Troy Iturral’s Memorial Baseball Game scheduled for May 22

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THE BILLY TEAM BOYS

Max Leyva, 11, plays 3rd base and attends high school in Tucson. Max played ball with Troy for years, moving from the Western Little League to Tucson High.

Eric Loya, 25, plays in the outfield and attends college high school. Eric has known and played with Troy all his life, from being on the same Western Little League team to playing against him in high school. They have even been neighbors their entire lives and have spent their free time playing video games together. Eric is grateful to Honor Troy today.

Eric Stoddard, 19, plays as a designated hitter and attends Mountain View High School. Eric and Troy were lifelong friends who spent their afternoons and weekends in the park hitting balls and practicing whatever they needed to work out.

Roman “Homie” Basurto, 28, plays center and attends Salpointe Catholic High School. Homie played club ball with Troy in the Rockies and has been friends ever since.

Jeremiah Odum, 18, plays in the outfield and attends high school in Tucson. Jeremiah has known and played ball with Troy all his life, from Western Little League to Tucson High.

Sammy Padilla, 23, plays in the middle of the infield and attends Flowing Wells High School. Sammy played Little League ball with Troy at Western and also All Stars ball.

2-year-old Gabriel Valencia plays shortstop and second base and attends high school in Tucson. Gabe and Troy went to school together and played ball together for Tucson High.

Nick Arias, 5, plays shortstop and infield and attends high school in Tucson. Nick and Troy not only played ball together over the summer, but also worked together throughout the season to ensure they were both ready for the season ahead.

Isaac Ramirez, 12, catches and attends high school in Tucson. Isaac had the honor of playing with Troy from Western Little League and through club ball in the Rockies, until his very last game at Tucson High. Isaac caught every game thrown by Troy and was blessed to not only be Troy’s friend, but to teammate with someone who played with such intensity, integrity and commitment.

Zach Nyght, 13, plays 1st base and attends Marana High School. Zach and Troy have been friends since freshman year. They were classmates in elementary school and college and also played against each other in little league baseball, together in college baseball, and together in club baseball.

Troy Sanders, 10, plays shortstop and attends Catalina Foothills High School. These two Troys played baseball together in the Rockies and won many tournaments together. These will always be the best ball game years that Troy will cherish.

Elijah Espinosa, 4, plays first base and attends Desert View High School. Eli and Troy played baseball together in high school in Tucson.

Damian Quijada, 00, plays outfield and attends college high school. Damian and Troy had known each other since they were 5 years old and not only played baseball together until they were 13, but were very good friends.

Jaden Leon, 8, plays second base and attends high school in Tucson. Jaden played baseball with Troy for many years between being on the same Little League team at Western and playing ball together growing up.

RJ Martinez, 7, pitcher and attends high school in Tucson. RJ is grateful to have had the opportunity to play ball with Troy growing up.

TEAM SOLDIERS

Abram Oropeza, 22, plays in the outfield and attends Canyon Del Oro High School. Abram and Troy not only played against each other in baseball, but they were cousins.

Aiden Ortiz, 80, plays in the outfield and attends Cienega High School. Aiden played club ball with Troy for a few years and has remained friends ever since.

Andres Valenzuela, 5, utility player and attends Catholic secondary school in Salpointe. Andres played Little League with Troy at Western and has been a family friend his whole life.

Cruz Urena, 3, plays in the middle of the infield and attends Pueblo High School. Cruz and Troy played together at the All Stars when Western and Tucson Mountain combined, then from there they went to regionals together and have been lifelong friends ever since.

Jayden Lynch, 29, throws and plays shortstop and attends Mountain View High School. Jayden played with Troy on the Titans Club team when they were both 10 years old. Jayden is honored and grateful to have been chosen to play in this game for his friend.

Jovanni (Bambino) Toledo, 10, plays 1st base and attends Sunnyside High School. Jovanni played on the Rockies Club team with Troy as well as together at Tucson High. Troy was a classmate and a friend.

Julian (Juice) Medina, 1, plays 3rd base and outfield and attends Pueblo High School. I played Western Allstars with Troy growing up.

Ruben (Kito) Castro, 11, plays shortstop and attends high school in Tucson. Kito has played baseball with Troy all his life, from Western Little League to club ball to high school at Tucson High.

Marcos Casares, 8, catching and attending Tucson High. Marcos and Troy played baseball together at Western Little League and also at Tucson High. In Between, they became best friends and always will be.

Maddox Jones, 18, plays in the outfield and attends high school in Tucson. Maddox and Troy played together in the Western Little League and have since become friends, also continuing to play together at Tucson High.

12-year-old Jorge Castro catches and attends high school in Tucson. Jorge and Troy began their friendship playing together in the Western Little League and continued playing together in high school.

Xavier (X) Torres, 23, plays in the outfield and attends high school in Tucson. X and Troy have been friends since they were 5 years old, they started playing Tball together at the Western Little League, then found themselves on the court again at Tucson High. They also spent their free time playing basketball and training. Xavier is honored to play for his brother Troy not just today, but every time he steps onto the pitch.

Seven-year-old Anthony Diaz plays in the outfield and attends Catalina Foothills High School. Anthony and Troy played together on the Tucson Rockies Club team.

Aiden Oropeza, 2, plays center and attends Canyon Del Oro High School. Aiden and Troy not only played baseball together, but they’re also cousins.

Christian (Donkey) Olea, 24, played catcher and attended high school in Tucson. Donkey played ball with Troy at Tucson High and enjoyed catching for him when he threw.

Anthony Belisle, 34, plays in the middle of the infield and attends Mountain View High School. Anthony and Troy became family friends through Troy’s cousins, the Oropeza family, and were together for many baseball events.

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