MELAINEY TACKLING

MELAINEY TACKLING – STING 18U BLUE

CATCHER / OUTFIELD

NORWICH FREE ACADEMY (2024) / BALTIC, CT

5’4″ / 2.9 HOME-TO-FIRST / 1.9 CATCHING “POP TIME”

BATS LEFT / THROWS LEFT

OTHER INFORMATION COMING SOON……….

THE BUZZ:  NEW TO STING THIS COMING SEASON, MELAINEY HAS ALL THE VERSATILITY AND TOOLS TO IMPROVE ANY ROSTER.  SHE IS A SPARK PLUG, WHO WILL BE BATTING IN THE TOP HALF OF THE ORDER.  MELAINEY HAS THE ABILITY TO HIT THE BALL CONSISTENTLY HARD, AND WITH EXCEPTIONAL SPEED, SHE WILL SNEAK BUNT AND SLAP FROM THE LEFT SIDE.  SHE IS A QUINTESSENTIAL LEFTY CONTACT HITTER, BUT ALSO HAS GAP POWER.  MELAINEY IS A THREAT TO STEAL ANY TIME SHE’S ON BASE.

SHE PATROLS THE MIDDLE OF THE OUTFIELD WITH EXCELLENCE AND WILL THROW OUT ANY RUNNERS, WHO ARE ATTEMPTING TO TAKE EXTRA BASES.  FROM BEHIND THE  PLATE, SHE IS A “WALL”, AN EXCELLENT RECEIVER ABLE TO BLOCK TO THE LEFT AND TO THE RIGHT.  HER 1.9″POP” TIME ALLOWS HER TO THROW OUT ANY RUNNERS ATTEMPTING TO STEAL

AS A HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR (2024), SHE WILL KEEP GETTING BETTER.  MELAINEY WILL BE A GREAT ADDITION TO ANY SCHOOL AT THE NEXT LEVEL.

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