Mt. Carmel High School Sundevils Baseball: CIF Playoffs

Saturday, June 1
Sundevils News Highlights

CIF Championship Game (KUSI)
U-T Coverage of Championship Game
Semi-Final Game @ Castle Park (KUSI)

Wednesday, May 29
Congratulations Mt. Carmel Sundevils players and coaches for advancing undefeated to the CIF Division IV Championship game!  The Sundevils will face Southwest IV in the Championship game on Friday, May 31 at 1:00 p.m. at Cal State San Marcos.  Go Sundevils!!

::Congratulations Mt. Carmel Varsity::

Congratulations to the Mt. Carmel Varsity team for their performance so far in the 2013 CIF Playoffs (4-0).  Next stop:  Championship Game.  Please come out and show your support to this terrific group of players.  Go Sundevils!!

  • (Play-In Round):  5/21 3:30 p.m. @Mountain Empire - MC: 5 v. Mountain Empire: 1 (W) 
  • Round 1:  5/22 3:30 p.m. @Imperial - MC: 10 v. Imperial: 2 (W)
  • Round 2: 5/24 3:30 p.m. @MC - MC: 5  v. Mt. Miguel: 2 (W)
  • Round 3:  (Mt. Carmel proceeds directly to Round 4)
  • Round 4:  5/28 3:30 p.m. @ Castle Park - MC: 3 v. Castle Park: 1 (11 innings) (W)
  • Championship Game:  5/31 1:00 p.m. at Cal State San Marcos - Mt. Carmel v. Southwest IV

Wednesday, May 29
Semi-Final Game Recap

Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity need extra frames to finish Castle Park, win 3-1

Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity beat Castle Park 3-1 but needed 11 innings to do so on Tuesday.

With the score tied at one in the eleventh inning, Jacob Cope came to the plate and tripled, bringing home CJ Chew.

Jacob Cope did his best to jumpstart the offense for Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity, reaching base three times. He scored one run and had one RBI.

Cole Mason worked out of 14 tough situations for Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity. He pitched 4 2/3 innings and allowed no earned runs on five hits. Mason faced his most difficult moment in the eighth inning.

Jack Melton recorded the win for Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity. He tossed one inning of shutout ball. Melton struck out one, walked one and gave up no hits.

CIF Round 1 Game Recap

Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity jumps on Imperial early and coasts to 10-2 win

Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity jumped out to an early lead on Imperial and captured a 10-2 victory on Wednesday.

The game was decided quickly as Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity exerted its will early with five runs in the first three innings.

A two-run single by CJ Chew and an error in the second inning fueled Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity's offense early.

Chew racked up two RBIs on three hits for Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity.

Andrew Hnat shut down Imperial while he was on the mound. Imperial managed just two hits off of Hnat, who allowed one earned run, walked four and struck out six during his 4 2/3 innings of work.

Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity pounded Imperial pitching, as six hitters combined for 11 hits, seven RBIs and eight runs scored.

Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity closer Jack Melton put away the final seven outs to record the save.

Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity pushed two runs across in each of the third, fifth and sixth. In the third, Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity scored on a two-run error, scoring Kenny Pyle and Brody Prows.

CIF Game 1 (Play-In Round) Recap

Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity makes the most of five hits in 5-1 victory over Mountain Empire

Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity and Mountain Empire each put runners in scoring position on Tuesday, but Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity capitalized on more RBI opportunities, pulling out a 5-1 win.

Mountain Empire out-hit Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity seven to five, but Mountain Empire stranded five runners on base.

Tiler Miller had a hot bat for Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity. Miller went 2-4 and scored one run. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the third inning.

Zach Martirano kept contact to a minimum, striking out six Mountain Empire batters. Martirano allowed one earned run, seven hits and no walks over seven innings.

The game was never in doubt after the third, as Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity scored three runs on an error, a groundout by Daniel Cope, and an RBI single by Jacob Cope.

Mountain Empire managed to score one run in the fourth inning on a solo home run by Marco Aviles.

Mt. Carmel Sundevils Varsity tacked on another two runs in the fifth. CJ Chew singled, scoring Nick Romano to start the inning. That was followed up with a steal of home by Chris Leo.