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PG On Deck: July 4

Blake Dowson        
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2019 13U, 15U Super25 National Championships

The 13U and 15U Super25 National Championship are back in Sanford, Fla. from July 5-9, with games being played at the Boombah Sports Complex.

In the 13U bracket, 32 teams will compete for a title, with 18 teams vying for the title at the 15U level. Teams from all up and down the East Coast will be attendance, all the way from New York and Delaware to Florida and North Carolina, and everywhere in between.

The talent in attendance will be top-notch, as well. Six top-250 prospects in the 15U bracket will be in Sanford, including No. 51 prospect Zachary Showalter, a righthanded pitcher for Team Elite 15U American. Rounding out the top-250 prospects are No. 52 Lukas Schramm, an outfielder for Team Elite 15U American, No. 116 Salvador Alvarez, a catcher for Elite Squad CF 15U, No. 163 Royer Stanley Moreno-Cedeno, a lefthanded hurler for Bronx Bombers 15U, No. 198 Vincent Fattore, an outfielder for Keystone State Bombers, and No. 219 Pablo Torres, a righthanded pitcher for Elite Squad CF 15U.

For more information, go to the 13U Event Page and the 15U Event Page.

2019 WWBA 14U Prospect Meadows National Championship

The inaugural WWBA 14U Prospect Meadows National Championship will take place from July 5-9 at Prospect Meadows Sports Complex in Marion, Iowa. Prospect Meadows, new this season to the Perfect Game lineup of facilities, will hold events steadily for the rest of the summer, including tournaments and showcases.

The WWBA 14U National Championship will include six teams, with Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Missouri represented.

Both Gamers 14 Blue, out of St. Louis, and Iowa Select 2023 Oberthien, out of Cedar Rapids, Iowa have plenty of PG experience already, and bring winning records in PG events with them to the 14U Prospect Meadows National Championship. Gamers 14 Blue has garnered a 9-5-1 record thus far, and the Iowa Select squad has played to a 8-6-3 record.

For more information, go to the Event Page.

2019 WWBA 2021 Grads or 16U National Championship

With the conclusion of the 2019 WWBA 17U National Championship at the LakePoint Sports Complex in Cartersville, Georgia, the 16U National Championship starts right on its heels.

LakePoint Sports Complex doesn’t get a break between events, as the 16U tournament starts on July 5 and runs through July 12.

392 teams spread out across 49 pools of eight teams will compete to earn a place in the championship bracket after they’ve finished playing their first five pool play games.

The past six champions of the event have all come from different states, giving teams from all over the country the confidence that the tournament is wide open. Team Elite Prime 16U is the defending champ reigning from Georgia, with Banditos Scout Team (Texas) the 2017 winner, East Coast Sox Diamond (Mississippi) in 2016, Tri-State Arsenal Showcase 1 (New Jersey) in 2015, BPA Demarini Elite (California) in 2014, and Evoshield Canes (Virginia) winning in 2013.

80 of the top-100 players in the 2021 class will be in attendance, including eight of the top-10 players. The top-three players in the class will all play for Team Elite 16U Scout Team, including No. 1 shortstop Brady House, No. 2 Christian Little, a righthanded pitcher, and No. 3 Luke Leto, another shortstop.

Rounding out the top-10 players in attendance are No. 6 Andrew Painter, a righthanded pitcher, No. 7 Michael Braswell, a shortstop, No 8 Izaac Pacheco, another shortstop, No. 9 Irving Carter, a righthanded pitcher, and No. 10 Thomas Dilandri, an outfielder.

For more information, go to the Event Page.

2019 17U BCS National Championship

84 teams will travel to Fort Myers, Fla. this weekend to compete in the 2019 17U BCS National Championship from July 6-14. The event is spread out across five complexes in Fort Myers, including JetBlue Park, the Spring Training home of the Boston Red Sox.

2019 will be the 14th-annual installment of the 17U BCS National Championship, with the East Cobb Astros club out of Marietta, Georgia claiming four of those titles, leading the pack in that regard.

Teams in attendance will be split up into 21 pools of four teams, with three games played in the first round of pool play. After the first round, all teams will be reseeded into either Championship/Platinum pools or Silver/Bronze pools.

Mario Zabala, the No. 9 player in the 2020 class, headlines the group in attendance. The outfielder is a Florida International commit from San Juan, Puerto Rico. No. 13 Jordan Walker, a third baseman committed to Duke, and No. 49 Will Sanders, a righthanded pitcher committed to South Carolina, round out the top-50 players in attendance.

For more information, go to the Event Page.
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