Chris Rivera, who will be a senior this coming season at shortstop at El Dorado, was featured in this online story at ESPN.com. The writer stated that Rivera might be the best high school shortstop in the nation.
He did not make All-Orange County first or second team this past season. Why? Because he was All-Century League second team, as selected by the league’s coaches. If a guy is second team all-league, he is not going to be All-County.
He batted .194 this past season. But defensively, Rivera is spectacular. He makes plays no other high school shortstop in Orange County will make. And that includes David Fletcher, a pretty good one at Cypress.
Rivera also is a fine pitcher and an intelligent young man. He committed to Cal State Fullerton.
The link includes praise for Cypress catcher Tyler Alamo and Mater Dei infielder Ryan McMahon (also a very good quarterback at MD).
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