It’s imperative that we not allow parents to stress financially
We caught up with Firecrackers President Tony Rico at the 2018 Colorado Sparkler. He’s in the process of making changes in his organization that he hopes will help the sport of softball in the future. One of his objectives is to make it less expensive for families to showcase and develop their kid s.
For many parents, that will come as a great relief at a time when many organizations are asking for more money. Here’s why he and some of his colleagues are moving in that direction.
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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!
“Don’t get caught up keeping up with the softball Joneses”
We talked to Firecrackers Softball Coach Tony Rico at the exclusive Firecrackers Combine at the Triple Crown Sports Colorado Sparkler. He told us his advice to players and parents on handling the pressures and emotions of the college recruiting process.
In our final video from our interview with Firecracker Coach Sean Brashear, he talks about the team dynamic and some things that parents should ask their softball players about playing on a team that’s right for them.