Palomar Comets Baseball
SO., 6-6, 170;
SCHOOL: Murrieta Valley (Murrieta, CA)
DIVISION I COLLEGE: Verbally committed to the University of
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: appeared in 16 games fas the Comets' top left-handed reliever.
... struck out 11 batters in 14 1/3 innings. ... Struck
out nine in 10 1/3 innings in Pacific Coast
Conference games. ... Threw 1
1/3 scoreless innings vs. Ventura on Feb. 3. ... Pitched
2/3 of a scoreless inning in an 18-10 win at Mt. San
Jacinto on Feb. 6, coming in to cut off an Eagles rally
and get the Comets out of an eighth-inning jam. ... Came
in the game to get Palomar out of the seventh inning,
striking out the final batter, in an 11-6, 12-inning win
at Southwestern on March 8. ... Faced two batters and
notched his first save on March 22 in an 8-5 win over
Imperial Valley. ... Turned in a huge performance out of
the bullpen on March 27 to help the Comets beat host San
Diego Mesa 4-3 in 12 innings. Pitched 4 1/3 innings of
shutout ball, giving up two hits and striking out three.
... Pitched a hitless, scoreless relief inning, striking
out two, to help the Comets down Grossmont 4-2 on April
19. Pitched 1/3 of an inning of hitless, scoreless
relief in a 16-0 rout of Imperial Valley on April 24.
... Pitched 1/3 of an inning as he combined with Nick
Vincent and Kegan Sharp to shut out San Diego Mesa 6-0
on April 26.
SEASON: Appeared in six games as a reliever for
the Comets, pitching 6 1/3 innings and striking out 5
batters. ... Had an ERA of
0.00 for two innings in two 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: Compiled an ERA
of 0.61 with two saves for the Fayetteville SwampDogs in
the Coastal Plains League. Struck out
41 batters and walked eight in 29 2/3 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 at conclusion of season)