The field for the 2014 Hard 9 National Classic has been announced and, once again, the tournament has attracted some of the top teams from around the country. The tournament is April 14-17 2014 and will be played at Cal State Fullerton's Goodwin Field. Esperanza High School, and El Dorado High School will co-host.
2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the National Classic Baseball Tournament.
The event will begin with the annual welcome Bar-B-Que along with the Marruci Home Run Derby which features two players from each team competing for the title of Home Run Champ.
This years field includes two of the top teams from Arizona, two of the top teams from Utah, and a Florida powerhouse. It also includes some of the best teams from in and around Orange County. Defending champion Orange Lutheran will not participate due to entry in another event.
Below are this years participants:
El Dorado High School - Placentia, California - Co-Host
Esperanza High School - Anaheim, California - Co-Host
Rocklin High School - Rocklin, California
Valley Christian High School - San Jose, California
Santa Margarita Catholic High School - Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Spanish Fork High School - Spanish Fork, Utah
Sunrise Mountain High School - Peoria, Arizona
Gahr High School - Cerritos, California
Huntington Beach High School - Huntington Beach, California
Greenway High School - Phoenix, Arizona
Bingham High School - South Jordan, Utah
IMG Academy - Bradenton, Florida
Fountain Valley High School - Fountain Valley, California
Bishop Alemany High School - Mission Hills, California
JW North High School - Riverside, California
Lake Elsinore High School - Lake Elsinore, California