Santa Clarita, Calif – Santa Clarita saw four baseball, four softball and three boys volleyball players earn All-CIF Southern Section honors for the Spring season on Monday.
In Baseball Jack Raslton (Hart), Scott Ogrin (Valencia, Noah Dent (SCCS) and Clint Ross (SCCS) all took home honors.
Ralston pitched in 13 games for Hart going 7-3 with a 2.06 ERA helping lead Hart to the CIF-SS Division I Finals. Ogrin was Valencia’s rock, leading the team in average (.209), at bats (110), runs scored (33), hits (56), RBIs (28), doubles (16), home runs (6), OBP (.546), and slugging percentage (.854). Dent and Ross did it all for the Cardinals, teaming up as the teams top two pitchers with seven wins, combining for 132 strikeouts while only walking 20 batters. Each was productive at the plate as well, Dent hitting .478 with 22 hits and 18 RBIs while Ross hit .393 with 22 hits and 10 RBIs.
In Softball Alyssa Shipman (Valencia), Jessica Harper (West Ranch), Cassidy Cangemi (Einstein) and Hailey Aguilar (SCCS) were recognized.
Shipman hit .506 for Valencia with 10 home runs and 35 RBIs as a Freshman. Harper hit .519 for West Ranch helping them to the CIF-SS Finals. Aguilar was strong as well hitting .545 for SCCS with 36 hits and 28 RBI to lead the team while Cangemi posted the highest average of the group hitting .700 with 42 hits and 58 RBI to lead the Omega League.
In Boys Volleyball Kyle Ensing (Valencia), Dakota Abbott (Valencia) and Jared Hathaway (Canyon) were all named in Division II.
Ensing produced a school record in kills with 561 while putting up 288 digs and 111 blocker to lead the Vikings to the CIF-SS Division II finals. Abbott was also extremely productive in his senior season with 195 kills and 114 digs. Hathaway was Canyon’s most productive hitter with 277 kills adding 100 digs and 23 aces.
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