The Perfect Game Super25 Tournament series has been underway for a few months, but now that the summer season is in full swing for many amateur ballplayers, there are a plethora of tournaments occurring every weekend.
For a long time Perfect Game has scheduled and run tournaments and showcases throughout multiple states, but the Super25 Tournament is among one of its newest endeavors. Still, the Super25 series has reached a wide-scale in the earliest stages of its existence, and looks to grow even more, eventually becoming the premier tournament series for kids and teams to compete on a national level.
This weekend exhibits how large of an event the Super25 series is becoming, with teams and talented amateur ballplayers competing throughout the nation for the opportunity to play on the national stage, an opportunity the Super25 Tournament provides them.
In the Ohio Valley Region, the 14u, 15u, and 17u teams will finally get their opportunity to represent their region after the other age groups have already gotten their chance. The 15u and 17u tournaments will take place in Dublin, OH, while the 16u teams will go at it in Lexington, KY.
Programs to watch in this region are the Kentucky Baseball Club, the Huntington Hounds, the Cincinnati Baseball Club and the Ohio Elite. All four are powerhouse organizations who will bring some of the most talented players from their region. The 17u Ohio Elite is the most talented team in the entire region, boasting the No. 1, No. 3 and No. 5 ranked players in the 2015 Class from Ohio in Chandler Day, Sam Bordner and Cameron Comer, respectively.
The Mid-Atlantic Region is among the busiest parts of the country this weekend, with both qualifying tournaments and regionals taking place. 14u tournaments will be played in Rome, NY and Pittsburgh, PA, while 17u teams will compete in Rome, Vineland, NJ, and Wall, NJ.
Also in Vineland, 15u/2017 grad teams will play in their Regionals. Don’t be surprised to see the Tri-State Arsenal program dominate the region, although some teams, like the Youth Service Program from Brooklyn, could surprise people.
The older age groups will have their turn in South Texas this weekend, as the 15u, 16u and 17u teams play their regionals. The 15u and 17u tournaments will be in Houston and the 16u teams will play in Cypress. The Banditos program is one of the best in the entire state, and should be hard to beat in every age group.
Teams in the Deep South region will be playing in qualifying tournaments throughout Louisiana this weekend. In Lake Charles, 14u, 15u, 16u and 17u will play while 16u and 17u teams battle in Hammond.
Now that the weather is warming up in the Northeast, the New England Region can start their regional play. This weekend, the 15u and 16u teams will play their regionals in Kingston, RI, as they look to prove that Northeast baseball can keep up with the South.
Like the New England region, the Great Lakes Super25 season will get underway now that the weather has completely warmed up. This weekend, the 15u teams will go at it in Lynwood, IL, where the team able to compete with the best competition nationally will be determined.
Super Regionals are taking place in Westfield, IN this weekend, as teams from the Midwest Region in the 9u, 10u, 11u, 12u, 13u and 16u age groups will get their second opportunity to compete for the Super25 National Championship. Teams spanning from Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, Indiana, and Kentucky will compete against one another to determine who deserves another chance at representing their region against the rest of the country.
14u and 15u teams in the Southeast will get their second chance at competing nationally as they begin Super Regional play. The tournaments will take place in Fort Myers, FL, as the Southeast will look to prove that their region has more than one team that has a chance of winning the Super25 national championship.