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Missions to Host Senior Celebration on June 23rd 

June 22, 2022

80 Local High School Baseball Seniors Will Compete in Two Games at 4:30 and 7 p.m.

80 Local High School Baseball Seniors Will Compete in Two Games at 4:30 and 7 p.m.

SAN ANTONIO – In a partnership with McCombs Ford West and the San Antonio Area Baseball Coaches Association, the San Antonio Missions Baseball Club will host a Senior Celebration on Thursday, June 23rd. The event will consist of 80 local high school baseball seniors broken into four teams.

“We are honored to be in partnership with the San Antonio Missions and McCombs Ford West, to be able to have the Senior Celebration, to showcase the best players in San Antonio and surrounding areas,” said Eric Forestier, President of SAABCA.

Tickets for this event will be available beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday. The general admission tickets can be purchased at the 1st Base Box Office at Nelson Wolff Stadium. Adult tickets will cost $11 while student tickets will cost $9.

“We at McCombs Ford West are thrilled to partner with the Missions and SAABCA and put on this showcase for so many talented ball players,” said McCombs Ford West General Manager Henry Finley. We are happy to provide these young men with a platform to showcase their talents.”

“It is an honor for us to be a part of the Senior Celebration,” said Missions team President Burl Yarbrough. “We are thrilled to host the finest baseball players in the area and allow them to showcase their talents here at Nelson Wolff Stadium.”

The Third Bate Gate will open at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. The first game will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will showcase Team Freedom and Team Liberty. These teams will consist of players from the 4A level and below. Rosters for these two clubs can be seen below:


Pitchers: Connor Zaruba (Yoakum), Ryne Kaiser (Blanco), Konner Harborth (Marion), Ethan Walker (La Vernia)

Catchers: Ethan Reyes (D’Hanis), Dylan LaRue (Blanco), Jake Burris (Marion)

Infielders: Tanner Schults (Canyon Lake), Jordan Brown (Davenport), Jake Nunn (Fredericksburg), James Sebera (Fredericksburg), Jesse Martinez (Goliad), Kallen Bek (Marion), Ryan Hendry (D’Hanis)

Outfielders: Luke Langfeld (D’Hanis), Jeremy Greene (Canyon Lake), Brandon Craig (La Vernia), Marcos Jimenez (Cedillo-Holy Cross)

At Large: Caleb Meyer (Blanco)

Coaches: Mike Salas (St. Anthony), Carlos De La Cerda (Fredericksburg), Todd Craft (D’Hanis)


Pitchers: Joseph Telles (Pearsall), Kaleb Gauna (Hondo), Brody Ticer (Central Catholic)

Catchers: Ethan Stadler (Cole), Zach Moore (Poth), Ian Ruggierro (Wolverines)

Infielders: Nate Pesina (Central Catholic), Felipe Cuellar (Hondo), Sebastian Talamantes (Pearsall), Gabe Guajardo (Hondo), Ivan Hoyt (Cornerstone), Isayah Ramirez (Pearsall), Tony DeJesus (Central Catholic), Rob Reyes (Antonian)

Outfielders: Josh Corn (Somerset), Joshua Legaspe (Cole), Caleb Molina (Poth), Lorrenzo Montes (Somerset)

At Large: Gabriel Garza (Wolverines)

Coaches: David Collenback, Ray Talamantes, Scott Lake

The second game is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. and will showcase Team Stripes and Team Stars. These teams will consist of players from the 5A and 6A levels. Rosters for these two clubs can be seen below:


Pitchers: Tim Arguello (Smithson Valley), Thomas Marquardt (Harlan), John Michael Ramirez (Brandeis), Jose Becerra (Stevens)

Catchers: Levi Castilleja (Churchill), Maddox Miesse (East Central), Jonas Ledesma (Roosevelt)

Infielders: Jack Kalisky (Marshall), Jose Rodriguez (John Jay), Jordan Owns (Stevens), Peyton Stolles (Steele), Cole Tabor (Reagan), Nolan Sauceda (Warren), Jonathon Pardo (San Marcos), Roger Rodriguez (Holmes)

Outfielders: Britton Moore (Reagan), Michael Burroughs (Judson), Caden Bosanko (East Central), Alex Perez (O’Connor), Aiden Bauman (New Braunfels)

At Large: Daniel Rodriguez (Taft)

Coaches: Ruben Covarrubias (John Jay), Jason Fox (Harlan), Roger Luna (Holmes), Chans Chapman (Reagan)


Pitchers: Sam Letz (Kerrville Tivy), DiAngelo Del Valle (Southwest Legacy), EJ Garcia (New Braunfels Canyon)

Catchers: Cory Mazzurana (Seguin), Eric Sanchez (Southwest Legacy), Chandler Banks (New Braunfels Canyon)

Infielders: Nate Gamez (Southwest), Jake Herb (Medina Valley), Ruben Pacheco (McCollum), Christian Garibay (Veterans Memorial), Victor Gutierrez (McCollum), JP Zuniga (Southwest), Joel Jimenez (Highlands), James Sobey (Alamo Heights)

Outfielders: Caleb Villareal (Highlands), Ryan Brandon (Boerne Champion), Blake Hollingshead (New Braunfels Canyon), Drew Barnett (Seguin), Arturo Parra (Brackenridge)

At Large: Cooper Marshall (Boerne Champion), Moses Gonzalez (Highlands)

Coaches: Aaron Carter (Veterans Memorial), Albert Olivarez (Kennedy), Joey Boyd (Alamo Heights), Jeff Sanford (Southwest Legacy)

For more information on this event, please contact the Wolff Stadium Box Office at 210-675-7275.

The San Antonio Missions are the Double-A affiliate for the San Diego Padres. This is the 120th professional season for the San Antonio Missions. Single game tickets are available now and can be purchased online or at the 1st Base Box Office. Season seat memberships are available now. For more information call 210-675-PARK (7275) or visit