Christian to open league play. Sage Hill finished 7-10 overall and 3-6 in the league, failing to advance to the CIF Southern Section Division 4 playoffs.
Mossman, a left-handed pitcher, outfielder and first baseman, had a 2-3 record with a 2.02 ERA. He struck out 26 in 34 2/3 innings pitched, and hit .383 with three doubles, a home run and a team-best 15 runs batted in.
Sage Hill senior shortstop Daniel Fishman, senior catcher Conner Hatzenbuehler and senior right-handed pitcher/infielder Trevor Klein each earned second-team honors. Junior right-handed pitcher/third baseman William Ho was an honorable mention.
Senior right-handed pitcher and infielder Robert Wood of league champion Capistrano Valley Christian earned San Joaquin League Player of the Year honors, while Scott Wallis of second-place St. Margaret’s was selected as Coach of the Year.
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