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5’11” / 180 lbs. / INF

PG Rankings: #79 overall and #15 shortstop in New York

High School/Prep: Named to the All-League and All-County Conference teams during his time at Sachem East High School … Bestowed the Thomas J. Sabatelle Senior Scholar-Athlete and Outstanding Scholar – Physical Education awards … Earned five All-Tournament awards from Perfect Game while playing on the travel circuit for East Coast Lumberjacks and Long Island Titans … 2021 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Honorable Mention

Liam Best

Sterling, VA / Potomac Falls

6′ / 190 lbs. / RHP

PG Rankings: #54 overall and #21 RHP in Virginia

High School/Prep: Competed for 3.5 years on the varsity squad at Potomac Falls High School … Started every game at third base as a sophomore … Led the team in strikeouts as a senior en route to earning All-Region honors … Received team Coaches Award for leadership performance … Played on the travel circuit with Diamond Elite and Baltimore Redbirds … 2021 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Honorable Mention … 2020 Perfect Game Preseason Underclassman All-American 

Johnathan Bruno

Tampa, FL / Berkeley Prep

5’11” / 190 lbs. / UTL

PG Rankings: #140 overall and #14 third baseman in Florida

High School/Prep: Three-time Coaches Award recipient at Berkeley Prep … Hit .379 in his four-year high school career spanning 87 games … Helped team ranked as high as #43 in the Perfect Game High School Top 50 reach the regional final in 2021 … Hit .407 as a senior with 33 hits and 23 RBI in just 29 games … Named to four All-Tournament teams while playing for the Top Tier Roos and Ostingers Baseball Academy … 2021 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Honorable Mention … 2020 & 2019 Perfect Game Preseason Underclassman All-American 

Dom Camera

Manhasset, NY / St. Dominic

6’2″ / 210 lbs. / C/UTL

PG Rankings: #67 overall and #6 catcher in New York

High School/Prep: Earned All-League and Catcher of the Year honors as a senior at St. Dominic’s in 2021 … Also played on the travel circuit with Next Level … 2021 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Honorable Mention … 2020 Perfect Game Preseason Underclassman All-American 

Sam Gates

Island Heights, NJ / Donovan Catholic

5’10” / 165 lbs. / OF

PG Rankings: #51 overall and #8 outfielder in New Jersey

High School/Prep: Earned All-Division and All-Conference honors as a senior for Donovan Catholic High School … Held a career .318 average during his high school career … Averaged one hit per game while stealing 19 bases, including 12 as a senior … Played on the travel circuit with Baseball U … 2021 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Honorable Mention … 2020 Perfect Game Preseason Underclassman All-American 

Shugy Klein

Elkins Park, PA / Germantown Academy

6’4″ / 200 lbs. / LHP

PG Rankings: #73 overall and #10 LHP in Pennsylvania

High School/Prep: Five-year member of the varsity program at Germantown Academy … Four year starter … Played on the travel circuit with US Elite … 2021 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Honorable Mention … 2020 & 2019 Perfect Game Preseason Underclassman All-American 

Brayden Kurtz

Fort Mill, SC / Fort Mill

6’4″ / 185 lbs. / RHP

PG Rankings: #60 overall and #21 RHP in South Carolina

High School/Prep: Three-year varsity performer for Fort Mill High School … Made 18 appearances on the mound during his career with a 3.50 ERA … Struck out 40 batters in 42 innings, including 13 in 9.2 frames during the pandemic-shortened 2021 campaign … 2021 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Honorable Mention … 2020 Perfect Game Preseason Underclassman All-American

Sam Matlovsky

New York, NY / Bronx HS of Science

6’5″ / 205 lbs. / RHP

PG Rankings: #107 overall and #44 RHP in New York

High School/Prep: Four-year varsity player at the Bronx High School of Science … Served as team captain honors as a senior in 2021 … Played on the travel circuit with New Jersey Rising Rebels … 2021 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Honorable Mention

Tim Nicholson

Darnestown, MD / Georgetown Prep

6′ / 175 lbs. / C

PG Rankings: #14 overall and #2 catcher in Maryland

High School/Prep: Earned First Team All-Conference honors while playing for Georgetown Prep … High school team finished 2021 undefeated with a conference championship and ranked as the top team in the state of Maryland … Also competed on the travel circuit for Mid-Atlantic Red Sox … 2021 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Honorable Mention … 2020 Perfect Game Preseason Underclassman All-American 

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