Cal Baptist basketball star Michael Smith worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. CBU head men’ basketball coach Rick Croy sounded-off on the former Lancer looking to make a good impression with the Lakers.
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.
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
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:
The Cal Baptist University Baseball is headed to the NCAA Division II West Regional for the fourth consecutive season as the Lancers learned its postseason fate on Sunday night.
CBU (34-16, 25-11 in the PacWest) will open the playoffs on Thursday against the host school Azusa Pacific. The West Region tournament is double elimination.
The Lancers hosted the West Regional last year and reached the final game, but lost to Cal Pomona 7-6.
Check out CBU on the Inland_Sports Show from April 22:
We’ll hear from Rancho Verde football coach Jeff Steinberg on the new 14-team conference set for 2018; as well as what he saw from QB Blake Barnett at the Arizona State Spring Game.
We’ll head down to Lake Elsinore and check in with Storm hurler Cal Quantrill.
We’ll also talk about the new Events Center at Cal Baptist University where the men’s and women’s basketball teams will play their home games. Plus, we’ll hear from the CBU softball team after winning its third PacWest Conference title. We’ll talk with coach Bill Baber plus shortstop Krista Mann and outfielder Caitlyn Lloyd.
Cal Baptist University (28-15, 19-10) opened its final home series with an 11-4 victory against Hawaii-Hilo. Ryan Williams led the way collecting four of the Lancers 16 hits in the game, while John Glenn knocked in a team-high three runs.
Andrew Bernstein (4-1) worked 7.1 innings and struck out five en route to his fourth victory of the season.