SOCCER: Cal Baptist Sweeps Hawaii-Hilo in Conference Openers

The Cal Baptist University soccer teams picked up back-to-back wins in their PacWest Conference openers on Thursday afternoon in Riverside.

The CBU women started the day with a 2-1 overtime victory against the Vulcans. Lanai Navarro tallied the golden goal for the Lancers.

The 11th ranked CBU men followed up the women’s overtime win with a 4-0 shutout victory.

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Kaiser Cats, CBU Cross Country on The Inland_Sports Show (9-16-17)

Head Coach Billy Cardosi and the Kaiser Cats football team join us in studio to talk about their back-to-back wins including 56-12 @ Palm Springs.

Plus, we have Cal Baptist women’s cross country as the Lancers are going for their fourth consecutive PacWest title this season.

We’ll also have our Marines “Recruiting Station Riverside” Athlete of the Week Award to Citrus Hill quarterback Jonathan Jefferson.

SOCCER: Cal Baptist blanks UC Riverside 7-0 in Exhibition Match

The Cal Baptist men’s soccer team built a 6-0 lead at halftime and rolled to a 7-0 victory against in-town rival UC Riverside in an exhibition match.
Next up for Cal Baptist is another exhibition match vs. Pomona-Pitzer before the Lancers season opener vs. Cal State San Bernardino on August 31. The Highlanders will play UNLV in an exhibition before opening on the road at Cal State Bakersfield on August 25.

 

BASKETBALL: Damien vs. Notre Dame Highlights Cal Baptist Camp

 

Damien nipped Notre Dame 63-61 at Cal Baptist University.

Day 1 of the Cal Baptist University basketball camp featured a showdown between CIF State semifinalist Notre Dame and Southern California powerhouse Damien. The Titans came up a basket short, falling 63-61 vs. Damien.

Davey Hopkins won his debut as the Citrus Hill head coach as the Hawks picked up a victory against King at the CBU camp.

 

Cal Baptist featured three sites for its team camp, including the Student Rec Center.

BASEBALL: 2017 MLB Draft for Inland Area Players

Ryan Lillie (Vista Murrieta HS/UC Riverside) is the first Inland player off the board after being selected by the Miami Marlins in the fifth round. Lillie joined us on The Inland_Sports Show this past Saturday.

The Major League Baseball Draft included players with Inland Area ties. Inland_Sports will keep a running tab on players from the IE that are selected in the MLB Draft:

P – Ryan Lillie (Vista Murrieta/UC Riverside) 5th Round to the Miami Marlins

3B – Zach Kirtley (Redlands East Valley/St. Mary’s) 5th Round to the St. Louis Cardinals

OF- Mark Contreras (Canyon Springs/UC Riverside) 9th Round to the Minnesota Twins

P- Garett King (Cal Baptist) 11th Round to the Detroit Tigers

INF – Nate Webb (King) 26th Round to the Oakland A’s

P – Tristan Beck (Corona/Stanford) 29th Round to the New York Yankees

P- Alex Fagalde (UC Riverside) 30th Round to the St. Louis Cardinals

P- Cole Percival (Riverside Poly) 31st Round to the Arizona Diamondbacks

OF – Dean Miller (Ramona/Riverside City College) 37th Round to the Atlanta Braves

3B – Tyler Hardman (Temescal Canyon) 37th Round to the Colorado Rockies

King infielder/pitcher Nate Webb is the first high school player in the Inland_Sports coverage area to be selected in the 2017 MLB Draft. The Oakland A’s took Webb in the 26th Round.

 

The Arizona Diamondbacks took Riverside Poly pitcher Cole Percival in the 31st Round. Percival is also signed to play for his father, Troy, at UC Riverside.

 

BASEBALL: Cal Baptist’s season ends with 14-5 loss to Dixie State

The Cal Baptist baseball team ended its season with a 14-5 loss against PacWest Conference foe Dixie State at the West Regional played at Azusa Pacific University.

The Lancers reached the postseason tournament for the fourth consecutive season.

Check out the highlights and postgame interview with head coach Gary Adcock from CBU’s season finale on The Inland_Sports Channel: