Some of the top high school baseball players from around the state will be in the Treasure Valley this weekend to play in the 2012 Top 40 Showcase Games. The two-game, wooden bat series pits Treasure Valley players against athletes from throughout the state. First pitch is 1:05 p.m. Saturday at Borah Highs Wigle Field. Rosters were assembled based on nominations from coaches statewide. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children.
First base: Bo Burrup, Highland. Catcher: Zayne Slotten, Twin Falls; Chris Drury, Pocatello. Pitchers: Bodie Cooper, Pocatello; Colton Draney, Preston; Russ Reber, Bishop Kelly; Andrew Frank, Minico; Adrian Martinez, Glenns Ferry; Kohl Hostert, Bonneville. Middle infield: Jackson Kunz, Burley; Bowen Ogata, Bishop Kelly; Lincoln Clayton, Bonneville. Third base: Teter, Pocatello; Zack Reeder, Post Falls. Outfielders: Casey Merritt, Twin Falls; Tyrel Anderson, Bear Lake; Shay Chandler, Minico.
Treasure Valley roster
First base: Gunner Pancheri, Skyview. Catcher: Daulton Blackwell, Fruitland; Levi Perriera, Coeur dAlene. Pitchers: Alex Rodriguez, Mountain Home; Richie Kyro, Rocky Mountain; Jake Mellenthin, New Plymouth; Cody Price, Timberline; Toby Anderson, Skyview; Tanner Lupton, Skyview; Shane Doke, Vallivue; Shawn Powers, Capital. Middle infield: Jake Hennessey, Mountain Home; Skyler Souza, Eagle; Danny Myers, Skyview. Third base: Spencer Gothberg, Eagle. Outfielders: Mason Smith, Rocky Mountain; Blake Thoren, Rocky Mountain; Branson Trube, Mountain View; Logan Stoudt, Capital.