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PREP BASEBALL '95: PREVIEW : Freeway League

March 07, 1995

Coaches: Dave Meggison, Buena Park; Dolf Hes, Fullerton; John German, La Habra; Pat Tellers, Sonora; Doug Elliott, Sunny Hills; Dane Ilertsen, Troy.

Facts and Figures: Fullerton's Robert Echavarria hit .473. . . . Buena Park's Greg Cabral hit .348 with six home runs and 16 stolen bases. . . . Troy's Kevin Gray was 5-3 with a 2.75 earned-run average. . . . Sonora, which returns seven starters, and Sunny Hills, which returns six, are co-favorites to win the league. Sonora's Junior Rodriguez hit .367 and was 4-5 as a pitcher with a no-hitter. Sunny Hills' Josh Hochgesang hit .400 with 15 stolen bases. Lancer Ryan Puckett is expected to be the league's top pitcher. . . . Buena Park's Timmy Jones, who hit .458 and stole 27 bases, is ineligible, but might return for the last month of the season.

1994 In Review

League Overall School W L W L Fullerton 12 3 21 6 Sunny Hills 9 6 13 14 Troy 7 8 14 11 Buena Park 7 8 11 12 Sonora 6 9 12 13 La Habra 4 11 8 14

Highlights: Fullerton lost to Riverside J.W. North, 7-6, in the second round of the Southern Section Division II playoffs. . . . Sunny Hills lost to Brea Olinda, 6-2, in the first round. . . . Troy lost to Covina Northview, 8-6, in the first round. . . . Fullerton's Ryan Golisano was named the league's player of the year. Golisano led the county with 12 victories (12-1) and had a 1.21 earned-run average with 76 strikeouts.

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