Mike Miller, Ojai Valley New sports editor
After leading the Nordhoff baseball team into the playoffs this season, junior Cody Deason was named the Tri-Valley League Pitcher of the Year. Deason emerged as a force on the mound this year for the Rangers, going 5-2 on the year with 2.98 ERA. The junior pitched a total of 47 innings and only gave up 31 hits on the year. He also struck out better than a batter per inning after striking out 56 batters.