Inland Area Prep Baseball Top 10

1. Redlands (16-1) — The Terriers have now won 12 consecutive games, including a 26-4 pummeling of Rialto Eisenhower on 4/4. senior INF Brian Ruhm (6-foot-1, 180 pounds) and junior OF Anthony Aguila (5-10, 170) combined for 13 RBI in the victory.
LAST RANKED: No. 1.
LAST GAME: def. Fontana Miller, 5-3, in a Citrus Belt League game on Friday, April 6.
NEXT PITCH: at Fontana in a Citrus Belt League game on WEDNESDAY.

2. Riverside North (13-3) — The Huskies salvaged a couple of wins at the Anaheim HS Lions Tournament, but finished just 2-3 against some Orange County’s best teams. Junior C Andrew Saucedo (5-foot-10, 190) went 2 or 2 with an RBI double in a 4-2 win over Valencia on 4/3.
LAST RANKED: No. 2.
LAST GAME: lost, 7-6, to San Clemente at Anaheim HS Lions Tournament on Wednesday, April 4.
NEXT PITCH: vs. Corona Santiago in a Big VIII League games on WEDNESDAY.

3. Redlands East Valley (11-5) — The Wildcats scored early en route a 3-2 victory over No. _ Yucaipa on 4/6. Senior INF Jackson McClelland (6-foot, 175 pounds) went 3 for 4, and it was his two-run single in the first inning and game-winning run in the third that secured the win.
LAST RANKED: No. 3.
LAST GAME: def. No. _ Yucaipa, 3-2, in a Citrus Belt League game on Friday, April 6.
NEXT PITCH: vs. Fontana Miller in a Citrus Belt League game on WEDNESDAY.

4. La Verne Bonita (15-1) — The Bearcats have turned up the offense, outscoring opponents 33-5 in their last three games at the Arcadia HS Apache Invitational. Cal State Fullerton-bound senior P Justin Garza (5-foot-10, 170 pounds) struck out 11 in the title game vs. South Pasadena on 4/4.
LAST RANKED: No. 4.
LAST GAME: def. South Pasadena, 7-2, in championship game at Arcadia HS Apache Invitational on Wednesday, April 4.
NEXT PITCH: vs. Walnut in Hacienda League game on TUESDAY.

5. Woodcrest Christian (12-1) — The Royals continue to roll, and have now won eight in a row. Senior SS Parker Strebel (5-foot-9, 165 pounds) went 3 for 3 with two doubles and three RBI in a mercy-rule-shortened win over Aquinas on 4/5.
LAST RANKED: No. 5.
LAST GAME: def. San Bernardino Aquinas, 10-0, in an Ambassador League games on Tuesday, April 5.
NEXT PITCH: vs. Capistrano Valley Christian in a non-league game on TUESDAY.

6. Rancho Cucamonga Alta Loma (10-2) — The Braves haven’t lost since a 2-1 defeat to No. 4 Bonita on 3/16. Senior OF Dustin Frailey (5-foot-10, 170 pounds) hit a three-run triple and proved decisive in a a win over Los Osos on 4/3.
LAST RANKED: No. 6.
LAST GAME: def. Rancho Cucamonga Los Osos, 11-6, in a Baseline League game on Monday, April 3.
NEXT PITCH: at Rancho Cucamonga in a Baseline League game on TUESDAY.

7. Elsinore (12-3) — The Tigers scored a single run in the ninth inning to break a 9-9 tie and defeat San Jacinto in the Titan Classic title game on 4/4. Senior 1B/C Matt Herring (6-foot-2, 185 pounds) went 4 for 5 with a home run and the game-winning single, and has emerged as an early-season candidate for Player Of The Year.
LAST RANKED: No. 8.
LAST GAME: def. San Jacinto, 10-9, in championship game at Hemet Tahquitz HS Titan Classic on Wednesday, April 4.
NEXT PITCH: vs. Lake Elsinore Lakeside in Sunbelt League game on WEDNESDAY.

8. Yucaipa (9-6) — The Thunderbirds have lost two of their last three, abeit to teams ranked Nos. 1 and 3 in this week’s Inland Area Top 10. In between, senior P Cody Erautt (6-foot-3, 200 pounds) allowed just two hits in a 3-0 win over Fontana Miller on 4/4.
LAST RANKED: No. 7.
LAST GAME: lost, 3-2, to No. 3 Redlands East Valley in a Citrus Belt League game on Friday, April 6.
NEXT PITCH: vs. Rialto Eisenhower in Citrus Belt League game on WEDNESDAY.

9. Chino (11-3) — The Cowboys have outscored Mt. Baldy League opponents 60-12 thus far in strutting out to a 5-0 record. To wit: Coach Bob Sheeham’s team won two games last week by a combined scored of 30-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 9.
LAST GAME: def. Montclair, 16-1, in a Mt. Baldy League game on Friday, Aprul 6.
NEXT GAME: vs. Walnut Southlands Christian at Brian Hamilton Tournament on TUESDAY.

10. Temecula Great Oak (12-3) — The Wolfpack are unbeated (5-0) in the Southwestern League, and held their own at the Anaheim Lions Tournament, posting a 3-2 record. Junior 2B Andrew Hermandson (5-foot-11, 180 pounds) has hits in 12 of 15 games, and is batting .319 with a team-high 13 RBI for Coach Eric Morton.
LAST RANKED: Not Ranked.
LAST GAME: def. Fullerton, 7-6, at Anaheim HS Lions Tournament on Wedneday, April 4.
NEXT PITCH: at Temecula Valley in Southwestern League game on TUESDAY.

DROPPED OUT: Riverside Arlington (7-7).

JUST MISSED: MoVal Canyon Springs (11-5), San Bernardino San Gorgonio (11-5), Riverside La Sierra (9-6).

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