DURHAM, N.C. - USA Baseball revealed the 111 players chosen to participate in the 2019 12U National Open. The National Open will be held from July 13-15 at William S. Hart Pony Baseball and Softball Park in Santa Clarita, California.
All 111 athletes were selected to compete at the National Open based on their performance at a USA Baseball Identification event., including the National Team Identification Series, the Futures Series and the Futures Invitational.
A total of 22 different states will be represented at the 2019 National Open. California leads the way with 54 participants followed by Texas with 11 and Arizona with eight.
National Open participants will showcase their talent in front of USA Baseball national team coaches and staff, participating in a series of athletic evaluations, skill testing and four exhibition games.
At the conclusion of the National Open, 15 athletes will be invited to the 2019 12U National Team Trials from July 16-18 at the William S. Hart Pony Baseball and Softball Park. They will join 21 previously selected players from the 2019 USA Baseball 11U Futures Invitational and the 2018 USA Baseball 11U National Team Identification Series (NTIS) to round out the 36-man national team trials roster.
The final 18-man 12U National Team roster will be announced on July 18. Team USA will compete for a record fourth-consecutive world championship title at the 2019 World Baseball Softball Confederation U-12 Baseball World Cup in Tainan, Taiwan from July 26-August 4.
The complete list of players participating in the 2019 National Open is as follows:
Dillon Adkins; Mechanicsville, Md.
Zachary Aleman; Murrieta, Calif.
Corwin Allard; Ladera Ranch, Calif.
Jack Armijo; San Lorenzo, Calif.
Rock Arnold; Saunderstown, R.I.
Cody Boshell; St. Johns, Fla.
TJ Bradford; Hewlett, N.Y.
Jake Brande; Palm Desert, Calif.
Quincy Bright; Hamden, Conn.
Bobby Brooks; La Mirada, Calif.
Thomas Brown; Pleasanton, Calif.
Aiden Burgos; Roseland, N.J.
Gabriel Campbell; Santa Monica, Calif.
Isaac Carrillo; South Bay, Calif.
Dalton Chi; Cerritos, Calif.
Nick Coleman; Rocklin, Calif.
Glenn "Bubba" Coleman III; Scottsdale, Ariz.
Patrick Connors; Clarendon Hills, Ill.
Johnny Coopman; Huntington Beach, Calif.
Jackson Cotton; Houston, Texas
Mario Cuadros; Moreno Valley, Calif.
Logan D'Amico; Waxhaw, N.C.
Jesse Del Toro; Stockton, Calif.
John Dolan; Camarillo, Calif.
Sean Downs; Temecula, Calif.
Caden Earing; Round Lake, Ill.
Grady Emerson; Trophy Club, Texas
Marc Emmerman; South Bay, Calif.
Todd Feurtado; Old Bethpage, N.Y.
Adan Franco; Downey, Calif.
Luc Gaca Thiele; Parker, Colo.
Victor Garcia; Rialto, Calif.
Kane Garcia; Fullerton, Calif.
Fabian Gomez; Concord, Calif.
Tanner Grove; Pleasanton, Calif.
Brayden Gutierrez; Stockton, Calif.
Colton Haire; Apex, N.C.
Dax Hardcastle; Stockton, Calif.
Ryan Harwood; Scottsdale, Ariz.
Rashad Hayes; Oakland, Calif.
Ty Hemenway; Scottsdale, Ariz.
Landon Hovermale; Corona, Calif.
Brody James; Scottsdale, Ariz.
Logan Johnson; Houston, Texas
Emmett Johnson III; Pleasanton, Calif.
Lucas Lawrence; Baton Rouge, La.
Dylan Kemp; Tustin, Calif.
Tyler Kennedy; Livermore, Calif.
Dillon Knight; Riverview, Fla.
Justin Lee; Chantilly, Va.
Jaiden Lo Re; Phoenix, Ariz.
Raymond Long; Mahomet, Ill.
Brady Marconi; Charlotte, N.C.
Landon Martinez; Spring, Texas
Jonathan McDermott; Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Brady McKay-McVey; Long Beach, Calif.
Max Medina; Stockton, Calif.
Alexander Mercurius; Orange, Calif.
Caden Merritt; Ashburn, Va.
Noah Meza; Chino Hills, Calif.
Bo Moody; Georgetown, S.C.
Bryce Morrison; Moreno Valley, Calif.
Gary Morse III; Bellflower, Calif.
Anthony Murphy; Corona, Calif.
Jayden Nakamura; Beaverton, Ore.
Bryce Nixon; Huffman, Texas
Isaiah Nolan; Memphis, Tenn.
Kieran O'Donnell; Stevensville, Mich.
Jaiden Oldwin; Vacaville, Calif.
Karlos Otero; Plainfield, Ill.
Andre Owens; Aliso Viejo, Calif.
Matthew Paulson; Carlsbad, Calif.
Andrew Perez; Long Beach, Calif.
Jake Pineda; Centerville, Texas
Zach Pomatto; Shorewood, Ill.
Jordan Ransom, Gilbert, Ariz.
Luke Raflo; Gainesville, Va.
Kaden Robardey; Grapevine, Texas
Noah Rodriguez; La Habra, Calif.
Estevan Rodriguez; Temecula, Calif.
John Rodriguez; Miami, Fla.
Davidenko Rodriguez; Dallas, Texas
Isaac Rojas; Riverside, Calif.
Jack Ruckert; Baton Rouge, La.
Connor Russell; Chandler, Ariz.
Ryan Sanchez; Chandler, Ariz.
Brandon Sanchez; Moreno Valley, Calif.
Logan Schmidt; Villa Park, Calif.
Benjamin Schulman; Chappaqua, N.Y.
Brody Schumaker; Santa Ana, Calif.
Landon Scott; San Diego, Calif.
Miles Scott; Anaheim, Calif.
Sebastian Segura; Houston, Texas
Jake Sekany; Livermore, Calif.
Dylan Seward; East Vale, Calif.
Justin Sheffield; Longs, S.C.
Rookie Shepard; Las Vegas, Nev.
Logan Shields; Manvel, Texas
Jack Slightom; Willow Springs, lll.
Nikko Taylor; El Sobrante, Calif.
Donovan Thiery; Key Largo, Fla.
Tyler Townsend; Sycamore, Ill.
Kaeden Tyler; Winfield, Mo.
Yonadsan Vargas; Ridgefield Park, N.J.
Benjamin Veletean; Lebanon, Ohio
Trent Vilade; Dallas, Texas
Brayden Waggoner; Winfield, Mo.
Jordan Walczykowski; Sacramento, Calif.
Kyle Wenckus; Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.
Ayden Wimsatt; Moreno Valley, Calif.
Xavier Zepeda; La Puente, Calif.