Boras Classic Shakes Things up with Addition of 7 New Teams
The Boras Family Foundation today announced the 16 teams competing in the 2023 Boras Baseball Classic of Arizona, hosted March 15-18, 2023 at Corona del Sol and Arcadia High Schools.
“Having almost half of our teams joining the Classic for the first time adds
a new level of excitement and competition to the elite talent the tournament
has become known for. We are elated to continue to grow the platform for
these young athletes as we move into our 7th year in Arizona.”
– Scott Boras, Director of the Boras Family Foundation
Joining the Classic for the first-time are: Basha (AZ) featuring five senior Dl commits including newcomer Justin Chambers, recently formed Canyon View (AZ) only in its fourth year of Varsity baseball returns six All-League players from their 20-win season, Casteel (AZ) with five Dl commits, Desert Oasis (NV) returning eight All-League players, Douglas County (CO) led by Area Code Games participants Finley Bates (SDSU) and Max Stanley (Texas A&M), 22-win squad from Sandra Day O’Connor (AZ) led by Josh Butler (Sr., ASU) and Hustyn Wheeler (Jr,. Oregon State), and Orem High School (UT) returning their entire 22-win starting lineup and starting rotation.
The 2022 Classic is host to:
- Two 2023 Max Preps Early Top 25 with Hamilton (#3) and Bishop Gorman (#23)
- Three 2022 Nationally Ranked Teams – Arizona’s Hamilton (#4), Bishop Gorman (#10), and Reno (#15) from Nevada
- 13 players from the Perfect Game Top 150 in the 2023 class
- 25 – 2022 Area Code Games players
- 55 Division l Commitments
- 72 All-League Players returning to the Classic
Teams returning to the Arizona Classic include co-hosts Arcadia and Corona del Sol, 2022 Boras Classic Champions Reno (NV) and runner-up and #3 ranked Hamilton (AZ), Bishop Gorman (NV, #23) with nine Dl commits, Catalina Foothills (AZ) returning seven All-League players, 10x Arizona State Champions Chaparral (AZ), 20-win team Mountain Ridge (AZ), and 31-win team and 5A State Runner up Nogales (AZ).
The 16 high school teams participating in the Classic are guaranteed four games, with the championship game slated for March 18th, 6 p.m. at Arcadia High School. Game to be live streamed on Game Changer.
The Boras Baseball Classic tournament bracket will be made available in its entirety in early 2023.
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