JWSX Player Profiles

JWSX
NEW ZEALAND JUNIOR WHITE SOX TEAM- 2017
 
Pallas Potter
 
Pallas Potter (Captain)
Place of Birth: Lower Hutt
Club: Te Aroha
Position: 1st Base
Favourite softball ground: Blacktown
Most memorable moment: Winning U19 nationals
Favourite meal: Boil up and doughboys
Favourite holiday destination: Greece
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: J Cole, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, 50 cent
 Aaria Tawha
 
Aaria Tawha Place of birth: Hamilton
Club: Magpies
Position: Catcher
Favourite softball ground: Resthills park
Most memorable softball moment: catching my first club nationals final for magpies in 2015
Favourite meal: mexican
Favourite holiday destination: Te Kaha east coast, Raglan west coast
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner:
Andre Agassi, Michael Phelps, Tony Robins, Michael Jordan
 
Bailey Robertson
 
Bailey Robertson
Place of Birth: Lower Hutt
Club: Hutt Valley Saints
Position: Pitcher, first base
Favourite softball ground: Blacktown International Sportspark
Most memorable moment: winning back to back u17 national titles & being named in JWS for Worlds
Favourite meal: sushi
Favourite holiday destination: Rarotonga
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Dwayne Johnson, Robert Nesta Marley, Kendrick Lamar, Bow wow
 
Brittany Terrey
 
Brittany Terrey Place of Birth: Christchurch
Club: Papanui
Position: Pitcher
Favourite softball ground: Howick - meadowlands
Most memorable moment: winning U19 Nationals in 2016
Favourite meal: Thai food
Favourite holiday destination: Nelson
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Channing Tatum, Miley Cyrus, Shaun Johnson, Sophie Pascoe
Brooke Glassie
 
Brooke Glassie Place of Birth: Auckland
Club: Marist
Position: Pitcher
Favourite softball ground: Starling Park
Most memorable moment: winning u15 nationals
Favourite meal: chicken and salad
Favourite holiday destination: Rarotonga
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Stan Walker, Michelle Obama
 
Deja Wetere
 
Deja Tapili-Wetere Place of Birth: Auckland
Club: Marist
Position: CF or SS
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Park
Most memorable moment: Being selected for NZ first time last year
Favourite meal: potato salad
Favourite holiday destination: Thailand
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Barack Obama, Chris Tucker, Serena Williams, Beyonce
 
Denva Shaw-Tait
 
Denva Shaw-Tait Place of Birth: Lower Hutt
Club: Hutt Valley Saints
Position: Middle infield
Favourite softball ground: Saxton Park Nelson
Most memorable moment: Being selected in JWS for Hawaii
Favourite meal: chicken mcnuggets
Favourite holiday destination: Hawaii
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Roger Tuivasa Sheck, Ben Enoka, Shaun Johnson, Chris Brown
Hayley Carter
 
Hayley Carter Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Auckland marist
Position: shortstop or 2nd base
Favourite softball ground: Marist
Most memorable moment: playing at friendship games in 2015
Favourite meal: Butter chicken
Favourite holiday destination: Rarotonga
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Shaun Johnson, Lydia Ko, Ed Sheeran, Michelle Obama
 
Kelley Renner
 
Kelley Renner Place of Birth: Palo Alto California
Club: All American sports academy AASA 18G Macias
Position: CF & 2nd base
Favourite softball ground: Bill Barber Stadium Irvine California
Most memorable moment: Day I verbally committed to UC San Diego to play collegiate softball
Favourite meal: Mexican food with guacamole
Favourite holiday destination: New Zealand
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Steve Irwin, Carrie Underwood, Hayley McCleney, Usain Bolt
Maddison Roy
 

Maddison Roy

Place of Birth: Auckland
Club: Marist
Position: Catcher
Favourite softball ground: Marist softball in Auckland
Most memorable moment: Hitting first home run
Favourite meal: sushi
Favourite holiday destination: Fiji
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Yadier Molina, Javier Baez, Sierra Romero, Eric Thomas.

Makana Morton

Makana Morton

Place of Birth: Longview Texas USA
Club: Sneaky cleats & West Rusk
Position: CF & SS for sneaky cleats Pitcher & SS for school
Favourite softball ground: Mansfield Tex field of dreams
Most memorable moment: Dinger, hit this 1st game after sudden death of one of select ball coaches – did it for him
Favourite meal: Pizza minus bread as can’t eat it due to celiac disease
Favourite holiday destination: New Zealand
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Sierra Romero, Nolan Ryan, Muhammed Ali, Cleopatra

Makayla Lewin

Makayla Lewin

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Marama Makea

Marama Makea

Place of Birth: Hastings
Club: Poneke Kilbirnie
Position: OF & 2nd base
Favourite softball ground: Hawaii
Most memorable moment: winning u19 nationals with Wellington in 2014 & 2015
Favourite meal: Thai
Favourite holiday destination: Hawaii
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Chris Brown, Beyonce, Shaun Johnson, Stan Walker

Mereana Makea

Mereana Makea

Place of Birth: Wellington
Club: FSW Buccaneers
Position: 2nd Base & OF
Favourite softball ground: Oklahoma City
Most memorable moment: making JWS in 2015
Favourite meal: roast pork
Favourite holiday destination: Rarotonga
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Shaun Johnson, Chris Brown, Beyonce, Mila Kunis

Otila Tavite
Otila Tavite

Place of Birth: Stokes valley Lower Hutt
Club: Te Aroha
Position: 3rd base, catcher
Favourite softball ground: Fraser Park
Most memorable moment: Winning u19 nationals this year
Favourite meal: kebabs
Favourite holiday destination: Hawaii
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Beyonce, Rihanna, Usain Bolt, Boom Bullet

Stephanie Fallon
Stephanie Fallon

Place of Birth: Auckland
Club: Roosters
Position: Pitcher
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Park
Most memorable moment: Making JWS
Favourite meal: Ribs
Favourite holiday destination: Gold coast
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Jonah Hill, Ellen de Generes, Channing Tatum, Rebel Wilson

Taylor Chong-nee
Taylor Chongnee

Place of Birth: Auckland
Club: Otahuhu
Position: Outfield
Favourite softball ground: Starling Park
Most memorable moment: Being named in JWS
Favourite meal: Lasagne
Favourite holiday destination: Singapore
Four famous people you would invite to dinner: Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Usher

 

 

 

 

Cherie Waters
 
Cherie Waters (Manager)
Manager
 Dave Elder
 
Dave Elder (Pitching Coach) Pitching Coach
 
Jerome Haretuku
 
Jerome Haretuku (Conditioning Coach) Conditioning Coach
 
Kiri Shaw
 
Kiri Shaw (Assistant Coach) Assistant Coach
Venita Hokai
 
Venita Hokai (Head Coach) Head Coach