2019 Under Armour Carolina Classic National Showcase – Team Rosters and Scouting Reports

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September 21-22, 2019
Tyger River Sports Complex – Duncan, SC

Schedule & Scores


Skills Testing

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

  • Home to 1B run time

Southern Fury 18U

Allona Norrell- 2.6

 

Knockouts Elite

Jacqueline Pistani- 2.58

 

Fury Fastpitch

Brooke Thomsen- 2.6

 

  • Overhand (arm) velocity

Severna Park Green Hornets

Amalie Rebstock- 58mph

 

Fury Fastpitch

Angelina Ervin- 66mph

 

FCA-SC 16U

Maddie Stone- 67 mph

 

  • Exit (bat) velocity

FCA-SC 16U

Maddie Stone- 72mph

 

Southern Fury

Summer Hawkins- 76mph

 

Southern Fury

Ashlyn Christy- 73-mph

 


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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Carolina Thunder 14u

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-#13 Madison Haynes- In the circle, she is calm in her demeanor and mixes speeds well to throw off hitters timing. She hits her spots consistently and displays good balance in the circle. She works well with her catcher and communicates well with her defense.

 

 

-#20 Shelby Moses- In the outfield, she stays light on her feet and covers a lot of ground. She is always communicating with her centerfielder and is always ready for the next play ahead of her. She positions herself well behind the ball to come through each play with solid momentum and makes strong throws to her target.

 

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Softball Factory

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-#7 Sydnie Ferrant- Behind the plate, she works well with her pitchers and stays low and athletic in her catching position. She makes strong throws to bases from her knees and is quick in her release. She keeps the ball in front on her blocks and shows speed on the bases.

 

 

-#13 Kasey Wolfe- In the circle, she sits around 53mph consistently and displays great composure. She goes after hitters right away and hits her spots well on the corners. She gets ahead in the count and shows great command on each of her pitches. She is great all around player and works hard to do her job for her team.

 

 

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16U Participating Teams

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FCA-SC 16U

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-#3 Maddie Stone- Behind the plate, Maddie works really well with her pitchers and communicates well with her defense. She gets over top of the ball on her blocks and keeps it in front. She receives the ball with quirt hands and shows solid strength in her throws to her target. Offensively, she goes with the pitch really well and is explosive through the zone with her barrel.

 

-#11 Ally Grace Batson- In the circle, she keeps hitters off balance and attacks the strike zone early. She mixes speeds well and is effective on the mound for her team. She produces ground ball outs and displays a confident demeanor every time she is on the field.

 

-#19 Ashlyn Brown- Ashlyn drives off of the mound well in her lower half to produce solid velocity behind her pitches. She hits her spots well and keeps a fluid motion through her mechanics. She has good field awareness and is ready to go after hitters every time they step in the box. Offensively, she keeps her hands direct to the ball and get good extension through her swing. She makes hard contact consistently and finds a way on base for her team.

 

 

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Firecrackers NC Chivy

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-#0 Sophia Conger- Behind the plate, Sophia is quick in her motion and aggressive on her throws to bases. She moves well behind the plate and is quick in her release. She receives with quiet hands and stays strong in her base.

 

-#2 Kamryn travis- Kamryn is a threat on the base path for her team. She puts pressure on the defense with her speed and is always looking to advance to the next base. She is ready at all times to capitalize on the defenses mistakes and shows great instincts on the field.

 

-#10 Mayson Lail- In the circle, she shows great command of her curve ball and creates tight spin on her pitches. She can come in at any time and shut things down for her team by producing weak ground ball outs. She works well in tight situation and impresses with her calm composure.

 

 

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Fury Fastpitch – Alston

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-#25 Riley Sikes- In the circle, Riley has great composure and mixes her speeds well. She sets hitters up with her change up and throws off their timing. She hits her spots and has solid command on her pitches. In the batters box, she has a good eye for the strike zone and waits for her pitch to drive. She stays level through the zone and makes hard contact consistently.

 

 

-#40 Angelina Ervin- She is confident in the circle and ready to attack the strike zone early in the count. She gets ahead on hitters and works the corners of the plate. She has tight spin on her pitches and stays fluid in her pitching motion. Offensively, she shows good pop up the middle and keeps her hands inside the ball well. She gets through extension well in her swing and finds a way on base for her team.

 

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Team SC Corley

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-#8 Marlee McCormick- Behind the plate, Marlee has a strong base and and displays solid strength in her arm. She is athletic in her catching position and smooth in her transfer to her throws. She receives the ball well and is not afraid to back pick runners at any time. She throws well from her knees and is quick in her exchange on her throws to bases.

 

 

-#26 Hannah Murphy- At first base, she is strong in her fielding position and ready for every play ahead of her. She stays low through the ball and agile in her range. She moves well laterally and fields the ball out in front. She communicates well with her defense and makes strong throws across the diamond.

 

 

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18U Participating Teams

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Asheville Braves

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-#15 Taylor Arrowood- At the plate, Taylor has a great mindset and approach to each of her at bats. She is selective and waits for her pitch to hit. She battles in the box and makes adjustments when needed. She makes solid contact consistently and does what she needs to do to get on base. Defensively, she stays light on her feet and has a quick release in her throws. She makes strong throws and keeps them on line to her target.

 

 

-#10 Amala Clawson- In the circle, she has great composure and commands the strike zone really well. She hits her spots and goes after hitters to get ahead early. In the batters box, she goes with the outside pitch really well and drives the ball the other way. She keeps her barrel level to the ball and has great weight transfer through her lower half to produce good pop in her contact.

 

 

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Carolina Thunder 18u

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-#8 Christiane Burroughs- In the batters box, she has multiple tools and reads the defense well. She can lay down a bunt in any situation and has great barrel control through the zone. She places the ball well where the defense is not and finds her way on base. She is quick out of the box and puts pressure on the defense with her speed.

 

 

-#10 Madilyn Wood- Behind the plate, she is smooth in her transfer and quick in her throws to bases. She communicates well with her pitchers and stays low and athletic in her catching position. She moves around the ball well to keep it in front and receives the ball with quiet hands.

 

 

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Knockouts Elite

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-#Kelly O’Neil- Offensively, she is selective and waits for her pitch to hit. She keeps her hands inside the ball well and drives the ball the opposite way with solid power. She sees the ball well to her barrel and stays level through the zone. She transfers her weight well through her swing and uses her lower half to produce good pop in her contact.

 

 

-#4 Devon Lemasters- She has a great approach at the plate and steps in the box with a plan each pitch. She adjusts well between pitches and is aggressive right away. She attacks the pitcher early and jumps on the fastball. She is fluid in her swing motion and activates her lower half well through her swing.

 

 

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SC Badkatz

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-#2 Karmen King- At third base, Karmen has a strong base and moves well laterally for the ball. She has a quick glove and transfer into her throws. She is aggressive and not afraid to lay out for the ball to keep it in the infield. She makes accurate throws across the diamond and works hard for her team.

 

 

-#11 Makayla Chisholm- In the box, she is patient and waits for her pitch to drive. She has great timing in her load and gets through extension well in her swing. She has a calm demeanor and sees the ball well to her barrel. She gets on base for her team and shows great running mechanics on the base path.

 

 

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Severna Park Green Hornets

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-#7 Chelsea Coleman- Offensively, Chelsea has great power in her contact and stays level through the zone with her barrel. She keeps her hands inside the ball well and activates her lower half well through her swing to produce solid pop. She is selective at the plate and makes the pitcher work.

 

 

-#44 Makayla Blake- In the circle, Makayla works hard for her team. She attacks hitters early to get ahead in the count and hits her spots well in the zone. She mixes speeds and shows great confidence on the mound. She produces outs for her team and brings great energy to the circle.

 

-#11 Holly Taylor- Holly has multiple tools in the box and can bunt for a baser hit at any time. She keeps the defense on their toes and reads the defense well to create a plan before stepping in the box. She is fast down the base path and gets on base for her team.

 

 

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Southern Fury

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#7 Peyton Hawkins – Has a great approach at the plate, reads the defense well and understands how to get on base with with the hard slap or bunt.  Good speed.

 

#75 Lindzie Owen – Does a great job as a leadoff hitter in knowing how to get on and use her speed.  Can hit for power or lay down bunt to get on. As a catcher she showed good poise and communication with her pitcher.  Good arm.

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