High-SchoolCalifornia: Alex Jackson

Area Code Roundup with a Cal-Hi twist

August, 15, 2012
California high school baseballMark Tennis/ESPNHSAlex Jackson is just a junior, but the catcher from San Diego created quite a buzz at this year's Area Code Games.
California underclass players shine in annual baseball showcase event held last week at Blair Field in Long Beach.

Of the 234 players on the combined rosters of the eight Major League teams represented at the 26th Area Code Baseball Games played in Long Beach (Calif.) from August 5-10, there were 22 who have yet to play as high school juniors.

None, however, made bigger impressions on the 500 assembled scouts and college coaches than three underclass California boys.

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San Diegans clean up as players of the year

June, 22, 2012
Of the others who’ve been named by Cal-Hi Sports as a top state player in baseball, four are from the CIF San Diego Section.

In addition to Mr. Baseball State Player of the Year Ty Moore, congratulations also go out to our other state players of the year for juniors, sophomores, freshmen, medium schools and small schools.

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Cal-Hi Sports Baseball State Stat Stars

May, 31, 2012
California high school baseball, California high school footballMark Tennis/ESPNHSMarin Catholic's Jared Goff is the son of a former MLB pitcher.
It’s a big week for those who are star quarterbacks as well as baseball standouts. Honor roll includes Kevin Farley, Jared Goff, Khari McGee, Stephen Nogosek, Nick Pacheco and Brett Stephens.

Note: We’re proud once again to collect weekly writeups of the most significant individual high school baseball totals in California. We use these as the basis for updating the state record book, which has been published seven times, most recently in the spring of 2009. To report a state stat star of your own, please email highlights to Mark.Tennis@espn.com.

(After games of Saturday, May 26; includes some games as of Wednesday, May 30; Contributing: Bob Barnett, Mark Tennis)

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