ESX Player Profiles

ESX

EMERGING SOX U17 BOYS SQUAD 2017
 
Taine Slaughter
 
  Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Ramblers
Position: Pitcher, Outfielder
Favourite softball ground: Blacktown, Sydney
Most memorable softball moment: First Auto at home in U15
Favourite meal: Lasagne
Favourite holiday destination: California, America
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Coach Kent Murphy, Kevin Hart, Kylie Jenner, David Ortiz
 
 Cody Tanner
 
  Place of birth: Tauranga
Club: Pukekohe
Position: Pitcher, 3rd base, 1st base
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Park
Most memorable softball moment: Hitting my 1st Auto at U15 Nationals in Wanganui
Favourite meal: Turkish
Favourite holiday destination: Rarotonga
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Eric Thomas, Kevin Hart, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
 
Kupa Isherwood
 
  Place of birth: Hastings
Club: Pumas
Position: 3rd base, 2nd base
Favourite softball ground: Blacktown, Sydney
Most memorable softball moment: My first Auto on Diamond 1 at Blacktown Stadium in Australia
Favourite meal: Chicken Wraps
Favourite holiday destination: Canada, America
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Kent Murphy, Johnny Danger Bennett, David Ortiz, Mike Trout
 
Kore Reihana
 
  Place of birth: Wellington
Club: Gisborne Boys High School
Position: Shortstop, pitcher, centre outfield
Favourite softball ground:  Skin with turf
Most memorable softball moment: Playing alongside my granddad who passed away
Favourite meal: Boil up
Favourite holiday destination: Wellington and Hastings
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Patrick Shannon, Mike Trout, Trea Turner, Ben Barba
 
Te Hoera Sullivan
 
  Place of birth: Sydney
Club: Island Bay
Position: Outfield, 3rd base, short shop
Favourite softball ground: Fraser Park
Most memorable softball moment: We won against Auckland in the U15 2015 finals
Favourite meal: Pizza
Favourite holiday destination: Canada, America
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Steven Adams, LeBron James, myself
Logan Fraser-List
 
  Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Northcote
Position: 2nd base, catcher
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Park
Most memorable softball moment: Walk against Auckland
Favourite meal: Lasagne
Favourite holiday destination: America
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Johnny Sins, Johnny Danger, Mum and Dad
Joshua Cheung
 
  Place of birth: Wellington
Club: Porirua
Position: Catcher, outfield
Favourite softball ground: Porirua Park
Most memorable softball moment: Winning U15 Nationals in 2015 against Auckland
Favourite meal: Butter Chicken
Favourite holiday destination: America
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Johnny Danger, Jimi Jackson, Taine Slaughter, Smiley
Dylan Tonkin
 
  Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Marist
Position: Pitcher, outfield
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Park
Most memorable softball moment: Hitting my first Auto while representing Auckland U15's
Favourite meal: Macaroni Cheese
Favourite holiday destination: Coffs Harbour
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Morgan Freeman, Kevin Hart, Margot Robbie, Chris Davis
Nathan Tuaineiti-Watson
 
  Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Otahuhu
Position: Shortstop, 2nd base
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Park
Most memorable softball moment: Hitting my first Auto in a Nationals Tournament against Hawkes Bay
Favourite meal: Boil up
Favourite holiday destination: Gold Coast, Australia
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Shaun Johnson, Sonny Bill Williams, Johnny Danger Bennet, Mike Trout
Trent Faaofo
 
  Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Otahuhu
Position: 1st base, pitcher
Favourite softball ground: MacKay Softball Park
Most memorable softball moment: Playing finals for Queensland State champs in MacKay
Favourite meal: Noodles
Favourite holiday destination: Peach Grove Bay
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Johnny Danger, Jimi Jackson, Josh Jansen, Jose Altuve
Keani Williams
 
  Place of birth: Hastings
Club: Marist
Position: 1st base, right outfield
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Park
Most memorable softball moment: Getting the most fluke catch in Aussie playing right field
Favourite meal: Bacon Bone
Favourite holiday destination: Hastings
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Shaun Johnson, Sonny Bill Williams, Johnny Danger
Caleb Stewart
 
  Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Albion
Position: Outfield, 2nd base
Favourite softball ground: MacKay Softball Park
Most memorable softball moment:  Being named Vice Captain for the Developing Sox
Favourite meal: Sausage Casserole
Favourite holiday destination: Australia
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: James Codyre, Jose Altuve, Mike Trout, Selena Gomez
Max Early
 
  Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Ramblers
Position: Catcher
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Park
Most memorable softball moment: Winning U15 Nationals 2015
Favourite meal: Home made Ham Burgers
Favourite holiday destination: Dubai
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: J Love, Stephen Curry, Kylie Jenner
Josh Brown
 
  Place of birth: Christchurch
Club: Halswell
Position: Shortstop, 2nd base
Favourite softball ground: Mizuno Ball Park
Most memorable softball moment: Being named in the non travelling reserves for the Developing Sox
Favourite meal: Spaghetti Bolognaise
Favourite holiday destination: Kiteriteri
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Dane Coles, Beauden Barrett, Ardie Savea, Aaron Smith
 
Brock Evans
 
  Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Mount Albert Ramblers
Position:Short stop, 2nd base
Favourite softball ground: MacKay Softball Park
Most memorable softball moment: Getting named in the extended training squad for the Junior Blacksox
Favourite meal: Pizza
Favourite holiday destination: Vancouver
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Javier Baez, Mickael Jordan, David Ortiz, Derek Jeter
 
Jontae Macdonald
 
  Place of birth: Marlborough
Club: Central
Position:Pitcher
Favourite softball ground: Blacktown Stadium
Most memorable softball moment: Leading the Haka against Aussie Sparks
Favourite meal: Roast Pork
Favourite holiday destination: Hawaii, Honolulu
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Adam Fokard, LeBron James, Jonah Lomu, Russell Westbrook
 
Christian Marshall-Farrow
 
  Place of birth: Blenheim
Club: Central
Position:Catcher
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Park
Most memorable softball moment: Hitting my first Auto when I was 14
Favourite meal: Butter Chicken
Favourite holiday destination: LA
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Barak Obama, Jose Bantista, Morgan Freeman, Emma Rose
Sage Shaw-Tait
 
  Place of birth: Lower Hutt 
Club: Hutt Valley Dodgers
Position:Outfield, Short Stop
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Park
Most memorable softball moment: Winning the U17 Nationals in the 2016/2017 season
Favourite meal:
Chicken Katsu
Favourite holiday destination: USA
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Mike Trout, Travis Scott, Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron