Trojan Shortstop Hector Estrella Completes Successful Summer

Aug. 15, 2006

LOS ANGELES -- USC senior shortstop Hector Estrella (Rosemead/Northview HS) earned all-tournament honors as a second baseman Saturday as the Santa Barbara Foresters won the 2006 NBC World Series in Wichita, Kansas. The Foresters went undefeated and beat the Derby (KS) Twins, 8-7, in the championship on Saturday for the team's first-ever title in the 16-day tournament.

Estrella went 2-for-5 in the championship with an RBI and finished the summer with a .380 average (76-for-200) with 40 RBI and a team-leading 24 stolen bases.

The National Baseball Congress holds its annual tournament each year, featuring some of the nation's top summer league teams with games being played around-the-clock.

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