Blue Wave 16U-PROSPECTS is for incoming sophomores (2022) that want to move to the Junior Varsity level or higher in their second year of high school ball.
This team will play at the JV to varsity level in major local tournaments, including:
- June 6-9 Prep Baseball Report’s California State Games is their first event ever hosted in SoCal and will be held at the new Orange County Great Park Sports Complex in Irvine. PBR is one of the largest independent scouting services in the nation. A 4-game guarantee.
- June 23-24 Perfect Game Pacific Coast Invitational at OC Great Park Sports Complex in Irvine offers a 4-game guarantee. Perfect Game is also one of the largest scouting services, so between the first two tournaments you have 90% of the market covered.
- July 5-11 USA Premier Firecracker Classic is the largest tournament in SoCal each summer, featuring hundreds of teams that converge on Orange County each summer to compete in this slug fest. Playoff and championship games are always well scouted.
- July 19-23 Under Armour Southwest Championships are hosted at the University of La Verne and feature top teams in each age group. Well scouted event, especially once you get to playoffs. A 4-game guarantee.
TOP COACH ON BOARD
The team is coached by Carlos Cornejo, considered to be one of the top young coaches in Southern California, having served as an assistant coach at Mater Dei High School, where he also played his high school ball before playing at Curry College in Boston on scholarship. Coach Cornejo also serves as President of Blue Wave Athletics and has coached club baseball at all levels over the past six years.
Cost is $895 per player and includes all tournaments, practice sessions and scrimmage games starting mid-May. “Pitcher Only” fee is $295. A payment plan for player fees is available with $325 due May 15, June 1 & July 1.
All fees must be paid before player can practice or play in games.
TRYOUTS SET FOR VANGUARD & GREAT PARK
Tryouts are set for:
- 5:30 Wednesday May 1 @ Vanguard University, where team practices will be held throughout the summer. Vanguard University is centrally located at 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, across from the Orange County Fairgrounds near the 55 and 405 interchange.
- 7:30 PM Monday May 6 @ The Orange County Great Park Sports Complex on Baseball Field 5. OC Great Park is located at 8000 Great Park Blvd, Irvine.
Players must register online HERE in order to tryout, practice, or play with any Blue Wave team or participate in any Blue Wave Athletics event. There is no cost to register.