SEASON: An All-Pacific Coast
Conference honorable mention selection as
Palomar became the first San Diego County
team to reach the State Championship Game
in 31 years. ... Played an integral role,
both offensively and defensively, in the
Comets' runner-up State finish. ... The
Comets' regular starter in center field,
batting ..320 for the season with 5
triples to lead the team and a .536
slugging percentage, best on the club
among every-day starters. ... Hit .321
for Pacific Coast Conference games.. ...
Leads the team with 4 triples. ... Went
2-for-4 against Santa Ana on Feb. 4. ...
Was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in a
9-2 win over Cerritos on Feb. 5. ...
Walked and scored the winning run in a
5-4 victory over San Diego City College,
ranked No. 12 in Southern California at
the time, on March 1. ... Went 2-for-3
with a double, a walk and 2 RBIs in an
8-7 victory over Grossmont on March 9.
... Drove in 2 runs with a first-inning
single to help spark the Comets to a 10-1
win on the road vs. defending Pacific
Coast Conference champion Southwestern on
March 10. ... Had another 2-run single in
the first inning March 17 to help ignite
Palomar to a 7-2 win over San Diego City
College. ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run
in a 9-2 win over San Diego Mesa on March
31. ... Homered in the second inning vs.
Southwestern on April 14. ... Went
2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI in a 6-3
win over Grossmont on March 4. Tripled
and scored the winning run in the bottom
of the sixth. Southern
California Super Regionals Walked in the
bottom of the second and scored the
Comets' second run in the tournament
chamionshi game, which the Comets won 6-2
to qualify for Fresno. State
Final Four Went 2-for-2 with
2 doubles and 2 RBIs as the Comets beat
eventual State Champion Santa Rosa 10-5
on the opening day of the State Finals on
May 28. ... Came back on May 29 to go
4-for-5 with an RBI and a stolen base as
the Comets knocked off the host team,
Fresno City College, 12-9 in the winners
bracket finals. Also made two outstanding
catches in center field.
SEASON: Played for the University
of San Diego, appearing in 12 games as a
three varsity seasons at Rancho Bernardo
for former Comet Sam Blalock, starting in
center field his junior and senior
seasons on teams ranked nationally in the
Top 25. ... The RB teams he played on
advanced to the CIF-San Diego Section
Division I championship game three times,
winning one title. ... Overcame an injury
that sidelined him toward the end of his
junior year and slowed his momentum his
senior year, still manging to hit 10 home
runs as a senior (16 career) while
batting .319. ... Hit two tape-measure
home runs vs. Poway, one estimated at
more than 500 feet to center field. ...
His prep performances earned him a spot
in the Area Code Games and earned him a
scholarship to USD out of high school.
... Was ranked among the top 100 high
school prospects in the country by
Baseball America. ... Gold Glove winner
with a 1.000 fielding percentage. ...
Academic all-county award winner.
WOOD BAT BASEBALL: Played
for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays scout team
and was selected to play for the Anaheim
Angels Elite team. ... Played with the
Southern California Dons in Alaska last
March 19, 1985, in Boynton Beach, Fla.
... Son of Mark and Bonnie Gale. ... Has
one sister, Enenne, and one brother,
(Note: Updated on June 2,
2005. Player biographies are updated at
least weekly during the season.)