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September 17, 2013

Local baseball players selected to national team

By Christian Davis
C & G Sports Writer

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Local baseball players selected to national team
Pierce Banks, right, and Parker Yocca were selected to the U-16 national baseball team.

Utica Ford II sophomore Pierce Banks played in the USSSA All-American baseball games Aug. 8-11.

Banks, a Sterling Heights resident, was also one of 15 athletes selected out of 150 to play on the U-16 national team that will compete for a gold medal in an international competition next August in Kissimmee, Fla.

Pictured are Banks, left, and Parker Yocca of Rochester. He was also selected to the national team.

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