Furious comeback sets up chance for series sweep

Stymied for most of the night, the baseball team defeated Chaminade for the second day in a row after JP Corrigan ’20’s walk-off reach on error capped a three-fun final frame. The Wolverines did not record a hit over the first six innings, though they were able to advance runners through walks, hit batsmen, and […]

Baseball strikes out Chaminade in series opener

The baseball team defeated Chaminade 5-2 in the first matchup of a three-game set, advancing its record to 3-1 in league play (8-1 overall). Ace right-hander Jesse Bergin ’18 bounced back from a difficult performance last week, surrendering two runs over four innings and tallying the win.  Nico Manucci ’17 notched the save, his second of […]

Baseball falls short in Alemany finale

After a pair of victories fueled by strong offensive performances, the baseball team suffered its first loss of the season in a sweep-thwarting shutout by Alemany. The team had started its season undefeated, compiling a 7-0 record in the Easton Tournament and the first two games of the series. Converting on strong performances from right-handers […]

Baseball wins Easton Tournament final

Baseball wins Easton Tournament final

The baseball team defeated Chatsworth 3-1 on Tuesday, securing its victory in the Easton Tournament.  It is the Wolverines’ fourth tournament victory in the last five years. Several underclassman players contributed to the victory, beginning when Drew Bowser ’20 opened the scoring with an RBI triple. Bowser then scored on an RBI single by Pete Armstrong ’20, capping the […]

Baseball advances to tournament final

After four consecutive victories, the Baseball team will compete in the Easton Tournament final on Tuesday, searching for its third consecutive tournament title. The squad breezed through the early rounds of competition, outscoring its opponents 15-6 in the first four rounds. In the final, the Wolverines will match up against Chatsworth.  The Chancellors defeated Dos Pueblos, […]

Kaplan drafted to Chicago White Sox

In the 37th round of the Major League Baseball draft, the Chicago White Sox selected Northwestern University outfielder Leo Kaplan ’16 as the 1106th pick overall. Kaplan has been an important player throughout his years at the school. He played on the varsity team as a sophomore, junior and senior, and contributed greatly to the nationally ranked […]

Giolito makes Major League Baseball debut

Giolito makes Major League Baseball debut

Lucas Giolito ’12, former varsity baseball player, made his Major League Baseball debut pitching for the Washington Nationals against the New York Mets at Nationals Park June 28. Giolito, ranked by MLB.com as the top prospect in the Nationals farm system, recorded his first career strikeout against Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera in the first inning, In […]

Wolverines lose in Division I championship game

Wolverines lose in Division I championship game

Not a word. Not a sound. Just blank stares and some tears for a Wolverine baseball team realizing that their Cinderella season had come to an end. Murrieta Mesa had spoiled Harvard-Westlake’s attempts to win their second CIF-SS Division I Championship in the last four years. Just to get to this situation, the Wolverines who […]

Wolverines advance to Division I Championship

Wolverines advance to Division I Championship

Coming into their semifinal matchup against the number one seeded JSerra Lions, not many expected the Wolverines to come away with the win. However, behind ace Jesse Bergin ’18, Harvard-Westlake stunned the prep baseball world, advancing with a 2-0 win to the CIF-SS Division I Championship game. “We knew this would be a tough game, and we […]

Baseball starts post-season strong with victories

Baseball starts post-season strong with victories

Under first year Head Coach Jared Halpert, the baseball team finished the regular season with an overall record of 22-8 and a Mission League record of 11-7. Heading into the CIF Playoffs, the Wolverines won five of their final six Mission League games, including a three-game sweep of the Crespi Celts. The team finished the […]

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