ALMONT — Almont's Nick Kucharski was selected for a roster spot for Team Mizuno USA, based in Texas, to play in the USA Baseball National Team Championships East June 16-22 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Nick got to tryout for scouts from colleges, Major League Baseball and Team USA.
Team Mizuno took sixth in the tournament.
It was held in West Palm Beach, Florida at the training facilities of the Washington Nationals,
Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros and Miami Marlins.
There were 17 teams to compete from all over the country. Nick was one of two Michiganders to compete at the 14U level.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.