Alumni Update 5/8 – 5/14
Jonah Advincula (Mitty, 2019) – Went 7-14, including his 5th home run of the season and 4 doubles, in Washington State’s (29-20, 10-16) series win over Cal. His 4 doubles give him the team lead (20) and he raises his average to .360 on the season. He also leads the team in stolen bases with 23 in 25 attempts.
Dalton Bowling (Kennedy, 2019) – Reached double digit home runs for the first time in his career by homering in San Jose State’s (24-24, 15-11) 6-4 win at Texas on Friday. Bowling tops his previous career high in home runs (9) and ties his previous career high in RBI (44). He is hitting .282 on the season and will look to add to his totals in San Jose State’s final three-game series with Nevada.
Zander Darby (Palo Alto, 2021) – Went 5-16 with 2 runs and an RBI over 4 games for UC Santa Barbara (32-16, 16-8) against LMU and Long Beach State. He boosts his average to .291 on the season with an .OPS of .855 in 189 at bats for the Gauchos this season.
Drew Dowd (Serra, 2020) – Earned wins in both his appearances this week for #3 Stanford against Santa Clara and Arizona to improve his record to 8-2 on the season. Over the two outings he threw 4 innings allowing 0 earned runs on 3 hits and walk while striking out 7. He has now struck out 63 opposing hitters in 46 innings pitched this season.
Tommy Troy (Los Gatos, 2020) – Hit his 11th home run on the season in #3 Stanford’s win over Arizona on Saturday. Tommy went 6-20 with a double, a triple, a home run, and scored 8 times, while driving in 4 in Stanford’s 3-1 week. He is now hitting .379 on the season and holds an .OPS of 1.136.
Max Banks (Stuart Hall, 2021) – Picked up his 6th win of the season by pitching 6 innings allowing 2 earned runs on 3 hits and 3 walks while striking out 8 for Chapman (28-16, 17-7) against La Verne in Saturday’s playoff game. He lowers his ERA to 3.43 on the year over 76 innings. He has 84 strikeouts to just 26 walks.
Nate Brouse (Aptos, 2021) – Threw 3.1 innings and recorded the win in Folsom Lake College’s playoff game over Los Medanos. The closer allowed 1 run in the 10-7 win and lowered his ERA to 4.14 on the year. Folsom Lake will face Delta in a three-game series to go to the state championship this weekend.
DJ Ghiorso (Serra, 2021) – Went 3-8 with 2 RBI and a run scored in Santa Barbara City’s playoff games against Cypress and Santa Ana. Santa Barbara City was eliminated on the weekend. Ghiorso finishes the season hitting .322 with 3 HR’s, 33 RBI and led the team in stolen bases with 20 on 22 attempts in 42 games played for the Vaqueros this season.
Ivan Herrera (Sacred Heart Cathedral, 2022) Had 2 hits in 6 at bats and walked 3 times over two playoff games for Canada. He finishes the season hitting .261 in 165 at bats for the Colts.