A freshman starting pitcher on the varsity baseball team at Pacifica Christian High in Santa Monica, Griffin earned the MVP Award after a stellar season that included an eight-inning masterpiece with nine strikeouts and zero runs allowed against Buckley. The Huntington resident and former Calvary Christian student started his baseball career in T-Ball at the Palisades Recreation Center and was a perennial PPBA All-Star, playing on the Pali Waves squad that became the first from the Palisades to finished in the top three in Cooperstown. To nominate your favorite Palisadian for Athlete of the Week, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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