Four local standouts and another from Mesa signed on to play for Pima Baseball on Tuesday night at a ceremony held at the West Campus:
Daniel Durazo, Salpointe: batted .376 last year with 22 RBI, six doubles, seven triples and four home runs.
Antonio Fernandez, Sabino: played with Durazo at Salpointe last year and is now a catcher at Sabino.
Angel Ochoa, Canyon del Oro: plays multiple positions and was a Southern Arizona selection due to his versatility.
Saul Suazo, Sunnyside: batted .396 with 10 RBI, five doubles and a triple.
Tyler James Jackson, Skyline: batted .364 with 26 RBI and eight doubles.
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