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Dana Point native and former JSerra pitcher Reed Reilly pitched for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the second round of the College Baseball World Series. Photo courtesy of Cal Poly San Louis Obispo Athletics
Dana Point native and former JSerra pitcher Reed Reilly pitched for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the second round of the College Baseball World Series. Photo courtesy of Cal Poly San Louis Obispo Athletics

By Steve Breazeale

The College Baseball World Series is in full swing and as usual, Southern California is well represented up and down the rosters of some of the top teams in the nation.

Dana Point native Reed Reilly saw time on the big stage, pitching for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo on June 1 when the Mustangs took on UCLA in the second round. Reilly entered in the sixth inning with the score deadlocked at 4-4 and went on to surrender four hits, two walks and ultimately, two runs in a 6-4 loss.

The outing capped what was an impressive sophomore year for Reilly, who was the Mustangs late-inning closer. Reilly led the pitching staff in appearances with 32 and compiled a 2.29 ERA in 59 innings pitched. His 14 saves led the team.

The Mustangs were eliminated from competition following an 8-5 loss to San Diego in the regional stage.

Dana Hills alum Peter Maris was a part of the UC Santa Barbara team that advanced to the Corvallis regional stage.

Austin Kingsolver has been an oft-used pinch hitter for Cal State Fullerton throughout the season as well as in the playoffs. The Dana Hills product has appeared in all three of the Titans wins in the regional stage and will play a part as Cal State Fullerton advances to the super regional, where they will face UCLA.

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