The top St. Louis-area high school senior baseball players are gearing up to take the field at Busch Stadium Friday to face off against their matches in Illinois.
The High School Baseball Showcase highlights 25 players on each team, giving them a shot to play for NCAA coaches and big league scouts, according to a report in West Newsmagazine. The game begins at 7:15 p.m. with a home run derby and skills challenge preceding at 3:30 p.m.
Town and Country and Manchester schools Christian Brothers College, Westminster Christian Academy and Parkway South all have players on the all-star roster:
Jake Brentz (pitcher, Parkway South)
Ben Lovell (pitcher, Westminster)
Robert Plohr (pitcher, CBC)
Joe Schrimpf (catcher, CBC)
Justin Paulsen (first base, CBC)