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Sports Shorts : All-star Coaches Chosen

June 18, 1987

605 All-Star Football Game--Bill Friedrich of St. John Bosco High School has been selected to coach the west team and Mike Wunderley of Valley Christian High has been chosen to coach the east team. The game will be played at 8 p.m. July 17 at La Mirada District Stadium. Friedrich will be assisted by his staff at the Bellflower school, which includes Tim Ellis, offensive coordinator; John Totten, defensive coordinator; Steve Scully, special teams and defensive backs; and Joe Chavez, receivers. Assisting the east offense will be current Valley Christian assistants Loren Van Woudenbert, offensive line; Rick DeBie, quarterbacks and receivers; and Dave DeVries, offensive backs. Vince La Rosa, head coach at Artesia High, has agreed to run the defense for the east. Joining La Rosa are current Artesia staffers Scott Sandie, Norm Flowers and Rod Engels. Players for the teams are expected to be named next week. Each team will consist of 36 graduated seniors from 28 Southeast schools that border the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway.

CIF SOUTHERN SECTION REORGANIZATION California Interscholastic Federation--The Southern Section based in Cerritos has announced promotions for three employees. Dean Crowley has been named to the new position of associate commissioner of athletics. He had been an administrator in the office for 11 years. Larry Zucker, who joined the section in 1980 as its chief fund-raiser, will replace Crowley and continue to oversee fund-raising. Media director Scott Cathcart also has added several to his duties.

OTHER ALL-STAR SELECTIONS Ray Walker, Cantwell High School--The senior has been named to the CIF Southern Section Division 1-A baseball team. Last fall he was voted to the section's All-Northwest Conference football team and earlier this spring he was voted to the 1-A Division basketball squad.

Manny Cervantes, La Serna High School--The left-handed first baseman has been selected to the California state all-star baseball team that will play a three-game series with a similar group from Oklahoma. The event is to begin Friday night in Lodi. Earlier, Cervantes played on the south team in a state high school all-star series.

NO. 1 IN THE STATE Lakewood High School--The Lancer baseball team, which recently captured the CIF Southern Section Division 4-A baseball title and finished the season with a 25-7 won-lost record, has been selected the state's top team by the Cal-Hi Sports publication.

COACHING CHANGE Pete Tereschuk--The head baseball coach at Wilson High School in Long Beach has resigned to become an assistant coach in baseball or football at his alma mater, Lakewood High. "We're not sure what he'll be doing for us yet," said Lancer football Coach Gene Melvin.

THE WINNINGEST PITCHER Daryl Lancaster, Whittier Christian--The senior pitcher (14-1) won more games than any other pitcher in California during the recently completed CIF Southern Section baseball season.

SCHOLAR-ATHLETES John Sung, La Serna High School, and Melissa Aldrich, Wilson High School--The pair were among 10 finalists in the boys and girls divisions of the state CIF annual Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards. Sung played football and soccer. Aldrich played on the Bruins' volleyball team.

DOUBLE TITLES Valley Christian High School--The private school in Cerritos was one of 14 CIF Southern Section schools to win a pair of section titles during the 1986-87 season. The Crusaders captured the section's Inland Conference football title and the girls Division 1-A basketball crown. The Southern Section has nearly 500 schools in its jurisdiction. No other Southeast/Long Beach area school won a pair of titles this season.

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