Kentucky Prospects outfielder Talan Rose, 13, of Benton will participate in the 2020 United States Specialty Sports Association All-American Baseball Games July 26-Aug. 1.
The event will be held at Viera, Florida’s Space Coast Complex, the former spring training home of Major League Baseball’s Miami Marlins, Montreal Expos and Washington Nationals.
Rose will represent Kentucky on Team Northeast.
Talan is an eighth-grader at South Marshall Middle School, where he also is a member of the Marshals basketball and baseball teams. He is in his third year with the Kentucky Prospects travel baseball team, coached by Brad Bishop and Allen Rice.
Currently ranked 11th in USSSA Kentucky power rankings, the team appeared in the semifinals of the 2019 USSSA Global World Series in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Rose said, “Our Prospects team plays tough competition every weekend, so I am excited to go to Florida and represent Kentucky Prospects baseball. This is an opportunity that I want to make the most of, not only for me, but all of my teammates, coaches and my family.”
Talan is the son of Brandy and Jeremy Rose of Benton. He has one brother, Kelan.