04/12/2018 2:13 PM
The Post 87 HiToms will hold tryouts for their American Legion baseball teams Saturday, May 5, at historic Finch Field in Thomasville.
The tryout schedule will run as follows:
9:00 to 11:45 a.m. – Junior Legion tryout (ages 14-16)
12:00 to 12:30 p.m. – Program-wide parent orientation
1:00 to 2:30 p.m. – Senior Legion tryout (ages 17-19)
All interested parties should email Greg Suire at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot to try out.
The Post 87 HiToms have earned berths in the North Carolina American Legion State Championship in five of the last seven seasons and captured four Area 3 championships in that stretch. They will host the 2018 North Carolina American Legion State Championship at Finch Field from July 26 to July 30.
Thirty former Post 87 players currently hold spots on NCAA baseball rosters, and the program has produced countless more professional and collegiate baseball players. Notable alumni include:
Wil Myers, San Diego Padres – 2006, 2007
Evan Edwards, NC State Wolfpack – 2014-2016
Kip Brandenburg, North Carolina Tar Heels – 2015, 2016
Taylor Sugg, North Carolina Tar Heels – 2014, 2015
Cesar Trejo, UNC-Greensboro Spartans – 2014