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 Firecrackers DFW Sykes stole the show at the DFW Shootout “MVP Event” going undefeated in a 6-game stretch to win the 14U Gold bracket championship.  

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Tony Rico discusses what makes a championship quality fastpitch pitcher. Seminar held at the Warehouse in Huntington Beach in October 25, 2012. Seminar featured Olympic Gold Medal pitcher Amanda Freed and 2-time All-American Melissa Roth. 

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DFW Shootout Champions! March 30th & 31st

Firecrackers DFW wins the 2019 USSSA DFW Shootout "MVP Event" Gold Bracket!

Going 6 - 0 for the tournament here are the results: USSSA DFW Shootout
Game 1 VS Texas Premeire 14U Prospects
Firecrackers Win 8-6

Firecrackers DFW built a seven-run lead in the second inning and then held off Prospects's charge for an 8-6 victory on Saturday. Prospects managed four runs in the failed comeback. Emma Selman, Marlene Sanchez, and Dakota Farmer picked up RBIs to lead the rally. An early lead helped propel Firecrackers DFW to victory. Firecrackers DFW scored on a double by Hawwa Townsend, a double by Lexi, a home run by Abigail Garner, and a double by Chloe Worley in the first inning. Prospects scored three runs in the fourth inning. Sanchez and Farmer powered the big inning with RBIs. Townsend got the start for Firecrackers DFW. She allowed six hits and six runs over four innings, striking out nine and walking zero. Firecrackers DFW socked one home run on the day. Garner went for the long ball in the first inning. Kaitlyn Gonzales, Allyson Acosta, Lexi, Townsend, Kylie Morton, Worley, Grace Sbonik, Presley Daniel, Tristyn Madden, Katina Sykes, and Garner each collected one hit to lead Firecrackers DFW


Game 2 VS Russo Extra Innings Gold 14U
Firecrackers Win 8 - 6 

Firecrackers DFW Rosales/Sykes Grabs Lead In Fourth Inning To Defeat Russo Extra Innings 14U Gold 
Firecrackers DFW ran off with the lead late in the game in an 8-6 victory over Russo Extra Innings Gold  on Saturday. Firecrackers DFW trailed 5-4 in the top of the fourth inning when Katina Sykes doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs. Russo Extra Innings scored four runs in the first inning, but Firecrackers DFW still managed to pull out the victory. The big inning for Russo Extra Innings came thanks to a fielder's choice by Jadyn McCoy, an error on a ball put in play by Haley Russo, and a double by Karley Haynes. Russo Extra Innings captured the lead in the first inning. McCoy hit into a fielder's choice, scoring one run. Jessica Antonacci got the start for Firecrackers DFW. She went three innings, allowing five runs on four hits, striking out two and walking zero. Firecrackers DFW tallied one home run on the day. Hawwa Townsend had a long ball in the fourth inning. Lexi, Townsend, Chloe Worley, Tristyn Madden, Whitney Pratt, and Sykes each collected one hit to lead Firecrackers DFW Rosales/Sykes.


Game 3 VS USSSA Pride DFW - Alverez 14U
Firecrackers Win 6 - 4

Firecrackers DFW built a five-run lead in the first inning and then held off USSSA Pride charge for a 6-4 victory on Saturday. USSSA Pride  put up four runs in the failed comeback. Macy Browder, Presley Hull, and Reagan Davis picked up RBIs to lead the rally. Firecrackers DFW fired up the offense in the first inning. Tristyn Madden drove in one when she doubled. Hawwa Townsend led things off on the rubber for Firecrackers DFW. She went three innings, allowing two runs on six hits, striking out two and walking one. Firecrackers DFW collected six hits on the day. Townsend and Lexi all had multiple hits for Firecrackers DFW Rosales/Sykes. Lexi and Townsend each collected two hits to lead Firecrackers DFW. USSSA Pride totaled ten hits. Cambry Creagor, Davis, Browder, Lacie Mendez, and Layla each racked up multiple hits for USSSA Pride.


Day 2
Gold Bracket Game 1 VS ATX Twisters 14U
Firecrackers Win 6 - 5

Sykes's Walk-Off Gives Firecrackers DFW Rosales/Sykes Victory Over ATX Twisters (14u)
Firecrackers DFW took their game in dramatic walk-off fashion, thanks to a walk-off single at the end of the game to topple ATX Twisters (14u). The game was tied at five with Firecrackers DFW  batting in the bottom of the fourth when Katina Sykes singled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run. ATX Twisters (14u) scored four runs in the third inning, but Firecrackers DFW  still managed to pull out the victory. The big inning for ATX Twisters (14u) came thanks to home runs by Haiden Anderson and Bella Gomez and an error on a ball put in play by Ariana Rodriguez. Firecrackers DFW  captured the lead in the first inning. Firecrackers DFW  scored one run when Jessica Antonacci singled. Firecrackers DFW evened things up at five in the bottom of the third inning when Allyson Acosta tripled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs. Hawwa Townsend was on the rubber for Firecrackers DFW Rosales/Sykes. She lasted four innings, allowing seven hits and five runs while striking out six. ATX Twisters (14u) mashed three home runs on the day. Bella Gomez had a four bagger in the third inning. Haiden Anderson went yard in the first and third innings. Firecrackers DFW  racked up ten hits in the game. Abigail Garner and Acosta each collected multiple hits for Firecrackers DFW. Acosta and Garner each managed two hits to lead Firecrackers DFW. ATX Twisters (14u) totaled seven hits in the game. Bella Gomez, Haiden Anderson, and Haley Cone each managed multiple hits for ATX Twisters (14u).


Semi Finals VS Impact Gold Zabronek
Firecrackers Win 7 - 3

Firecrackers DFW beat Impact Gold 14U Zaboronek 7-3 on Sunday.
Firecrackers DFW got things started in the first inning. Hawwa Townsend grounded out, scoring one run. Whitney Pratt got the start for Firecrackers DFW Rosales/Sykes. She allowed five hits and two runs over four and a third innings, striking out two and walking zero. Firecrackers DFW launched three home runs on the day. Abigail Garner put one out in the fourth inning. Townsend had a four bagger in the third inning. Jessica Antonacci went yard in the second inning. Allyson Acosta went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Firecrackers DFW in hits. Impact Gold 14U Zaboronek racked up seven hits in the game. Ava Dennis and Kendall Crumpley all managed multiple hits for Impact Gold 14U Zaboronek.


Champoinship Game VS Texas Glory White
Firecrackers Win 3 - 1
 
Firecrackers DFW Rosales/Sykes Grabs Lead In Fourth Inning For Victory Over Texas Glory '05 Texas Glory White 14U

Firecrackers DFW ran off with the lead late in the game in a 3-1 victory over Texas Glory '05 Texas Glory White 14U on Sunday. The game was tied at one with Firecrackers DFW batting in the top of the fourth when Allyson Acosta doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run. The pitching was strong on both sides. Firecrackers DFW Rosales/Sykes pitchers struck out four, while Texas Glory '05 Texas Glory White 14U pitchers sat down four. Firecrackers DFW got things moving in the first inning, when. Texas Glory '05 Texas Glory White 14U knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the first inning, when Texas Glory '05 Texas Glory White 14U scored one run on a stolen base. Hawwa Townsend led things off in the circle for Firecrackers DFW. She surrendered one run on one hit over three innings, striking out four and walking zero. Tristyn Madden led Firecrackers DFW with three hits in three at bats.

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