Mike Warrington

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Mike Warrington was an outstanding two-sport athlete during his undergraduate years for the Blue and Gold. Warrington was the starting shortstop on the Indian varsity baseball team in 1981 and 1982 and during his senior year, he hit .372, earning First Team All-MEL honors as well as being the All-County shortstop. As a Napa High basketball guard, Warrington was a three-year starter for Coach Denny Lewis. His list of achievements include being the MEL Free Throw Shooting Champion one year, being voted Napa High’s Best Defensive Player for two years, earning All-MEL Honorable Mention as a junior and First Team All-MEL as a senior, being a member of Napa High’s first ever MEL Championship team one year and Napa’s first ever Wine Valley Tournament Champion another year. He capped off that feat by being named the tournament MVP. He was selected as the team captain and MVP and was named to the All-County basketball team and Vallejo Times Herald All-Region Team. He also made the All-Tournament teams in both the Justin Tournament and the Oakmont Tournament. At the College of Marin, Warrington was a starting guard on the state championship runner-up team and was named Most Inspirational Player and Best Defensive Player. The following year, playing for Napa College, he was named the team’s MVP. Coach Denny Lewis picked an All-Time Napa High Team for the period 1974 to 1994 and Warrington was a first team selection. After fives years as JV coach, Warrington took over as head basketball coach at Napa High when Denny Lewis retired, contributing a lot to the school and its athletes in that position which he held for six seasons.