Congratulations to the following HLL alumni for their success in college and/or professional baseball. Know of someone to add? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christopher Baker earned a baseball scholarship in 2013 to attend University of Washington
Grant Goodman was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 36th round of the 2013 MLB Draft (#1092 overall).
Matthew Krook was drafted by the Miami Marlins with the #35 overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft.
Michael Strem earned a baseball scholarship to attend Boston College in 2013. While at St Francis High School, he was named the 2013 SJ Mercury News baseball player of the year after a tremendous season which included throwing a 66-pitch perfect game.
Tony Renda was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the second round (80th overall) of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Tony was named the 2011 Pac-10 Player of the Year. Tony, a sophomore second baseman at Cal, was the third Golden Bear to win the award. He has been named to the All-Pac-10 team in each of his first two seasons. In 2001, Tony was a member of HLL's District 52 and Section 3 championship team in the 9/10 age group.
Tyler Goeddel was a first-round draft pick (No. 41 overall) of the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2011 Major League Baseball Entry Draft. He signed for $1.5 million. Tyler played on HLL's 2004 champion District 12's team and later enjoyed a stellar high school career at St. Francis High School in Mountain View.
Erik Goeddel was a 24th-round selection of the New York Mets in the 2010 Major League Baseball Entry Draft. Erik is currently pitching for the Savannah Sand Gnats in the Class A South Atlantic League. He previously achieved success at UCLA, which he represented in the 2010 College World Series.
Benjamin Sosnick was drafted in the 49th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Entry Draft by the San Francisco Giants. The second baseman attended Jewish Community High School of the Bay in San Francisco.