Top Tier involved in USA baseball

As the 2019 Summer comes to an end, our staff would like to congratulate our players and coaches who played a part in the USA baseball process. Each participant was evaluated and selected to be a part of a National or region team. 

National Team Participants

USA National Team Coaches- Todd Fine,12U Manager(IL)
USA 12u Team members- Josiah Hartshorn(CA), Bryce Nixon(CA)
15u Team  members- Aidan Miller(FL), Colton Wombles(FL)
18u Team members- Ben Hernendez(IL)

The 12u National Team is represented by 18 of the best players at the 12u,15U, and 18U age levels. The 12U team competed in Taiwan and recorded a 6-2 record while playing in the 12u Baseball World Cup. The 15u National Team will compete in the Pan-American Championships from September 12-22 in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. The 18u National Team will travel to Gijang, South Korea and play in the World Baseball Softball Confederation 18u Championships. The team will open up tournament play against South Africa on August 30th.  

National Team Identification Series Participants

11u NTIS participants- Gavin Chang(IL), Anthony Chavez(IL), Kamrin Jenkins(IL), Maddux Lessard(IL), Jack Slightom(IL)
12u NTIS participants- Ethan Keller(IL), Tyler Townsend(IL)
13u NTIS participants- Lincoln Garcia(CA), Ryan Sloan(IL)
14U NTIS participants- Mason Brassfield(CA), T
ommy Townsend(IL)
15U NTIS participants-
Luke Adams(IL)

The NTIS event involves players from across the country participating in camps and tryouts at the local level in their designated region. Every region will name 32 athletes from each of the 11U, 12U and 13U age groups, and 36 athletes from each of the 14U, 15U and 16U age groups, to two All-Region teams that will participate in the NTIS Champions Cup at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina.

National Open Team Participants

12U National Team Open participants- Patrick Connors(IL), Kane Garcia(CA), Karlos Otero(IL), Zach Pomatto(IL), Jack Slightom(IL), Tyler Townsend(IL)
12U National Team Trials participants- Luis Meija(CA), CJ Sampson(CA), Cruz Schoolcraft(CA)

The 12u National Open consists of the best 112 players from around the country to participate in a three-day event in Santa Clarita, California. The event consists of training with Team USA staff members as well as four scout games. The event concluded with the selection of 15 participants to be selected to the 12u National Team Trials. 

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