DSX Boys Player Profiles

DSX

NEW ZEALAND DEVELOPING SOX BOYS TEAM- 2016

Jontae MacDonald

McArnold


Place of birth: Blenheim 
Club: Saints 
Position:  
Favourite softball ground: Blacktown Olympic Park, Sydney, Australia
Most memorable softball moment: Leading the haka for Under 15s New Zealand Development Team
Favourite meal: Roast Pork
Favourite holiday destination: Fiji 
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Lebron James, Chubb Tangaroa, Adam Folkard and Sam Kasiano






 
Keani Lee Williams

Williams


Place of birth: Hastings 
Club: Papatoetoe
Position: Centre field, 1st base 
Favourite softball ground: Akina Park, Hastings
Most memorable softball moment: Being selected for the U15's New Zealand DSX
Favourite meal: Bacon bones
Favourite holiday destination: Visiting my hometown Hastings 
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Beauden Barrett, Donny Hale, Christian Cullen, Shaun Johnson






 
Sage Shaw-Tait

SAIGE


Place of birth: Lower Hutt
Club: Cardinals (morning grade) & Dodgers (afternoon grade)
Position: Short stop/Outfield
Favourite softball ground: Fraser Park
Most memorable softball moment: Playing with my dad
Favourite meal: Spaghetti Bolognaise
Favourite holiday destination: Tauranga .... USA (where I want to go for a holiday :)
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: 'The Rock', Russell Westbrook, Beauden Barrett, Mike Trout





 
Max Earley

 max


Place of birth:  Auckland
Club: Ramblers
Position: Catcher
Favourite softball ground: Warren Freer
Most memorable softball moment: Getting the call from Dennis
Favourite meal: Sushi
Favourite holiday destination: Fiji
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Lebron James, Kevin Hart, Kendall Jenner, Selena Gomez







 
Dylan Jackson

Jackson


Place of birth: Wellington
Club: Miramar
Position: Short Stop
Favourite softball ground: Polo ground
Most memorable softball moment: Winning the U15  North Island Boys Tournament 2016
Favourite meal: Nana's Chop Suey and Rice
Favourite holiday destination: Samoa
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Tupac, Kevin Hart, Will Smith and David Ortiz ( Big Papi )









 
Dylan Tonkin

 Tonkin


Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Auckland Marist
Position: Pitcher
Favourite softball ground: Meadowlands Reserve, Howick (were I've hit my biggest Bomb, "so far").
Most memorable softball moment: Getting "the call" from Dennis Clueard.
Favourite meal:
Favourite holiday destination: Steak, Eggs & Chip's with a Mountain Dew.
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Mike Trout, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart & Chris Hemsworth (for my Mum).






 
Yorel Alapaki

Alapak


Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Howick
Position: 3rd base / Catcher
Favourite softball ground: Any that's turf based - Bears grounds.
Most memorable softball moment: My first Auto - playing for Howick U17
Favourite meal: Butter chicken
Favourite holiday destination: The Islands
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Jonathan Thurston, Yadier Molina, Jose Bautista, John Cena






 
Trent Fa'aofo

 Trent


Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Otahuhu
Position: Pitcher, First base
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Ballpark
Most memorable softball moment: Winning the Auckland U15 Boys 2015-2016 season finale against Ramblers
Favourite meal: Roast beef
Favourite holiday destination: Peachgrove Bay Mercury Islands
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Steve Jobs, Kevin Hart, Mark Sorenson, Barack Obama.






 
Brayden Hampton

Hampton


Place of birth: Wellington
Club: Porirua City United
Position: Pitcher/3rd base
Favourite softball ground: Haitaitai Park
Most memorable softball moment: Making DSX team
Favourite meal:
Favourite holiday destination: Spaghetti Bolognese
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: ASAP Rocky, Katt Williams, Bryson Tiller, Kendrick Lamar, Max Pearse






 
Caleb Stewart

 Stewart


Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Albion
Position: Pitcher, Shortstop, Centerfield
Favourite softball ground: Mainland Ballpark
Most memorable softball moment: Getting named in the U15 DSX team
Favourite meal: Sausage casserole
Favourite holiday destination: America
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Mike Trout, Bryce Haper, Lionel Messi, Paul Pogba






 
Joshua Cheung

Cheung


Place of birth: Lower Hutt 
Club: Porirua City United
Position: Catcher
Favourite softball ground: Polo grounds   
Most memorable softball moment: Winning the 2016 North Island Nationals
Favourite meal: Pizza
Favourite holiday destination: Taupo
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Kevin Heart, Adam Sandler, Dwayne Johnson, Jimi Jackson






 
Christian Farrow

 Farrow


Place of birth: Blenheim
Club: Central
Position: Catcher/Right Field
Favourite softball ground: Blacktown,  Sydney
Most memorable softball moment: Hitting my first ever homerun in U13
Favourite meal: Butter Chicken
Favourite holiday destination: LA
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Derek Jeter, Jose Bautista, Giancarlo Stanton, Barack Obama






 
Tyler Monty

Tulee Monty


Place of birth: Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK
Club: Richmond Keas
Position: Short stop
Favourite softball ground: Mainland now- Mizuno Ball Park
Most memorable softball moment: In the 2016 U15 final- my last 'at bat' I scored 2 RBIs
Favourite meal: Anything Mexican
Favourite holiday destination: Kaikoura
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Jackie Robinson (first African American baseball player), Pele (best football player ever),  Sir Peter Blake (extraordinary NZ yachtsman, tragically killed by pirates) Mr Miyagi






 
Brock Evans

 EVANS


Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Mount Albert Ramblers 
Favourite softball ground: Warren Freer
Most memorable softball moment: : Hitting a Triple in the Auckland U17 championship
Favourite meal: Home made pizza
Favourite holiday destination: Vancouver
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Derek Jeter, Michael Jordan. Mike trout, Cole Evans






 
Dennis Clueard

Clueard


Place of birth: Porirua
Club: Paramata-Plimmerton (coaching) and Porirua City United (Playing).
Position: Head Coach
Favourite softball ground: Ngati Toa Domain
Most memorable softball moment: Coaching my children through the age grades AND first men's game playing with my son Kody.
Favourite meal: Any pasta
Favourite holiday destination: Taupo
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Martin Luther King Jr, Elvis Presley, David Ruffin, and Bob Marley






 
Stephen Ratu

 Ratu
Andy Wilkinson

Wilkinson


Place of birth: Wellington
Club: PCI
Position: Manager
Favourite softball ground: Beaconsfield Mackay
Most memorable softball moment: Winning the Vic Guth with PK
Favourite meal: Steak and eggs
Favourite holiday destination: Gold Coast
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Roger Federer, Michael Jordan, Bill Gates, and Colin Meads