Baseball: Chris Nicholson is West Valley League player of the year [Updated]
Outfielder Chris Nicholson of Woodland Hills El Camino Real has been selected the player of the year from the West Valley League. Jason Karkenny, a junior at Chatsworth, was the pitcher of the year.
First-team all-league: P_Luke Laurita, El Camino Real; Owen Perry, El Camino Real; Nick Gendian, Taft.; Edgar Rosales, Granada Hills; Jack Hartman, Cleveland; INF_Mason Novak, El Camino Real; Scott Voets, Chatsworth; Chris DeVito, Chatsworth; Michael Colon, Taft; Andrew Devian, Cleveland; Jared Holley, Chatsworth; Daniel Gomez, Birmingham; OF_Yannick Villanueva, El Camino Real; Ramsey Abushahla, Taft; Joe Goring, Granada Hills; Jerry Zaragoza, Birmingham; C_Rick Obando, Chatsworth; Clayton Hubbard, Granada Hills. UT_Justin Russell, El Camino Real.
-- Eric Sondheimer