The Varsity Vanguards turned a solid complete game start by Senior Brett Conine into a win with a clutch bases loaded pinch it single by Sophomore Frankie Islas in the bottom of the 7th. The 2-1 victory moved El Modena to 2-0 in Crest View League standings. Elmo takes on El Dorado next week. Wednesday's game is at El Dorado and Friday March 27th is at home.
Zach McKay Pitches Vanguards to Victory
Senior right hander Zach McKay threw six shutout innings as The varsity team knocked off 2nd ranked Aliso Niguel. The offense was led by Paul Gomez and Dominic Campeau's two hits each. TThe team travels to play Cypress on Thursday at 3 pm.
Vanguards Playing at the Next Level
Austin Case (2012), Jack Flansburg (2013), Nathan Kuchta (2013) and Aaron Case (2014) are all excelling for Cypress College and Joseph Chacon (2014) is pitching for Irvine Valley College.
Vanguard Baseball Alumni in College
The El Modena Baseball program boasts 6 players currently playing at Division I Universities. Austin Boyle (2010) has a 2.1 ERA at Cal Poly Pomona. Zach Nehrir (2011) leads Houston Baptist in hitting and RBI's. Chris Barnett (2011) collected 2 hits against Nebraska. Evan Porcella(2012) leads George Mason in ERA. David Hill (2012) is 2-2 with a 2.96 ERA and Jacob Hill (2012) is 3-1 for the University of San Diego