honors Sanchez, Quintana

The accolades continue to pour in for Barstow pitcher Aaron Sanchez and San Gorgonio infielder Adam Quintana, as both were named to the Maxpreps Medium School All-American team.

Sanchez, who was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays with the No. 34 pick in the draft, made the first team thanks to a 7-0 record on the mound with a 0.73 ERA and 104 strikeouts in 57.2 innings pitched. Sanchez also hit .403 with five home runs.

Quintana, the CIF-SS Division 3 co-MVP and the San Andreas League MVP, earned second-team honors after a monster year in which he batted .545 with four home runs and a section-best 47 RBIs. He also starred on the mound, going 11-3 with a 1.92 ERA and 114 strikeouts.

Several county players make Cal-Hi Sports’ all-state team

Cal Hi-Sports, through ESPN Rise, has been releasing their all-state teams this week, with several local players being honored. Here are some of the players recognized by the website.

All-California First Team
Griffin Murphy, Redlands East Valley, All-Purpose, Sr.
Aaron Sanchez, Barstow, All-Purpose, Sr.
Taijuan Walker, Yucaipa, All-Purpose, Sr.

All-California Second Team
Scott Frazier, Upland, P, Sr.

All-California Third Team
Aaron Beckley, Redlands East Valley, OF, Sr.
Julio Espinoza, Rialto, INF, Sr.

All-California Medium Schools
Cody Lavalli, Granite Hills, OF, Sr.
Adam Quintana, San Gorgonio, All-Purpose, Sr.
Aaron Sanchez, Barstow, All-Purpose, Sr.

All-California Underclass
Andy Crowley, San Gorgonio, OF, Jr.