Piedra Vista Baseball
2014 4A State Champs!!!

2010 / 2011/2012 "Back to Back to Back" 4A State Champs! 2013 State Runner up.

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Mission: To promote baseball in a way that players would learn how to be a part of something "bigger than self". To continue building tradition and growth of the "Panther Baseball Family".

"There is no man greater than he who would lay down his life for those of his friends."
82412_102051_0.pngWE Play For...Each OTHER!!! Keep fightin' Solly!!!!!
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New Mexico HS Baseball Coaches Association (NMHSBCA)
Baseball Coaches Association (BCA) baseballcoaches.org
American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)  www.abca.org 
4-Corners Baseball LLC
Rivercat Baseball

91609_71858_0.jpgRicketts Park
91609_72040_1.pngFarmington Sports Complex

Varsity practice field- Piedra Vista HS
Varsity home games-Ricketts Park
JV practice and games: Farmington Sports Complex #1
C-team Practice field: Farmington Sports Complex #2
C-team Game site: Farmington Sports Complex #1 and PV HS

        11-15 starts "no throw" arm rest period; total weight room training 4 times a week twice a day
        1-12-2013 will be the first day of throwing progression and selling ads
        1-26(TBA)-2014 Mandatory parent meeting in the librry at 6:45 (prefer physicals are finalized by then)
        2-2-2014 1st day of official practice
        TBA-2014 Navajo Taco fund raiser at Civic Center
        2-1-2014 program Ads due
        2-21-2014 scrimmage (JV) @ VV and (V) @ LC
        3-1-2014 JR. High Basin completed
        3-19/21 PVHS Varsity Invitational (8 teams)
                Teams: Valencia (NM), Durango Co., Fruita Co., Farmington NM, Los Alamos NM, Piedra Vista HS (NM), Las Cruces NM, Lovington NM
        3-20/22 PVHS JV invite tourney (16 teams)
        3-23/26 Coach Bob National Invitational Tourney in Phoenix AZ
****CORRECTION: Game March 23rd vs. Lake Oswego Oregon has been moved to Tolleson HS at 7:00 and will not be played at Valley Vista.

Schedule: (2015)
2-21          Scrimmage @ La Cueva/Volcano Vista

2-28          vs. Los Alamos  12/2 @ Ricketts 11/1 canceled to snow

3-7¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†vs. Abq Valley 12/2 (JV @ Complex; Varsity @ Ricketts)    W 7-3/W 11-2

3-12/14     @ FHS invite Lost Vernal Utah 5-2 in 10 inn/Won Moriarty 14-0/ Won Los Lunas 8-2

3-14            Los Alamos @ sprots complex 11:30 a.m. W 3-2 in 9 inn.

3-19/21      PVHS invite (Durango CO, Fruita CO, FHS, Valencia (Los Lunas NM), Miyamura, Los Alamos NM, PVHS, Las Cruces NM, Lovington NM)

3-23/26     @Coach Bob National Invitational Phoenix AZ (10 parents rooms will be held)
(see bracket above)
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File # 32915
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4-3/4           @ Cleveland HS vs. Carlsbad 4 p.m. (3rd) , @ Volcano Vista vs. VV 10:30 (4th)

4-9             @ Bloomfield 4 p.m.

District 1AAAAA 2015 Baseball Schedule
Saturday 4/11           PV vs. Gallup 11am @ Ricketts Park

Tuesday¬† 4/14          PV (bye)¬†

Thursday 4/16           PV @ Miyamura 4pm

Saturday¬† 4/18         PV vs Aztec¬†¬†11 am @ Ricketts

Tuesday 4/21            PV vs. FHS 5pm @ Ricketts

Thursday¬†4/23¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† PV @ Gallup¬†¬†4 pm

Saturday 4/25¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†      PV (bye)

Tuesday 4/28            PV vs. Miyamura 4pm @ Ricketts Park

Thursday 4/30           PV @ Aztec 4pm

Saturday 5/2            PV @ FHS 1pm (knothole day)


Head Coach: Mike McGaha (Hitters/1B's/OF's)
 Playing Experience:¬†Farmington HS 1989-1991 (state champs), Eastern NM University 1991-1992

HS Baseball Coaching experience: Head C-team /Asst. Varsity @ Portales HS 1997 (Portales NM), Asst.Varsity @ Deming HS 1998-2000 (Deming NM), Head Varsity @ Haskell HS 2000-2002(Haskell TX), Head C-team  @ FHS 2002-2004, Asst. Varsity @ FHS 2004-2009 (Farmington NM), NM 4A State Champs in 2005, 2006, 2007, & 2008, Head Varsity @ PVHS 2009 - present (2010, 2011, 2012 4A state champs)

Other Baseball awards and Coaching Experience:  Head Coach 1997 (Portales Ravens-West Texas League/AABC), Head Coach 1998-2000 (Deming Ducks- B-Legion), Head Coach 2000 and 2001 Haskell TX (Babe Ruth All Stars), Asst. Coach 2002-2007 (Farmington Storm- AABC), Private Instructor with a specialty in hitting 2005-2010 (Strike Zone Baseball and Softball Training Center), Asst. Coach 2000 for NM South and 2007 for NM North (New Mexico North/South All Star Game), Asst coach for 2012 NM North All Stars, 2012 BCA Rocky Mountain Region District 7 Coach of the Year, District 1-4A Coach of the year 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014; New Mexico Coach of the year 2010, 2011, and 2014

Additional Baseball Affiliations:Associate Scout, Atlanta Braves///Owner: 4-Corners Baseball LLC

Family: Wife of  21years (Lori) is a teacher at the (RTC) Rehab and Treatment Center in Farmington. She is a great baseball mom and wife. Sons: (Cody-big brother) attends Piedra Vista High. He loves baseball. (Max-little brother) can‚Äôt get enough baseball either.

Assistant: Derek Martin (Infielders/Hitters)
Derek's collegiate experience started as a red shirt middle infielder at New Mexico State then transferred to Eastern New Mexico University as an outfielder and D. H. also played football for the Hounds for two seasons.  Upon graduating Magna Cum Laude from ENMU with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Education, minor in Biology, and a Master's Degree in Sports Administration he coached 4 years at Portales High School as a Varsity Assistant and taught science. He spent one year at Clovis High School as a strength and conditioning coach.  As an assistant at FHS, he helped train and coach 5 state championship seasons. In 2009, he was named Varsity Assistant under Mike McGaha at Piedra Vista High School. He was selected as the 2010 BCA district 7 assistant coach of the year. In the off-season you will find him chasing "the call of the wild" hunting big game as an outfitter/guide.  His family includes wife Samantha, and sons Matthew, Dalton, and Hunter (2 dogs-coach and scout).

Varsity Assistant: Clay Foster (Pitchers/C's)
Coach Foster joins us from Artesia NM where he has been the head coach for the last 13 years. He had taken the Bulldogs to the playoffs many times and averaged 18 wins per year as the head coach. His wife Kari teaches 1st grade at Country Club elementary. Oldest son Kaz gradutaed from Artesia HS and plays at Cochise CC in Douglas AZ. Middle son Colton is a freshman and plays baseball at Piedra Vista HS. Youngest son Cason is in 5th grade and attends Country Club Elementary School. Coach Foster brings a wealth of energy, experience, and knowledge to us and we are very happy to add him to our family.

Head Junior Varsity: Lars Baker 
Piedra Vista High School, Farmington, New Mexico¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 2009‚Äď Present
C Team Assistant Coach
Kirtland Central High School, Kirtland, New Mexico¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†2004‚Äď 2005
 Varsity Assistant/JV Head Coach
Gorge Whittell High School, Zephyr Cove, Nevada¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†2002‚Äď 2003
Varsity Assistant Coach, Pitchers and Catchers
Douglas High School, Minden, Nevada¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†1995‚Äď 1999
 Head Varsity Baseball Coach
            NorthRegion Runner Up, State Qualifier 1998
            NorthernAAAA Coach of the Year 1998
Mickey Owen Baseball School, Miller, Missouri                                             1987- 1990
            Skill Development/Team Coaching
Durango Parks and Recreation Department, Durango, Colorado¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†1983‚Äď 1986
            Two Week Skills Camp/Four Week Game Season
Volunteer Coaching Experience
Farmington Amateur Baseball Congress¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 2006‚Äď Present
            SandyKoufax Vice President, 2006, 2007, 2009
Lower Valley Amateur Baseball Congress                                                         2005
Carson Valley Little League¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†2000‚Äď 2003
Playing Experience
Otero Junior College¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†1986‚Äď 1987
Durango High School¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†1983‚Äď 1986
            ThreeYear Varsity Letterman
Head C-Team: Alfonzo ("Fonz") Alonso

Thomas Kellenaers (JV asst)
Isaac Gamboa (C asst)

Chad Silseth (JV Pitchers)

Reggie Crabtree (C-team Pitchers/Catchers)

Panthers still playing:

Jake McCasland 2010 (UNM, SF Giants)
Alex Scanlan 2010 (Seward/Campbellsville University)
Damion Lovato 2010 (NMJC/Kansas St/Wayland Baptist)
Dominic Moreno  2011 (Howard/Texas Tech)
Morgan McCasland 2011 (NMJC/New Mexico Highlands)
Cody Scaggari 2012 (Utah)
Shane Woodson 2012 (Campellsville University)
Kholeton Sanchez 2012 (New Mexico Junior College/Texas Tech)
James Edwards 2012 (Luna/Wayland Baptist)
Shilo McCall 2012 (San Francisco Giants)
Jeremy Johnson 2013 (Eastern Az)
Dillan Vigil 2013 (Wayland Baptist)
Ian Doughty 2013 (Pepperdine/NMJC)
Jacy Cave 2013 (NMJC)
Ty Jaquez 2013 (Aurora University)
Ryan Pecotte 2013 (Eastern NM University)
Nate Dominguez 2013 (Lamar CC)

2014 Committments:
Matt Martin (NMJC)
Kody Russell (NMJC)

Panther Baseball would like to give a special Thanks to the following people for their hard work and support. Without you we would not be in the hunt!

Former Principal - Ann Gattis (Best one anybody has EVER worked for!)

New principal: Dave Golden (not pictured)

New Athletic Director: Frank Whalen

Booster Club President -Jennifer Caliendo (not pictured)

Athletic Secretary - Linda Crabtree


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