Baseball: Banning is playing well when the pressure is on

In 11 games this season, Wilmington Banning (9-2) pitchers haven't allowed any runs from the fifth inning on. That means the Pilots are playing great when the pressure is on.

Gino Brockway and Justin Yanez have been the standout pitchers, along with sophomore Michael Ramirez.

Catcher Juan Gallardo might be the best hitter in the City Section. Coming off a junior year in which he had 17 doubles, he has two home runs, four doubles and double digit RBIs.

Banning figures to battle it out with Narbonne for the Marine League championship but already owns wins over defending City champion San Fernando and West Valley League favorite Chatsworth.


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