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 […]

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 […]

Baseball season ends with playoff loss

The game’s first run was scored in the top of the first inning when Michael Vokulich ’14 hit a sacrifice fly to score Jack Flaherty ’14, who was just named the Gatorade State Player of the Year after finishing the season with a 0.69 ERA. Unfortunately for the varsity baseball team, it could not add […]

Baseball advances to semifinals

A single game now stands between the varsity boys’ baseball team and the May 31 CIF Finals, to be held at Dodger Stadium. The Wolverines  5-0 quarterfinals victory over Santa Margarita Friday was not unexpected, with the Wolverines ranked first in the country by this week’s Baseball America National Poll. The team won behind a […]

Baseball scores Senior Day win

After two days of cancelled, delayed and rescheduled games, the varsity baseball team finally played St. Francis at home Thursday in its Senior Day game, and beat the Golden Knights 6-1. Jack Flaherty ’14 notched another complete game win as he allowed two hits and pitched 14 strikeouts, while Joe Corrigan ’13 and Andrew Wallach […]

Fight to the finish

On the road to a possible CIF championship, the varsity baseball team is struggling to secure its third straight Mission League championship. The Loyola Cubs are poised to thwart the Wolverines’ would-be three-peat, despite the fact that the Wolverines’ boast an 18-3 overall record to Loyola’s 13-8. Due to early season stumbles against Loyola and […]

Baseball reaches finals at NHSI, loses to Mater Dei

Different year, but it’s the same story for the varsity baseball team, who once more made it the finals of the USA Baseball National High School Invitational in North Carolina only to fall to Mater Dei for the second year in a row. The Wolverines lost to Mater Dei 4-0 on Saturday, after shutting out […]

Scaring ’em hitless

Johan Santana has one. Lucas Giolito ’12 has one and Tim Lincecum has none. Sandy Koufax had four and Roy Halladay and Justin Verlander both have two. And now Jack Flaherty ’14 and Chloe Pendergast ’13 each have one. Flaherty and Pendergast joined the elite club of pitchers who have tossed no-hitters within days of […]

Baseball remains undefeated with win over Loyola

In its first League game, the varsity baseball team did what its done every other game this season: win. The Wolverines improved to 7-0 on the season with their 5-0 victory at Loyola. Jack Flaherty ’14 threw a complete game shutout, striking out seven while giving up two hits and a walk. Brian Ginsberg ’14, […]