Baseball seniors honored

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Pictured, from left, Matt Cathcart, Eric Levine, Brandon Wickard, Oliver Wynn, Keith La Masney, DJ Wolford, Alex Taras, and Andor Kesselman. . Photo by Sam Rubinroit

The Malibu High School baseball team honored its eight seniors before the final game of the season last week. The Sharks earned the victory, defeating Oak Park, 6-0, as senior Andor Kesselman pitched a two-hitter. The seniors enjoyed their final game, knowing it would be the last time they set foot on the Malibu High diamond. “It feels really good,” Matt Cathcart said.  “It’s a little bit sad, but I’m glad I could stand with my parents and get the win.”

The victory propelled Malibu to an overall record of 7-19 (4-8 in league), under the guidance of first year head coach Ari Jacobs. Though the Sharks did not earn a playoff bid, it was a fitting way to end the season. “It felt great,” Eric Levine said. “I wish we were going more into playoffs, but it’s still fun.”