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Monday, August 21, 2017

2017 14u PG Select Festival

Bryan Cooney        


14u PG Select Baseball Festival Event Page


FORT MYERS, Fla. – The most elite athletes from the high school class of 2021 from across the nation, as well as one participant representing Puerto Rico, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, will take center stage at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida. Team East will battle Team West in the second annual 14u Perfect Game Select Baseball Festival held during Labor Day weekend.

The players qualified for the Festival by showcasing their abilities in Perfect Game tournament, showcase and PG Series events. The final selections took place upon the completion of the inaugural 14u National Showcase, which was held the weekend of August 5-6.

The 40 participants range from 17 different states along with Puerto Rico, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. The players will be housed at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa overlooking the Gulf of Mexico for the weekend, as they will get to take part in numerous activities on and off the field.

Perfect Game is humbled and honored to be able to have proceeds from this game benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. GCH is the only children’s hospital between Tampa and Miami, and it provides vital healthcare for the region’s sick and injured children and their families, from infancy through age 18. There is no player participation fee for all of the players selected and the weekend will include an awards dinner for the athletes and their families.

Players are given the opportunity to fundraise for the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida with individual pages in which they can get donors to help the cause. For more information on how you can help, please visit the following link:

www.pledge.perfectgameselect.com

Tickets are available the day of the game for $5, and can be purchased by visiting the following link:

www.tickets.perfectgameselect.com

The Perfect Game Select Baseball Festival will be televised live on Fox Sports Networks and streamed simultaneously on MLB.com on Sunday, September 3 at 7:00 p.m. EST.

During the game, there will be a chance to win $10,000 or $30,000 with the purchase of a ticket. The $10,000 prize will take place during the third inning by participating in the competition, Balls and Strikes. Participants will have six chances to throw three balls through the target, before throwing four balls.

The Home Run Derby will be held during the sixth inning and the winner will be awarded the grand prize of $30,000.The participants will have three chances to hit a home run off a tee on the field at JetBlue Park.

After the game there will be a fireworks show presented by Zambelli Fireworks.

Perfect Game is proud to have assisted in the development of more than 1,000 MLB players and tens of thousands college-committed athletes since PG was founded in 1995. All Perfect Game events are run in full compliance with Major League Baseball’s Pitch Smart initiative.

For further information or media requests about the Perfect Game Select Baseball Festival please visit www.perfectgame.org or contact Ben Ford (benford@perfectgame.org) and/or Daron Sutton (daronsuttonbaseball@gmail.com).


East Roster

Nick Bitsko | RHP, Doylestown, Pa.
Irving Carter | RHP, Boynton Beach, Fla.
Bryant Colon | OF, Greenacres, Fla.
Alex Edmondson | RHP, Simpsonville, S.C.
Giuseppe Ferraro | SS, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Dorian Gonzalez | SS, Miami, Fla.
Brady House | SS, Winder, Ga.
Joe Mack | C, Williamsville, N.Y.
Jayden Melendez | C, Palmetto Bay, Fla.
Carson Montgomery | RHP, Windermere, Fla.
Christian Moore | RHP, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Erick Pena | OF, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Joel Perez Jr. | SS, Miramar, Fla.
Justin Quintana | OF, Miramar, Fla.
Nicholas Regalado | RHP, Miami Lakes, Fla. Carlos Rodriguez | RHP Miami, Fla.
Alejandro Rosario | RHP, Miami, Fla.
Cole Wagner | LHP, Lewisberry, Pa.
Jeffery Waters | OF, Mableton, Ga.
Mario Zabala | OF, San Juan, Puerto Rico


West Roster

Kemp Alderman | 1B, Decatur, Miss.
Austin Bode | C, Columbus, Ind.
Brody Drost | OF, Sulphur, La.
Petey Halpin | OF, San Mateo, Calif.
Rawley Hector | RHP, Van Alstyne, Texas
Blaze Jordan | 1B, Southaven, Miss.
Jordan Lawlar | SS, Irving, Texas
Luke Leto | SS, Portage, Mich.
Daylen Lile | OF, Louisville, Ky.
Christian Little | RHP, St. Louis, Mo.
Ian Moller | C, Dubuque, Iowa
Izaac Pacheco | SS, Friendswood, Texas
Roismar Quintana | OF, Guatire, Mich.
Roc Riggio | OF, Simi Valley, Calif.
Isaac Rodriguez | SS, Murrieta, Calif.
Noah Smith | SS, Chicago, Ill.
Grant Taylor | RHP, Florence, Ala.
Hunter Teplansky | SS, Temple, Texas
Tyler Whitaker | RHP, Las Vegas, Nev.
Ethan Wood | RHP, Lebanon, Ky.


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