2019 Under Armour Southwest Championship National Showcase – Team Rosters and Scouting Reports

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October 12-13, 2019
Heritage Yards Softball Complex – Plano, TX

Schedule & Scores


Skills Testing

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

  • Home to 1B run time
  • Overhand (arm) velocity
  • Exit (bat) velocity

Testing Leaders


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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Bombers DFW 14U-Drenning

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-#50 Alexis Taylor- Offensively, she ha a tall set up in the box and quick hands to the ball. She sees the ball well to her barrel and drives through her lower half well to produce good pop in her contact. She is aggressive and gets through extension well in her swing. In the circle, she has a confident mound presence and and attacks hitters right away.

 

 

-#12 Angela- Behind the plate, she works well with her pitching staff and stays low and athletic in her catching position. She frames each pitch well in the zone and gets over top of the ball well on her blocks. In the box, she is smooth in her load and makes hard contact consistently.

 

 

-#21 Kelsey Fox- She is short and compact in her swing and produces solid contact each time she makes contact. She has a good eye for the strike zone and waits for her pitch to drive. She is athletic in her motion and keeps her barrel level through the zone. She has fast hands to the ball and gets down the base paths quickly.

 

-#7 Jaeleen F.- She is strong and athletic in the box with smooth hands through the zone. She has great hand eye coordination and attacks the pitcher early in the count. She is aggressive and explosive through the zone with her barrel. She gets to extension well in her swing. She is a leader on the field and is always vocal with her teammates.

 

 

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Excel Elite – Swindall

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-#1 Kassidy Chance- In the box, Kassidy has a good approach and a confident demeanor. She has a a good eye for the strike zone and displays multiple weapons in the box. She has solid barrel control when she is slapping and can also hit with pop in her contact. Behind the plate, she has a quick release and makes accurate throws to bases.

 

 

-#27 Sadie Beck- She is athletic and square in her stance. She keeps her bat head level through the zone and stays balanced throughout her swing motion. She sees the ball well to her barrel and activates her lower half well through her swing to create solid contact consistently.

 

 

-#3 Cambree Oaks- In the circle, she is confident and attacks hitters early. She mixes speeds well and throws off hitters timing. She hits her spots and throws strikes consistently. She dominates with variety and an throw her change up in any count to produce outs for her team.

 

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Firecrackers – Van Horn

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-#9 Charli Anger- Offensively, she has a strong presence in the box and is aggressive in her swing. She goes after pitchers right away and stays strong throughout her swing motion. She gets to extension well in her swing and makes hard contact to all parts of the field consistently. She gets down the base path quickly and puts pressure on the defense.

 

 

 

-#10 Brie Willis- Brie is strong behind the plate and stays athletic in her catching position. She makes strong and accurate throws to her target and is not afraid to try to pick off runners at first base. She works well with her pitchers and frames each pitch well in the zone. She gets over top on her blocks and keeps the ball in front at all times.

 

 

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Firecrackers NTX

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-#33 Leanna Guerra- She has great plate presence and stays strong in her base in the box. She activates her lower half well through her swing and is aggressive early in the count. She makes solid contact consistently and is explosive through the zone with her barrel.

 

 

-#42 Natalie Christy- In the circle, she has a calm presence but stays confident in her abilities. She gets ahead in the count and mixes speeds well. She throws off hitters timing by mixing in her change up and can throw it in any count. She produces outs for her team and does what she has to do for her team.

 

 

-#3 Grace Sobnik- She has quick hands and a solid load in the box. She has a good eye for the strike zone and is selective on pitches. She waits for her pitch to drive and squares up the ball consistently. She is on time in her load and smooth in her bat path to the ball.

 

 

 

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Frozen Ropes Stars Elite

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-#Sophie Simmons- In the outfield, she takes good angles back on the ball and reads the ball well off of contact. She is aggressive to the ball and stays light on her feet. She displays great range in the gaps and comes through each play with solid momentum into her throws to her target. Offensively, she is confident in the box and sees the ball well to her barrel. She makes things happen for her team and is clutch in tight situations.

 

 

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Texas Glory 05 FTW

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-#33 Lilli Williams- She is strong in her base and keeps her barrel level through the zone. She is on time in her load and keeps her swing short and compact to the ball. She makes solid contact and drives the ball in the gaps. She is aggressive both in the box and on the bases. When she is on the base path it puts noticeable pressure on the defense.

 

 

-#27 Katy Hicks- In the circle, Katy hits her spots consistently and moves the ball well around the strike zone. She has solid command on her change up and can throw it in any count for a strike. She is confident on the mound and goes after each hitter early.

 

 

-#34 Alexis Boswell- Behind the plate, she works well with her pitchers and steals strikes with her framing abilities. She receives the ball well and gets around the ball well on blocks. She is aggressive and ready for each play ahead of her. She makes accurate throws to bases and is not afraid to try to pick someone off of first.

 

 

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Tulsa Elite 05 Galvan

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-#7 Jaxin Logue- In the batters box, she has homers power and barrels up the ball consistently. She shows good pop to all parts of the field and is a threat in the box. She keeps her barrel level through the zone and stays quiet in her stride. She is athletic and smooth in her swing motion and makes hard contact consistently.

 

 

-#12 Taylor Lundien- Behind the plate, she is quick in her footwork and strong in her arm. She pops out quickly on bunt coverage and makes strong and accurate throws to bases. She is fluid in er release and quick in her action. She is a vocal leader behind the plate and is always ready for the next play ahead of her.

 

 

-#14 Sierra Soto- At third base, she stays solid in her base and works well from the ground up. She is agile in her range and has fluid footwork through each play. She creates solid momentum through the ball and keeps her throws online to her target. She has soft hands when receiving the ball and fields each ball out in front. In the box, she has a soft stride and keeps her hands inside the ball well. She is explosive through the zone and finds a way on base for her team.

 

 

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16U Participating Teams

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American Freedom Burns

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-#21 Felicity Luna- She has a good box presence and stays athletic through her swing motion. She is strong in her lower half and level through the zone with her barrel. Defensively, she takes good angles back on the ball and is accurate in her throws to her cut off.

 

 

-#23 Julia Bidan- She is smooth in her rhythm in the box and has a soft stride to the ball. She has a good eye for the strike zone and battles every pitch. She is aggressive and displays quick hands to the ball. She does what she has to do to get on base for her team.

 

 

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DFW Bombers 16u

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-#8 India McMurray- Offensively, she is explosive through the zone with her barrel and keeps her hands inside the ball well to drive the ball with solid contact to all parts of the field. She keeps her swing short and compact and displays great confidence every time she steps into the box.

 

 

-#4 Saniah Henderson- She has a great attitude and is always communicating with her teammates. She stays strong in her base at first and low through each play. She comes through each play with solid momentum and makes strong throws across the diamond.

 

 

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DFW Express Miller

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#0 Emma Becraft- Behind the plate, she blocks the ball well and gets around the ball to keep it in front. She works well with her pitcher and is a leader on the field. She is quick in her release and makes strong throws to bases. She hustles hard and is aggressive on every play.

 

 

-#33 Kylie Valencia- She is athletic in the field and moves well laterally. She works from the ground up and fields the ball out in front. She is fluid in her footwork and ready fore each play ahead of her. She has a smooth backhands and makes accurate throws to her target. 

 

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Glory Adkins – Bejar

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-#4 Kirsten Moran- She is quick in her movements and gets out of the box fast. She sees the ball well to her barrel and shows solid control on where she can place the ball. She has a downward angle on the ball and is strong in the 5/6 hole. She keeps her hands high and explosive through the zone. She finds a way on base for her team.

 

 

-#19 Landri Whitfield- On the mound, she produces outs for her team and a lot of ground ball outs. She keeps hitters off balance and hits her spots consistently. She works the corners well and gets ahead in the count. She mixes speeds and drives through her lower half well to create solid velocity behind each pitch.

 

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Impact Gold DFW Sudderth

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-#6 Alexa Hansih- Offensively, she has great bat speed and barrels up the ball consistently. She keeps her hands inside the ball well and gets through extension in her swing. She has great weight transfer in her swing and is aggressive down the base paths.

 

 

-#8 Katie Piskor- She makes hard contact consistently and keeps her barrel level through the zone. She activates her lower half well through her swing and makes hard contact consistently. In the circle, she throws between 57-58mph and shows great spin on her rise ball. Hitters bite on her rise and she paints the corners of the zone well.

 

 

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Louisiana Vipers Gold

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-#11 Alexis Smith- She reads the ball well off of contact and is quick in her action to the ball. She fields the ball out in front and comes through with solid momentum into her throws. She is confident in her play and prepares well to be ready at all times. She is athletic and makes accurate throws across the diamond.

 

 

-#12 Sophia Turner- She has a great change up and can throw it in any count. She works the strike zone well and hits her spots consistently. She drives off of the mound well in her lower half to create tight spin and velocity behind her pitches. She keeps hitters off balanced and stays confident in the circle at all times.

 

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NTX Elite Robertson

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-#2 Abby Williams- Abby is a vocal leader behind the plate and works well with her pitchers. She moves well to the ball and gets over top on her blocks. She receives with quirt hands and frames each pitch in the zone. She is strong in her catching position and makes accurate throws to second base. 

 

 

-#11 Emma Bittlestone- Emma makes solid contact with the ball and can drive the ball to all parts of the field. She is fluid through her swing and level through the zone with her barrel. She uses her lower half well throughout her swing and displays great weight transfer to contact. 

 

 

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NWA Legends ’02 Select

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-#1 Cassandra Gonzalez- She is fluid and controlled in her footwork and moves through each play athletically. She has a square fielding position and is always ready for the next play head of her. Offensively, she works the count and battles each pitch. She has sold barrel control and is direct in her bat path to the ball. She gets out of the box quickly and is aggressive on the bases.

 

 

-#4 Bailey Elmore- In the circle, Bailey shows dominance and is calm in her demeanor. She has a great attitude and works well with her teammates. She shows good movement behind her pitches and paints the corners well in the zone. She throws between 55-56 consistently and has great movement on her curve ball. She has late break and produces outs for her team. 

 

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Oklahoma Pure Fastpitch – Gibson

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-#21 Josalyn Gibson- She squares up the ball consistently and sees the ball well to her barrel. She shows power to all areas of the field and gets on base for her team. She adjusts well pitch by pitch and steps in the box with a plan. She has great hustle and communicates well with her teammates. 

 

 

-#21 Rosalyn Faulkner- She has a strong arm and shows solid mechanics through her throws. She moves well through the ball and creates solid momentum into her throws. She is a vocal leader on the field and never gives up. She comes through for her team and brings positive energy to the field.

 

 

-#33 Macey Morris- She creates good spin on her pitches and attacks the corners of the zone really well. She mixes speeds well and takes hitters out of their rhythm. She has good spin and stays smooth through her mechanics. She makes great use of her full body through her pitching motion to create maximum velocity. 

 

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Team Smith Softball

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-#15 Audra Henderson- In the circle, she is efficient and attacks hitters early. She gets ahead in the count and produces outs for her team. She fields her position well and stays smooth in her pitching motion. She creates tight movement and hits her spots consistently. 

 

 

-#17 Caitlin Brown- At first base, she can dig the ball out well on balls thrown in the dirt. She stays strong in her fielding position and low to the ball. She moves well to her glove side and fields the ball out in front. She stretches well to receive the ball from her teammates and hustles hard every time she steps on the field. 

 

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Texas Apex

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-#21 Caitlynn Bishop- Caitlynn is smooth to the ball and fluid in her transitions. She has a clean exchange on her throws to her target and keeps the ball in the infield well. She has great momentum through each play and moves athletically on defense. 

 

 

-#68 Madison Gonzales- Behind the plate, she has quick snaps to the bag and is smooth in her transfer. She pops out quickly on bunt coverage and works well with her pitchers. In the box, she is strong in her base and athletic in her stance. She is level through the zone and barrels up the ball consistently. 

 

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Texas Blaze NTX – Rosson

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-#13 Bryton Wright- In the circle, she is confident and calm in her mound presence. She stays around the mid 50’s and creates tight spin on each pitch. She moves the ball well around the zone and hits her spots consistently. She paints the corners and attacks hitters right away to get ahead in the count early.

 

 

-#29 Raynee Peterson- In the box, she stays strong in her lower half and direct to the ball with her barrel. She is level through the zone and stays controlled through her load. She is a strong hitter from the left side and gets through extension well in her swing. She produces solid contact consistently and does her job for her team.

 

 

-#22 Hannah Reed- She is quick and clean in her exchange with the ball and moves well defensively. She is agile in her range and stays low through each play. She comes through the ball with solid momentum and shows leadership qualities on the field with her teammates.

 

 

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Texas Glory DFW

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-#9 Nina Carbonell- She is quick in her action to the ball and creates solid momentum through each play. She has a strong throw across the diamond and is fluid in her footwork. She stays strong in her base and keeps the ball in the infield. She is agile in her range and moves well laterally.

 

-#17 Grace Beriage- She makes solid contact to the opposite field and keeps her hands inside the ball well. She gets to extension well through her swing and produces hard contact consistently. She battles at the plate and shows a good eye for the strike zone. She battles every time she steps in the box and works hard for her team.

 

-#22 Payton Leonard- Offensively, she has quick hands to the ball and keeps strong wrists through contact. She is selective at the plate and waits for her pitch to drive. She swings hard every single time and gets down the base paths quickly. She is light on her feet and smart on the bases. 

 

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Waco Heat – Avants

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-#2 Reagan Avants- She is a leader on the field for her team and brings great energy at first base. She stays low through the ball and charges the ball well. Reagan has great game knowledge and creates solid momentum through each play. She communicates with her teammates at all times and is always ready for the next play ahead of her.

 

 

-#21 Savanah Gayle- In the circle, she has great movement and tight wrist action behind each pitch. She is strong in the circle and hits her spots well. She is aggressive and attacks the zone. She can throws her change up in any count and throws off hitters timing by mixing speeds. 

 

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18U Participating Teams

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Corespeed CTX 18u

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-#3 Emma Petru- Behind the plate, Emma great mobility and gets over top of the ball on her blocks. She is athletic in her base and frames each pitch well in the zone. She is a leader behind the plate and is vocal with her teammates each play. She works well with pitchers and takes charge of the game.

 

 

-#5 Lyssa Petru- In the circle, she has tight wrist action and produces good movement behind her pitches. She is consistent in the circle and hits her spots. She has a confident demeanor and attacks hitters right away to get ahead early in the count.

 

 

-#21 Megan Hooper- At shortstop, she stays smooth through each play and works from the ground up. She is agile in her range and keeps the ball in the infield. She has strength in her release to her target and makes accurate throws across the diamond.

 

 

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CoreSpeed Fastpitch

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-#20 Jayda Justice- She battles in the box and works the count. She adjusts pitch by pitch and makes the pitcher work. She has a good eye for the strike zone and keeps her barrel level through the zone. Jayda is short to the ball and gets through extension well in her swing.

 

 

-#35 Aubrie Henderson- Aubrie gives phenomenal effort both in the circle and in the batters box. She sits around 54mph and creates tight spin on her pitches. She is confident on the mound and gets ahead in the count consistently. Offensively, she has homers power and is explosive through the zone with her barrel. She can makes hard contact to all parts of the field and shows great work ethic every time she is on the field. 

 

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Impact Gold DFW – Middlebrook

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-#2 Ryan Gallegos- Defensively, she has great footwork and stays smooth in her transitions. She fields the ball out in front and is fluid in her action to the ball. She stays low in her legs and works from the ground up. She displays strength in her throws and is accurate to her target. 

 

 

-#1 Olivia Johnson- Olivia is calm in the circle and works hard for her team. She has a fluid arm circle and drives off of the mound producing solid velocity behind her pitches. She mixes in her off speed really well and throws off hitters timing. She can throw her change up in any count and shows great command of her pitches. 

 

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Legacy Fastpitch

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-#4 Claudia Carrillo- Defensively, she reads the ball well off of contact and takes good angles back on the ball. She stays light ton her feet and comes through each play with solid momentum. Offensively, she has multiple tools and can read the defense to create a solid plan to get on base for her team. She has good barrel control and makes consistent contact.

 

 

-#14 Giselle Dominguez- Behind the plate, she works well with her pitchers and frames each pitch well in the zone. She is athletic and strong in her base. She is quick in her transfer and makes strong and accurate throws to her target. Offensively, she squares up the ball consistently and can hit with power to all parts of the field.

 

 

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Team TFS Texas

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-#77 Gabby King- She is a vocal leader on the field for her team. She has great work ethic and is an overall team player. She takes charge and displays smooth mechanics. Gabby has a quick release on her throws to her target and is quick in her release. 

 

 

-#5 Taylor Marchin- In the circle, Taylor works the counts and attacks hitters right away. She paints the corners and hits her spots consistently. She produces a lot of swing and misses and throws off hitters timing. Her off speed sits around 44mph and creates good backspin on her pitches.

 

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Texas Travelers Premier

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-#3 Zoey Cranford- Offensively, she sees the ball well in the zone and waits for her pitch to hit. She keeps her hands inside the ball well and drives the ball hard the other way. She is smart and aggressive on the base path and finds a way on base for her team.

 

 

-#17 Elise Bonenberger- She is strong in her base in the box and activates her lower half well through her swing. She has great weight transfer and keeps her barrel level through the zone. She produces home run power and is explosive through her contact. Her hands stays short and compact in her swing and she produces runs for her team.

 

 

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Testing Leaders

Top Home to 1B Times | Top Overhand Velos | Top Exit Velos

Top Home to 1B Times

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Excel Elite-

#1 Kassidy Chance- 2.76

 

Louisiana Vipors Gold- 

#6 Megan Dousay- 2.96

 

 

 

Oklahoma Pure Fastpitch-

#5 Brooklyn Duff- 3.01

 

 

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Top Overhand (Arm) Velocities

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Top Exit (Bat) Velocities

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