Memorial game to benefit two local college baseball programs

The second annual Jake Pilkerton Memorial Baseball Game is slated for 1 p.m. Nov. 8 at Fiscalini Field.

Pilkerton was a baseball standout at Rim of the World High School, then went on to play two years at San Bernardino Valley College and two at Cal State San Bernardino.

Pilkerton, who played second base and earned multiple honors in his prep and collegiate career, was killed in an automobile accident on Aug. 3, 2013.

There will be a raffle, memorabilia and food and beverages available with the proceeds going toward a trust fund that will be distributed to help the baseball programs at all three schools for which Pilkerton played.

Athletes who played with him at one of the three schools are invited to play in the nine-inning contest.

Donation items are still needed, as are players or volunteers to help run the event.

For more information or to help out call Matthew Winn at (951) 807-9867 or Catherine Figone at (760) 899-947

Share this

Plusone Twitter Facebook Tumblr Reddit Stumbleupon Email

Former CS San Bernardino pitcher earns weekly honor

Former Cal State San Bernardino baseball standout Kerry Kelley has gotten off to a good start in his professional debut with the Gateway Grizzlies of the independent Frontier League.

The left-handed pitcher earned Pitcher of the Week honors after a stellar showing in his second and third professional starts. Kelley threw 15 innings, allowing just 1one earned run, one walk and seven hits.

He is now 2-0 with a 0.90 ERA and a 0.650 WHIP in his young professional career. He went 7 innings on Tuesday to beat the defending Frontier League champion Schaumburg Boomers, then went 8 to beat Joliet on Sunday.

Share this

Plusone Twitter Facebook Tumblr Reddit Stumbleupon Email