Pictured: The Deer Valley High School baseball team gets training from the D-Backs Academy.
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D-Backs Academy coaches DVHS athletes


Tara Alatorre
DEER VALLEY – More than 200 local high school baseball players had the opportunity on January 20 and 21, to participate in the third annual Chase Your Dreams Showcase. 
The showcase provided training sessions and scrimmage games for 12 local high school baseball teams with the Diamondbacks coaches and staff, at the Papago Sports Complex in Tempe, including Deer Valley High School.
The Chase Your Dreams Showcase is free of charge to high school baseball clubs that have or will receive equipment and field improvements through the program in a combined partnership between Chase and the Diamondbacks.
Deer Valley High School received skill development and training that included: pitching, catching, infield and outfield work, base running, hitting and classroom time with the Diamondbacks Academy on Major League Baseball quality fields.
This year’s local high school teams included: Metro Tech, Ironwood, Coronado, Glendale, Deer Valley, Cortez, Westwood, Sierra Linda, Moon Valley, Chandler, Camelback and Washington.