Batbusters Coach Mike Stith says he’s seeing this problem in play today, and it’s causing athletes and coaches to get away from the fundamentals of the game.
Check out this video and let us know what you think.
Coach Stith begins by saying that the sport might be getting too big. But he said he realizes that it’s providing many girls with opportunities to play.
But Coach Stith feels that the sport is focusing too much on recruiting and getting girls committed to college. Check out the video and hear what he has to say.
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With years of experience and National Championships under his belt, Coach Stith runs one of the oldest Travel Softball organizations in California, with teams in many other states.
From his office in Anaheim, he talks about the most important trait he wants in a travel softball coach, the importance of PGF and what makes a championship team.
Battle to be the best in the nation
Battling for the title of top team in the country are the Diamond Sports Hotshots from Texas and Georgia Impact Langston. The match pits two teams against each other who took very different paths to get to the Championship Game.
The much-hyped DS Hotshots lived up to their billing, going undefeated against the following teams:
Absolute Blast 8-0
Firecrackers Lopez 5-2
Corona Angels Carter 4-1
Firecrackers Brashear-Allan 5-3
OC Batbusters Flores 6-3
East Cobb Bullets 11-6
Meanwhile, Georgia Impact Langston won their first 2 games, but had to fight their way out of the loser’s bracket to get to the final game.
Texas Blaze Soriano – 5-0
Loss to OC Batbusters Flores 2-3
Birmingham Bolts 3-0
Firecrackers Brashear Allan 4-2
OC Batbusters Flores 7-1
Beverly Bandits 6-0
Beverly Bandits 6-4
The game will start at 1:30pm July 28 on Fox Sports West Prime Ticket, Comcast (Tape Delayed) and streamed live on FloSoftball.
Good luck to both teams!