May 30, 2024

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Kennedy pitcher Wyatt Johnson, who led Fighting Irish to title, named CIF Division 4 MVP

Kennedy’s Wyatt Johnson led the Fighting Irish to the CIF title. (File photo Fernando M. Donado, For OC Sports Zone)

Kennedy High’s junior pitcher Wyatt Johnson, who led the Fighing Irish to the CIF Division 4 title and a 26-9 overall record, has been named the player of the year for the division.

Kennedy coach Tom Monahan was named coach of the year while Kennedy’s junior shortstop Chase Leonard was also selected to the All-CIF team.

The awards were announced Thursday by the LA84 Foundation and selected selected by CIF-SS Baseball Coaches’ Association.

The All-CIF Division 4 team:

Diego Moran, Alhambra

Andrez Melendez, Canyon Springs

Brian Park, Cathedral

Connor Guise, Citrus Hill

Marc “Bubba” Filia, Irvine

Chase Leonard, Kennedy

Daniel Rosell, La Sierra

Patrick Monroe, Loara

Andy Vega, Mary Star of the Sea

Ryne Lina, Mary Star of the Sea

Nolan Jorgenson, Ontario Christian

Nathan Alarcon, Rancho Alamitos

Taylor Tosches, Rancho Christian

Isaac Ramirez, Sonora

Hector Garcia, Sonora

Julian Tellez, St Paul

Sebastian Garcia, St Paul

Cris Enriquez, Summit

Andrew Rodriguez, Summit

Louie Garza, Sunny Hills