Newport Harbor High senior Shaun Vetrovec is the Daily Pilot Newport-Mesa Dream Team Player of the Year. (Don Leach, Daily Pilot / March 20, 2014)

Newport Harbor

The junior stepped in at shortstop after Christian Watson was sidelined with an injury to open the season and Mahaffy more than filled in for the Sailors. Mahaffy garnered second-team All-Sunset League accolades after hitting .346 with four RBIs and one double. He will most likely move to second base next season.

Jason Rodriguez


The senior left fielder made a smooth transition from first base, where he played last season for the Eagles. He was a consistent hitters and a great bunter. The first-team All-Orange Coast League pick hit .396 with 17 RBIs, nine doubles and 14 runs.

Adam Ellingson

Sage Hill

The senior center fielder used his speed to get on base and swipe bases for the Lightning. The second-team All-Academy League selection batted .418 with 11 RBIs and one double. Twenty-two of his 23 hits were singles, many of which were infield hits. He scored 22 runs and stole 19 bases.

Parker Reposa

Sage Hill

The junior right fielder was the area's only All-CIF Southern Section honoree, having made the Division 6 team. A first-team All-Academy League pick, he hit .439 with one home run, 23 RBIs, eight doubles, one triple, 30 runs, 22 walks and 18 stolen bases. He finished with a .666 slugging percentage and a .581 on-base percentage. As a pitcher, Reposa was 6-2 with a 3.50 ERA and 33 strikeouts in 40 innings.

Tyler Duncan

Corona del Mar

The senior makes the Dream Team as a utility player after seeing time at first base, third base and on the mound for the Sea Kings. He made the All-Pacific Coast League second team and played in the Ryan Lemmon All-Star Game. He hit .364 with 10 RBIs, four doubles and 12 runs. As a pitcher, Duncan finished 1-5 with a 3.64 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 322/3 innings.

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