With the much-anticipated bracket release, a look encompassing the California lifestyle is set to debut alongside seven new teams vying for the ultimate title
Newport Beach, Calif., March 28, 2022 – The Boras Family Foundation today announced an all-new look to celebrate the 10-year milestone ahead of the Southern California Baseball Classic, hosted April 19 – 22, 2022.
“We are thrilled to return for our 10th year in California with 16 select teams competing to be crowned the 2022 Boras Classic Champions. We are proud to provide a platform for athletes to further their collegiate and MLB careers, as is our long-standing mission at the Foundation. Along with an incredible new lineup and strong returners, we anticipate great sportsmanship from each of them. We thank our fans for their continued support of these young athletes, and their contribution to help remove the financial constraints that may impact a player from furthering their education and baseball careers. We look forward to continuing our storied history in California as we look to the next decade.”
– Scott Boras, Director, Boras Family Foundation
Opening the games are runners-up and five-time Suburban League Champions, La Mirada featuring #5 ranked catcher in the state, Andrew Pyle (Long Beach State), as they face off against the Gold Coast League Champions, Sierra Canyon.
JSerra Catholic to defend their 2019 Boras Classic Southern Section Title against ML King of Riverside as they join the Classic for the first time.
The 2022 Classic is host to:
- Nine League Champions; Huntington Beach, JSerra, ML King, Yucaipa, Villa Park, Sierra Canyon, San Dimas, Point Loma, and La Mirada
- 24 – 2021 Area Code Games participants
- 26 – Top 250 ranked nationally by Perfect Game for 2022, 2023, and 2024 classes
- 68 – Top 100 ranked in California for 2022, 2023, and 2024 by Perfect Game
- 73 Division l commitments
The 16 high school teams participating in the South Classic are guaranteed four games, with the championship game slated for April 22nd, 6 p.m. at Mater Dei.
The Boras Baseball Classic tournament bracket is available in its entirety on the Boras Classic website, borasclassic.com.