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San Clemente's Kent Burckle will play in the OC All-Star Baseball Game on June 9. Photo: KDhalgren Photography
San Clemente’s Kent Burckle will play in the OC All-Star Baseball Game on June 9. Photo: KDhalgren Photography

By Steve Breazeale

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Burckle to Play in OC All-Star Baseball Game

San Clemente senior infielder Kent Burckle will play for the South team at the 2014 Orange County All-Star Baseball Game on June 9 at Glover Stadium in Anaheim.

Burckle had a standout season with the Tritons that saw him bat .484 at the plate. He also had a .578 on base percentage and scored 25 runs while playing at middle infield positions.

Tritons Track and Field Athletes Head to State

Following standout performances at the CIF-SS Masters competition, four San Clemente athletes will head to the CIF State Track and Field Championships at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis on June 6.

Seniors Kelsey Benoit (shot put), Rocky Fenton (discus) and Arik Nesbit (triple jump) will represent the boys team. All three have had a solid postseason showing, highlighted by a third-place finish at the CIF-SS Division 1 Championships on May 24.

Senior distance runner Melissa Eisele will compete in the 3,200-meter run on June 7 at 8:30 p.m. Eisele, who has also been a standout cross country runner for the Tritons throughout her high school career, is just the fourth girls track and field team member to advance to the State Championships in the last 20 years.

Garrett, Streeter to Compete in Adrenaline All-American Game

San Clemente senior lacrosse players Peyton Garrett and Austin Streeter were chosen to compete in the 4th Annual Adrenaline All-American Game at Capistrano Valley High School on June 7. The game will start at 5:30 p.m.

Garrett (midfield) and Streeter (midfield) are part of a 58-player roster that features the top senior lacrosse players west of the Mississippi River. Streeter and Garrett will play for the South roster, which will square off against the North.

Other local participants include: Hunter Edington (St. Margaret’s Episcopal), Tucker Guyot (JSerra Catholic) and Mitch Kingsley (JSerra Catholic).

 

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