Great Britain hopes still alive for Herts Baseball Club young guns

Herts Baseball Club's Zack Longboy representing the Great Britain U16s in London.
Herts Baseball Club's Zack Longboy representing the Great Britain U16s in London.
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The Great Britain national team has confirmed that 13 members of Herts Baseball Club have successfully progressed through to the second stage of the GB U19 and U16 selection process for the 2014 season.

In the U19 category, pitcher and catcher Jake Caress, and third baseman Kyle Lloyd-Jones are through to the next stage.

They have made outstanding progress at club level over the last 12 months and in 2013 they were promoted to the Herts Ravens team which competes in the British Triple-A League.

They are joined by in the next round by Jose Morillo, Warwick Byrne and Will Zucker who were part of the Herts Harriers team that finished as runners-up in the U17 national championship this year.

In the U16 age group, Callum Vangundy, Carlos Casal Jr, Conner Brown, Tom Everex-Armstrong, Zack Longboy, Ben Jones, Brodie Caress and Ollie Johns are all trough to the second round.