All Stars Named

The Inland Valley Baseball Association will have nine all-stars participating in Saturday night’s SCCBL vs OCCL All-Star Game.

The Pirates will send Justin Gomez, Nick Hernandez, Kyle Jackson and Chaneng Varela.

Gomez had a great summer hitting .365, while knocking in 14 RBI and scoring 13 times.

Hernandez finished at a .368 clip and ripped in 13 RBI and scored 16 runs.

Jackson will be making his second all-star game appearance after hitting higher than .300 for the third consecutive season for the Pirates. He ended with a .318 average, while scoring 16 runs and belting in 11 RBI.

Varela was one of the most consistent hitters on the team. He brings a .350 average and 14 RBI to go along with 13 runs scored to the SCCBL all-star team.

The Bucs will send Breyer Gayle, Jonathan Hopkins, DJ Peters and Kevin Riley.

Gayle hit .392 scoring 13 runs and cranking 10 RBI.

DJ Peters boasted a .391 clip to go along with a .487 OBP. Peters scored 13 times, while belting in six RBI including two home runs.

Hopkins was lights out all season on the bump. The left-handed pitcher threw 41.2 innings and struck out 33, while boasting a 2.38 ERA and 1.15 WHIP.

Riley makes his second consecutive all-star game with a .302 batting clip, 18 runs scored and 14 RBI.

The OC Bucs will send Jarrett Anton to the OCCL team. Anton hit .396 and scored 19 runs, while driving in 10 including two home runs.

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