12U Palmetto Rays

Palmetto Rays 12UThe Charleston Baseball Academy 12U Palmetto Rays took to the road June 20 - 26 to play in the Baseball Youth Nationals in Myrtle Beach. Representing the only team from SC in the 12U age group, they played teams from all over the country including teams from Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Texas, Georgia, and Virginia. The 12U team represented Charleston well with some impressive numbers over the 8 games played, hitting 10 home runs, compiling a team batting average of .521 and hurling 2 one hitters to win the National title. The team also had 4 players Andrew Harper, Pat Monteith, Tyler Christmas and Jonathan Barham selected to the All Star team. The Rays Kristofer Blanco participated in the home run derby contest belting 12 to take the title. This team is made up of kids from Summerville, North Charleston, Andrews, and Hanahan.

All-Tournament Selections

Andrew Harper 


.500 BA

.631 OBP

3 HR, 8 RBI


Tyler Christmas

Summerville, SC

.563 BA

.631 OBP



Pat Monteith

N. Charleston, SC

.600 BA

.727 OBP

3 HR, 11 RBI


Jonathan Barham

Hanahan, SC

.571 BA

.714 OBP

3 HR, 11 RBI

Palmetto Rays All Tournament selections

Palmetto Rays 12U