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