South African Baseball Announces Local U23 Elite Training Squads

South African Baseball is proud to announce the preliminary Elite Training Squads (ETS) for the locally based U23 team, who will now begin preparation for the WBSC U23 World Cup. The squad has been largely selected from the NBC with input from national selectors and provinces.

The selected squad of locally based players includes talent from various provinces, showcasing the depth of skill across South Africa:

Cape Town Baseball Federation (CTBF): Taariq Adams, Tyron Brickhill, Jamie Brookes, Creedon Cockrell, Kevin Costigan, Zack Crowther, Alex Japhta, Jaimé Lang, Bryce McCleland, Quinn McKenzie, Josh November, Luke November, AD Osman, Jared Riffel, Liam Samuels, and Kade Smith.

Gauteng Baseball Council (GPBC): Jarrod Beukes, Nicholas De Ascencao, Ethan Grobler, Cuan Hoffmann, Mikaeel Jacks, Tiisetso Maenetja, Ruan Maritz, Aidan McAllister, Shane McQuirk, Denny Miller, Thabang Mokolane, Keagan Niedermeyer, Byrone Okes, Regan Panzenberger, Cullen Pieterse, Franco Scheffer, Jonathan Scheepers, Aiden Schwartz, Kyle Weideman, and Cayden White.

Limpopo: Bruce Lamola, Austin Mankga, Sylvester Maredi, Kamogelo Makolomakoe, and Matlawa Maele.

Eastern Cape (EC): Jason Humphreys (EC/KZN), Chad Quantoi, and Connor Stopforth.

South Africa will be competing in the WBSC U23 World Cup, held from 6 to 15 September 2024 in Shaoxing, China.

South African Baseball Announces Local U23 Elite Training Squads

South African Baseball is proud to announce the preliminary Elite Training Squads (ETS) for the locally based U23 team, who will now begin preparation for the WBSC U23 World Cup. The squad has been largely selected from the NBC with input from national selectors and provinces.

The selected squad of locally based players includes talent from various provinces, showcasing the depth of skill across South Africa:

Cape Town Baseball Federation (CTBF): Taariq Adams, Tyron Brickhill, Jamie Brookes, Creedon Cockrell, Kevin Costigan, Zack Crowther, Alex Japhta, Jaimé Lang, Bryce McCleland, Quinn McKenzie, Josh November, Luke November, AD Osman, Jared Riffel, Liam Samuels, and Kade Smith.

Gauteng Baseball Council (GPBC): Jarrod Beukes, Nicholas De Ascencao, Ethan Grobler, Cuan Hoffmann, Mikaeel Jacks, Tiisetso Maenetja, Ruan Maritz, Aidan McAllister, Shane McQuirk, Denny Miller, Thabang Mokolane, Keagan Niedermeyer, Byrone Okes, Regan Panzenberger, Cullen Pieterse, Franco Scheffer, Jonathan Scheepers, Aiden Schwartz, Kyle Weideman, and Cayden White.

Limpopo: Bruce Lamola, Austin Mankga, Sylvester Maredi, Kamogelo Makolomakoe, and Matlawa Maele.

Eastern Cape (EC): Jason Humphreys (EC/KZN), Chad Quantoi, and Connor Stopforth.

South Africa will be competing in the WBSC U23 World Cup, held from 6 to 15 September 2024 in Shaoxing, China.