Wong tourney showcases isle’s baseball stars

CONNOR WHITT/ Tribune-Herald Journey Leialoha looks to throw during an infield drill at Friday's showcase.

CONNOR WHITT/ Tribune-Herald BIWBA 2023 high school graduates include, from left in the back row, Isaiah Calma, Taven Hiraishi, Josh Ward, Daycen Aurelio, Devin Saltiban and Journey Leialoha; front row, Matt Pavao, Mekenna Wakakuwa and Devin Garza.

A number of local youth baseball players got a chance to chase their dreams of stardom by showcasing their skills in front of major league and college scouts at the Big Island Wood Bat Academy Memorial Day Tournament.