Newbury Park Nine Wins CIF Title. Al Pisciotta Outfielder.

Clipped from US, California, Oxnard, Oxnard Press Courier, June 1, 1968

Newbury Park Nine?lt;fWins CIF Titleitifijj . • '• • * V ... * ’* vy.' - M n» • • .-‘-r . -j- • ■ ' .■‘.'Mi . • ' y, •* ■.» \ m *NORWALK — Newbury Park;runs when Chuck Severn* am! ! ’s pesky Panthers erupted Wayne Reed walked. Both ad I for” three runs in the first inn- vanced on a balk Dave Abd-Kmg Friday and then held offj dalla’s smash was flagged byValley Christian’s Crusaders!the shortstop, who therw himictfor a 3-2 victory and the CIF; out while Severns scored. Rona(2SFU(Class A) baseball champion- weyano was hit by a pitch and4,ip stole second before Seaife droveCoach Jay Merrill’s seniorless him and He 'd across with hisPanthers winning the title on single their first trv, were sparked byj It’s a great thrill,” Merrill [ sophomore pitcher Bob QuicK shouted happily after the vie* and junior catcher Jim Seaife. tory. i’m still stunned. They’re Quick posting his 10th victory!a great bunch of competitors.against one defeat, gav? up solo! Newbury Park became theftruns in the second and fifth but| third county school to win r retired the side in order in the MF (Class A) baseball crown.jlMsixth and seventh.Two-Rundelivered the big blow of the game, belting a twe-run single to cap the three-run first inningThe victory, Newbury Park's 15th in a row, gave the Panthers a season record of 20-4.For Merrill, who Thousand Oaks to league titlesSanta Clara won it in 1980 anfpsVilianova in 1981 The single-A cwas started in 1959. t Members of Merrill’s champ- t ionship team are juniors Se-jP verns, rf; Weyand, ss; Seaife. c; Tim Brandy, cf; Dave Diaz, f 3b; Hick Ziegler, of; Ernie Car-;c son, of; Martin Poenie, p; Cliff ccoached! Holley, c; A1 Pisciotta, of: sop-1homor.s Heed. 2b; Quick; LanceO’Fallon. util, inf.; and fresh-1Idin 1966 and 1967, it was the firstCIF crown. He switched to New-!'WlnHa, *'■The linescore:bury Park last September whenthe school opened. Newbury Park 300 000 0—3* ” ^ „How They Scored Valley Chrittian 01C 010 0—2 6 0‘Tu» pjnthLrc thmr- Quick and Scatfe. Bruxwoort, De-ine i .miners got tneir three JOn* lt;6 and spooist™