continued Manny is also expecting athletic play and strong batting from senior catcher Alexis Cone; outfielder Emma Feathers who made a key hit in last year’s league championship game; Kenzie Baerstchi on either first base or second who Manny said has “a great glove and stretch at first;” Emma Underwood who will put her speed and athleticism to good use in the outfield; and Alyssa Condon with her admirable range as well as speed running the bases.
The strengths of the team are a good mixture of strength and speed, as well as timely hitting, Manny said.
“Our team members play sound fundamental defense behind good pitching,” he said. “They take advantage of their speed on the base paths.”
In addition, the 2013 Warriors can mix up a bunting game with power hitting, catching their opponents off-guard, Manny said.
“Our team has the ability to play the ‘small ball’ speed game, but we also have some power hitters,” he said. “We’re excited to have this dual-headed attack.”
Manny added that the players are dedicated to their goals, and are looking forward to playing — having fun as well as working with dedication towards divisional and league titles.
“Our team has good chemistry and we’ve got high hopes,” he said.