By The Bakersfield Californian
Hudson Hartley, Garces Memorial High School (2015 grad)
Harrison Smith, Frontier High School (2014 grad)
Two local high school athletes have been invited to compete in the 2013 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament which will be held January 18-20, 2013 in Tucson, Arizona at the Kino Sports Complex - Former Spring Training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago White Sox.
UNDER ARMOUR ALL-AMERICA PRE-SEASON FACTS
Under Armour Pre-Season All-Americans actually showcase and compete against each other, making it the only “non paper” Pre-Season All-American honor.
The 2013 Under Armour Pre-Season All-Americans are selected based on a strong performance at a previous Baseball Factory Event or recommendation by a pro scout.
The 2013 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament will feature the top high school players in a 20-team wood bat tournament. Teams will be broken up by region to compete for the Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament championship.
ROAD TO WRIGLEY
The Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament is a key step in the Road to Wrigley Field and the Under Armour All-America Game.
2014 and 2015 Grads, by competing in the 2013 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament will be carefully considered by scouts for selection to the 2013 Under Armour All-America Game. The Under Armour All-America Game will be held at Wrigley Field and telecast live on MLB Network.
Additional information and the player roster can be found at: http://www.baseballfactory.com/ourprograms/preseasonallamerica/2013.asp