Under Armour Carolina Classic National Showcase – Team Rosters and Scouting Reports

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September 22-23, 2018
Tyger River Sports Complex – Duncan, SC
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
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14U Participating Teams

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Carolina Crush 14u

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-#5 Dixie Collins C/3B: Behind the plate, Dixie has a strong base and receives the ball well. She frames each pitch and steals strikes for her pitcher. She gets over top of the ball well on her blocks and works hard on the field. Offensively, she displays power behind her contact and drives through her lower half well.

 

-#15 Georgia Lieb RHP: In the circle, Georgia throws consistently around 50mph and her change up 36 mph. She has tight spin on her pitches and works the corners well. She moves the ball up and down in the zone and throws off hitters timing.

 

-#26 Alyssa Gilbert OF/2B: In the batters box, Alyssa has a smooth hands through the zone and is quick to the ball with her barrel. She drives through her legs really well creating maximum power behind her contact. She keeps her hands inside the ball well and can drive the ball all over the field.

 

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Carolina Fire 14u

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-#12 Logan Goodwin RHP/2B: Logan hits her spots well and shows tight spin on her pitches. She has great movement and speed and consistently sits between 60-62 mph. She has great mound presence and attacks her hitters early.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-#13 Myckenzie Overton OF: In the outfield, she takes great angles to the ball and stays light on her feet. She reads the ball well off of the bat and is always ready for the next play. She has quick feet and displays good range in centerfield.

 

-#16 Linley Jones C/SS: Linley is a vocal leader on the field and is always communicating with her teammates. She has a strong arm on her throws to her target and solid footwork through each play.

 

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Carolina Mojo – Busbee

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-#3 Miranda Fulmer RHP/1B: Miranda throws consistently 55mph. She has a confident presence in the circle and goes after the hitters right away. She shows good movement on her pitches and hits the corners well.

 

-#4 Carlee Norris SS: Carlee moves well laterally and stays low through each play. She has a smooth release and strength behind her throws. She communicates well with her infield and shows leadership on the field.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Carolina Thunder 14u

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-#12 Carson Young 3B/C: Carson hustles hard on every play. In the outfield, she shows good speed and reads the ball off of the bat well. She moves athletically when tracking the ball and positions herself well behind the ball to come through it and make a good throw.

 

-#20 Shelby Moses LF/OF: In the batters box, Shelby shows great power with a compact swing. She is quick to the ball with her hands and drives through her lower half well in her swing to create maximum pop in her contact with the ball. She is aggressive on the bases and is always looking to put pressure on the defense. Defensively, she takes good angles back to the ball and displays strength behind her throw to her cut off.

 

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Lady Lightning

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-#7 McKenna Wilson LF/2B: McKenna has great vocal leadership in the outfield and stays light on her feet going back on a ball. In the box, she shows patience and waits for her pitch to hit. She has a good eye for the strike zone and works the count.

 

 

-#12 Samantha McGhee C/3B: Samantha is a strong power hitter and can drive the ball hard in the gaps. She is smart on the base path and is always prepared for the next play ahead of her.

 

 

-#24 Brianna Wilson LF/C: In the batters box, Brianna is a great situational hitter and is always trying to advance the runners and get herself on base. She is athletic in the box and fast down the base paths.

 

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Team Tennessee 22/23

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-#11 Abby McPherson RHP/1B: In the circle, she has great movement and tight spin on her pitches. She mixes her speeds well and throws a good change up. Her arm motion stays the same on each pitch making it hard for hitters to read when the change up is coming.

 

-#25 Ella Brooks LF/CF: Ella has great hitting mechanics and is athletic in the box. She is fast down the line and aggressive on the base paths. She puts pressure on the defense and is always looking to take the extra base.

 

 

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16U Participating Teams

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Carolina Crush 16u Corn

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-#13 Olivia Hall 1B/RHP: In the box, Olivia lets the ball get deep and drives the ball the other way. She shows solid power behind her contact and drives the outside pitch to right field.

 

-#27 Mary Esterak RHP/IF: Mary drives hard off of the mound in her legs and produces good velocity behind her pitches. She has great arm whip and attacks the hitters early. She throws consistently between 59-61mph.

 

-#33 Arebella Angeli SS/2B: Arabella is smooth at the plate and is athletic in her stance. She stands out offensively and defensively. At shortstop, she is aggressive and puts hard tags down. She works well through the ball and is always ready for the next play.

 

-#77 Hailey Watson CF/3B: Hailey is quick on the base path and is always ready to take the next base. She has natural athleticism and great reactions on the bases.

 

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Carolina Thunder 16u

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-#26 Serena Rodgers C/3B: She has quiet hands behind the plate and frames the ball well for her pitcher. She steals strikes for her pitcher with her framing and shows solid blocking abilities behind the plate. She works well with each of her pitchers and shows leadership on the field.

 

 

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FCA – SC 16

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-#13 Julia Slaughter SS/2B: Julia is very athletic with great knowledge for the game. She has excellent field awareness and is always a step ahead of the next play. She takes advantage of the opponents mistakes and capitalizes on them. She puts a lot of pressure on the defense and hustles hard on the base paths.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-#19 Ashlyn Brown P: She throws consistently between 56-58 mph and 40-42 mph on her change up. She has sharp movement on her pitches and the ball breaks down in the zone. She has a tall, strong frame in the circle and attacks hitters early in the count.

 

 

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Lake Norman Lightning – Strahan

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-#3 Emilee Prince RHP/1B: Emilee shows great spin on her curve ball and her rise ball fooling hitters in the box. She is confident in the circle and works well with her infield.

 

-#5 Christa Walsh RHP/IF: In the batters box, Christa waits for her pitch to hit and drives the lower pitches in the zone. She hits consistently hard in the 5/6 hole and shows solid pop in her contact.

 

#9 Jasmine Parker C/RF: Jasmine is athletic in the box and has a good eye for the strike zone. She has an inside out swing and keeps her hands through the zone really well. She does what she has to do to find a way on base for her team.

 

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Maryville Wildcats 03

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-#1 Eden Frazier 1B/2B: Eden swings the bat with authority and shows confidence in the box. She makes solid contact concisely and produces hard line drives in the gaps. She shows power behind her contact and a good eye for the zone.

 

 

-#3 Alexis Spicer C: Behind the plate, Alexis frames pitches really well and steals strikes for her pitcher. She communicates with her infield well and displays leadership qualities. She has strength in her arm and makes accurate throws to bases.

 

 

-#42 Brecca Williams 3B/CF: Brecca is a very good center fielder who utilizes her speed to track down balls that are hit in the gaps. She has good range and stays light on her feet. In the batters box, she is a smart hitter and a danger int he left side box to the defense. She has good pop in her contact and great speed down the base paths.

 

 

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Maryville Wildcats 04 – Blevins

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-#11 Ava Guzowski SS/2B: Ava has a great presence on the field and communicates well with her teammates. She works hard both on defense and in the box. In the box, she has a smooth swing and keeps her hands inside the ball well.

 

 

-#44 Ashlyn Sheridan 2B/SS: Ashlyn has quick hands to the ball and gets to extension well in her swing. She is aggressive early in the count and attacks the pitcher right away. On defense, she has great reaction times at third base and stays low through the ball well.

 

 

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NC Triangle Patriots

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-#7 Kaila Cooney 3B/1B: Kaila is a power hitter and a threat in the batters box. She gets to extension well in her swing and drives through her lower half to create maximum pop on her contact with the ball. At third base, she has a great arm and carries herself with a leadership mentality. She has as strong base at third and keeps the ball in the infield.

 

-#17 Elizabeth Parrish C/1B: Elizabeth blocks the ball well behind the plate and keeps the ball in front stopping runners from advancing to the next base. She frames pitches tightly and brings the ball back in the strike zone for her pitchers.

 

#77 Makayla Ricks OF/SS: She is extremely fast and a threat on the base paths. She has good pitch selection in the box and a calm demeanor. She does what she has to do to get herself on base or advance runners to the next base.

 

 

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SC Bandits 16u

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-#3 Brooke Farrel OF/1B: Brooke barrels up the ball well in the box and makes consistent contact. Her hips and hands work well together through her swing and she keeps her hand path level through the zone.

 

-#8 Sarah Wimpee RHP/IF: Sarah shows confident mound presence in the circle. She keeps her pitches low in the zone and has good drop movement on her pitches. She throws consistently between 48-50mph.

 

 

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Team SC – Miller

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-#8 Hannah Loffler C/OF: In the batters box, she has a great eye for the strike zone and looks for her pitch to hit. She keeps her hands inside well and drives the ball the other way. She shows great opposite field power and finds a way to get herself on base.

 

-#9 Kelsey Brown SS/C: Kelsey has great pitch selection and is very patient at the plate. She makes solid contact and can hit to all sides of the field well.

 

-#33 Caitlyn Kelly OF: In the outfield, Caitlyn displays great footwork and stays light on her feet to the ball. She is aggressive and reads the ball well off of the bat. She comes through the ball well creating a strong throw to her cut off.

 

 

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18U Participating Teams

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Braves NC – Dyson

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-#00 Madison Dyson RHP: Madison has a confident demeanor in the circle and keeps her pitches low in the zone. She has great movement on her pitches and hits her spots well keeping hitters guessing.

 

-#4 Lainey Williamson 1B/OF: Lainey shows opposite field power by keeping her hands inside the ball well and driving the ball the other way. She is aggressive in the box and attacks the pitcher early. At first base, she has a strong base and picks short hops well. She hustles off and on the field and shows great leadership with her team.

 

-#9 Juliana Aponte RHP: In the circle, Juliana hits her spots consistently and mixes her speeds well. She is not afraid to jam a hitter on the inside corner and displays tight spin on her screw ball.

 

 

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Carolina Thunder

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-#8 Christy Burroughs OF/SS: Christy stays short in her swing and is a contact hitter. She makes solid contact and is patient at the plate. Defensively, she is light on her feet and reads the ball well off of the bat. She covers a lot of ground and tracks the ball well in the gaps.

 

-#10 Yas Lauren C/1B: Behind the plate, Yas has a strong and accurate arm and keeps her throws on line to her target. She works well with her pitchers and is a vocal leader behind the plate. In the batters box, she is aggressive and attacks early in the count.

 

-#24 Alexis Hargrove SS/3B: Alexis is a fast and aggressive base runner. She is always ready to capitalize on the defenses mistakes and advance to the next base. At shortstop, she has a quick release and comes through the ball well with good momentum.

 

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Fauquier Freeze 18u

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-#17 Ashley Renzi CF/RHP: Offensively, Ashley jumps on the first pitch strikes and attacks the pitcher early in the count. She makes solid contact and hits the ball hard on the ground. She is aggressive on the base path and gets good jumps off the bag.

 

-#24 Anna Velardi 3B/C: Anna keeps her hands in the hands in the zone and has a smooth bat path to the ball. She works the count each at bat and battles to find a way on base for her team.

 

-#27 Alex Matnz C/SS: Behind the plate, Alex has a strong vocal presence and works well with her pitchers. She has strength in her arm and is not afraid to try to pick off runners at first base. She frames pitches well and steals strikes for her pitchers.

 

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FCA – SC 18

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-#8 Addie English SS: Addi has as strong arm at shortstop and makes accurate throws to her target. She is aggressive on each play and communicates well with her second baseman. She is athletic and smooth at her position and charges the ball well.

 

 

-#14 Belle Roper 3B/1B: Belle makes solid contact up the middle and waits for her pitch to drive. She can also Aly down a bunt when needed and hustles hard down the base paths. She is quick and is always putting pressure on the defense.

 

 

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Lowcountry Legends

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-#4 Kaitlynn Creel SS/OF: Kaitlyn makes solid contact in the box and goes with the pitch well. She sees the ball well to her barrel and makes the pitcher work. At shortstop, she is aggressive and stays low in her legs through the ball. She is smooth in her motion and is always anticipating the next play ahead of her.

 

 

-#8 Haley Knox 3B/SS: Haley is aggressive at the plate and battles every pitch. She makes consistent contact and finds a way on base. Defensively, she crashes hard on bunt coverage and is a vocal leader on the field. She displays strength behind her throws and makes accurate throws across the diamond.

 

 

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NC USSSA Pride Elite

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-#2 Lexis Wilkinson SS/3B: Defensively, Lexis has great foot work at shortstop and comes through the ball well with solid momentum. She has great speed and stays light on her feet. She is fast down the base paths and is aggressive trying to steal the next base whenever she can.

 

-#6 Miller Schachner IF/OF: Miller has great range at second base and keeps the ball in the infield. She has a quick release on her throws and makes accurate throws to her target. She is also aggressive at the plate and attacks the pitchers early in the count.

 

-#12 Elizabeth Eller LHP/1B: Elizabeth throws between 56-58 mph and keeps her change up around 44 mph. She has good control of her curve ball and moves the ball around the zone well to keep hitters off balance.

 

 

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SC Badkatz

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-#2 McKenzie Young C/LF: In the batters box, she has multiple tools to use to throw off the defense. She can slap and slap for power. She has good bat control and is a smart runner on the bases. In the outfield, she gets good reads off of the bat and displays good range in the gaps.

 

-#11 Emily Crosby 3B/SS: Emily has a smooth glove and a strong arm on her throws to her target. She is quick in her release and charges hard for the ball. Offensively, she has power in the gaps and has good strike zone awareness.

 

-#13 Dallas Singleton OF/C: Dallas is energetic on the field and works hard for her team. She has great reads in the outfield and gets to balls quickly. She positions herself well behind the ball to come through with a solid throw to her target.

 

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SC Bandits

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-#2 Mary Katherine Faulkenberry C/1B: Behind the plate, she blocks the ball well and uses her body to get over top of balls and keep it in front of her. She is a solid leader on the field and works hard for her pitchers. She communicates with her defense on every play and pops out quickly on bunt coverage.

 

-#12 Peyton Brown 2B/3B: Peyton is very vocal and shows solid lateral range to both sides. She has proper footwork and moves through the ball well with good momentum. She has fast hands and a quick transfer on her throws to her target.

 

-#14 Alexus Shreve OF/C: In the batters box, Alexus has a smooth swing through the zone and good mechanics. She uses her lower half well to create good pop behind her contact. She battles every time at the plate and waits for her pitch to drive.

 

 

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Southern Fury

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-#14 Kaitlyn Hill 2B/OF: Kaitlyn has great lateral range on the field and is aggressive on every play. She is a vocal leader for her team and stays light on her feet moving toward the ball. She creates good momentum through each play and is always ready for the next play ahead of her.

 

-#33 Ansley Wood RHP/1B: Ansley has a great arm circle rotation and mechanics on her pitches. She uses her lower half really well to drive off of the mound and create good velocity behind her pitches. She moves her pitches well around the strike zone and attacks hitters early.

 

-#88 Jordan Waller OF/IF: Jordan is a contact hitter and finds a way on base. She is aggressive on the base paths and is always waiting to capitalize on the defenses mistakes. In the outfield, she gets good reads off of the bat and tracks the ball well in the gaps.

 

 

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Southern Select 18u

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-#15 Gracie Burgess RHP/OF: In the circle, Gracie throws between 56-58 mph consistently and hits her spots well. She hits the corners of the plate and creates tight spin in her screw ball. She mixes in her change up well to throw off hitters timing and works consistently for her.

 

 

-#19 Carsten Peckett: Offensively, she is a strong presence in the box and has a smooth swing through the zone. She has a good eye for the strike zone and drives the ball hard to all sides of the field. She has a strong and athletic build and finds a way to get the job done for her team.

 

 

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Team NC Louisville Slugger – Presley

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-#3 Lauren Anderson SS/OF: Lauren has great game knowledge and is always ready of the play ahead of her. She communicates well with her defense and holds her position well on the field. She moves well up the middle and keeps the ball in the infield.

 

-#15 Alexia Lester RHP/2B: Alexia consistently throws between 53-57 mph and spins her pitches well. She has tight movement on her drop curve and keeps it low in the zone. She has great composure on the mound and works hard for her team.

 

 

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