The Perfect Game World Wood Bat Association 15U National Championships began this past Saturday. The tournament is based at the , but will also flow over to be played at 16 area high schools, including .
Scheduled games at Campbell include today at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., and Tuesday through Thursday with games at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day. See here for a complete tournament schedule.
The tournament field will consist of 139 teams from 20 states and Puerto Rico and will feature players who will graduate in 2014.
In the nine-year history of the tournament, 233 players who have participated have been taken in the Major League Baseball Draft, and three – Eric Hosner, Hank Conger and Jason Heyward - have logged major league time.
Teams from the local area include:
6-4-3 DP Cougars 14u, Marietta
6-4-3 DP Cougars 15u, Marietta
Atlanta Blue Jays 15u, Kennesaw
Cherokee Red Sox , Woodstock
East Cobb Angels, Kennesaw
East Cobb Astros 14u, Roswell
East Cobb Astros 15U, Marietta
East Cobb Longhorns, Marietta
East Cobb Pride 15's, Marietta
East Cobb Rawlings 15U, Marietta
East Cobb Tigers, Marietta
East Cobb Titans 15U, Marietta
East Cobb Yankees, Marietta
KnockHouse 15U Saints - Black, Marietta
NBS 15's, Acworth
Sandy Plains Prowlers, Marietta
Sandy Plains Wildcats, Marietta
Shamrock Baseball 15U, Marietta
Sports A Rama Spartans, Marietta
Team GA 14U Major, Marietta