Palomar Comets Baseball
Fr., 6-6, 170;
SCHOOL: Murrieta Valley (Murrieta, CA)
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 18, 1987, in Escondido.
... Son of Juan and Gloria Ibarra. ... Juan Ibarra
played third base for MiraCosta College and on the
four-year college level.
SEASON: Projected as a bright prospect for his
2007 sophomore season, Ibarra appeared in 6 games as a reliever for
the Comets, pitching 6 1/3 innings and striking out 5
batters. ... Had an ERA of
0.00 for 2 innings in 2 appearances in the Pacific Coast
Conference. ... Threw a scoreless inning in relief in a
10-3 victory over Sacramento City College, the eventual
runner-up in the California State Community College
Championships, on Feb. 4. ... Retired Imperial
Valley with a 1-2-3 eighth inning on a groundout,
strikeout and pop-up, as the Comets rocked the Arabs
12-1 on March 6. ... Pitched an inning of shutout ball,
striking out 2, in an 8-0 win over Imperial Valley on
April 4. Combined with Nick Vincent, the Comets' No. 1
pitcher, and 4 other relievers to throw a 2-hit shutout.
WOOD BAT BASEBALL: Has compiled an ERA
of 0.67 with 2 saves for the Fayetteville SwampDogs in
the Coastal Plains League as of July 26. Has struck out
41 batters and walked 7 in 27 innings.
SCHOOL: Was Pitcher of the Year three straight
seasons at Murrieta Valley High, where he played for
coach Carlos Santiago. ... Helped Nighthawks reach the
CIF-Southern Section Division III semifinals.
(Updated on July 26, 2006)