Player Of The Year: Branden Boissiere

What would a baseball manager give to have a five-tool centerfielder who doubles as an elite left-handed starting pitcher? Sounds like a skipper’s dream come true, right? Enter Branden Boissiere,’s 2016 Prep Baseball Player of the Year. Boissiere, a sophomore, led Riverside Woodcrest Christian to a CIF-Southern Section Division 5 championship this season with … Continue reading

Inland Area Prep Baseball Top 10

For Monday, June 6, 2016 (FINAL) 1. Murrieta Mesa (27-7) — Rams’ epic championship run the most unexpected of the century. RECORD: 23-7 overall, 12-3 Southwestern League. 2015: 14-14, 4-11. 2014: 8-18, 3-12. LAST RANKED: No. 4 (35) LAST GAME: def. Studio City Harvard-Westlake, 3-2 in 10 inn., in the CIF-SS Division 1 Championship Game … Continue reading

Prep Preview: Cantwell-SH at Woodcrest Chr.

I’m covering the Montebello Cantwell-Sacred Heart vs. Riverside Woodcrest Christian CIF-Southern Section Division 5 Championship Game tonight, Saturday, June 4, 2016, for The Press-Enterprise/(@PEcom_preps) and the Southern California Newspaper Group/(@SoCalNewsGroup). First pitch is set for 7 p.m. PT at the UC Riverside (Calif.) Sports Complex. THE LOW DOWN: Cantwell-Sacred Heart (29-4 overall) has put together … Continue reading