Cal-Hi Sports, which tracks and ranks prep sports teams statewide, has selected three local baseball players for its 33rd annual all-state baseball honors.
Tracy High pitchers John Jaeger and Jonah Wesely were among 35 seniors chosen for the all-state third team.
Jaeger, a right-handed pitcher, will play at University of the Pacific in Stockton. Wesely, a left-handed pitcher, now plays for the Tempe (Ariz.) Angels, the Rookie-class affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels.
Kimball High catcher Zack Perugi was selected for the 30-player medium-size-schools first team.
He has been accepted to University of the Pacific on an academic scholarship but is also exploring other colleges where he could play baseball.
In all, Cal-Hi Sports selected 245 players for all-state honors, including 60 players on its first and second teams.
Trio plays on championship team at Cooperstown
Three Tracy baseball players were part of the Nor Cal Black 12-and-under team from Livermore that won first place at the Cooperstown All Star Village Tournament in Oneonta, N.Y.
Anthony Wiley, Eddie Perez and Andrew Morones, all incoming eighth-graders at Williams Middle School, contributed to the Nor Cal team’s 10-0 record June 23 to 27, including a 17-3 win over the Troy Titans from Illinois in the championship game.
The Nor Cal team collectively hit 43 home runs, including five by Wiley, two by Perez and one by Morones.
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