ESX Player Profiles

ESX

EMERGING SOX U17 BOYS SQUAD 2018
 
Jackson Taurarii
 
  Place of birth: Wellington
Club: Miramar
Position: Centre field, middle infield
Favourite softball ground: Fraser 
Most memorable softball moment: First automatic homerun
Favourite meal: Carbonara
Favourite holiday destination: Hawaii
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Kevin Hart, Will Smith, Shaquille O’neal, Dwayne Johnson.
 Cody Tanner
 
cody Place of birth: Tauranga
Club: Pukekohe Rangers
Position: Utility player 
Favourite softball ground: Blacktown Sydney 
Most memorable softball moment: Hitting my first Home Run at u15 nationals in 2016
Favourite meal: anything with protein 
Favourite holiday destination: Bora Bora
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Eric Thomas, Will Smith 
Nicholas Lowe
 
  Place of birth: Blenheim
Club: Eagles
Position: Infield
Favourite softball ground: Saxton park
Most memorable softball moment: First double play
Favourite meal: Butter Chicken 
Favourite holiday destination: Marlborough Sounds
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Derek Jeter, Barack Obama and Meghan Markle.
 
Te Kirika Cooper-Nicola
 
  Place of birth: Hamilton
Club: Southnet
Position: Outfield
Favourite softball ground:  Mizuno ballpark
Most memorable softball moment: Playing Catcher at div 2 secondary schools
Favourite meal: Nutri-grain
Favourite holiday destination: Gisborne
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Mookie Betts, Mike Trout, Bill Gates, Megan Markle 
 
Te Hoera Sullivan
 
te-hoera Place of birth: Sydney, Australia
Club: Island Bay, Wellington
Position:  Outfield, 3rd base
Favourite softball ground: Saskatoon
Most memorable softball moment: Wellington winning u15 nationals against Auckland
Favourite meal: Lasagna, Pizza
Favourite holiday destination: Los Angeles
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: LeBron James, Derek Jeter, Mataia Keepa
Logan Fraser-List
 
logan Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Northcote
Position: Catcher/Second base
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Park
Most memorable softball moment: Walk against Auckland
Favourite meal: Lasagne
Favourite holiday destination: Mexico City
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Johnny Danger, Oprah, Mum and Dad.and Dad
Te Korewha Reihana (TK)
 
  Place of birth: Gisborne East Coast 
Club: Spartans/Gisborne Boys High  Te Tairawhiti  
Position: Short Stop 
Favourite softball ground: Sydney Australia 
Most memorable softball moment: My uncles last game with family
Favourite meal: Butter Chicken & hangi
Favourite holiday destination: Wanui Wellywood
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Aaron Judge, shohei Otani, Ichiro Suzuki & Giancarlo Stanton
Dylan Tonkin
 
dylan Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Auckland Marist
Position: Pitcher
Favourite softball ground: Blacktown, Sydney
Most memorable softball moment: Pitching and winning both u17s and u19s Auckland championships
Favourite meal: Macaroni n Cheese
Favourite holiday destination: Gold Coast
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Kevin Hart, Russell Peters, Margot Robbie, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.
Taina Te Aonui
 
  Place of birth: Lower Hutt
Club: Cardinals
Position: 2nd Base
Favourite softball ground: Fraser Park
Most memorable softball moment: NZ Development Sox Selection
Favourite meal: Chips
Favourite holiday destination: Mahia
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Javier Baez, Johnny Danger, Carl Barron, Ronnie Mac
Trent Faaofo
 
trent Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Otahuhu
Position: 1st base
Favourite softball ground: Joudrs Ball Park, Prague
Most memorable softball moment: Winning U/17 Nationals
Favourite meal: Tacos
Favourite holiday destination: Peach Grove Bay
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Johnny Danger, Kevin Hart, Lebron James, Elon Musk
Yorel Alapaki
 
  Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Otahuhu
Position: Catcher or 3rd Base
Favourite softball ground: Sturges Park
Most memorable softball moment: Making the 2016 DSOX Team
Favourite meal: Butter Chicken
Favourite holiday destination: Cook Islands
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Lebron James, Lonzo Ball, Lavar Ball, Liangelo Ball and Lamelo Ball.
Caleb Stewart
 
caleb 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
Harrison Wildbore
 
  Place of birth: Auckland NZ
Club: Howick
Position: Catcher/infield 
Favourite softball ground: Blacktown
Most memorable softball moment: Playing prems for Howick with my Uncle and cousin
Favourite meal: Butter chicken
Favourite holiday destination: Gold Coast
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Carlos Correa, Javier Baez, Eric Sogard, Francisco Lindor
Dylan Jackson
 
dylan Place of birth: Wellington
Club: Miramar Softball Club
Position:Short stop
Favourite softball ground: Polo Ground
Most memorable softball moment: Top batter National Secondary Schools Div 1 Boys Championship 2017/2018
Favourite meal: Nana's Chop Suey
Favourite holiday destination: Spain
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Cameron Smith, David Ortiz, Jaylen Brown, Akira Ioane
Brock Evans
 
brock 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
 
Jacob Mihaere Hughes
 
  Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Auckland United
Position:Pitcher , first base 
Favourite softball ground: Fleming Park, Cananda
Most memorable softball moment: My first automatic homerun in Canada
Favourite meal: Butter Chicken
Favourite holiday destination: Whangamata
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Snoop dog, Warren G, Kendrick Lamar, J Cole 
 
Christian Marshall-Farrow
 
christian Place of birth: Blenheim
Club: Central
Position:Catcher, 3rd
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale Park, Mackay softball Park
Most memorable softball moment: First Auto
Favourite meal: Butter Chicken
Favourite holiday destination: Mackay
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge, Barak Obama, Seth Rogan
Sage Shaw-Tait
 
saige 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
Liam Bassick
 
liam Place of birth: Wellington
Club: Hutt Valley Dodgers
Position: Outfield
Favourite softball ground: Saxton Field
Most memorable softball moment: Making my first NZ squad
Favourite meal: Nan's boil up
Favourite holiday destination: Rarotonga
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Mike Trout, Steven Adams, Kate Upton, Drake, Conor McGregor
Brayden Hampton
 
  Place of birth: Wellington
Club: HV Cardinals
Position:  Pitcher
Favourite softball ground: Haitaitai
Most memorable softball moment: First premier 1 home run against PK
Favourite meal: Pasta
Favourite holiday destination: Rotorua
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Asap Rocky, Metro Boomin, Lil uzi vert, Travis Scott.
Tyler Mounty
 
  Place of birth: Shepton Mallet, UK
Club: RKS (Richmond Keas)
Position: Third, Short Stop
Favourite softball ground: MacKay Ball Park, Qld
Most memorable softball moment: Being selected for U15 NZ DSox team 2016
Favourite meal: Special Fried Rice
Favourite holiday destination: Kaikoura
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Ronaldinho, Post Malone, Jackie Robinson, Adam Sandler
Max Earley
 
max Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Ramblers
Position:  Catcher
Favourite softball ground: Rosedale
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, Steph Curry, Kylie Jenner