Baseball Queensland would like to congratulate U18 players Alex Skepton, Liam MacDonald and Brandan Bidois along with Queensland U18s Head Coach Gareth Jones on their U18 Australian selection.

Australia will take on the best Oceania has to offer this week in hope of qualifying for the 2019 U18 World Cup.

The Australians squad will travel to Guam to compete in the Oceania Qualifier, with the winning team earning their place at the U18 World Cup in Gijang, South Korea.

The Australian squad will face Guam, American Samoa, New Zealand and Palau across the next six days at the Paseo Stadium in Agana, Guam.


23 January
3 pm American Samoa vs. Australia

24 January
7 pm Australia vs. Guam

25 January
11 am Australia vs. New Zealand
3 pm Palau vs. Australia

26 January-semifinals
1 pm No 1 seed-No 2 seed (a)
6 pm No 3 seed-No 4 seed (b)

27 January-medal games
12 pm loser (a)-winner (b)-bronze medal game (c)
5 pm winner (a)-winner (c)-championship game

(all times local – UTC +10)

Travis Bazzana (NSW)
Brandan Bidois (QLD)
Chris Burke (VIC)
Liam Evans (VIC)
Blake Farr (SA)
Jack Lee (NSW)
Liam MacDonald (QLD)
Liam McCallum (NSW)
Conor Myles (VIC)
Cayden Nicoletto (WA)
Jaylin Rae (NSW)
Nicholas Riley (WA)
Caleb Shepherd (NSW)
William Sherriff (WA)
Alex Skepton (QLD)
Aidan Torpey (NSW)
Blake Townsend (VIC)
Tristan Watts (NSW)

Steve Fish – Head Coach
Scott Mitchinson – Pitching Coach
Gareth Jones – Assistant Coach
Shaun Smith – Assistant Coach
Neil Barrowcliff – Executive Officer