2013 Perfect Game All-American Classic
presented by Rawlings - San Diego

For the third consecutive year the West team defeated the East, this year doing so by a final score of 8-6 to pull ahead in the all-time series 6-4-1.

Hickman, Neb. native Jakson Reetz was named the game MVP by going 2-for-4 with two runs driven in, one run scored and three of the eight stolen bases by the West squad. Reetz had the biggest hit of the evening, drilling a 94 mph fastball from Dylan Cease to the fence in right-center field for an RBI double in the top of the second inning.

Down two runs in the top of the fifth, the West scratched three runs across to secure a lead they would not relinquish. Reetz reached on an error which scored Jack Flaherty, and Marcus Wilson scored on a wild pitch as part of a walk issued to Monte' Harrison. Another double steal with Reetz crossing homeplate pushed the game to 5-3.

After the last out was recorded, the West and East teams quickly converged to the pitching mound to re-create the double dog-pile from a year ago, in what is proving to be a tradition at the Perfect Game All-American Classic.

Eighteen of the 19 pitchers that took the mound threw 91 or harder, with nine of those pitchers touching at least 95 mph. Tyler Kolek's 99 mph fastball set an event record.

Keaton McKinney, who struck out three of the four batters he faced in the bottom of the fourth inning, picked up the win, while Zack Shannon, who struck out Nick Gordon to end the game, earned the save.

As part of the Classic festivities Michael Chavis claimed the Rawlings Home Run Challenge, while Gordon was named the Jackie Robinson Player of the Year at the event's annual dinner banquet.

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East Roster

NoPlayerPosHigh School
7 Justin Bellinger 1B St Sebastians School, MA
12 Dylan Cease RHP Milton, GA
11 Michael Chavis 3B Sprayberry, GA
2 Carl Chester OF Lake Brantley, FL
23 Reese Cooley OF Fleming Island, FL
6 Braxton Davidson OF T C Roberson, NC
4 Gregory Deichmann SS Brother Martin, LA
10 Ti'quan Forbes SS Columbia, MS
33 Joseph Gatto RHP St Augustine Preparatory, NJ
3 Michael Gettys OF Gainesville, GA
5 Nicholas Gordon SS Olympia, FL
50 Foster Griffin LHP The First Academy, FL
14 Grant Holmes RHP Conway, SC
21 Cobi Johnson RHP James W. Mitchell, FL
34 Kel Johnson OF Homeschool,
19 Mac Marshall LHP Parkview, GA
44 Gareth Morgan OF Blyth Academy, ON
45 Keven Pimentel RHP Montverde Academy, FL
24 Sean Reid-Foley RHP Sandalwood, FL
31 Benito Santiago C Coral Springs Christian Academ, FL
42 Justus Sheffield LHP Tullahoma, TN
77 Devin Smeltzer LHP Bishop Eustace Prep, NJ
0 Justin Smith OF Bartram Trail, FL
20 Touki Toussaint RHP Coral Springs Christian Academ, FL
25 Chase Vallot C St Thomas More, LA

West Roster

NoPlayerPosHigh School
15 Brady Aiken LHP Cathedral Catholic, CA
12 Sean Bouchard 3B Cathedral Catholic, CA
9 Bryce Carter C Cascia Hall Preparatory, OK
24 Darius Day OF Simeon Career Academy, IL
27 Jack Flaherty RHP Harvard-Westlake, CA
33 Stone Garrett OF George Ranch, TX
7 Jacob Gatewood SS Clovis, CA
3 Monte Harrison OF Lee`s Summit West, MO
25 Derek Hill OF Elk Grove, CA
19 Scott Hurst OF Bishop Amat, CA
10 Alex Jackson C Rancho Bernardo, CA
2 Trenton Kemp OF Buchanan, CA
34 Tyler Kolek RHP Shepherd, TX
5 Michael Kopech RHP Mt Pleasant, TX
13 Jon Littell OF Stillwater, OK
11 Keaton McKinney RHP Ankeny Centennial, IA
16 Kodi Medeiros LHP Waiakea, HI
43 Bryce Montes De Oca RHP Lawrence, KS
22 Brandon Murray RHP Hobart, IN
14 Luis Ortiz RHP Sanger, CA
28 Donald "DJ" Peters OF Glendora, CA
30 David Peterson LHP Regis Jesuit, CO
1 Jakson Reetz C Norris, NE
32 Zach Shannon 1B Anderson, OH
23 Cameron Varga RHP Cincinatti Hills Christian Academy, OH
8 Marcus Wilson OF Junipero Serra, CA

Game Awards

• MVP Award: Jakson Reetz
• Rawlings Home Run Challenge Champion: Michael Chavis
• Jackie Robinson Award: Nicholas Gordon
• Rawlings Defensive Player of the Year: Derek Hill
• Baseball Prospectus Prospect of the Year: Alex Jackson
• Baseball America Pitcher of the Year: Tyler Kolek
• Perfect Game Nick Adenhart Award: Devin Smeltzer
• EvoShield SWAG Award: Jacob Gatewood

Statistical Performers

• Hits: Jakson Reetz (2)
• Runs: Jack Flaherty, Marcus Wilson (2)
• Stolen Bases: Jakson Reetz (3)
• Runs Batted In: Jakson Reetz (2)
• Strikeouts: Cobi Johnson, Keaton McKinney, Sean Reid-Foley, Touki Toussaint (3 in 1 inning)

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