Prep Baseball Report

2023 Team Preview: Corona Panthers

PBR California Staff

The Road to the California State Games begins with the 2023 California high school baseball season. With the season just around the corner, our staff has begun putting out team previews from all around the state, getting you prepared for another year of exciting coverage.

Today we focus on the Corona Panthers who are coming off a 19-10 overall record in 2022 and a second place finish in the Big VIII league. With a deep playoff run and league title in mind, the Panthers look to capitalize on its talent and depth to propel them through a competitive schedule in 2023.

(Players, be sure to search our database and claim your profile. Don't see your profile? You can create a free PBR profile here)



Corona Panthers

Head Coach (years at school):

Andy Wise (14)

Twitter Handle:


CIF Section & Division:


Conference/League Name:


Last Year’s Record:


10-5 (League) 

2022 Playoff Run:

Lost in CIF SS D1 First Round to Capistrano Valley

# of Returning Starters:


# of Returning Pitchers:


Team Expectations:

"Group has a chance to win every time they take the field. I expect to win much more than lose against a top flight competitive schedule."

Team Strengths:

"High end talent/depth all around"

Areas of Improvement:


College Commitments:

Sam Burgess, 6’1” 180, P/OF/1B, 2024 - TCU

Billy Carlson, 6’1” 175, P/SS, 2025 - Vanderbilt

Josiah Palomino, 5’7” 155, C/INF, 2024 - Nevada

Ethan Schiefelbein, 6’1” 175, P/1B, 2024 - UCLA

Josh Springer, 6’2” 195, C/INF, 2024 - Oregon

Top Uncommitted 23s:

Jared Saldana - Well rounded smart ballplayer. 3-year starter.

Gavin Duke - Physical/young senior coming into his own.

Top Uncommitted 24s:

Jaylen White - Arizona decommit/worked hard/looks great.

Jake Skelskey - High leverage inning stud. 3-pitches with action. Slider is plus/plus.

Top Uncommitted 25s:

Seth Coria - High end tools(pop/velo)

Top Uncommitted 26s:

Anthony Murphy - Total package. Tools/Body/Work ethic/Drive/Game


South Bay Preseason ID
CA 01/29 Mission College - San Jose
East Bay Preseason ID CA 2/05 Chabot College - Hayward
Rising Stars ID: Sacramento CA 3/12 McBean Stadium - Lincoln
Rising Stars ID: Bay Area CA 4/23 Chabot College - Hayward