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 defeats Warriors 6-4 in CIF playoffs

The Harvard-Westlake baseball team defeated Westlake 6-4 in a play-in game for the CIF-SS Division I playoffs. The Wolverines, who began the game with a 6-0 cushion after the first inning, were led by ace Jesse Bergin ’18 who threw six innings with five strikeouts. Nico Mannucci ’17 got the save, striking out two. John […]

For the love of the game

For the love of the game

Among the most prominent figures on Ted Walch’s desk, which is wedged into a back corner of the drama office at Harvard-Westlake, are two transparent cases. One is a cube encasing an old, yellowing baseball littered with faded signatures. The other is a lengthier prism and houses two shiny white baseballs which look to be […]

New man in charge

New man in charge

Although baseball is coach Jared Halpert’s focus now, it wasn’t always. Halpert began his long and illustrious baseball career at Chatsworth High School, where he was part of the 2000 and 2001 CIF-SS championship teams. Halpert played the outfield, and was named a top outfielder in California by the California Baseball Coaches Association. Halpert went […]

Baseball proceeds to Easton Tournament semifinals

Baseball proceeds to Easton Tournament semifinals

The Wolverines won their third game in a row to begin the season, defeating the Simi Valley Pioneers 8-4 in the Easton Tournament quarterfinals. Harvard-Westlake got off to a quick start with a three-run first inning, however were frequently challenged by a pesky Simi Valley team. Jake Suddleson ’16 got the scoring going with an RBI […]

6 alums playing professional baseball

Heading into the final stretch of the baseball season, six Wolverines find themselves playing at the highest level of America’s pastime. MLB.com ranks Lucas Giolito ’12 as the third best prospect in the league and ranks him as the number one pitching prospect. He is ranked as the top prospect in the Washington Nationals’ farm […]

Senior pitcher commits to Navy

Starting pitcher Gabe Golob ’16 has committed to the U.S. Naval Academy to play college baseball. Golob compiled a 6-2 record in his starts last season, and threw for a Mission League low 1.17 ERA in 54 IP, along with 50 K. The pitcher was a key part of the Wolverines’ playoff success last season, […]