Marmonte votes to outlaw composite bats

The composite baseball bat controversy in the Marmonte League is over.

During an all-league meeting on May 18 at Simi Valley High, Marmonte varsity baseball coaches elected to push a ban on composite bats.

The following week, league principals voted to implement the ban beginning in 2011.

Both votes were unanimous, according to Simi Valley athletic director and head varsity baseball coach Matt La Belle.

“We won’t be playing with composite bats next year...

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