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September 27, 1990 | TOM HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Whether he's crouched behind the plate or streaking through a secondary on a post pattern, Steve Friedrich of Troy High School has a knack for catching a ball. Friedrich helped Troy win the Freeway League baseball championship this past spring by moving from the outfield to catcher and batting .353 with 26 hits. Friedrich, a natural outfielder with speed, had caught only three junior varsity games as a sophomore but earned all-league honors as a catcher.
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September 27, 1990 | TOM HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Whether he's crouched behind the plate or streaking through a secondary on a post pattern, Steve Friedrich of Troy High School has a knack for catching a ball. Friedrich helped Troy win the Freeway League baseball championship this past spring by moving from the outfield to catcher and batting .353 with 26 hits. Friedrich, a natural outfielder with speed, had caught only three junior varsity games as a sophomore but earned all-league honors as a catcher.
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April 30, 1991
Steve Friedrich, a catcher for the Troy High School baseball team, has signed a letter of intent to play for Cal State Fullerton next season, Troy Coach Dane Ilertsen said Monday. Friedrich, who was a second-team Times' all-county wide receiver in football, leads the county in home runs this season with 10, which is three short of the county record set last year by Fullerton's D.C. Olsen.
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August 18, 1989
Tom Wilson was two for three with three runs batted in to lead the Fullerton Angels to an 11-9 victory over Nevada in the American Legion Western Regional tournament at Union City, Calif., Thursday. The Angels scored four runs in the seventh inning. Steve Friedrich also went two for three for Fullerton. In a late game Wednesday, the Angels defeated Arizona, 2-1, in 11 innings.
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November 21, 1991
Brent Coon, an outfielder at Troy High School, has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Cal State Fullerton, according to Troy Coach Dane Ilertsen. Coon, a first-team All-Freeway League selection as a sophomore and junior, batted .362 last season with 15 stolen bases. He represented the county in the Area Code all-star games last summer in Fresno. Coon made recruiting trips to Arizona State and Oklahoma before signing with Fullerton.
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May 25, 1991
Five players have declined to play for the North team in the Orange County All-Star football game scheduled July 12 at Orange Coast College's LeBard Stadium. The players are running backs Adam Garcia of El Modena and Jarod Smith of Esperanza, wide receiver Steve Friedrich of Troy, fullback Geoff Grenier of Fullerton and linebacker D.C. Olsen, also of Fullerton.
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May 14, 1991
Troy High School's Steve Friedrich, who led the county with 10 home runs and 37 runs batted in, heads the list of selections for the North team that will participate in the Orange County All-Star baseball game June 4 at Anaheim's Glover Stadium. The team features five quality catchers--Friedrich, Chris Briones of Brea-Olinda, Jon Pitts of Esperanza, D.C. Olsen of Fullerton and Scott Wood of Kennedy--among the 22 players selected by Coach Doug Elliott of Sunny Hills.
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May 19, 1990 | KEN HILL
In other 4-A games: Troy 9, Gahr 6--Catcher Steve Friedrich hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning for Troy. With two outs in the eighth, Brent Larcher was hit by a pitch and Rob Williams walked. Friedrich then lined an 0-2 pitch over the right-field fence. The Warriors (15-9) had four home runs in the game, including two by Tim Hostetler.
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September 22, 1990 | STUART MATTHEWS
Brea-Olinda High School's pass defenders knew what was coming all along. Stopping it was another matter, however. Friday night, Brea's defense faced visiting Troy (2-1) and its pass-happy attack. And Greg Windle, Troy's gifted quarterback, gained 343 yards in the air in a 26-16 Troy victory at Wildcat Stadium. Windle's favorite target was all-Freeway League split end Steve Friedrich. "All night long, I could hear the defenders yelling, 'Watch No. 9! (Friedrich's number)' " Friedrich said.
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October 27, 1990 | DENNIS KAISER
Troy High School's vaunted passing attack was no match for the unpretentious option running of Fullerton, which wound up with a 14-7 Freeway League football victory Friday night at Fullerton College. The decisive touchdown came after Troy's punter, Chad Hartford, bobbled a high snap, and Fullerton's Matt Milligan recovered the ball at the Troy 49. Fullerton (7-1, 3-0), scored 10 plays later on David Chacon's two-yard run with 3:59 to play.
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October 7, 1989 | BRIAN MICHNOWSKI
Gregg Windle threw for 268 yards and two touchdowns Friday night, propelling Troy to a 33-21 victory over Savanna before 500 spectators at Glover Stadium in Anaheim. Windle threw both scoring passes during a 19-point second quarter that gave the Warriors a 26-7 halftime lead. The junior quarterback had completed 11 of 15 passes for 204 yards at halftime.
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