Inland Area Prep Baseball Top 10

For Monday, June 8, 2015 (FINAL)

1. San Dimas (31-1) — Saints’ date with history halted in the semifinals.
RECORD: 31-1 overall, 10-0 Valle Vista League. 2014: 23-7-1, 11-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 1 (10)
LAST GAME: lost, 4-1, to Walnut in a CIF-Southern Section Division 3 semifinal game on Tuesday, June 2.
BEST STAT: Had outscored playoff opponents 27-0 in three games prior.

2. Norco (25-6) — Cougars produced a deep playoff run befitting their talent.
RECORD: 25-6 overall, 12-4 Big VIII League. 2014: 26-3, 15-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 2 (12)
LAST GAME: lost, 4-0, to Huntington Beach in a CIF-SS Division 1 semifinal game on Tuesday, June 2.
BEST STAT: Shutout only two times this season, other was 8-0 loss to Corona on 3/24.

3. Vista Murrieta (18-9) — Broncos exhausted every effort in an epic 10-inning finale.
RECORD: 18-9 overall, 11-4 Southwestern League. 2014: 20-8, 9-6.
LAST RANKED: No. 3 (18)
LAST GAME: Lost, 6-3, to Studio City Harvard-Westlake in a CIF-SS Division 1 1st Round game on Thursday, May 21.
BEST STAT: Two of last three games went 10 innings.

4. Riverside Arlington (23-5) — Lions had season for the books.
RECORD: 23-5 overall, 14-1 Inland Valley League. 2014: 14-14, 5-7.
LAST RANKED: No. 6 (66)
LAST GAME: lost, 3-2, at Saugus in a CIF-SS Division 1 quarterfinal game on Friday, May 29.
BEST STAT: Allowed just 31 runs in 15 league games.

5. Hemet (23-8) — Bulldogs made unexpectedly dominant run to a section title.
RECORD: 23-8 overall, 9-5 Mt. Pass League. 2014: 15-14, 9-6.
LAST RANKED: Not ranked (136)
LAST GAME: def. Temple City, 2-0, in the CIF-SS Division 6 championship game on Saturday, June 6.
BEST STAT: Had shutouts in three playoff games.

6. San Bernardino Cajon (23-4) — Cowboys crumpled, scoring just two runs in finale.
RECORD: 23-4 overall, 12-2 Citrus Belt League. 2014: 17-10, 10-5.
LAST RANKED: No. 4 (59)
LAST GAME: lost, 5-2, to La Verne Bonita in a CIF-SS Division 4 1st Round game on Thursday, May 21.
BEST STAT: Went undefeated at home (10-1) until playoff loss.

7. Murrieta Valley (20-9) — Nighthawks were shot down with an elephant gun.
RECORD: 20-9 overall, 9-6 Southwestern League. 2014: 16-12, 8-7.
LAST RANKED: No. 5 (46)
LAST GAME: lost, 6-0, to Mission Viejo Capistrano Valley in a CIF-SS Division 1 1st Round game on Thursday, May 21.
BEST STAT: Had won previous two game via shutout over Temecula Great Oak.

8. Phelan Serrano (23-7) — Diamondbacks benefitted from controversial double play call to win a title.
RECORD: 23-7 overall, 8-2 Mojave Valley League. 2014: 11-12, 5-7.
LAST RANKED: Not ranked (94)
LAST GAME: def. South Torrance, 2-1, in the CIF-SS Division 4 championship game on Saturday, June 6.
BEST STAT: Did not score more than five runs in any one playoff victory.

9. Lake Elsinore Temescal Canyon (22-6) — Titans’ season ended in loss to eventual champions.
RECORD: 22-6 overall, 13-2 Sunbelt League. 2014: 19-8, 12-3.
LAST RANKED: No. 7 (119)
LAST GAME: lost, 4-1, to Walnut in a CIF-SS Division 3 2nd Round game on Tuesday, May 26.
BEST STAT: Batted .347 as a team with 209 runs scored.

10. San Bernardino San Gorgonio (23-5-1) — Spartans topped season with respectable playoff showing.
RECORD: 23-5-1 overall, 12-2-1 San Andreas League. 2014: 21-4, 13-2.
LAST RANKED: No. 10 (192)
LAST GAME: lost, 4-1, to Whittier California in a CIF-SS Division 4 quarterfinal game on Friday, May 29.
BEST STAT: Defeated Rialto, 12-0, two days earlier.

DROPPED OUT: Corona (17-11).

JUST MISSED: Chino Hills (21-9), Woodcrest Christian (20-5), Riverside Ramona (21-7).

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