Lassen High School pitcher selected for all-star game
Joey Beck works the pitcher’s mound for the Lassen High School Grizzlies during one of their home games this season. Beck has been selected to play for the North high school all-star baseball team in the Chico Breakfast Lions Club Bob Busch Classic. Photo by Maddie Musante
May 28 — Joey Beck, a senior at Lassen High School, has been chosen to play for the North high school all-star baseball team in the Chico Breakfast Lions Club Bob Busch Classic in Chico Saturday, June 1.
The North-South game will be played at 6 p.m. at Doryland Field in the Hooker Oak Recreation Area in east Chico.
Beck is one of 18 graduating seniors chosen from schools located from Red Bluff to the Oregon line.
Beck is a left-handed pitcher who posted a .414 batting average this year along with seven doubles and three home runs. On the mound he was 6-1 with a 2.26 earned run average, according to statistics on MaxPreps.com. Earlier this year, Beck accepted a scholarship to attend and play baseball for the Western Nevada College Wildcats.
The North team is coached by Todd Buck of Foothill High School.
On the same day the Lions will host a North-South high school all-star softball game at 2 p.m. on a field in the same complex. North coach is Karen Fifield of Shasta High School. Both games feature 18-player senior rosters and are nine innings.
Net proceeds go to a Lions charity.