2018 Under Armour Holiday Classic – Team Rosters and Scouting Reports

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December 1-2, 2018
Scrap Yard Sports Complex – Conroe, TX
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 by pool ID within each age division. To view associated
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14U Participating Teams

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Aces Express Jacoby

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-#4 Isabela Rodriquez: Offensively, Isabela is solid from the left side. She is patient at the plate and makes solid contact consistently. She sees the ball well to the barrel and displays good bat control through the zone. She is fast down the base path and finds her way on base for her team.

 

 

-#25 Danielle Zarate: Danielle displays a lot of power in the batters box. She is aggressive early in the count and has smooth hands through the zone. She is strong in her legs and gets to extension really well in her swing producing solid power in her contact with the ball.

 

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American Thunder – Smith

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-#3 Madelynn Nichols: Defensively, Madelynn has a strong base and solid range. She keeps the ball in the infield and is not afraid to lay out for a ball. She has good momentum through each play and makes strong throws across the diamond.

 

-#11 Tyra Jackson: In the outfield, she is ready for the next play ahead of her and communicates well with her teammates. She takes good angles to the ball and displays range in the gaps. She is light on her feet and makes accurate throws to bases.

 

-#22 Samantha McKnight: In the circle, she locates the ball well and gets ahead in the count on each batter. She has tight spin on her pitches and hits the corners consistently. In the batters box, she has good balance and a quick, compact swing. She makes consistent contact and finds a way to get on base for her team.

 

 

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CO Diamonds Red

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-#2 Mary Kitch: Behind the plate, Mary frames the ball well and steals strikes for her pitcher. She has leadership qualities and commands the field well with her teammates. She gets over the top well on her blocks and keeps the runners from advancing to the next base.

 

 

-#15 Abigale Washco: In the circle, Abigale commands the zone well and hits her spots consistently. She attacks hitters early in the count and creates tight spin on her pitches. She has an excellent demeanor on the mound and works hard for her team.

 

 

 

 

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Diamond Fury Elite

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-#1 Caylee Berg: Caylee has excellent bat control and stays inside the ball well. She is balance in her lower half and has solid leg drive producing powerful contact. She gets to extension well in her swing and drives the ball the all sides of the field.

 

 

-#2 Riley Davilla: Riley has quick feet and moves well in the outfield. She reads the ball well off of the bat and takes good angles to the ball in the gaps. She has a clean exchange and quick release on her throws to her cut off stopping runners from advancing. Offensively, she is a threat in the batters box because she can slap, bunt, and hit depending on where the defense is playing. She finds a way to get on base for her team.

 

 

-#9 Amy Abke: In the circle, Amy works the inside corner of the plate well and drives through her legs to produce solid velocity behind her pitches. She has a strong presence on the mound and attacks hitters right away.

 

 

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Oklahoma Blaze 14u

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-#14 Dusti Roberts: In the circle, Dusti maintains a confident composure and attacks hitters right away. She hits her spots well and stays between 46-50 mph. Offensively, she swings hard every single time and makes solid contact to all sides of the field.

 

-#26: Behind the plate, she has said footwork and stays firm in her catching position. She blocks the ball well and frames each pitch well, stealing strikes for her pitcher. She makes accurate throws to her target and displays strength in her release.

 

 

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TAPOUT Fastpitch – OK

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-#11 Madison Montgomery: Defensively, she moves well at third base and stays strong in her legs. She is aggressive and has solid momentum through each play. She made a great diving catch in the 5/6 hole and displayed her range laterally to the ball.

 

-#13 Lauryn Cottrell: In the circle, Lauryn hits her spots well and mixes her speed well to throw off hitters timing. She has great command on her change up and can throw it in any count with confidence. Offensively, she is patient at the plate and waits for her pitch to hit. She has quick hands through the zone and makes solid contact consistently.

 

-#25 Brooklyn Knight: Brooklyn sees the ball well and waits for her pitch to drive. She keeps her hands inside the ball well and can drive it the other way. She is patient and battles every time she steps in the box. She find a way to get things done for her team and is smart on the base path.

 

 

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Texas Blaze HTX Brege

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-#2 Jazzy Solid: Offensively, Jazzy is aggressive in the box and swings hard every time. She keeps her hands inside the ball well and drives the ball the other way. She has opposite field power and battles at the plate. She stays level through the zone and make consistent contact.

 

-#4 Rebecca Duarte: In the batters box, she has a confident demeanor and puts a solid swing on the ball. She is selective at the plate and waits for her pitch to hit. Defensively, she has a strong arm and makes accurate throws across the diamond. She is smooth with her hands and low in her fielding position.

 

-#34 Jenna Penn: In the circle, Jenna does a great job mixing her pitches and throwing off hitters timing. She keeps her pitches low in the zone which produces a lot of ground ball outs. She is calm on the mound and goes after the batter early in the count.

 

 

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16U Participating Teams

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American Thunder – Cothern

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-#00 Cheyenne Borden: In the circle, she has has a solid change up and can throw it in any count. She just kept getting better every inning and wasted no time attacking hitters right away. She fields her position well and produces outs for her team. She battles in the box too and makes it hard on the defense to get her out.

 

-#22 Lauren Culpepper: Offensively, she is patient at the plate and waits for her pitch to drive. She is solid in her stance and gets through extension well in her swing. She hits low pitches well and stays level through the zone driving the ball to all sides of the field. She makes pitchers throw a lot of pitches and works the count every time.

 

-#50 Reagan Smith: She has good speed in the circle and drives off of the mound really well through her lower half to produce good velocity behind her pitches. Her mechanics are smooth and she got better each time she stepped on the mound. She displays tight spin on her curve ball and mixes her location well to throw off hitters.

 

 

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Dallas Tigers 16u Vasquez

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-#9 Ximena Zammarron: She is aggressive at the plate and turns on the inside pitch well. She is a natural leader for her team and works hard to do her job. Defensively, she does a good job at getting behind the ball and creating solid momentum through each play. She stays low through each play and makes accurate throws to her target.

 

-#11 Madyson Tolbert: Behind the plate, she works hard for her pitcher and communicates well with the defense. She frames the ball well and gets over top of the ball on her blocks keeping the ball in front. She has a quick release on her throws to bases and displays strength in her arm.

 

-#99 Kristen Rodriquez: In the box, Kristen has a compact swing with solid pop in her contact with the ball. She stays level through the zone and makes hard contact consistently to all sides of the field. She hits for power and gets through extension well in her swing.

 

 

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Illusions Gold Ram

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-#24 Ivanney Ramirez: She has great speed on the bases and hard leads off of the bag. She is a heads up base runner and is always looking to advance the next base on any mistakes made by the defense. In the batters box, she is smooth in her slapping footwork and makes solid contact to get herself on base for her team.

 

-#13 Brooklyn Malone: In the circle, she has a good break on her curve ball and a solid flip change to nix up the speeds of her pitches. She throws hitters timing off with the mix of speed and locates her pitches around the zone well.

 

-#99 Addison Great: Addison has great movement on her pitches. She works well keeping the ball low in the zone and creates tight spin on her screw ball. She had multiple strikeouts with her screw ball and locates each pitch with confidence.

 

 

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Impact Gold – Jacobs

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-#5 Halle Melton: Behind the plate, she moves quickly and stays strong in her legs. She blocks the balls well and gets around the ball to keep it in front consistently. She works hard for her team and pops out quickly on bunt coverage. Offensively, she has a strong stance and presence with quick hands through the zone. She is patient at the plate and waits for her pitch to drive.

 

 

-#13 Emma Kluver: She displays a smooth hand path to the ball and drives her hands inside the ball well. She is athletic in her set up and makes hard contact consistently to find her way on base for her team,

 

 

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Power Surge Premier

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-#6 Maegan Anderson: In the outfield, she reads the ball well off of the bat and covers a lot of ground. She stays light on her feet and moves well in the gaps. She takes good angles and positions herself well behind the ball to come through each play with solid momentum. In the batters box, she is smooth from the left side and displays the ability to place the ball well to find a way on base for her team.

 

 

-#11 Erin McCord: Behind the plate, she works hard with her pitchers and hustles on every play. She recovers well on balls that get past her and frames each pitch in the zone tightly to steal strikes for her pitcher. She has a quick transfer and makes accurate throws to bases.

 

 

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Texas Sting – Morgan

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-#6 Kyleigh Gulledge: Kyleigh has great speed on the field and on the base path. She reads the ball well off of the bat in the outfield and gets a solid first jump back on a ball. She comes through the ball well and has a quick release on her throws to her target.

 

-#8 Kirstin Ferguson: Offensively, she is explosive with her bat head through the zone and makes consistent contact to find ways to get on base for her team. She is a heads up base runner who puts pressure on the defense by always being ready to advance to the next base with any mistake the defense makes.

 

-#16 Lainey Holt: In the circle, she creates tight spin on her drop/curve and attacks hitters early. She gets herself ahead in the count and keeps the ball low in the zone. She throws between 52 and 53 mph and communicates well with her catcher.

 

 

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Texas Thunderstix

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-#11 Kacie Northam: In the batters box, Kacie has a powerful stance and a solid load. She is smooth in her weight transfer and keeps her hands inside the ball well. She makes consistent contact and drives the ball hard to the opposite field.

 

-#22 Vivian Liesman: In the infield, Vivian has solid range to the ball and stays low through each play. She covers bases well on bunts and creates solid momentum through each play. She is always ready for the next play ahead of her and communicates well with her teammates.

 

#25 Desiree Serrano: Desiree is a strong vocal leader on the field for her team and is always talking to her pitcher between each pitch to pump her up. She is light on her feet to the ball and makes accurate throws to her target.

 

 

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18U Participating Teams

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American Freedom Express Austin

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-#3 Brooke Cimino: In the circle, she has a confident mound presence and attacks hitters early. She creates solid spin on her pitches and has a good break in her ball to the strike zone. She locates her pitches well and throws off hitters timing with her change of speeds.

 

 

-#10 Reagan Hillis: Defensively, she is athletic in her set up and comes through each play with solid momentum. She stays low to the ball and displays good range in the holes. She has a quick release and makes accurate throws to her target. In the batters box, she sees the ball well in the zone and is explosive out of the box.

 

 

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American Thunder Gold – Cothern

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Orange Crush Gold

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-#9 Olivia Leavings: Behind the plate, she is strong in her base and quick in her release on her throws to her target. She works well with er pitchers and stops runners from advancing to the next base with her strong throws to bases.

 

 

-#7 Natilee Reed: She makes strong throws across the diamond and is a wall for her team at third base. She keeps the ball in front and stays low in her legs when coming through each play. She displays strength in her arm and she makes accurate throws to first base.

 

 

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Showtime Gold

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-#3 Miyah Jackson: Offensively, she is athletic with a strong base. She is explosive through the zone and sees the ball well to the barrel. She keeps her hands inside the ball well and drives it the other way. She makes hard contact consistently and gets out of the box fast.

 

-#16 Hannah: In the outfield, Hannah has great footwork and stays light on her feet to the ball. She takes good reads to the ball off of the bat and displays range in the gaps. She is quick to the ball and makes accurate throws to her target.

 

 

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Texas Sting Gold

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-#8 Maddie Aguirre: Offensively, Maddie waits for her pitch to hit and adjusts well from pitch to pitch. She reads her defense and has a game plan to find a way on base for her team. She has good barrel control and is quick out of the box down the base path.

 

-#11 Alyssa Leblanc: Alyssa has solid arm strength in her throws and makes accurate throws across the diamond. She moves well laterally and keeps the ball in the infield. She is authentic and strong and does her job for her team both on the field and in the batters box. Offensively, she is explosive through the zone and barrels up the ball consistently.

 

-#26 Lyndsey Gleason: In the batters box, Lyndsey displays the ability to read the defense and place the ball well on her slaps. She keeps her hands above the ball well in order to come down on it and create a high bounce slap. She is smooth in her footwork through the box and gets down the base path quickly.

 

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