Name: Nate Mendoza
School: Oak Hills
This week’s accomplishment: Mendoza helped the Bulldogs begin MRL play with three wins. He pitched a complete game without allowing an earned run and struck out 10 against Burroughs then went 3 for 4 with a double, two runs and two RBIs against Serrano and added a double, a walk, an RBI and a run against Hesperia.
What do you like most about your sport: The intensity when it’s a close game.
How long have you been playing your sport and how did you get started: I’ve been playing baseball since I was 6 years old, and I started playing when I saw my brother playing.
Pregame ritual: Praying
Most memorable sports moment: Throwing a no-hitter against Hesperia last year.
If you could be someone else for a day, who would it be and why: I’d be Francisco Lindor because he makes unbelievable plays in the field.
Something most people don’t know about you: I love to sing.
How would you spend $1 million: Buying a house for my parents.
Where would you go if you could travel anywhere in the world: Puerto Rico
If you had an extra hour every day, how would you spend it: With all my family.
What superpower do you wish you had: The ability to fly.
Favorite sports team: Anaheim Angels
Favorite athlete: Mike Trout
Favorite superhero: Spider-Man
Favorite TV show: “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”
Favorite movie: “Friday”
Favorite song: “Congratulations” by Post Malone
Favorite meal: Chicken and waffles
Favorite local restaurant: Pancho Villas
Favorite app: Snapchat
Twitter handle: @natemendoza12
For more local sports information visit: www.vvdailypress.com/sports