HS Baseball: 5th annual Austin Gorrell Baseball Classic awards $30K in scholarship funds

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The Gorrell family prepares for the final game of this year’s fifth annual tournament honoring Austin Tuesday, Nov. 26, at California Baptist University’s James W. Totman Stadium. Courtesy photo
The fifth annual Austin Gorrell Baseball Classic wrapped up with a thriller of a game between Orange Lutheran High School and Corona High School at California Baptist University’s James W. Totman Stadium. The game was held Tuesday, Nov. 26, in front of a max capacity crowd, all who were there to honor the memory of Austin Gorrell. Austin died in 2015, in his college dorm room while sleeping. At the time, Austin was a freshman playing baseball for the University of Nevada Reno, but had been diagnosed with a heart condition called, cardiomyopathy. The diagnosis came during his preseason physical administered by the Nevada athletic department in 2015. The condition put Austin at a 3% chance of suffering heart failure and forced him to medically redshirt his freshman season. Unfortunately
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