DURHAM — The Powerade State Games High School Baseball Showcase will take place June 15-19 at the USA Baseball Complex in Cary. The High School Baseball Showcase pits the best 20 underclassmen players from eight North Carolina regions against each other to battle it out in front of over 80 college and professional scouts for the gold, silver and bronze medals.
Two local coaches will be assisting for the Region 7 team. Elkin’s Nick Tomlin and Forbush’s Jack Moss both will coach for Region 7 during the five-day showcase.
Other coaches selected for each regional team and are listed with their high school in parentheses and the head coach listed first:
Region 1 – Corey Skinner (Ayden-Grifton), Greg Clifton (Faith Christian), Ryan Meadows (N. Pitt), Justin Hill (Currituck)
Region 2 – Donell Garris (North Lenoir), Robby Lasater (W. Carteret), Jackson Massey (S. Wayne), T.J. Spivey (W. Brunswick)
Region 3 – Pete Tuck (Roxboro Community), Guy Civitello (Leesville Road), Joey Worley (W. Johnston), Mike Carroll (J.F. Webb)
Region 4 – Christopher Dague (Jack Britt), Joey Miriello (Triton), Kelly Chavis (St. Pauls), Chad Hill (Scotland County)
Region 5 – Doug Welch (R.J. Reynolds), Mike Meadows (N. Davidson), Landon Kimrey (N. Guilford), Jake Smith (Randleman)
Region 6 – David Houseton (Covenant Day), Clinton Koppe (E. Mecklenburg), Allan Chapman (W. Lincoln), Philip Russ (Bessemer City)
Region 7 – Terry Johnson (Wilkes Central), Nick Tomlin (Elkin), Jack Moss (Forbush), Jeff Peck (Statesville)
Region 8 – Ronald Tipton (Madison), Tony Wall (Chase), Bill Hillier (Asheville), Brandon Ball (W. Henderson)
Only high school underclassmen (2017-19 graduates) are eligible to participate. To register, view regional maps, view tryout dates and locations, or for other general information on the High School Baseball Showcase, visit www.poweradestategames.org.
The Powerade State Games of North Carolina is gearing up for an exciting year of competition in the Triangle. The 30th annual Powerade State Games begin on June 4 and conclude on June 26, hosting competitions in Raleigh, Cary and Durham. Registration is now open for all sports. Athletes can visit www.poweradestategames.org to register for each event.