Peoria, AZ
Lions
Liberty
Coach: Chris Raymond

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Returning as the 2018 Arizona 2A State Champs, the Lions look to take the win in their second Boras Classic appearance. Led by senior right-handed pitcher Chandler Murphy, ranked #180 by Perfect Game and coming off of the Area Code Games in California.

Interactive Bracket Launched for 3rd Annual Arizona Classic

Ten of the most elite high school teams in the Southwest make their Boras Classic debut in hopes of being crowned the king of the desert  Newport Beach, CA, January 23, 2019—The Boras Foundation announced today the final bracket for the Boras Baseball Classic of Arizona beginning March 13, 2019. …

Players to Watch

Sr. | 5’11| 210lbs Previous Seasons Stats: .455, previous stats unavailable College-commit: Glendale Community College Coaches-quote: Yamauchi has amazing work ethic from a player that has become one of our players despite limited time last year.
Sr. | 5'11 | 165lbs Previous Seasons Stats: .400 OBP, .985 Fielding Percentage College-commit: Paradise Valley Community College Coaches-quote: Contreras is an energetic player that will jump start our offense on the bases.
Sr. | 5’9 | 170lbs Previous Seasons Stats: .240, 5 RBI's, .901 FP% College-commit: Undecided Coaches-quote: "A True Utility player." Jeremy has the ability to play anywhere on the field.
Sr. | 6’1 | 205lbs Previous Seasons Stats: .362, 7 2B, 29 RBI's, 1 HR Awards: 1st Team All Northwest Region College-commit: Undecided Coaches-quote: A true throwback athlete, Pauga has six sacks in football and a state championship member in wrestling.
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Sr. | 6’3 | 190lbs Previous Seasons Stats: 7-3 2.03 era 58.2 innings 86 K'S Awards: 2017 and 2018 All State, Preseason Under Armour All American, 2019 Reds Area Code Team, Perfect Game All American College-commit: Arizona Coaches-quote: The bigger the stage the better Murphy is. It’s pretty evident going 3-0 in the state playoffs last year.

*Players to Watch are selected by their respective coaches each year.