Baseball goes global
Central City Baseball’s newest recruits are preparing for next month’s senior league Asia-Pacific and Middle East Tournament.
First-year players Cooper Hutchinson and Cole Wardrope have been named on the New Zealand Senior Little League All-Stars under17 team, which heads to the Philippines in June.
They join rising sports star and fellow Central City player Nick Weaver, who helped lead last year’s national side to victory in the tournament.
The under-17s became the first New Zealand baseball team to represent the nation in a World Series.
This year’s squad is fundraising to help the young players make it to the Philippines for the tournament.