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170, Age 21, Sophomore
Marcos High School, San Marcos,
San Marcos, Calif.
2003: Finished 5-0 with an
ERA of 3.10 for 40 2/3 innings in Pacific Coast
Conference play. ... Wound up 6-2 overall with a
4.18 ERA at the conclusion of the postseason. ...
Started Palomar's Jan. 30 season opener against
Los Angeles Pierce and gave up 2 runs in 5
innings, striking out 5 and walking 0, in a game
the Comets eventually won, 4-2. ... Also started
Feb. 8 against Cypress and Feb. 20 vs. Golden
West. ... Recorded Palomar's first complete game
and first complete-game shutout when he blanked
defending Pacific Coast Conference champion
Grossmont 9-0 on the road on March 11. Threw a
3-hitter against the Griffins, striking out 7 and
walking 2. ... Threw a scoreless inning in relief
in a 15-1 victory over Imperial Valley on March
18, then cazme right back March 21 to pitch the
first 6 innings and record the victory in a 6-3
win over San Diego City College. ... Was the
winning pitcher in 6-3 win over Southwestern on
April 1, throwing the first 6 2/3 innings. ...
Pitched the first 7 innings, giving up 2 earned
runs, in victory over Grossmont on April 8. ...
Started and pitched 6 shutout innings, giving up
only 2 hits, and struck out 6 in an 8-3 win over
Glendale on April 16. ... Pitched the first 7
innings of a 12-4 victory vs. San Diego Mesa on
April 26, striking out 6. ... Pitched 2 innings
of shutout relief in the Comets' 12-0 victory
over San Diego City College in their
regular-season finale on May 1. Postseason
Palomar's game against Santa Ana in the Southern
California Regionals on May 10 and threw 6 1/3
innings of 5-h9t ball, giving up an unearned run
in a game the Comets eventually lost 3-0.
2002: Won a starting job
after being effective as a reliever all season
and was 5-1 with a 4.08 ERA
going into the postseason including a 4-0 shutout
victory over Imperial Valley on April 11. ... He
finished 6-1 with a 4.70 ERA, with 55 strikeouts
in 68 1/3innings. ... His strikeout total led the
team. ... Pitched a complete-game seven-hitter,
giving up only two earned runs, to beat Mt. SAC
9-4 in the Palomar Easter Series tournament on
March 26. ... Also started the Comets' game at
Imperial Valley on March 9 and gave up one earned
run in four innings and was the winner as a
starter vs.San Diego Mesa on April 18. ...
Finished the regular season with win a 5-3 win
over Southwestern on May 2 when he gave up two
earned runs in 5 1/3 innings. ... Also had
shutout relief appearances against Cochise
(Ariz.) on Feb. 1, Imperial Valley on Feb. 23,
Southwestern on March 5, Grossmont over 3 2/3
innings on March 21 and Southwestern on April 8.
... Had had three other appearances in which he
did not give up an earned run.
from San Marcos High School in 2000. ... Played
for coach Eric Morton and received Best Defense,
Pitcher of the Year and the Coaches awards for
the Knights. ... Was recognized on the honor
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 8, 1982 in
San Diego. ... Son of Albert and Peggy Anaya. ...
Has three adult sisters, Michelle Cardoza,
Christina Anaya and Lorisa Rodriguez, and a grown
brother, Michael Astorga. ... Lives in San
after Southern California Regionals. Player
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