Nacapoy, a catcher, helped the team take the silver in the 2005 IBAF "AA" World Youth Championships in Monterrey, Mexico.
The U.S. lost, 5-0, to Cuba in the championship.
High school wise, St. Francis dominated the area scene.
Despite finishing third again in the Mission League, the Golden Knights made their second consecutive appearance in the CIF Southern Section Division III semifinals.
But just like in 2004, St. Francis (10-3) lost against league rival Sherman Oaks Notre Dame in the semis.
No area team won a league title, but three other squads reached the postseason.
La Cañada lost in the Division III quarterfinals to Lompoc Cabrillo and Crescenta Valley and Flintridge Prep were first-round casualties in Division III and XIII, respectively.
Glendale defeated Hoover, 35-21, in the annual Battle for the Victory Bell, but that wasn't the biggest news the Nitros made this fall.
After the season, Coach Ted Amorosi and Co-Athletic Director Steve Holmoe resigned from what appeared to be parental pressure.
In the college ranks, Glendale Community College had a season to remember.
The Vaqueros closed the regular season with seven straight wins to capture the Western State Conference Southern Division title for the first time since 1990.
In all, Glendale College went 8-3, which was a great way to begin its first season playing at Sartoris Field, Glendale College's on-campus football field named after Athletic Director Jim Sartoris.
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La Cañada made the biggest headlines of the fall season after capturing the CIF Southern Section Division III title.
The Spartans beat Montebello, 14-11, in the championship game Nov. 21 at Long Beach's Belmont Plaza.
La Cañada captured its fourth CIF title in program history, but its first since 1999.
The team had a plethora of talent, led by junior Devon Borisoff and seniors Jordan Thompson, Gamal Rady and Doug McNeese.
The only other area team to win a league championship was Crescenta Valley, which again captured the Pacific League title.