High-SchoolCalifornia: Anthony Avila

Cal-Hi Sports Baseball State Stat Stars

March, 30, 2012
Tulare Western’s Anthony Avila ties state record, Central Valley’s Fabian Valencia enjoys three-homer outing while Luke Weichec of Los Altos has been swinging red-hot bat despite injury.

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(After games of Saturday, March 24; includes some games as of Wednesday, March 28; Contributing: Bob Barnett, Mark Tennis)

Anthony Avila (Tulare Western, Tulare)
He had a career day by going 5-for-6 at the plate which included four doubles and eight RBIs in a 29-0 win over Kennedy of Delano. Avila’s four doubles in a game ties the reported state record. According to our own Cal-Hi Sports record book, the first time it was done was in 1919 by William Homen of Hanford.

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