All-Area First Team Baseball

IF – Ted Boeke, Junior, Crescenta Valley

An excellent defensive presence at third base, Boeke put up big-time numbers at the plate, as well. First-team All-Pacific League pick hit .400 with 15 extra-base hits, 16 walks, 26 runs and 21 runs batted in.

OF – Davey Feess, Senior, Pasadena Poly

At the plate, he hit .323 with 12 runs scored and played error-free defense in the outfield with five assists. As a pitcher, the All-Prep League first-teamer posted a 6-3 record with a 1.80 earned-run average and 44 strikeouts in 46 2/3 innings.

OF – Josh Marrs, Senior, Maranatha

An All-CIF Southern Section Division V and All-Olympic League first-team honoree, the Minutemen standout hit .472, tallied 34 hits, 22 runs, 15 RBI and stole 13 bases without being caught. Defensively, he also had 10 assists.

OF – Troy Mulcahey, Senior, Crescenta Valley

Last year’s All-Area Player of the Year was arguably the area’s most talented ballplayer. Hit .432 with four homers, 23 RBI, 23 runs, 38 hits and 13 doubles. In limited time on the mound, went 2-1 with 37 strikeouts in 27 innings with a 1.77 ERA. Was a first-team All-Pacific League selection and a second-team All-CIF pick.

P – Kyle Murray, Senior, Crescenta Valley

Was crucial in pitching Falcons to Pacific League title, as the Cal State Fullerton-bound hurler went 6-4 with a 1.83 ERA. Also struck out 70 in league and earned co-Pacific League Most Valuable Player honor.

IF – David Olmedo-Barrera, Senior, St. Francis

An All-Mission League first-teamer for a second straight season, standout shortstop was also drafted by the Oakland Athletics and is headed to Cal State Fullerton. Despite the struggles of the Golden Knights, still put up solid numbers with a .410 average, 15 runs, nine stolen bases and a .466 on-base percentage.

C – David Sanchez, Junior, La Salle

Was a battery mate of the All-Area Player of the Year and was an offensive focal point in Lancers’ run to the league crown. First-team All-Del Rey League honoree hit .413 with 31 hits to go along with 14 RBI and 12 runs scored.

P – Daniel Starkand, Senior, Burbank

Put up astounding numbers in league, as he tallied a 0.60 ERA in 58 innings, allowing just eight runs (five earned), while notching five shutouts. All-Pacific League first-team selection notched 41 strikeouts to 12 walks. At one point ran a streak of 48 innings without giving up an earned run.

IF – Elliot Surrey, Senior, Crescenta Valley

All-Area Player of the Year candidate and Pacific League co-MVP was a two-way threat who’s heading to UC Irvine. The left-hander tossed 50 1/3 innings, tallying a 6-1 mark with a 1.11 ERA with an astounding strikeout-to-walk ratio of 73-3. At the plate, the first baseman hit .341 with 14 RBI, 22 runs and eight doubles en route to being a CIF Southern Section Division II first-teamer for a second year in a row.

UTL – Dylan Trimarchi, Senior, South Pasadena

Was an All-Rio Hondo League first-team selection who posted big-time numbers with a .465 average, a .529 on-base percentage, 33 hits — including 13 for extra bases — and 17 stolen bases for the Tigers.

UTL – Chris Ward, Senior, Pasadena Poly

Earned Prep League co-Most Valuable Player and All-CIF Southern Section Division VI first-team honors, pitching his way to a 10-1 record with a 1.67 ERA, while striking out 88 batters and walking just 14. Also had 12 RBI at the plate.

IF – Chris Williams, Senior, La Salle

Third baseman was a first-team All-Del Rey League selection after hitting .465 with 40 hits, 23 RBI, 23 runs and 11 doubles during an ultra-successful season for the Lancers.

COACH OF THE YEAR

Harry Agajanian, La Salle

Piloted Lancers to their first league title since 2006, as they claimed a share of the Del Rey League crown, defeating Bishop Amat twice in one week after having gone winless against the Southern California power in the rivalry’s previous 16 games. Lancers advanced to the second round of the CIF Southern Section Division IV playoffs to cap a 19-8-1 season.

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