2019 Under Armour Midwest Classic – Team Rosters & Scouting Reports

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August 3-4, 2019
Michael Buchanon Sports Complex – Bowling Green, KY

Schedule & Scores


Skills Testing

Teams have the option to participate in a series of skills tests:

  • Home to 1B run time
    • 2.65 sec  Taylor Gaines, 2022, #11, Louisville Glory
    • 2.68 sec  Josie McGlothlin, 2023, The Bambino’s
    • 2.70 sec  Aleaha Dye, 2021, The Bambino’s
    • 2.72 sec  Lilly Whitehead, 2021, #23, Comets
    • 2.74 sec  Ema Musick, 2021, #33, The Bambino’s
    • 2.76 sec  Trinity Tauer, 2021, #15, AFA 18u Showcase
    • 2.77 sec  Kyla Bell, 2022, #9, Team Kentucky
  • Overhand (arm) velocity
    • 70 mph  Kylee Crowder, 2022, #23, Hot Shots
    • 66 mph  Libby Hawks, 2022, #19, AFA 18u Showcase
    • 65 mph  Morgan Menser, 2023, #3, Team Kentucky
  • Exit (bat) velocity
    • 77 mph  Kylee Crowder, 2022, #23, Hot Shots
    • 70 mph  Tanith Norris, 2021, #23 AFA 18u Showcase
    • 72 mph  Kayla Noelker, 2020, #17, AFA 18u Showcase
    • 71 mph  Courtney Sandy, 2022, #13, KC Freedom,KY
    • 69 mph  Sarah Milks, 2021, #12, AFA 16u Showcase
    • 68 mph  Makayla Blair, 2022, #18, Glory Softball
    • 68 mph  Taylor Elder, 2020, #0, Comets
    • 69 mph  Bailey Ausbrooks, #29, Fury Fastpitch Bray

Rosters and Scouting Reports

* 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 age division. To view associated
content, either click on a team name or scroll down.

14U Participating Teams

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Impact 04

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-#7 Avery Strader- Behind the plate, Avery is a vocal leader for her team. She works well with her pitchers and is aggressive at all times. She frames pitches well in the zone and receives the ball with soft hands. She is athletic behind the plate and keeps the ball in front on her blocks.

 

 

 

-#15 Skylar Snodgrass- In the circle, Skyler drives off of the mound well in her lower half creating solid velocity behind her pitches. She is smooth in her arm circle and creates tight wrist action. She has late break on her pitches and works the corners of the zone well.

 

 

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River City Rage 04

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-#13 Alexia Scarberry- Alexia is athletic and moves well to the ball. She stays low through each play and is fluid in her footwork. She has good lateral movement and comes through each play with solid momentum into her throw. She is quick in her release and makes accurate throws across the diamond.

 

-#33 Allison Rulen- Behind the plate, she is a leader for her team and goes to battle with her pitchers. She steals strikes with her framing skills and gets over top of the ball well on her blocks. In the box, she is aggressive and attacks the pitchers early. She stays level through the zone with her barrel and makes consistent contact.

 

-#1 Kirsten Shaeffer- Offensively, she has a confident presence in the box and waits for her pitch to drive. She is strong in her lower half and has great weight transfer through her swing producing good pop in her contact. She can drive the ball to all sides of the field and gets through extension well in her swing.

 

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Team Kentucky

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-#3 Morgan Menser- Behind the plate, Morgan is a vocal leader and works well with her pitchers. She frames each pitch well in the zone and replaces her feet well on her blocks. She is not afraid to back pick runners and makes accurate throws to her target.

 

 

-#5 Brianna Dawes- In the batters box, she has a smooth load and transfers her weight well through her swing. She stays level through the zone and makes consistent contact. She finds her way on base for her team.

 

 

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16U Participating Teams

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AFA 16 Showcase

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-#3 Jessica Bell- Defensively, she has fluid footwork and moves well through each play. She has great lateral movement and stays low through the ball. She fields the ball out in front and makes strong and accurate throws across the diamond.

 

 

-#12 Sarah Milks- She consistently squares up the ball and sees the ball well to her barrel. She has quick hands through the zone and gets through extension well in her swing. She uses her lower half well to produce solid pop in her contact.

 

 

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Comets Softball

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-#2 Emma Asmondy- She is athletic in her the box and has solid hands through the zone. She sees the ball well to her barrel and can spray the ball to all sides of the field with good pop. She is quick out of the box and fast on the bases.

 

 

-#20 Brie Asmondy- In the circle, she sits around 53mph and her change up around 40 mph. She mixes her speeds well and create tight spin. She moves her pitches around the zone and hits her spots well. She is smooth in her motion and controlled in her mechanics.

 

 

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Fury Fastpitch Bray

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-#15 Emma Young- In the box, she is athletic and confident in her demeanor. She has gap to gap power and sees her barrel well to the ball. She keeps her hands inside the ball well and squares up the ball consistently. She has great timing and finds her way on base.

 

 

-#7 Anniston Bray- She is short to the ball and quick in her hand path. She attacks the pitcher early in the count and battles every pitch at the plate. She has a plan and does what she needs to do to execute her plan and find her way on her base for her team. She is aggressive and displays speed on the bases.

 

 

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Hot Shots

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-#23 Kylee Crowder- She has a good athletic size to her and displays a confident demeanor on the field. She is light and quick on her feet and moves well to the ball. She displays great range and keeps the ball in front. Offensively, she has a disciplined eye for the strike zone and makes solid contact consistently to all parts of the field.

 

 

-#11 Peyton Hilpert- Behind the plate, she has strong framing skills and sticks pitches in the zone well for her pitchers. She works hard every pitch and displays leadership qualities on the field. She moves well and pops out quickly on bunt coverage.

 

 

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KC Freedom KY

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-#6 Alana Cleary- At third base, she is strong in her base and stays low in her lower half to the ball. She creates solid momentum through each play and is smooth in her transfer to her throws. She has quick feet and a clean exchange. She makes accurate throws across the diamond and displays strength in her arm.

 

 

-#15 Kayla Bauer- She is controlled in her load and attacks the zone early. She is smooth in her rhythm and strong to the ball. She sees the ball well to her barrel and keeps her bat head level through the zone. She has good weight transfer through her swing and makes solid contact to all parts of the field.

 

 

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Louisville Glory

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-#12 Jenna Reliford- At shortstop, she has range and moves well laterally for the ball. She keeps the ball in in the infield and communicates well with her infield. She has a strong arm on her throws and is smooth in her transfer with the ball. She hustles hard on and off of the field and is always battling both defensively and offensively in the box.

 

 

 

-#1 Emily Speaker- Offensively, she is athletic in the box and is selective. She waits for her pitch to hit and stays smooth in her rhythm. She is level through the zone and gets to extension well in her swing. She barrels up the ball consistently and finds a way on for her team.

 

 

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Purple Haze

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-#23 Torina Runkel- In the box, she has a good eye for the strike zone and waits for her pitch to drive. She is selective and make the pitcher work. She is athletic in her stance and smooth in her swing mechanics. She can lay down a bunt at any time and displays great barrel control.

 

 

-#5 Madison Harter- In the circle, she has a confident demeanor and attacks hitters early. She creates tight spin and has a solid wrist snap behind her pitches. She moves her pitches around the zone well and has good command on her curve ball. She produces outs for her team and makes the hitters work.

 

 

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The Bambino’s

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-#24 Madison Hill- She has an athletic stance in the batters box and is controlled in her load. She has good weight transfer through her swing and keeps her hands inside the ball well. She has a good eye for the strike zone and is smooth in her rhythm in the box. She makes consistent contact and finds her way on base for her team.

 

 

-#5 Rylee Corvin- She sets up well in the box and has quick hands to the ball. She is level in her bat path to the ball and sees the ball well to her barrel. She makes hard contact consistently and can create solid pop in her contact to all parts of the field. She battles every pitch and is tough out for the pitcher.

 

 

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18U Participating Teams

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AFA 18u Showcase

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-#18 Lauren Salpas- She has a solid base at third and moves well through each play. She is fluid in her movements to the ball and fields the ball out in front. She comes through the ball with solid momentum and stays low when moving laterally. She is aggressive and not afraid to lay out for a ball to keep it in the infield.

 

 

-#19 Libby Hawks- Behind the plate, Libby receives the ball well with firm framing skills. She steals strikes for her pitchers and sticks each pitch in the zone. She has a strong arm and smooth release to her target. She makes accurate throws to bases and is not afraid to try to pick off runners.

 

 

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Glory Softball

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-#1 Payten Gregory- She sits between 56-60 mph on her pitches and 38 mph on her change up. She mixes speeds well to throw off hitters timing and is not afraid to go up and in on hitters hands. She locates her pitches well and has solid command on her change up.

 

 

-#7 Kenzie Jervis- Defensively, she has solid range to both sides and stays low through each play. She displays strength in her release and makes accurate throws across the diamond. She is quick in her feet and has solid lateral movement keeping the ball in the infield. She creates good momentum through the ball and stays fluid in her motion.

 

 

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Southern KY Static

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-#25 Emily Reynolds- In the batters box, Emily has quick hands to the ball and keeps her hands inside the ball well. She makes hard contact to all parts of the field and stays level through the zone with her barrel. Defensively, she is smooth to the ball and makes accurate throws to first base.

 

 

-#15 Kaylie Allen- At first base, she has a good stretch on her receiving. She has a strong base at first and keeps the ball in front. She stays low in her fielding position and fields the ball out in front. She ls clutch in the batters box and finds a way to do her job for her team.

 

 

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