Northwest Blaze News

9-1-09 Softball Today Issue


9-1-2008   The Northwest Blaze team has added four new players to the roster for the 2009 season. Loosing Kendall, Nicole, Breanna (who all had to move up to 18u)  from the 2008 team. More changes after the fall 2008, Georgie, Jenna, Jourdan and Lindsay moved teams.

The addition of four seasoned ASA players will fill in the 2009 roster with speed and skill. All four are excellent student athletes.

Morgan Barnes-

Morgan, class of 2010 from Grants Pass, Oregon, previously played ASA with the 16uA ARK Oregon Legacy. Morgan knows how to produce wins, leading her high school team to the large school 6A State Championship in 2008. She has proven skills in the circle and at the plate; Morgan will make an instant impact to the Blaze roster. Morgan has verbally committed to play at the University of Oregon. 7-15-09 Morgan committed to Boise State

Isabelle Baytaola-

“Izzy,” class of 2010 from Seattle, Washington, has great raw athletic talent. After watching Izzy play, you would never guess she has only played competitive softball for a few years. She is a versatile athlete who can play in the infield and outfield. In the fall for the Blaze, Izzy showed her power at the plate. She has accepted a verbal offer from Oregon State University to play softball.

Tara Glover -

Tara, class of 2010 from Grants Pass, Oregon, is one of the top players in the state. She was voted the large school 6A Oregon High School Player of the Year in 2008. In the 6A State Championship game Tara crossed the plate in the bottom of the 10th inning scoring the winning run and delivering the State Championships to the Lady Cavers. Tara participated in the 2008 Under Armour All-American game covering center field. She has verbally committed to play softball at the University of Oregon.

Krystin D Jantzer -

“D,” class of 2010, is another Grants Pass, Oregon player who made an impact on the large school 6A High School State Championship team for the Lady Cavers. She is a middle infielder who bats for high averages. D was a team leader on the 16uA ARK Oregon Legacy team who will bring a track record of making plays and producing RBIs to the Blaze. D will continue her softball career at the University North Dakota.