Don Lugo senior baseball standout Josha Ibarra has committed to NCAA Division II Concordia-Irvine.
He had also been considering Division I UC Riverside and Division II Point Loma Nazarene ut made the decision after visiting all three schools. He didn’t see the need to wait for any other offers that might come his senior year.
“I really thought it was a good fit for me,” he said. “I really liked the campus and the class size as well as the baseball program. It had everything I was looking for.”
Ibarra, who can play multiple positions, helped the Conquistadores (23-4, 12-3) to a Mt. Baldy League title. He was a first team All-league and second-team All-Inland Valley selection.
Ibarra it .529 with eight doubles, two home runs, 16 stolen bases, 27 runs scored and 21 RBIs.
He was also a major contributor on the mound, going 5-1 with six complete games and a 2.04 ERA highlighted by 40 strikeouts in 38 innings.
Ibarra plans to major in education.