Locals on KC Area Code Baseball roster

A pair of local baseball players were selected to play on the Kansas City Royals Area Code Team.

Lake Stevens’ Branden Kelliher, Cascade’s Ky Dye and Archbishop Murphy’s Trever Morrison are on a team populated with players from the Northwest, Texas and the Midwest.

The KC Royals Area Code Team begins play on Aug. 5.

Here’s the release via ESPN.com


The 2012 Kansas City Royals Area Code team will be filled with prospects from the Northwest, one from Texas and one from the Midwest. Last year’s squad went a perfect 5-0. This year’s team could do the same.

NamePositionHigh School (City, State)Year

Dustin DriverRHPWenatchee (Wenatchee, Wash.)2013

John PomeroyRHPMossyrock (Mossyrock, Wash.)2013

Branden KelliherRHPLake Stevens (Lake Stevens, Wash.)2014

Ky DyeRHPCascade (Everett, Wash.)2014

Joe SchindlerRHPSouth Eugene (Eugene, Wash.)2013

Christian MartinekLHPJesuit (Portland, Ore.)2014

Brett NielsonLHPSheldon (Eugene, Ore.)2013

Austin StrotherLHPInterlake (Bellevue, Wash.)2013

Brandon RadmacherLHPVauxhall Academy (White City, SK)2013

Layne BrunerLHPMontesano (Montesano, Wash.)2013

Max KarnosRHPSouth Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska)2013

Billy King1BAnacortes (Anacortes, Wash.)2013

Tommy Lane1BPendleton (Pendleton, Ore.)2013

Trever MorrisonINFArchbishop Murphy (Bothell, Wash.)2013

Mitch BevacquaINFLake City (Couer d’Alene, Idaho)2013

Trace LoehrINFRex Putnam (Mikwaukie, Ore.)2014

Gunnar BuhnerINFMount Si (Issaquah, Wash.)2013

Seaver WhalenINFUnion (Camas, Wash.)2013

Joe Martarano3BFruitland (Fruitland, Idaho)2013

Preston Palmeiro3BColleyville Heritage (Dallas, Texas)2013

Ryan LittlefieldOFMark Morris (Longview, Wash.)2013

Mason SmithOFRocky Mountain (Meridian, Idaho)2013

Jack MeggsOFBellevue (Bellevue, Wash.)2013

Lex KaplanOFLadue (St. Louis, Mo.)2013

Stefan Van HornUTRogers (Puyallup, Wash.)2013

Michael SextonUTRogers (Puyallup, Wash.)2013

Reese McGuireCKentwood (Covington, Wash.)2013

Logan IceCRogers (Puyallup, Wash.)2013

Matt DeckerCJesuit (Portland, Ore.)2013

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