MB-HB baseball squad advances to So Cal Championships
By Randy Angel
The Manhattan-Hermosa Junior All-Star baseball team captured the Section 4 Championship capping of a three game sweep in the championship round while going undefeated.
After an opening- round loss, the team won six in a row scoring over 70 runs while giving up 15. The team, which excels offensively, defensively and is strong on the mound, advanced o the Southern California Division III playoffs in Thousand Oaks where it won its first game with a 10-1 victory over La Puente.
The local boys will face the Ken Hubbs-Dos Pueblos winner on Saturday in a 1:30 p.m. contest. The victor advances to the semifinals on Sunday with the championship taking place Wednesday.
The champion will play in the Western Regional Tournament in San Jose beginning Saturday, July 28.
by Randy Angel