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Alumni Classic Charity Baseball Game presented by the Walla Walla YMCA

The Alumni Classic presented by the Walla Walla YMCA is a charity baseball game hosted by the Walla Walla Sweets baseball team and Wonderboy Creative. The game, featuring DeSales and Wa-Hi alumni, will take place on July 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM in front of what should be a sold-out crowd at Borleske Stadium. The events success both on and off the field is credited to the high level of enthusiasm and participation by both current and former students, faculty, staff and administrators at Walla Walla Catholic Schools and Walla Walla Public Schools.

“The goal is to help both sides find a fun, unique way to raise needed dollars to help improve the student experience. Maybe the need is in the athletic department, maybe the need is new trombones for the music department. We don’t really have a specific fundraising goal other than to make it a large donation and to have fun with our community while doing it.”

Zachary Fraser, Walla Walla Sweets President

Alumni Game Ticket Sales

Alumni Game ticket sales will begin in May and be ongoing throughout the early part of the Sweets Baseball Season. Special priority for premium seating is offered to Sweets Season Ticket Members, after which sales open up to the general public. A special T-Shirt offering will be made available during the first month of sales where fans and can show their school loyalty and support by purchasing a ticket and t-shirt package designed according to each school’s colors.

Student Ticket Sales Contest

Students at each school are invited to participate in a ticket sales contest where big prizes are on the line for students who sell the most tickets. To inquire about tickets to the Alumni Baseball Game, find a local student to purchase from, call the Sweets Shoppe, or click one of links on this page.

  • Saturday, July 14 – Alumni are invited to the Sweets game against the River City Athletics
  • Sunday, July 15, Time TBA: Players and families are invited out to Borleske for batting practice, food and beverages
  • GAME DAY: Monday, July 16, 7:05 pm players hit the field for a night of Alumni Baseball Action

“I think I speak for many when I say we’re grateful to our schools for the opportunities that we were provided in our youth. As former players, we get to spend time with old friends and teammates while reliving some great memories at a beautifully renovated Borleske. Being able to do so while raising money for current students in our community is an incredible opportunity.”

J.C. Biagi, Wonderboy Co-Founder & DeSales Class of ’00

Alumni Classic Charity Baseball Game

If you are interested in supporting our local schools,
please call the Sweets front office at 509.522.BALL
or contact a local student today to purchase.
Give us a call today!

Click HERE to request more information about purchasing tickets and supporting our local schools!

DeSales Alumni

#NameHeightPositionClassHighest Level Played
2Cesar Lopez6'Infield2005NCAA DII
3Kris Wolfram5'11"Infield1998NCAA DI
5Nic Richard5'11"Utility2005JUCO
6Michael Wolford6'Outfield1999HS
7Donny Biagi5'11"Infield1992NCAA DII
8Jack Dickson6'Utility2006HS
10Nic Wiese5'10"Outfield2000HS
11Ryan Deccio5'7"Outfield1999HS
12Travis Fouts6'Outfield2002HS
15Brian Fortin5'8"Catcher1999HS
16Vince Ortiz6'2"Utility2002HS
20Zac Ebding5'8"Utility2006HS
22James Wolford6'3"Outfield1997HS
24Pat Graham6'Infield1992JUCO
25Martin Telstad6'7"Infield1995NCAA DIII
31J.C. Biagi5'9"Utility2000NCAA DI
32Chris Meliah5'11"Outfield1988NCAA DI
34Bill Chase5'10"Utility1993JUCO
35Michael Tompkins6'3"Infield2006NCAA DI

DeSales Coaches

#NameHeightPosition
21Kim Cox5'10Head Coach
17Rob Holtzinger6'2"Assistant Coach
4Dave Meliah6'2"Assistant Coach
18Fr. Jeff Core6'Team Chaplain

Wa-Hi Alumni

#NameHeightPositionClassHighest Level Played
2Chris FigginsNAUtility1992HS
3Jason MagnaghiNAUtility1998HS
4Jay BabbitNAUtility1998NCAA DIII
5Luke HamadaNAUtility2001JUCO
6Ryan BlockNAUtility1995JUCO (Drafted by Astros)
7Jason GroveNAUtility1997AA (NY Yankees)
8Zach ArmijoNAUtility2003HS
9Zach WidmerNAUtility2003HS
10Jay JonesNAUtility1998HS
11David BlocklingerNAUtility1993NCAA DII
12Dondi CortinasNAUtility1989HS
13Luke WatsonNAUtility2002HS
14David BinghamNAUtility1989A (Chicago White Sox)
15Ben WoibletNAUtility1994NCAA DI
20Courtney MooreNAUtility1998JUCO
21Travis GroveNAUtility2000HS
25Nate DavinNAUtility2004JUCO
31Rod HarkinsNAUtility1996NAIA

Wa-Hi Coaches

#NameHeightPosition
17Keith Gradwohl6'1Head Coach
16Justin James6'2"Assistant Coach