Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Good year for Terra Nova, wins shared championship, good city reputation for baseball

Come on....
Ur, the article refers to Pacifica as "Fog Capital of California".  Why does Pacifica get the bad rap for fog, been to Daly City lately?

Congratulations,Terra Nova Tigers baseball team ! *
The Daily Journal (San Mateo County), Terry Bernal, 6/30/14.  "Pacifica American makes statement to open District 52 play." 

"There is a lot of good news coming out of the baseball hotbed of Pacifica these days. Terra Nova shared a co-championship with Carlmont in the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division earlier this year. The Pacifica Joe DiMaggio squad swept a doubleheader with Millbrae Sunday to improve its undefeated record to 16-0. The Pacifica Colt League team is playing for the league championship Monday against South City at San Bruno Park at 6:00 p.m. Yet the current buzz from the Fog Capital of California is about the performance of the Pacifica American team through the opening two games of the District 52 Majors Tournament.

Home run save, or out?
....  While Pacifica has always been a baseball hotbed, this year the city’s baseball community is firing on all cylinders. Pacifica Joe DiMaggio manager Bryan Powers gave some insight as to what the driving force is behind Pacifica’s outstanding across-the-board performance on the diamond this year.

Powers grew up in Pacifica watching local legends like pitcher Greg Reynolds and outfielders Will Vogl and Jimmy Parque, all of whom went on to play professional baseball. And according to Pacifica’s Joe D. skipper, the secret to the Pacifica’s success is the passing of the torch of generational talent. These kids are seeing really good baseball players come through,” Powers said. “Now, the kids are living up to the success.”   Read more.

Note photographs:  "up at bat" from Terra Nova Sports.com, "sliding home" from NC Nikkei athletic blog.  * Terra Nova Tigers team is from Terra Nova Sports.com/Index of Images, and this linked photograph is large enough to identify individuals; the roster of players is listed on Max Preps.com.

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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