(L-R) Eric Gomez, Alex Gironda, Jonathan Rakuljic, Lino Lares, Kurt Schwengel, Alex Turner and Freddie Norris all received Ocean League honors this week. (Photo courtesy Santa Monica High School)

(L-R) Eric Gomez, Alex Gironda, Jonathan Rakuljic, Lino Lares, Kurt Schwengel, Alex Turner and Freddie Norris all received Ocean League honors this week. (Photo courtesy Santa Monica High School)

SAMOHI — A perfect 10-0 Ocean League record propelled Santa Monica baseball to a clean sweep of top league honors, it was announced this week.

Senior catcher Lino Lares was named Most Valuable Player and first-year head coach Kurt Schwengel was named Coach of the Year.

Pitcher Alex Gironda completed the clean sweep of the league’s top honors with a Most Outstanding Player nod.

The first team features pitcher/first baseman Conner Greene, outfielders Alex Turner and Freddie Norris.

The second team includes designated hitter/outfielder Jonathan Rakuljic and first baseman Eric Gomez.

Samohi kicks off the playoffs today, May 16, against Knight in CIF-Southern Section Division 3 action at home. The game begins at 3:15 p.m.

 

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