Area baseball player named to region team

Casen Sandri, son of Marc and Dina Sandri of Irish Valley, will be competing on the North Atlantic Region 11u team against 14 other regions from across the country on September 6-8 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C., in the National Team Identification Series (NTIS).

From this tournament approximately 51 players in Casen's age group will be chosen for future National Team Trials and National Team Development Program opportunities with the ultimate goal of being selected to represent our country as part of Team USA for 2014.

Casen was evaluated and selected along with 17 other 10 and 11-year-old players across the northeastern seaboard. USA Baseball is the national governing body for the sport of baseball in the United States and is a member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International Baseball Federation (IBAF).