Buckle up because we’ve got a sizzler of an event coming your way! It’s the ELITE MUSTANGS SE QUALIFIER WITH BACKWARDS K, and boy, oh boy, it’s a mouthful. But hey, if you can handle that, you can handle anything!
We’re talking September 16-17, 2023, at the Space Coast Complex in sunny Viera, Florida. Now, this place is no joke – amazing facilities that come with a slight cost. But hey, it’s all about the experience, right? Besides, who needs money when you’re watching some ball?
Kick things off in 14U, we’ve got two pools filled with new teams and teams with new looks. It’s like a fashion show on the diamond, folks. We’ve got some fresh faces, and let me tell you, these first-year 14s are diving headfirst into the fire.
In Pool A, keep an eye on the Clearwater Bullets Vigue. These guys had a summer that would make the beach jealous, and they’ve added some pitching to make themselves even more formidable. But wait, there’s more! The Miami Stingrays 09 are in the mix, and you can never count these guys out. Fast style, strong defense – they bring it all.
Now, the Atlanta Vipers 09 Klein might have some experience, but they’ve also hit the reset button on their roster. It’s like they’re playing musical chairs, and we’ll find out who’s got a seat when the music stops. Trust me; we’ll know more after this weekend.
But hold on, there’s a whole bunch of other teams in the pool, too. The Florida Storm 2010 Curry, Clearwater Bullets 2010 Schultheis, Firecrackers FL 14u-Balavender, Lady Gators Jackson 14u-Bobby, Tampa Mustangs – Weston, and Weston Explosion 14u – it’s a solid lineup, and any one of them could come out on top.
Now, let’s flip the script and dive into Pool B. We’ve got the BC Ballers 2009, Florida Strikeforce, Hotshots- Treasure Coast 14U Scotti, Rebellion Bianco, Rock Gold 14u Giddens/Manetta, SFL INTENSITY KOD/PASCUAL, Tampa Mustangs Urbina, Team Tampa 2028, and Unity Lanier – phew, that’s a mouthful too!
This pool is like a wild, wild west showdown. Old faces with new names, teams moving up the ladder, and squads with brand spanking new rosters. It’s like a puzzle, and we’re gonna see who fits where.
The Florida Strikeforce is back, and they’ve got a solid core with some new additions that could shake things up. The Intensity? Well, they’re bringing a fresh look to the party while holding onto their trusted core. It’s a free-for-all, folks. Who’s gonna rise to the top? It’s anyone’s guess, so place your bets!
The 16U showdown is next up! It’s like a sequel to a blockbuster movie, and trust me; the action is just as intense.
Now, we’ve got two pools here as well, and they’re packed with talent that’s hotter than a Florida summer. So, let’s dive right in, shall we?
In Pool A, we’ve got some heavy hitters:
- SWFL Raiders 08
- Central Florida Ladyhawks-Genisis
- Firecrackers FL – Pruneda (Weston)
- FL Gold 16U Santana (Weston)
- Florida Impact Grooms
- Florida Storm – Otero 16U
- FS FIRE GOLD
- Tampa Mustangs 08 Langston
- Texas Glory Venice 16U
I mean, come on, folks – that’s a lineup that can knock the cover off the ball. Keep an eye on Impact Grooms and Tampa Mustangs 08 Langston – they’ve got that scrappy attitude and are coming off some hot summers. But hey, don’t sleep on the rest of the crew. This is the first big event of the fall, and we’re in for some surprises with roster moves still up in the air.
Now, let’s switch gears and check out Pool B:
- Florida Power Black-Hinds
- Lady Gators Jackson 16u-Matt
- Lady Gators Jackson 16u-Randy
- Miami Stingrays 16U – GATOR
- ROCK GOLD MANETTA 16U
- Rock Gold Manetta Gabriele 16U
- Tampa Mustangs 09 Pynes
- TC MARAUDERS 16U ORTIZ
- EAM TAMPA 08
This pool is where the fireworks are going off, folks. First off, we’ve got a 14U team, Tampa Mustang 09 Pynes, jumping into the deep end fresh off their PGF Platinum National Championship. It’s like they’re saying, “We’re here, and we’re ready to rumble!” And they’ve made a few changes to keep things spicy.
But wait, there’s more! The Lady Gators teams – they’re like a well-kept secret, and we haven’t even seen their full roster yet. And let’s not forget about the Miami Stingrays 16U Gator – these guys are legit, and they’re here to shake things up.
Honestly, this pool is like a pressure cooker, and I can’t wait to see who comes out on top. It’s loaded with talent, and you can bet we’re in for some heart-stopping action. So, mark your calendars and get ready for a weekend of jaw-dropping softball – it’s gonna be a blast!
All right, folks, let’s crank up the heat because we’re diving headfirst into the 18U division, and it’s a pool party! That’s right; they decided to roll with one big pool, and it’s shaping up to be a wild affair.
Now, on paper, it looks like a wide-open showdown. We’ve got some heavyweights in the mix, and they’re all coming off successful seasons, so you know they mean business. Check out these contenders:
- Clearwater Lady Bombers Mason
- Rock Gold Manetta
- Tampa Mustangs Fowler 26/27 (Yep, that’s a 16U team crashing the party!)
But hold on to your hats because there are plenty more teams in the mix, and they’re all here to make a statement. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill competition; it’s a battle royale!
If you want the full lineup, just head over to the USSSA website and see the list for yourself. Trust me; it’s a who’s who of softball talent.
Now, let’s be real – predicting who’s going to come out on top in the 18U division is like trying to predict the weather in Florida. It’s anyone’s guess! But one thing’s for sure: once these teams work through the pool, we’re in for some fireworks.
And here’s a little insider tip for you – USSSA is streaming from every field if you want to catch all the action. Sure, there’s a cost involved, but hey, it’s worth every penny to witness this level of talent in action.
So, best of luck to all the teams out there competing. It’s gonna be a rollercoaster ride of epic proportions, and we can’t wait to see who comes out on top. Get ready for some softball magic!