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Black Bears Add Infield Trio

The Cowlitz Black Bears announced the addition to the 2016 roster of infielders Yeager Taylor (Fr., UC Riverside), Mahlik Jones (Jr., CS Bakersfield) and Trey Yukumoto (Fr., Cal State East Bay).

Taylor (3B) was named the 2015 All CIF Division 5 MVP as well as the Mountain Pass League Offensive MVP, leading Hemet High School to the CIF 5A Southern Section Championship.  He earned spots on the MaxPreps All-American Second Team and the California Medium School All-State First Team.

Jones (SS) played in 27 games in 2015, starting once, and hitting .222 on the season.  As a freshman, he hit .217 in 12 appearances.

Yukumoto (2B) was two-time honorable mention selection in Hawaii’s OIA West League, playing second base and shortstop for Leilehua High School.