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.

 

SOFTBALL: King picks up 9-3 win at Roosevelt

The King softball team kept its playoff hopes alive with a 9-3 victory at Roosevelt. Bella Gargicevich-Almeida led the way going 4-for-4, while Alexis Delgado smacked a grand slam in the Wolves win.

Check out the Riverside TV highlight on the City of Riverside YouTube channel.

King Baseball on The Inland_Sports Show (4-8-17)

We break down the Inland_Sports All-Star Classic as Team Tark edges Team Masi 120-117 behind 38 points from MVP Jordan Robinson (King).
Plus, the King Wolves baseball team joins us in-studio to talk about the season and Big VIII League play.
And details on the inaugural Dr. Frank Jobe Memorial Gala for La Sierra University.

BASKETBALL: Team Tarkanian wins The Inland_Sports All-Star Classic 120-117

Jordan Robinson (King HS) dropped 38 points to take home the MVP honors at the Inland_Sports All-Star Classic.

A wild finish at the 3rd annual Inland_Sports All-Star Classic as Team Tarkanian wins 120-117 with Jordan Robinson scoring 38 points to win the MVP award. Robinson also won the slam dunk competition.

Matt Mitchell from Roosevelt finished with 36 points for Team Masi.

Jurupa Valley’s Damian Givens won the 3-point shootout.

Watch the entire game broadcasted LIVE by Inland_Sports and Teen Vision TV16:

GIRLS BASKETBALL: King rolls past Yucaipa 69-35 in the CIF-SS D 1A Playoffs

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King rolled past Yucaipa 69-35 in a second round CIF Southern Section Division 1A playoff game on Saturday night. The Wolves advance to the quarterfinals and will play Mira Costa on Wednesday.

Check out the highlights on the Inland_Sports Channel plus interviews with Shalexxus Aaron and coach Jesus Martinez:

 

BASEBALL: Steve Madril takes King Baseball Coaching Job

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Madril will join the Inland_Sports show LIVE on Saturday to talk about his decision to make the jump to King.

After returning the JW North baseball program to its winning tradition, Steve Madril has decided to leave the Huskies after 10 seasons to take over the Riverside King team.

Madril was able to build North into a baseball power once again and skippered JWN to a CIF Southern Section Division 1 championship in 2011.

The former Arlington High School and UC Riverside star will take over a King Wolves program that finished 17-12 overall last season in the Big VIII League.

JW North assistant John Noce will replace Madril at 3rd & Chicago.

Madril will join the Inland_Sports show LIVE on Saturday to talk about his decision to make the jump to King: