Jordan Abruzzo (El Capitan, Lakeside) Sr.
He was the most honored player for the San Diego Section Div. II champions.
Daric Barton (Marina, Huntington Beach) Sr.
First-round draft pick by the Cardinals was co-Player of the Year in CIFSS Div. I with Delmon Young.
Angel Sanchez (West Covina) Sr.
Cracked 29 homers in his career and was adept at throwing out those trying to steal.
Justin Cassell (Chatsworth) Sr.
Went 15-0 for L.A. City champs, including one-hitter in title game.
David Huff (Edison, Huntington Beach) Sr.
Racked up a 0.64 ERA and was unbeaten against strong competition of Sunset League.
JoJo Reyes (Poly, Riverside) Sr.
Second-round pick of the Braves (No. 43 overall) is a 6-2, 215-pound lefty who can bring the heat.
Chuckie Tiffany (Charter Oak, Covina) Sr.
Dominant the past three seasons for the Chargers, Tiffany was the No. 24 pick in the first-round of the MLB draft and was chosen by the hometown Dodgers.
Matt Aidem (Valencia) Jr.
He's already on one all-time state list with 20 doubles this year. Also hit .581 and had 10-2 pitching mark.
Joey Burke (La Costa Canyon, Carlsbad) Sr.
Tough to pick among the many top players for LCC, but Burke seems to be getting the nod locally. Had 38 RBI, 32 runs, 24 steals and .465 average.
Matt Bush (Mission Bay, San Diego) Jr.
Had 54 hits to put him on track to threaten state career hits record next year. Big-time fielder and thrower on defense.
Jason Donald (Buchanan, Clovis) Sr.
Smacked 11 homers, had a school record 55 hits and had .534 batting average in leading Bears to Central Section title game.
Jeff Flaig (El Dorado, Placentia) Sr.
Second-round pick the Mariners had a .591 average and was perhaps most impressive player at National Classic tourney.
Sean Henry (Armijo, Fairfield) Sr.
Led team to 28-4 season with .475 average, stole 31 bases and was 10th-round pick in the MLB draft.
Adam Jones (Morse, San Diego) Sr.
Led Tigers to CIFSD Div. I wins over Poway and Montgomery (twice) and was 37th pick in the MLB draft.
Josh Lansford (St. Francis, Mountain View) Sr.
The first four-year starter ever for longtime coach Chris Bradford had a .646 on-base average with 36 RBI and 43 runs scored.
Ian Stewart (La Quinta, Westminster) Sr.
The No. 10 pick in the first round of the MLB draft has been signed by the Rockies and is now playing rookie league ball in Wyoming.
Chris Errecart (Lincoln, Stockton) Sr.
Player of the year for the second time by the Stockton Record blasted 12 homers and is headed to Cal on a full-ride.
Cole Garner (La Quinta, Westminster) Sr.
Finished up prep career with Southern Section record 42 homers, 15 of which came as a freshman in 2000 season at Artesia of Lakewood.
Brandon Miller (Clovis) Sr.
Could have been multi-purposed (0.50 ERA, .424), but Fresno Bee had him as an outfielder so we did the same.
Daniel Perales (Mater Dei, Santa Ana) Sr.
USC-bound standout belted nine homers and was MVP in same league as Servite and Santa Margarita.
Bill Rhinehart (Casa Roble, Orangevale) Sr.
The Sacramento Bee's player of the year had a .426 career batting average and is on his way to the University of Arizona.
Delmon Young (Camarillo) Sr.
The No. 1 pick in the MLB draft ended remarkable career with 35 homers, 180 hits, 150 RBI and 158 runs scored.
MULTI-PURPOSE (Hitting, Pitching)
Jason Dominguez (Chatsworth) Jr.
He pitched almost as good as Cassell and swung a hot bat as well.
Chuck Lofgren (Serra, San Mateo) Jr.
Led the Padres to a 30-5 record with 10 homers and a 94 mph fastball.
Brandon McConnell (Foothill, Palo Cedro) Sr.
Eighth-round pick by Minnesota Twins led team to section title by going 10-1 with 1.26 ERA. Also hit .500 with five homers, 37 RBI.
Tyler Morrison (Glendora) Sr.
Slammed 15 homers, drove in 44 runs and hit .536, but he was one of the top 300 picks in the recent MLB draft as a pitcher.
Trevor Plouffe (Crespi, Encino) Jr.
Knocked in 47 runs and won 13 games on the hill, Plouffe will lead one of the state's top teams next year.
Greg Reynolds (Terra Nova, Pacifica) Sr.
Can't see how he was Gatorade's state player of the year, but certainly belongs among state's best with 136 Ks in 85 innings and a .396 batting average.
Steven Wright (Valley View, Moreno Valley) Sr.
Ripped a ton of doubles (19) and pitched magnificently in the CIFSS Div. I playoffs.
Zech Zinicola (Arlington, Riverside) Sr.
Pitched at his best in the postseason both in 2002 and 2003 and among top hitters in Riverside County.