The DeKalb County School District and Atlanta Public Schools collide on Tuesday (May 31) in the inaugural DCSD/APS Senior All-Star Baseball Classic at Gresham Park’s Hank Aaron Field at 5:30 p.m.
DeKalb has hosted a Senior All-Star Baseball Classic for 19 seasons and has come together with Atlanta Public Schools to showcase some of the top senior baseball players from each district in a head-to-head matchup.
Each squad is made up of 15 players for the contest. DeKalb features players from eight schools and Decatur including Arabia Mountain, Chamblee, Druid Hills, Dunwoody, Lakeside, Redan, Southwest DeKalb and Tucker. All nine teams reached the state playoffs this past spring.
The DeKalb squad is being coached by Redan’s Alexander Wyche, who just led the Raiders to a runner-up finish in Class 3A. He is assisted by Arabia Mountain’s Eric Hoxie, who won his 200th game this past season while coaching the Rams to a Class 4A state tournament appearance.
APS is sending representatives from five schools including Maynard Jackson, Mays, Midtown, North Atlanta and Therrell. All five programs made state playoff appearances this spring.
The APS team is coached by Maynard Jackson’s Desmond Stegall whose team reached the Class 5A state tournament this past spring. He is assisted by Therrell’s Ryan Christian who coached the Panthers to a Class 2A state tournament berth.
Admission to the event is $7 and tickets are available on GoFan only. You must purchase online.
DeKalb County School District’s All-Star Classic Roster 2022
JERSEY NO. PLAYER SCHOOL
00 Sadir Ryan Southwest DeKalb
1 Sydyk Ross Chamblee
1 Brady Jones Decatur
1 Dylan Akins Druid Hills
3 Barry Manning Tucker
5 Jaden Camp Druid Hills
5 Jason Avila Redan
5 Noah Grayson Tucker
7 Dysan McCray Decatur
9 Malachi Cloud Lakeside
11 Max Fishbein Druid Hills
13 Devin Tallington Arabia Mountain
13 Deniel Ortiz Redan
19 Zach Heavern Dunwoody
34 Connor Haynes Dunwoody
DeKalb County Coaches: Alexander Wyche, Redan (Head) and Eric Hoxie, Arabia Mountain (Assistant)