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Baseball: Players try to make USA 15U team this weekend

Several local players will be in Cary, N.C., beginning Saturday trying to make the USA 15 national team that is being coached by former Chatsworth Coach Tom Meusborn, with Harvard-Westlake's Matt LaCour serving as an assistant.

Among the players on the 40-man tryout team are Isaak Gutierrez and Brandon Moore of St. John Bosco, Christian Moya of Bishop Amat, Manuel Perez of Corona Centennial, Logan Pouelsen of Huntington Beach, Nick Pratto of Mater Dei, Blake Sabol of Aliso Niguel and Chase Strumpf of JSerra.

-- Eric Sondheimer


Baseball: Dave Lawn will become pitching coach at Nevada

Former Servite Coach Dave Lawn has been hired as the pitching coach at Nevada.

Lawn, who also previously was athletic director at JSerra, is a former USC assistant. His hiring should create more college opportunities for Southern California products.

-- Eric Sondheimer

Baseball: All-state teams announced has released its all-state baseball teams.

Here's the link.

-- Eric Sondheimer

Baseball: Rich Perez is new coach at Long Beach Cabrillo

Rich Perez has been hired as the baseball coach at Long Beach Cabrillo. He previously coached at Arleta and Franklin.

Baseball: Rob Nelson is new coach at Temple City

Former major leaguer Rob Nelson is the new coach at Temple City.

He has served as a volunteer assistant at Temple City.


Baseball: Steve Lambright resigns at Edison

Steve Lambright, the baseball coach at Huntington Beach Edison for eight seasons, has resigned, according to

He had been the subject of a district investigation following a complaint by a parent.


Baseball: Brian Ginsberg commits to Brown

Brian Ginsberg, the starting shortstop for Harvard-Westlake's Southern Section Division 1 championship team, has committed to Brown.

Baseball: Lucas Giolito is set to return to the mound on Wednesday

Former Harvard-Westlake pitcher Lucas Giolito, a first-round draft pick of the Washington Nationals in 2012, is scheduled to make his first start on Wednesday since having Tommy John surgery almost a year ago.

He's going to pitch in a minor-league game of the Gulf Coast League in Florida.


Baseball: Cameron Deere leads team into championship game

Cameron Deere, a freshman at Harvard-Westlake, had a two-out, two-run single to tie the game and also pitched the final two innings to record the save to help the West Hills-based Pacific Baseball Academy advance to the 15U West championships in Arizona on Friday with a 6-5 win over San Diego Show.

Pacific Baseball Academy will face Garciaparra Baseball Grop in the final at Peoria Stadium.


Baseball: Ryan Dobson is headed to Fresno State

Former Gardena Serra infielder Ryan Dobson has signed with Fresno State.

-- Eric Sondheimer


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