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2023 Boras Classic Field Announced



The Boras Family Foundation announced the field for the 2023 Boras Classic of California on Wednesday. The annual tournament brings together the top teams and players in California and concludes with a de facto state championship game.

The event consists of a 16-team tournament in Northern California and a 16-team tournament in Southern California with teams facing off against each other in a double-elimination bracket. The winner of each bracket advances to the de facto state championship game.

The North tournament will take place April 3-6 at Army Depot Park in Sacramento and the South tournament will take place April 11-14 at JSerra Catholic (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.) High School and Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) High School. The de facto state championship game will be played April 29 at noon and streamed on ESPN.

Here are the teams participating in the 2023 Boras Classic and the top players to watch in each bracket.

NORTH

Archbishop Mitty High School, San Jose, Calif.
Bellarmine College Preparatory High School, San Jose, Calif.
Cardinal Newman High School, Santa Rosa, Calif.
Clayton Valley Charter High School, Concord, Calif.
Clovis West High School, Fresno, Calif.
Franklin High School, Elk Grove, Calif.
Granite Bay (Calif.) High School
Liberty High School, Bakersfield, Calif.
Liberty High School, Brentwood, Calif.
Lodi (Calif.) High School
Marin Catholic High School, Kentfield, Calif.
Oak Ridge High School, El Dorado Hills, Calif.
St. Mary’s High School, Stockton, Calif.
Stockdale High School, Bakersfield, Calif.
Whitney High School, Rocklin, Calif.
Woodcreek High School, Roseville, Calif.

Notable players

  • Ryder Helfrick, C, Clayton Valley HS, Concord, Calif.
  • Austin Nye, RHP, Woodcreek HS, Roseville, Calif.
  • Brady Reynolds, OF, Liberty HS, Bakersfield, Calif.
  • Carl Schmidt, SS, Marin Catholic HS, Kentfield, Calif.
  • Nolan Stevens, OF/LHP, Franklin HS, Elk Grove, Calif.

SOUTH

Aquinas High School, San Bernardino, Calif.
Corona (Calif.) High School
Cypress (Calif.) High School
Etiwanda High School, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
Huntington Beach (Calif.) High School
JSerra Catholic High School, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
La Mirada (Calif.) High School
Mater Dei High School, Santa Ana, Calif.
Maranatha High School, Pasadena, Calif.
Norco (Calif.) High School
Notre Dame High School, Sherman Oaks, Calif.
Orange (Calif.) Lutheran High School
San Dimas (Calif.) High School
Santa Margarita High School, Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.
Santiago High School, Corona, Calif.
Villa Park (Calif.) High School

Notable players

  • Eric Bitonti, SS/3B, Aquinas HS, San Bernardino, Calif.
  • Trent Caraway, SS, JSerra Catholic HS, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
  • Derek Curiel, OF, Orange (Calif.) Lutheran HS
  • Gavin Grahovac, OF/C, Villa Park (Calif.) HS
  • Cameron Kim, SS/3B, Norco (Calif.) HS
  • Justin Lee, RHP, Notre Dame HS, Sherman Oaks, Calif.
  • Austen Roellig, Etiwanda HS, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
  • Ralphy Velazquez, C/1B, Huntington Beach (Calif.) HS
  • Dean West, OF, Notre Dame HS, Sherman Oaks, Calif.
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