Two more baseball standouts from San Bernardino Valley sign

Left fielder Christian Hendrix and catcher Christian Fillingame of San Bernardino Valley College have made college decisions.

Hendrix is headed to NAIA Campbellsville University while Fillingame will play at NAIA Bellevue University (Neb.).

Hendrix, a graduate of Kaiser High School, was named first team All-Foothill Conference. He finished with a perfect fielding percentage with 63 put outs. He also hit .326, with a .449 slugging percentage with 23 RBI.

Hendrix will join former sophomore right handed starting pitcher Nick Przybylek (Riverside King) at Campbellsville.

Fillingame out of Oak Hills High School in Hesperia, was named first team All-Foothill Conference selection. He boasted a fielding percentage of .981 with 195 put outs. He hit .288 with 31 RBI.

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SBVC baseball standout Tyler Robles headed to North Dakota

San Bernardino Valley College shortstop Tyler Robles has decided to spend the last two years of his collegiate career at University of North Dakota.

Robles, an Etiwanda High School graduate, visited the school located in Grand Forks over the weekend and like it enough to make a commitment on the spot.

And yes he knows it gets gold there.

“They have a brand new indoor facility that is is supposed to be done in August,” he said. “Yes I am from Southern California and I have thought about it but I think I can handle it.”

Robles hit .333 with 28 runs scored and 25 RBI in leading the Wolverines to a Foothill Conference title this season. He was also part of a title winning team as a freshman at SBVC.

He plans to major in kinesiology and wants to be a coach/teacher.

“It has always been a dream of mine to play Division I baseball and this is a great opportunity. I’m very excited,” said Robles, a second team All-Foothill Conference selection.

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Inland Area talent taken in the 2015 MLB Draft


Assignments for local draftees (via Cal Poly Pomona Broncos Athletics):

Cody Ponce to the Helena Brewers

Christian Kelley to the West Virginia Black Bears

Kyle Garlick to the Arizona League Dodgers.

Original Story (June 10):

Cal Poly Pomona had five names drafted this week including the selection of pitcher Cody Ponce in Day 1 of the MLB Draft for 2015.

The five selections ties the class of 1988 for the second highest number of draftees in Cal Poly Pomona history. The highest was in 1985 when seven Broncos were drafted.

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