Diamond Bar High outfielder Jim Edmonds, who helped lead the Brahmas to the CIF Southern Section 5-A Division baseball title June 4, has been named co-most valuable player in the division along with Scott Sharts of Simi Valley.
Edmonds, a 6-1, 190-pound senior, led the Brahmas with a .548 batting average with 6 home runs and 44 runs batted in. He also posted an impressive 4-1 pitching record and 3.47 earned-run average with 57 strikeouts in 40 innings.
He finished with 57 hits as a senior to tie Tom McKay of Montclair Prep (1981) and Jeff Cirillo of Providence (1987) for the all-time single-season record.
Edmonds was joined on the All 5-A Division first team by teammate Tony Darden, a senior pitcher and first baseman. Darden posted a 6-2 record and 2.66 earned-run average as a pitcher and batted .494 with 28 runs batted in.