- GEICO High School Baseball National Championship (June 27 – July 1)
- Nike National High School Lacrosse Showcase (June 30 – July 1)
- Run 4 Roses Classic (July 8)
- Las Vegas Big Time Finale (July 26)
ESPN will once again provide live national coverage of elite youth sports with the GEICO Summer Series, including boys baseball, boys and girls basketball and lacrosse.
GEICO High School Baseball National Championship
The GEICO High School Baseball National Championship features eight elite baseball teams chosen to represent the states of Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada and Texas.
The eight teams will play 15 total games over five days. All pool-play games will be on ESPN+, while the second semifinal and championship game will air live on ESPNU.
2022 GEICO High School Baseball National Championship Schedule:
|Mon.-Wed, June 27-29||11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m.||Pool-Play Games||ESPN+|
|Thu, Jun 30||5 p.m.||Semifinal #1||ESPN+|
|8 p.m.||Semifinal #2||ESPNU|
|Fri, July 1||8. p.m.||Championship||ESPNU|
Pool play games will take place at LSU’s Alex Box Stadium. The semifinals and championship will take place at Parkview Baptist School in Baton Rouge, La.
Nike National High School Lacrosse Showcase
For the third consecutive year, Paragon Marketing Group has partnered with the Nike National High School Lacrosse Showcase to bring six games from the event to ESPNU.
2022 Nike National High School Lacrosse Showcase Television Schedule:
|Thu, June 30||6 p.m.||Girls Pool-Play Game||ESPNU|
|7 p.m.||Boys Pool Play Game||ESPNU|
|Fri, July 1||1 p.m.||Boys Semifinal 1||ESPNU|
|2 p.m.||Boys Semifinal 2||ESPNU|
|6 p.m.||Girls Championship||ESPNU|
|7 p.m.||Boys Championship||ESPNU|
- Participating Boys’ Teams: Boys’ Latin (Md.), Lawrenceville (NJ), Garden City (NY), Bullis (Md.)
- Participating Girls’ Teams: St. Paul’s (Md.), Notre Dame Prep (Md.), Archbishop Carroll (Pa.), Hockaday (Tx.)
All games will take place at Blandair Regional Park, Columbia, Md.
Run 4 Roses Classic
ESPN will expand their live national coverage of elite female youth sports with three championship games from the Run 4 Roses Classic at the Kentucky Exposition Center, in Louisville, KY.
2022 Run 4 Roses Classic Television Schedule:
|Fri, July 8||4 p.m.||Girls’ Aqua U17 championship||ESPN+|
|6 p.m.||Girls’ Nike U17 championship||ESPNU|
|8 p.m.||Girls’ Elite 40 U17 championship||ESPNU|
Las Vegas Big Time Finale
For the first time, ESPN will cover the Las Vegas Big Time Finale tournament from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, NV. The event will feature some of the top high school basketball prospects in the nation. Matchups are to be determined.
2022 Las Vegas Big Time Finale Television Schedule
|Tue, July 26||5 p.m.||Strive for Greatness 16U vs. Vegas Elite 16U||ESPNU|
|7 p.m.||West Coast Elite 17U vs. Compton Magic 17U||ESPN|
|9 p.m.||Midwest Basketball 17U vs. Strive for Greatness 17U||ESPN|
|11 p.m.||Oakland Soldiers 16U vs. Paul George Elite 16U||ESPN2|
For in-depth coverage of the GEICO Summer Series Nationals, including highlights and exclusive content, follow @sportscenternext on Instagram.
About Paragon Marketing Group
Paragon Marketing Group is a corporate consulting agency specializing in sports, entertainment and cause related sponsorships. Paragon manages the GEICO Summer Series and has collaborated with ESPN over the past 19 years to deliver over 800 live high school sports telecasts featuring many of the top teams and players in the nation. Paragon collaborates with ESPN on the following live properties:
GEICO ESPN High School Football Kickoff & Showcase
GEICO Girls Volleyball Invitational
GEICO Top Flight Invite
GEICO ESPN High School Basketball Showcase
U.S. Marines NIBC Series
GEICO State Champions Bowl Series
ESPN Girls Basketball Invitational
GEICO High School Basketball Nationals
GEICO High School Lacrosse Showcase
GEICO High School Lacrosse Nationals
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