14U Champs Arizona All-Tournament Team 

The end of the 14U National Team Championships in Arizona has come and gone with Truth taking gold in the final week of Champs Arizona. While there were many great performances over the course of the tournament, let’s check out the ten standout players that have been named to the All-Tournament Team.

Ten total players, including six position players and four pitchers, have been named to this year’s squad. In no particular order, let’s get to this summer’s star-studded All-Tournament Team.

Aaron Garcia, Cali National, #21

Along with winning silver at this year’s 14U National Team Championships in Arizona with Cali National, Aaron Garcia led all players with 14 hits over the course of his seven games in Peoria and Surprise, Arizona.

Garcia also slugged three triples, the second-most of any competitor during the week. To round out his impressive tournament, Garcia posted a batting average of .667 and an on-base percentage of .731.

Juan Sandoval, Truth, #22

Juan Sandoval won it all with his team, Truth, at Champs Arizona. Truth was on a tear all tournament long, and Sandoval played a major part in the winning team's success. Sandoval’s nine hits and tournament-leading 12 RBIs helped get his team a set of gold medals.

Meanwhile, Sandoval hit a tournament-leading seven extra base hits, and capped off his set of tournament-leading statistics by hitting the most doubles in the competition with five. On top of two triples, Sandoval posted an on-base percentage of .680 in his seven games of play.

Bryce Geeting, MVP Hustle, #2

MVP Hustle’s Bryce Geeting smashed his way onto the All-Tournament Team list with his standout two home runs at 14U Champs Arizona. Geeting was the only player to hit two homers and he was near the top in terms of extra base hits — two of which were doubles while the final one was a three-bagger.

Geeting racked up eight hits, five of which were for extra bases. He also collected five RBIs in his six games at Champs Arizona.

Aiden Taveres, Top Tier Dudes, #14

Aiden Taveres, who represented Top Tier Dudes at Champs Arizona, made his name known thanks to a whopping four triples during his tournament, the most of any player at the event. By adding two doubles to his tally, Taveres notched six extra-base knocks in his eight total hits — the second-most of anyone at Champs. The extra-base machine also racked up six RBIs and an on-base percentage of .563.

Oliver Dauskurdas, Stacked National, #23

Stacked National’s Oliver Dauskurdas won bronze with his team at Champs and etched his name on the All-Tournament Team with an impressive week in the desert. Dauskurdas placed second in hits with 13 and third in RBIs with nine. He also earned an on-base percentage of .630 and tallied five extra base hits — four of which were doubles.

Zain Valdivia, Reed Johnson, #15

Zain Valdivia could not be stopped in his short time at Champs Arizona. Despite playing only five games for Reed Johnson, Valdivia posted an impressive .700 batting average on seven hits, five of which were doubles. He earned a whopping on-base percentage of .813 and also racked up six RBIs in his loud tournament.

Jax Janeski, Cali National, Pitcher, #2

On top of earning silver at Champs, pitcher Jax Janeski added to his exciting tournament by landing in the top of nearly every pitching statistic. Janeski ranked third in punchouts with 13, posted an ERA of 1.36, and an opposing batting average of .237 in his 10 innings in eight games on the mound in Arizona.

Charlie Fuller, Stacked National, Pitcher

Stacked National’s Charlie Fuller also had an impressive tourney on the mound. He led all arms with a .62 WHIP, allowed an opposing batting average of just .111 and an ERA of just .62. On top of that, Fuller flamed 12 strikeouts, fourth-most in the competition, in his 11 innings for Stacked National.

David Ortega, Total Baseball Vipers - Navy, Pitcher, #3

David Ortega was one of the lone starting pitchers who earned a win at this year’s Champs Arizona. Pitching for Total Baseball Vipers - Navy, Ortega shoved 12 punchouts — fourth among all arms — and only allowed an opposing batting average of .194 and an ERA of 1.62.

Brayden Krakowski, Cali National, Pitcher, #19

Finally, Brayden Krakowski earned silver and more importantly, let in no earned runs during his eight frames on bump for Cali National. Krakowski also hurled eight punchouts for Cali, and posted an opposing batting average of just .179 in addition to his impressive 0.00 ERA line.