Chris Acosta has helped mold daughters Jessica and Danica into champions

Central Union High’s co-head softball coach Chris Acosta and his daughter, Jessica Acosta, pose on Thursday at Emma Jones Field in El Centro. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

EL CENTRO — Years ago, Chris Acosta was adamant he would leave the Valley and never return once he the finished high school.

The Valley native is a 1989 Central Union High School graduate and a former standout at shortstop on the Spartan baseball team.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at or 760-337-3442.

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