CdM baseball coach leads PCL seniors in Ryan Lemmon Showcase

  • Corona del Mar’s Alex Shadid, of the Pacific Coast League, pitches against the Sea View League in the first inning for the 21st Annual Orange County Senior Showcase at the Windrow Park/Ryan Lemmon Stadium in Irvine. Steven Georges, Contributing Photographer

    Corona del Mar’s Alex Shadid, of the Pacific Coastline League, pitches versus the Sea Sight Organization in the first inning for the 21st Annual Orange Region Senior citizen Showcase at the Windrow Park/Ryan Lemmon Arena in Irvine. Steven Georges, Contributing Professional photographer

  • CdM Coach John Emme (middle) was head coach of the PCL in the Ryan Lemmon Showcase Friday, June 9, at Ryan Lemmon Stadium. He is shown with University Coach Kevin McCaffrey (left) and Northwood Coach Rob Stuart. Tim Burt photo

    CdM Coach John Emme (center) was head train of the PCL in the Ryan Lemmon Display Friday, June 9, at Ryan Lemmon Arena. He is shown with University Train Kevin McCaffrey (left) and also Northwood Coach Rob Stuart. Tim Burt photo

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Corona del Mar head baseball coach John Emme led the Pacific Shore League seniors versus the Sea Sight Organization Friday evening, June 9, in the Ryan Lemmon Showcase at Ryan Lemmon Stadium in Irvine.

The Sea View Organization racked up four runs in the second inning and also took place to record a 9-1 victory over the PCL.

CdM senior Alex Shadid began the video game on the pile for the PCL. He pitched a scoreless first inning allowing one hit.

Sea King catcher Matt Thompson was amongst the other players on the PCL lineup. Thompson was wounded and also unable to play in the video game.

It was the 20th time Emme has been associated with the game.

“It’s wonderful; it’s such a terrific solution to the children as well as the neighborhood,” Emme stated of the showcase. “Given that I’m the head trainer, I reached let Shadid bat leadoff and also pitch the very first inning. It’s going to be terrific for him.

“Matt is happy to be right here as well as desires he might play.”

Emme had a lot to be delighted regarding during the season when the Sea Kings went 20-7 total and also won the PCL title with a 12-3 document.

CdM shed to Ayala, 8-3, eight innings in the opening round of the CIF Division 2 playoffs.

“It was terrific to obtain back in addition to organization,” Emme said. “It was undoubtedly disappointing shedding, however the method the divisions are established now, baseball is ruthless.

“Ayala was essentially a leading 10 group being available in through a wild card game. It’s truly difficult and baseball, particularly with pitching match-ups. I want to see CIF expand our departments like all the various other sports. I assume it’s just reasonable. We have 7 and the other major sporting activities have 13, and I believe it’s time.

“Department 3 had over 50 groups receive the playoffs, Department 2 had over 40. Include a couple departments and after that we really have 32 team brackets. I hope that occurs because it’s healthier for the youngsters and it’s far better to identify that the real champs are.”

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