DURHAM, North Carolina (February 28, 2019) – The Powerade State Games High School Baseball Showcase will take place June 12th-16th at BB&T Ballpark (Home of the Charlotte Knights), UNC Charlotte, & Central Cabarrus High School. The High School Baseball Showcase will feature the best 20 underclassmen players from eight North Carolina Regions. Athletes will be competing in front of over 80 college and professional scouts as they vie for the gold, silver and bronze medals.
The coaches have been selected for each regional team and are listed below with their high school in parentheses and the head coach listed first:
Region 1 – Axel Smith (Oakwood School), Buck Edmundson (Fike), Justin Roberson (Perquimans County), Justin Hill (Currituck)
Region 2 – Michael Taylor (Wayne County), Dustin Medlin (North Brunswick), Jason King (Rosewood), Robert Kravitz (Arendell Parrott)
Region 3 – Adam Weaver (Corinth Holders), Kyle Boyette (Person), Zach Boraski (Fuquay-Varina), Aaron Brown (C.E. Jordan)
Region 4 – Samuel Thorndyke (Fairmont), Lance Honeycutt (Harnett Central), David Lee (Southern Lee), Matthew Hunt (St. Pauls)
Region 5 – Brad Bullard (West Forsyth), Clark Erskine (McMichael), Andy Harper (High Point Central), Keith Walker (Glenn)
Region 6 – Philip Russ (Bessemer City), Michael Causey (Southlake Christian), Alex Leonhardt (Burns), Scott Clark (Lincoln Charter)
Region 7 – Terry Johnson (Wilkes Central), Mike Windish (Ashe County), Dwayne Berrier (North Wilkes), Bradley Rudisill (Davie County)
Region 8 – Chris Lambert (Brevard), Tony Wall (Chase), Scotty Ruff (Rosman), Dylan Jones (Erwin)
Only high school underclassmen (2020-2022 graduates) are eligible to participate. To register, view regional maps, view tryout dates & locations, or for other general information on the High School Baseball Showcase, please visit www.poweradestategames.org.
The Powerade State Games of North Carolina is gearing up for an exciting year of competition in the Charlotte region. The 33rd annual Powerade State Games begin on June 1st and conclude on June 23rd, hosting competitions in Charlotte, Concord, Cornelius, Huntersville, Indian Trail, Mooresville, and Pineville. Registration is now open for all sports. Athletes can visit www.poweradestategames.org to register for each event.
The Powerade State Games Opening Ceremonies will be held on June 21st at Carowinds. Discounted tickets to the theme park will be available for those participating in the Powerade State Games. The festival will feature free gifts for all athletes including an official Powerade State Games drawstring bag, Powerade State Games towel, Powerade Water Bottle and $10 to any Dick’s Sporting Goods store. Visit www.poweradestategames.org for more information.
The 2019 Powerade State Games of North Carolina corporate partners include: Powerade, Visit NC, Harris Teeter, BB&T, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, Mooresville Convention & Visitors Bureau, Visit Lake Norman, and Sheetz. It is not too late to be part of this year’s Powerade State Games; to become a sponsor contact North Carolina Amateur Sports at 919-361-1133 ext. 233.