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Published On: March 26th, 2021

Dalton Pearson

Dalton Pearson ranked as one of the top outfielders in the country for the class of 2020

ASHWAUBENON, Wis.The Green Bay Booyah are pleased to announce the additions of Dalton Pearson and Jacob Riordan to the 2021 roster as the team inches closer to Northwoods League Opening Day.

A native of John’s Creek, Georgia, outfielder Dalton Pearson is in his true freshman season. He has appeared in 28 games for the Panthers this spring, starting in 27, and is hitting .238 going into the weekend. He has also scored nine times while driving in another nine and has stolen three bases. As a high school senior, Pearson was ranked as the 13th overall prospect and No. 4 outfielder in the state of Georgia. He was also tabbed as the No. 32 outfielder nationwide. He had many accolades as a high schooler, including a 2020 Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason High Honorable Mention All-America and All-Southeast Region first-team, three-time Perfect Game Underclass All-American, including second-team honors in 2019 and high honorable mention recognition in 2017 and 2018. A natural athlete, Pearson also excelled on the gridiron. On the football field, he was an all-state football player, earning first-team honors in 2019 by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as an athlete and by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association (GACA) as a receiver.

Joining Pearson this summer is his Georgia State teammate, Jacob Riordan. The 6-3 right-handed pitcher from Marietta is in his first season with the Panthers after a nomadic first two seasons removed from high school. In 2019, Riordan made 15 appearances for the Pensacola State Pirates, recording 23 innings pitched and posting a 2-2 record. In an abbreviated 2020, he made five appearances for the Western Oklahoma State Pioneers, recording 4.1 innings pitched and posting an 0-1 record.

Single game tickets go on sale Friday, April 16th. Opening Day at Capital Credit Union Park is slated for Tuesday, June 1st as the Booyah host the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders at 6:35. Group tickets and the all-new Fleet Farm Flex Pack are on sale now. The Fleet Farm Flex Pack includes six tickets that can also be used for any games this summer along with a $50 Capital Credit Union Park gift card, $10 Fleet Farm gift card and much more. Visit www.booyahbaseball.com or call the ticket office at 920-497-7225 to reserve your seats today. The Booyah front office at Capital Credit Union Park is located at 2231 Holmgren Way in Ashwaubenon. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm.

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The Green Bay Booyah are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 245 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS), as well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Star Jordan Zimmermann (MIL). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.booyahbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Booyah as your favorite team.