All-Area Softball: Chino Hills’ Nikki Innamorato and coach Mike Southworth take top honors

All-Area Story: Chino Hills’ Nikki Innamorato caps her senior season with CIF-SS title to earn player of the year; Huskies’ Mike Southworth named coach of the year

San Gabriel Tribune All-Area Softball Photo Galllery

Player of the Year: Nikki Innamorato, Chino Hills, Sr.
Coach of the Year: Mike Southworth, Chino Hills
Pitcher: Danielle O’Toole, St. Lucy’s, Sr.
Pitcher: Sabrina Anguiano, Bishop Amat, Jr.
Catcher: Kaylea Snaer, Rowland, Jr.
Infielder: Ashley Diaz, South El Monte, Fr.
Infielder: Nikki Girard, Chino Hills, Sr.
Infielder: Brandi Harkness, St. Lucy’s, Sr.
Infielder: Danielle Mavridis, St. Lucy’s, Sr.
Outfield: Nicki Sprague, Charter Oak, Jr.
Outfield: Patricia Parks, Chino Hills, So.
Outfield: Alyssa Villalpando, Los Altos, Sr.
Utility: Lexi Gonzalez, Bishop Amat, Jr.
Pitcher: Kaysie Gatlin, Duarte, Sr.
Pitcher: Jennipher Solis, Los Altos, Sr.
Catcher: Britney Rodriguez, South Hills Sr.
Infielder: Laura Swan, St. Lucy’s, Sr.
Infielder: Sarah Moore, Ayala, Sr.
Infielder: Corrina Liscano, Bonita, Jr.
Infielder: Sumer Knight, West Covina, Sr.
Outfield: Mariah Midyette, Los Altos, Sr.
Outfield: Taylor Castro, West Covina, Sr.
Outfield: Erinn Jaramillo, Northview, Jr.
Utility: Janell Wheaton, San Dimas, So.

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Hit and Hustle Camp hosted by Bishop Amat head coach Steve Hagerty coming Fri. and Sat.

Bishop Amat is hosting a youth football camp Friday evening from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday morning from 9 a.m.-noon. Youth entering grades 3-8 are invited to attend.

The cost is $75, which includes six hours of instruction, group photo, hot dog lunch, t-shirt, and certificate of participation.

Contact Coach Hagerty with questions at 626-962-2495, ext. 6001, or email him at

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Bonita’s Justin Garza finishes sensational career with Tribune player of the year honors; Bearcats coach John Knott named coach of the year

ALL-AREA STORY: Bonita’s Justin Garza earned the San Gabriel Valley Tribune baseball player of the year award and the Bearcats’ John Knott coach of the year. Read the full story along with all the first-team selections.



Player of the Year: Justin Garza, Bonita, Sr.
Coach of the Year: John Knott, Bonita

Pitcher: Daniel Zamora, Bishop Amat, Sr.
Pitcher: Ty France, South Hills, Sr.
Catcher: Steven Camberos, Los Altos, Sr.
Infielder: Donovan Holmes, Glendora, Sr.
Infielder: Danny Sheehan, South Hills, Sr.
Infielder: Joe Munoz, Los Altos, Sr.
Infielder: Adam Alcantara, Bishop Amat, Jr.
Outfield: Thomas Castro, Bonita, Sr.
Outfield: Wyatt Wood, Glendora, Sr.
Outfield: Erik Gonzalez, Nogales, Jr.
Utility: Tyler Heslop, Bonita, Sr.

Pitcher: Parker Merritt, Bonita, Jr.
Pitcher: Kevin McKelvey, South Hills, Sr.
Catcher: C.J. Saylor, South Hills, Sr.
Infielder: Adrian Guzman, Nogales, Jr.
Infielder: Justin Row, Bonita, Jr.
Infielder: Grant Hockin, Damien, So.
Infielder: Giovanni Rivera, Sierra Vista, Sr.
Outfield: Shawn Kennedy, San Dimas, Sr.
Outfield: Scott Hurst, Bishop Amat, So.
Outfield: Jake Grijalva, Northview, Jr.
Utility: Henry Omana, Diamond Bar, Sr.
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Los Altos’ Joe Munoz signed and delivered to the Arizona Diamondbacks for more than half a million; Shortstop already in Rookie League

Los Altos High School’s Joe Munoz, who was drafted in the second round and 90th overall in Major League Baseball’s Amateur Draft by Arizona, has signed with the Diamondbacks instead of heading to San Diego State, where he had planned to attend college. Munoz is already in the Arizona Rookie League after signing a deal worth $520,500, according to his family. Let’s wish him well and hopefully he’ll be in the Bigs soon. Below are pictures of Munoz signing and a picture with his family. A proud moment for sure.

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