San Marcos ace pitcher Cole Schoenwetter and Buena’s Tanner Beltkowski were named the baseball Co-MVPs in the Channel League.
The fireball-throwing Schoenwetter went 6-1 on the season, recorded 108 strikeouts and posted an earned-run average of 0.99. His pitching and hitting helped the Royals win a third straight Channel League title.
Beltkowski was one of the league’s top hitters. He batted .471, hit five homers and drove in 27 runs in leading Buena to second place. He also pitched, posting a 6-1 record with 68 strikeouts and a 1.77 ERA.
San Marcos placed three players on the first team: seniors Caden Hodina, Patrick Kelly and Owen Estabrook.
Santa Barbara and Dos Pueblos each had two players named to the first team. Senior infielder Dane Dawson and sophomore pitcher Eric Anthony were the Dons selected to the team.
Senior Joe Talarico and junior Jesse DiMaggio were the first-team picks from DP.
Here is the All-Channel League Baseball Team
Name, School, Grade
Caden Hodina, San Marcos 12
Patrick Kelly, San Marcos 12
Owen Estabrook, San Marcos 12
Gavin Morales, Buena 12
Ty Weeks, Buena 12
Dane Dawson, Santa Barbara 12
Eric Anthony, Santa Barbara 10
Joe Talarico, Dos Pueblos 12
Jesse DiMaggio, Dos Pueblos 11
Wylan Nelson, Ventura 10
Dash Lopez, Ventura 11
Jacob Roa, Rio Mesa 11
Austin DeMello, Rio Mesa 11
Max Garcia, Oxnard 11
Devon Wilkes, Pacifica 10
Brad Cekada, San Marcos 12
Brendon Cekada, San Marcos 12
Carter Kimble, Buena 10
Elijah Garcia, Buena 10
Kai Mault, Santa Barbara 10
Liam Keithley, Santa Barbara 11
Alexander Hajda, Dos Pueblos 10
Zach Gesswein, Dos Pueblos 10
Josh Woodworth, Ventura 10
Finn Hoover, Ventura 12
Mario Franco, Rio Mesa 11
Henry Borjas, Rio Mesa 12
Ronnie Estrada, Oxnard 12
Eric Rodriguez, Oxnard 12
Alex Villicana, Pacifica 10
San Marcos: Steven Bradley, 11, Darren Orlando, 12
Buena: Erick Barron, 9, Cody Gallegos, 9
Santa Barbara: Zane Lee-Paulick, 12, Tanner Trider, 10
Dos Pueblos: Kyle Spink 12, Kevin Wirtz, 12
Ventura: Bradley Pedersen, 12, Jake Globerman, 12
Rio Mesa: Damien Valdez, 10, Jaden Valdez, 12
Oxnard: Joseph Ortiz, 12, Ian Contreras, 12
Pacifica: Jorge Rodarte, 12; Riley Ortega, 9