The IMG Academy baseball program will join 47 other teams in Ft. Myers, FL this weekend at the WWBA Florida Qualifier. The winner of this event will receive an automatic bid to the WWBA World Championships in Jupiter, FL.
The 48 teams have been divided into 12 pools. The 12 pool champs and four Wild Cards will advance to the playoffs, which are scheduled to start on Sunday at 9 a.m. The semifinals will be played Monday morning, followed by the championship game on the Stadium Field at the City of Palms Park.
Florida Surge - Boca Raton, FL
IMG Academy baseball program - Bradenton, FL
Top Prospects National 18u - Melbourne, FL
World of Baseball Angels 17u Nationals - Jacksonville, FL
IMG BA will open up on Friday @ 4:30pm against World of Baseball Angels. Pool play will continue Saturday as IMG BA plays the Top Prospect National @ 9:00am and the Florida Surge @ 2:00pm.
Friday's starting lineup:
Dillon Moyer - SS
Richard Baerga -3B
Gavin Patton - LF
Casey Mulholland - CF
Matt Martin - C
Ryan Swinney - DH
Dan Kennon - 2B
Tanner Pollack - RF
Carlos Somoza - 1B
Jimmy O'Neill - SP
We will continue to update the blog with game results so be sure to check back in with us. For more tournament information, please visit the link below.