Four former baseball standouts at San Bernardino Valley College played together again this season at Mid-American Christian University in Oklahoma.
The quartet is led by junior shortstop James Frederick (Rialto HS), who played third place last year and earned Golden Glove honors for SBVC. He hit .397 in 50 games and led the team in most offensive categories. He had 14 doubles, three triples, six home runs, 39 runs scored and 59 RBI. Among his big hits were two grand slam home runs.
Frederick is now headed to play summer ball with the Watertown Wizards of the New York Collegiate Baseball League.
Junior catcher Adrian Carmona (Riverside Rubidoux HS) played in 29 games. He hit .420 with 12 home runs and 28 RBI.
Junior outfielder Sammy Lewis led the Evangels in runs scored with 49 and hit .321.
On the mound senior right-hander Ryan Vollkommer was 3-5 with an 11.65 ERA in 13 appearances. He did pick up the win in the team’s regular season finale by pitching a scoreless ninth inning of a 5-4 win over Oklahoma Christian
The team went 21-27 overall and 9-19 in the Sooner Athletic Conference.