Pickerington’s Drew Allen Salinas, a Lakeview Junior High eighth grader who plays for Ohio Elite Baseball, has been invited to an 14U tryout for Team USA Baseball Aug. 28-31 in Cary, N.C. The tryout, including 136 players across the nation, will consist of skills evaluation and games.
The top 18 players make Team USA. The top 50 players are retained in USA Baseball's development program throughout their teen years and will be invited to train in Los Angeles next summer.
Salinas plays catcher, shortstop, 3rd, 1st, pitcher and outfield.
Salinas parents are Dan & Julia (Sheets). Grandparents are Vincent & Mina Salinas, Lynn & Sharon Sheets and Susan Howey.