2017 Under Armour So Cal Classic – Team Rosters and Scouting Reports

SoftballFactoryLogoNovember 11-12, 2017
Diamond Valley Complex — Hemet, CA
Schedule & Scores



* PLEASE NOTE: Players written up on the scouting blog were identified by our scouting staff based on the demonstration of notable tool(s) and/or skill(s). While WE DO NOT KEEP STATS, we are watching for standout performers on the mound, at the plate, in the field and on the bases. However, a performance WITHOUT the presence of requisite tool(s) and/or skill(s) IS NOT considered standout — we are looking for players with the tool(s) and/or skill(s) to play beyond the high school level.

Teams are organized alphabetically within each division. To view associated
content, either click on a team name or scroll down.

14U Participating Teams

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Case Batbusters

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-#2 Ava Quezada- CF/OF- Defensively, Ava has good reads on the ball off of the bat and hustles hard on every play. She stays light and quick on her feet and has good arm strength on her throws. She has a confident presence on the field and is always communicating with her teammates.

 

-#5 Makayla Torres- 1B/2B- Makayla is always prepared and ready for the next play ahead. She stays locked in on each play and displays knowledge of the game on the field. As a hitter she has good box presence and has good pop off of the bat. She stays level thru the zone and drives the ball in the gaps really well. She shows strength to opposite field and waits for her pitch to hit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-#8 Taylor Wayne- RHP/1B- Defensively, Taylor has great reaction time and stays down on the ball. She has as strong base and keeps her momentum going towards her target at all times. She works well from the ground up and keeps the ball in front of her. On the mound, she stays composed and confident and displays good command on her pitches.

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PSA Pumas 14

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#6 Kennedy- Pitcher- 56-57mph. Kennedy shows good mound presence with a strong curve ball and rise ball. Her rise ball breaks late and has good movement thru the zone. She keeps her spin tight on her pitches and has good command. Her back door curve ball is effective and she throws this pitch to get ahead in the count. She has power at the plate as well and displays a smooth, natural swing. Kennedy is a multiple dimensional player with a good skill set.

 

#2 Olivia- SS/C- Olivia displays a confident presence on the field and shows her knowledge of the game and different situations on the field. Defensively, she has great footwork thru ground balls. She works thru the ball well and keeps her momentum towards her target on her throws. She has a leadership mentality on the field and is physically strong both defensively and offensively. Offensively, Olivia has good bat speed and keeps her hands inside the ball. She displays good pitch selection and a good eye for the ball.

 

#7 Christina- 3B/1B- Christina displays great communication on the field with her teammates and is prepared for the next play at all times. She has good ground coverage defensively and stays light on her feet. On the bases, she is aggressive and always looking for the next base. She shows good awareness of the different game situations and shows knowledge of the game. She has a good build and has great pop off of the bat. She has power potential and is short and quick to the ball.

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So Cal Dirtdogs

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-#22- Kylie Galindo- C/CF- Kylie is fast on the base path and displays smart base running. Defensively, she charges the ball well and has a strong and accurate arm. Offensively, she makes consistent contact and finds holes in the defensive. She has good control with her bat and shows power thru the zone.

 

-#33 Samantha Casillas- C/3B- Samantha has a strong presence behind the plate and reacts quick to pitches in the dirt. She communicates well with her teammates and leads her team on the field. She blocks well and gets her body around the ball keeping it in front. Offensively, Samantha is disciplined in the box and shows power to the opposite side. She keeps her head level and on plane to get her hands to the ball quick and accurately.

 

-#12 Jaidyn Hamby- CF/RHP- She stays around 54 mph and has good command on her pitches. She has a strong rise ball and throws this pitch with confidence. In the box she waits for her pitch to hit and displays good pitch selection. She has a good eye for the ball and keeps her hands short and quick to the ball.

 

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Universal Fastpitch 04 Johnson

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-#14 Robbyn Balmediano- CF/SS- Robbyn had a great diving catch in right/center. She has quick and aggressive feet with good angels to the ball in the outfield. She is fast on the bases as well and good placement on her slaps. She reads her defense well in the box and is always looking to steal the next base when on the base path.

 

-#18 Brianna Swihart- Brianna has good field presence and is loud behind the plate. She creates good energy with her defense and communicates well with her pitcher. She pops up quick on bunts and has a strong arm on her throw to bases. She blocks the ball well stopping runners from advancing on her. Offensively, she has a good eye for the ball and has a smooth swing thru the zone. She makes consistent hard contact and has good rhythm thru her swing.

 

-#16 Kennedy Gustin- 2B/C- Kennedy has a strong skill set in the batters box and reads her defense really well. She has a strong power slap and soft slap and can do both at anytime in the count. She keeps her body moving straight towards the pitcher in her swing motion which allows her to be successful on any pitch thrown. Defensively, she has good lateral movement and is loud and aggressive on the field.

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16U Participating Teams

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Bay Area Bombers

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-#8 Neysa Munguia- RHP/SS- On the mound Neysa stays around 54 mph and has a changeup that drops to 48 mph consistently. She keeps her pitches low in the zone and hits her outside corner very well. She shows good command on her pitches and mixes in her change up really well to throw off the hitters timing. She has good mound presence and has a confident demeanor.

 

-#11 Isabella Martinez- SS/CF- Defensively, Isabella communicates really well with her team and displays a leadership mentality behind the plate. She has the characteristics of a compacted and controlled player. She works well with her pitcher and displays a strong arm on her throws to bases. While base running, Isabella stays light and quick on her feet. She reads the defense well and is always looking to steal an extra base.

 

#62- Cecelia Hogel- C/RHP- Defensively, Cecelia has great reaction skills and thinks well on her feet. She displays confidence in herself and has a calm and humble demeanor. Offensively, she battles in the box and goes deep in the count. She fights pitches off and displays good pitch selection and eye for the ball.

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Firecrackers Galvez

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-#12 Charley Holmes- OF/SS- Charley is a smart hitter that is patient in the box. She is explosive thru the zone and makes consistent contact. Defensively, Charley has aggressive footwork and a strong backhand in the 5/6 hole. She displays good range to the ball and hustles hard every pitch. She keeps the ball from getting thru to left field very well and is smooth in her motion.

 

-#21 Madison Soule- OF/3B- Madison swings hard every pitch and stays inside the ball with her hands really well. She is smart in the box and battles in the box waiting for her pitch to hit. Defensively, Madison reads the ball well in the outfield and shows good arm strength behind her throws. She has accurate throws to the plate and keeps runners from tagging up and scoring. She is a vocal leader in centerfield and works well with her teammates.

 

-#4 Isabela Ramirez- C/OF- Isabela has good presence behind the plate and is very vocal with her teammates. She has quick transitions on her throw to bases and pops out quick on bunts. She is athletic in her movements and gets around the ball really well keeping it in front.

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Momentum Softball

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-#0 Sophia Nugent C/3B- Sophia shows a strong skill set offensively. She has a smooth swing and displays patience at the plate. She has a good eye for the ball and has a natural, relaxed swing. She turns hard on the inside pitch and keeps her hands inside the ball really well. She was 2 for 2 with a homerun to left field and had a single to the right/center gap.

 

-#1 Jade Behic- RHP/3B- Jade displays good movement on her pitches and changes the speed really well with each pitch throwing off the batters timing. She has good wrist action and command on the mound. She stays calm in her demeanor and has controlled mechanics. She is a strong change up and can throw it for a strike at any time in the count. She displays a good rise ball as well and mixes up her pitches really well. Offensively, Jade stays level thru the zone and hits the ball hard. She keeps her hips and hands in line with one another and her head on the ball displaying power potential.

 

-#7 Chloe Poniatowski C/3B- Defensively, Chloe is aggressive behind the plate and goes after runners. She has a strong throw to bases and keeps the ball in front really well. She frames pitches well and has great communication with her pitcher. Offensively, she turns hard on the inside pitch and is smart on the bases. She makes consistent contact and battles in the box.

 

-#29 Jayda Favela- SS/2B- Offensively, Jayda shows great command with her bat and can place the ball well. She reads her defense and makes it difficult on the defense with the different tools she has as a slapper. She was 3 for 3 and shows terrific placement of the ball wherever the defense left a hole for her to hit to. She was very aware and aggressive on the bases and had good speed down the line.

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NS Elite

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-Ashley Blanco- RHP/1B- Ashley consistently throws in the mid 50’s. She has great mound presence and a positive, upbeat attitude in the circle. She has good composure and her mechanics are sharp. She has good spin on her pitches and works the outside corner really well. She gets ahead in the count and interacts well on the field with her teammates.

 

-#42 Kiyaira Hicks- CF/SS- Offensively, Kiyaira works the count and waits for her pitch to hit. She is short and quick in her motions and has goof barrel accuracy. She gets out of the box quick and puts pressure on the defense with her speed. She is aggressive and uses her legs well in her swing. She was successful at placing the ball and getting on base.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PSA Pumas 16

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-#17 Samantha Lawrence – SS- Defensively, she has a good arm and accurate throw to first base. She is smooth in her transitions and has a quick exchange. She shows range to both sides and keeps the ball in the infield well. Offensively, she has good barrel speed and gets to extension really well. She recognizes pitches early and is able to hit all sides of the plate. She is smart in the box and sees the ball really well.

 

#99 Cierra Sawyer – Pitcher- On the mound, she held a confident demeanor and got ahead in the count. She attacked each batter and mixed up her pitches really well. She threw her change up with confidence and wasn’t afraid to throw it in any count. She had good command over her pitches and had good spin her each pitch. Offensively, she swings a strong bat and goes with the outside pitch really well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Team Gotcha

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-#5 Adrianna Peters- RHP/SS- Adrianna displays good lateral movement defensively. She stays light on her feet and is aggressive thru the ball. She keeps her momentum towards her target and displays accuracy in her arm. At the plate, Adrianna has a good eye for the strike zone and battles in the box. She has a confident presence in the box and has good pitch selection.

 

-#10 Alina Sanchez- 2B/OF- Alina has a strong skill set. She has quick footwork in the outfield and takes good angles to the ball. She tracks the ball well and has a quick and strong release on her throw to her target. At the plate, she makes solid and consistent contact. She is patient at the plate and waits for her pitch in the zone.

 

-#17 Ambria Ceballos- C/3B- Ambria blocks the ball really well and shows a strong base behind the plate. She frames the ball well and steals strikes for her pitcher. She also has as strong and accurate arm on her throws to bases. She hustles hard on the field and displays a strong skill set.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nor Cal Blast

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-#50 Sadie Somers- 3B- Sadie stays inside the ball really well and keeps her barrel strong thru the zone. She has power behind her contact and really drives thru her legs. She is explosive thru the zone and has good pitch selection in the box. She has great extension and finish in her swing. Defensively, she has a strong base and is not afraid to get close to the batters. She fields the ball clean and has a good transition to her target.

 

-#88 Samantha Chu- 3B- Samantha has a strong arm and is very aggressive on the field. She communicates well with her infield and is always ready and on her toes for the next play to come. She charges the ball well and has a strong and accurate throw to first base.

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Nor Cal Storm 18u

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-#88 Kaitlyn- LF- Offensively, Kaitlyn battles in the box and is aggressive early in the count. She fouls off many pitches until she gets her pitch to drive. She is short and compact to the ball and makes consistent, hard contact. She is smart on the base path as well and is always looking to take the next base. Defensively, she has good communication skills with her teammates and is always ready for the next play ahead. She stays quick with her footwork and reads the ball well off of the bat.

 

-#24 Emily- C- Behind the plate, Emily blocks the ball really well and prevents runners from getting any extra bases. She communicates well with her pitcher and her infield. She has good energy and leadership abilities. She threw out a runner at second in the first inning and displayed her strong and accurate arm right away. She has soft and quiet hands when receiving and overall has as strong base behind the plate.

 

-#8 Marisa- Offensively, Marisa is aggressive early in the count and keeps her hands inside of the ball really well. She works the count and looks for her pitch to hit. Marisa uses her legs really well thru her swing creating power behind her hits. She makes hard contact and can really drive in runs for her team.

 

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Corona Angels

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-#6 Jahzell Estrada- RHP/IF- Jahzell keeps her pitches low in the strike zone and she gets ahead in the count early on. She attacks her hitters and displays a confident demeanor in the circle. She stays around 54 mph consistently and has a good change of speed on her change up which drops to 38 mph. She is calm on the mound and is not afraid to throw her change up in any count.

 

-#25- Madison Gurgian- IF- Offensively, Madison has a good eye for the strike zone and recognizes pitches early on allowing her to go with an outside pitch really well. She has power to all fields but shows strength in her opposite field abilities. She stays level thru the zone and gets to extension in her swing really well. She has a powerful presence in the box and works the count until getting her pitch to hit.

 

#34- Carolyn McMullen 2B- Carolyn has a strong skill set and uses all of her tools to get on base. She can soft slap and power slap and keeps her defense guessing by being able to use all tools strongly. She is controlled in her footwork thru the box and reads her defense well. She gets in the box with a plan and always executes. She is quick out of the box and takes advantage of the defensive mistakes.

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