Baseball players from the Northwest region will be playing for the Kansas City Royals team at the 2011 Area-Code Games Aug. 5-10 in Long Beach, Calif.
There are plenty of local names on the roster:
Theo Alexander, Lake Washington,OF
Sam Brown, Jackson, OF
Max Engelbrekt, Bishop Blanchet, LHP
Taylor Jones, Kentwood, RHP
Zac Kolterman Hazen, RHP
Dylan LaVelle, Lake Stevens, SS
Jonny Locher, Highline, OF
Marty Luckenbach, Woodinville, RHP
Reese McGuire, Kentwood, C
Michael Rucker, Auburn Riverside, RHP
Ryne Shelton, Kentlake, SS
For the complete list of players from Washington, click here.
Here is a story on the tryouts in Pasco. Click here.