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La Jolla 8U and 12U Win 2017 Fallbrook Pre All Star Tournaments

Congratulations to the La Jolla 8U and 12U teams for winning their 2017 Fallbrook Pre All Star tournament brackets!  The 12U team won all four of their games by a combined score of 33 to 10.They used outstanding pitching, great defense and timely hitting all weekend.  They beat a veteran travel ball team, the Fallbrook Warriors, in the championship game by a score of 7 - 5.  After jumping out to an early 3-0 lead they fell behind 5-3.  They battled back to take the lead with 3 in the fifth and added one more in the 6th before closing it out.

Congratulations to the La Jolla 8U team for winning the Silver bracket of the the same Fallbrook Pre All Star Tournament.  The boys dropped their first two games in pool play and then swept through bracket play beating Carlsbad 9-2, Ramona 16-4 and La Costa 15-8.


by posted 06/12/2017
Summer Baseball is Here!

The 2017 La Jolla Youth Baseball regular season has ended.  But that doesn’t mean baseball is almost over.  In fact we are heading into the best time of the year to play baseball!  The summer baseball season kicks off with LJYB all-star play.

If your kids love baseball we recommend they look into one or more of the great baseball camps that are being offered this summer.  To help you out we will be listing various camps in this section so check back over the next few weeks while we build a complete list for you.


Future Stars of USD Baseball Camps

Ages 5-14 (Non-High School)

Location: Fowler Park/Cunningham Field-San Diego, CA

6/19 - 6/22 or 6/26 - 6/29 or 7/10 - 7/13 or 7/17 - 7/20 or 7/31 - 8/03

Starts: 9:00am / Ends: 3:00pm Monday thru Thursday

Camp Cost: $290.00

Registration: Click here for details and registration

Video Introduction: Click here for camp intro video

Camp Description

 

This 4 day camp is an excellent opportunity for players to develop their skills in all areas of the game.  Campers will have the opportunity to showcase their skills during games each day. Campers are divided by age and ability for games and drills.The camp staff will emphasize hitting, fielding, base running and throwing fundamentals through drills, proper practice techniques, game situations, and video evaluation.

General Information

 

Camp Features
Coaching from the nationally ranked USD baseball program 
8:1 coach to camper ratio
Full games and competitions

Discounts

* Ask about multiple player and multiple camp discounts!


USD Baseball Wednesday Night Hitting Camp is Back! ALL SUMMER!

Every Wednesday in the summer is USD Baseball Wednesday night hitting Camp.

Three Time Slots: 5PM - 6PM, 6PM -7PM 7PM -8PM

Location: Fowler Park on the USD Campus (5 miles from La Jolla)

Choose your time.  Choose your day.  Learn how to hit from USD coaches

Details and Sign Up HERE


Reggie Smith and Ryan Lehr La Jolla Hitting Clinic June 26th and 27


12U Vikings Baseball Club for Summer Instruction and Fall Tecolote League

This July and August the 12U Vikings Baseball Club will be having two open practices per week for kids ages 10 to 12 years old.  The Vikings will also be looking for 12-15 committed players ages 10-12 (next year Bronco) to form a team for the fall.  The team will have one to two practices per week and one game per week. If more than 15 players are interested assessments will be held in late August.


If you’re interested, please contact Jake Grosz at


Tim Tisch Elite Baseball Camp

The elite baseball training program is designed to maximize the athletic potential of all of athletes at all ability levels.  Coach Tim Tisch will focus on improving hitting, fielding and pitching.  Periodically students improvement will be tracked using vide analysis.

CLASSES WILL INCLUDE

  • Proper pitching mechanics, with an emphasis on arm care and velocity
  • Proper hitting mechanics, with an emphasis on increasing power
  • Proper fielding mechanics, with an emphasis on proper footwork and speed
  • Functional strength and conditioning training including speed and agility traning 
  • Mental toughness training to deal with rigors of the game

Days of Week: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Dates: Weeks of  6-5 to 6-9; 6-19 - 6/23;  7/3 - 7/7; 7/17 - 7/21; 7/31 - 8/4; 8/14 - 8/18

Location: La Jolla Baseball Fields - 8350 Cliffridge Ave.  La Jolla, CA

Cost: $120 per week

Register: Send email to

 

More camps, clinics and summer league options to be posted! 


by posted 06/05/2017
Bradley Zimmer (Former LJYB Player) Watch

The Cleveland Indians promoted former La Jolla Youth Baseball player Bradley Zimmer to their big-league roster.  Zimmer made his major league debut against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays as the starting centerfielder.  Zimmer grew up in La Jolla and went to La Jolla High School after playing several years in our La Jolla Youth league.  After La Jolla High School he went to the University of San Francisco where he eventually became the number one draft pick of the Indians in 2014.  Below are his current stats as of 6/20/2017.

Year Games AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2017 31 85 11 25 4 20 6 .294 .375 .881

 


by posted 05/16/2017
2017 La Jolla Youth Baseball Champions, Saturday, May 13th 2017

Congratulations to all the 2017 league champions!  

After winning all 8 of their games in the regular season and going undefeated in the playoffs, Kiwanis (aka The Dark Knights) took home the trophy, beating Kopari in the Pinto Championship 20-7. In the final game, the Knight’s defense was extraordinary and included a double play from Nikita Stephan and multiple outs from Second baseman Wesley Pearson and First baseman Nathan Thomson. On offense, cousins Luke Spiro, Renner Smith and Charlie Smith had 8 RBI’s between the three of them, while Lee Mannheimer, Jaime Davis, Jude Laifa, Charlie Smith, Abie Nahl and Owen Colvin all made significant contributions with zero players striking out.

The Mustang championship was won by Willis Allen.  The Force defeated Palomar Insurance in the finals 17 - 11.  The team was expertly guided by DeVetus Jones.  They cruised through the playoffs from the number four seed winning four straight games to take home the championship trophy.  In the finals pitchers Evan Upatham, Kyle Benson, Donovan Jones and Luke Westfall delivered solid performances on the mound.  On offense the Force were led by Kyle Benson (4 for 4), Gaby Rebeiz (3 for 3, 3 RBIs), Luke Westfall (2 for 3, 2 RBIs), Evan Upatham (2 for 3, 2 RBIs) and Donovan Jones (2 for 3, 1 RBI).

Syntergy won the Bronco championshp by beating DermTech 13-4 in the finals.  They won their last 9 games including 3 straight in the playoffs.  In the finals pitchers Brett Lawton, Justin Graf, Tanner Robles and Nick Cacalano held DermTech to just 4 runs.  On offense they were led by Brett Lawton (3 for 3 with a home run), Nick Cacalano (2 for 2), Andrew Cho (2 for 4, 3 RBIs) and Tanner Robles (1 for 3, 3 RBIs).


by posted 05/12/2017
2017 Home Run Derby Recap Saturday, May 13th La Jolla, CA

Congratulations to the 2017 La Jolla Home Run Derby Champions:

Hank Hanson - Mustang Division

Brett Lawton - Bronco Division

Jake Bold - Pony Division

Jill Ostrom - Women's Division

Chris Circuit - Men's Division

We had great crowds for all 5 contests.  Thank you to the all the volunteers who made it possible.  (If anybody needs baseballs there are about 100 in the canyon behind the Pony field!)

Below are some pictures from the events including the finalists from each division.


by posted 05/08/2017
How to Change Contact Info

If you want to change roster/contact information, including nickname, phone number, add email addresses, etc., you will need to access your "member profile."  You can do that be selecting "Edit My Account" at the bottom of the blue vertical menu bar on the left side of the website.  Just type in your email address and the site will send you a password to edit contact contact information.  Any questions, contact us at: .

Note also that all member profiles have a default to be notified about an upcoming game or practice.  Several families have already commented that they appreciate this feature.  But, if you no longer wish to receive these notifications, you can toggle them off at your member profile as well.  You can also toggle on to have text reminders delivered to your mobile.

 


by posted 02/10/2010
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Bronco Field - La Jolla OPEN (6/24) 
Little Padres Park - La Jolla OPEN (6/24) 
Mustang Field - La Jolla OPEN (6/24) 
Pinto Field - La Jolla OPEN (6/24) 
Pony Field - La Jolla OPEN (6/24) 
Shetland Field - La Jolla OPEN (6/24) 
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