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Bad night fails to diminish what Mountain Ridge baseball has built

Photo by: Jacob Stanek     Article by: Richard Smith West Valley Preps It’s funny how time can drastically change perspectives. When the 10 seniors in the Mountain Ridge baseball program started in the school in fall 2012, the Mountain Lions were coming off two losing seasons. The varsity finished 9-14 in their freshman season.

Ridge Baseball Takes Second in State

Mountain Ridge played in their first ever State Championship Game Tuesday night.  They were defeated 12-3 in a long and late game at Tempe Diablo stadium. Mountain Ridge had been perfect in the playoffs up until Tuesday.  They defeated Hamilton 5-4 five days prior to the championship game, but this game never felt the same.  All

Baseball Team Continues Winning in Playoffs

The varsity baseball team continues to win in the playoffs. First, they defeated Sunrise Mountain 9-5 at home Tuesday.  The offense jumped on the Mustangs early when Cam Cannon took the first strike thrown in the game over the left field fence.  The team hit through the lineup in that first inning, scoring 5.  Later in

Three Tough Games This Week – Ridge Won Two

  This week the Mountain Ridge varsity baseball team played three tough games where the team went down early and fought back in… Monday they lost to Greenway 3-5.  Ridge out hit Greenway, and they were down early in the game, but untimely errors and an inability to string together the hits was their undoing.  Ridge

Two Games – No Runs Against

The Mountain Lion varsity baseball team has played two games this week.  They’ve shutout both Skyline (5-0) and Pinnacle (1-0) with fabulous pitching and defense.  Against Skyline, Chase Sandman pitched 6 innings and Tristan Thomas came in to close the game.  Against Pinnacle, Alex Roth (pictured) pitched 6 innings and Matthew Liberatore pitched the 7th for

NCSA Athletic Recruiting

Mountain Ridge High School is proud to announce that we will host Recruiting Expert Paul Putnam from NCSA Athletic Recruiting for his presentation: “College Recruiting Simplified.” The event is on Wednesday, April 27th at 6:30pm in the gymnasium. The seminar is free to all students and their families.   Putnam will guide parents and student-athletes

Varsity Baseball Wins National Classic

The Mountain Ridge varsity baseball team traveled to Southern California this week to compete in the 27th annual National Classic baseball tournament. Mountain Ridge is the only undefeated team in the tournament.  They went 4-0 and defeated La Jolla Country Day 2-0, Servite 10-9, De La Salle 2-1 and El Toro 7-1.

Ridge Baseball Wins Coach Bob Tournament Over Spring Break

While most students were away on spring break the Mountain Ridge Varsity Baseball Team hosted and competed in the Coach Bob Invitational tournament.  The tournament is touted as the largest high school baseball tournament in the nation and draws teams from all over the country.  Ridge played teams from California, Colorado and Oregon.  They went