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  • Meet the All-Star baseball teams playing on July 4

    Jul 03, 2018 | Read More News
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    July 4 fireworksIf you don’t have plans for Fourth of July, head on over to Kino Sports Complex for the third annual Diamonds in the Sky Celebration, featuring the Sun Belt College League’s All-Star baseball game, live music and a fireworks spectacular. The event starts at 5 p.m. at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium, 2500 E. Ajo Way. 

    The Sun Belt College League features eight teams, comprised of recently graduated high school players and already enrolled college players from Southern Arizona and other parts of the country. Participating teams include the Kings, Knights, Boom, Cochise Stars, Tucson Prospects, Tucson Champs, Team Tucson and Southern Arizona Prospects.

    Select players from the league’s eight teams will participate in the Fourth of July All-Star game on either the Kino Team or the Sonoran Team. Below is the roster for each team, which includes the player names, Sun Belt College League team represented, and the college they plan to attend. 

    Gates open at 5 p.m. and the baseball game starts about 6:30 p.m. General admission tickets only $4 or free for kids 5 and under. Get them at the Kino Box Office from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 or between 3 and 7:30 p.m. on July 4. Advance tickets will include free parking, otherwise, the parking fee is $5. 

    For more event details, visit Kino's Facebook page or the Diamonds in the Sky Celebration webpage.

    Kino All-Star Team

    George Arias, Tucson Champs, University of Arizona
    Andrew Black, Kings, Minot State University, ND 
    Marcus Catalano, Kings, Bryan College, CA
    Tyson Coleman, Javelinas, Cochise College, AZ
    Jose Contreras, Tucson Champs, New Mexico State University
    Sergio Cordova, Javelinas, Oklahoma Panhandle State University
    Ryon Craig, Team Tucson, Pima Community College
    Joseph Escarcega, Kings, New Mexico Military Institute
    Fabian Ferreira, Tucson Champs, Pima Community College
    Max Fimbres, Tucson Champs, Pima Community College
    Cameron Gallo, Kings, Lourdes University, OH
    Matthew Hackman, Team Tucson, Pima Community College
    Trevelle Hill, Kings, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
    Sam Kalberer, Tucson Champs, Scottsdale Community College
    Oscar Larranaga, Kings, St. Anselm College, NH
    Tristan Lawrence, Kings, Menlo College, CA
    Jake Lialios, Kings, Pomona College, CA
    Dakota Martin, Kings, Benedictine University at Mesa, AZ
    Patrick McGee, Javelinas, Luna Community College, NM
    Ivan Murillo, Javelinas, Pima Community College
    David Oropeza, Kings, University of Arizona
    Devin Pilgrim, Javelinas, Adams State University, CO
    Stockton Pringle, Javelinas, Undecided
    John Rodamsky, Kings, Presentation College, SD
    Ernesto Romero, Kings, Bryan College, CA
    Brian Romero, Team Tucson, Pima Community College
    Luis Samarano, Tucson Champs, Luna Community College, NM
    Charles Stewart, Javelinas, Kansas Wesleyan University, KS
    Manny Villa, Tucson Champs, Scottsdale Community College
    Tyle Whiltshire, Team Tucson, Minot State University, ND
    Jacob Federico, Tucson Champs, Pima Community College

    Coaches
    George Arias, Tucson Champs
    Rob Campillo, Tucson Champs
    Richard Delahanty, Kings
    Martine Pereyda, Kings

    Sonoran All-Star Team

    Gilbert Aguilar, Knights, Presentation College, SD
    John Bancroft, Stars, University of Arizona
    Alex Bustamante, Boom, New Mexico Military Institute
    JL Cabinillas, Boom, Undecided
    Payton Capullo, Knights, Undecided
    Ismael Carrillo, Team Tucson, Gateway Community College, AZ
    Travis Cole, Stars, Christian Brothers University, TN
    Angel Faras, Knights, Presentation College, SD
    Antonio Fernandez, Team Tucson, Pima Community College
    Tyler Gray, Knights, Rainy River Community College, MN
    Austin Grijalva, Stars, Grand Canyon University, AZ
    Troy Gutbub, Stars, Adams State University, CO
    Kamden Kautz, Team Tucson, Washington & Jefferson College, PA
    Ricky Martinez, Stars, Paradise Valley Community College, AZ
    Francis Mejia, Knights, Midway University, KY
    Marcus Mendez, Stars, Stephen F. Austin State University, TX
    Andres Mendoza, Stars, Pima Community College
    Mateo Orozco, Stars, University of Arizona
    Ralph Padlla, Boom, Pima Community College
    Dominick Parkhurts, Knights, Minot State University, ND
    Tyler Porter, Boom, California State University, Long Beach 
    Caleb Robinson, Knights, Presentation College, SD
    Brendon Rodriguez, Stars, Scottsdale Community College
    Addison Ryberg, Knights, Rainy River Community College, MN
    Sergio Santa Cruz, Stars, Vermont College of Fine Arts
    Robert Valenzuela, Stars, Presentation College, SD
    Gilbert Valenzuela, Stars, Friends University, KS
    James Velasco, Team Tucson, University of the Southwest, NM
    Winston Welch, Boom, Arkansas State University

    Coaches
    Carlo Colombino, Team Tucson
    Ruben Lerma, Boom
    Gilbert Valenzuela, Stars
    Luis Valenzuela, Boom
    Norberto Valenzuela, Stars
    Sati, Santa Cruz, Stars