16U FAB 50 Club Rankings Nominations Begin

Download The FloSports iOS App Today

The Southeast region had a very strong showing last season with Birmingham Thunderbolts - Dorsett dominating the competition winning PGF 16U Premier Nationals and Colorado Fireworks. Firecrackers Premier - Sewell, Tampa Mustangs TJ and Tampa Mustangs Walford (now Maguire), Atlanta Vipers - Holbrook were listed among the top 20 in the nation last season.

Kyle Sewell’s Firecrackers Premier squad returns most of their team from last season who finished No. 2 overall in the 16U division. Key returners include Britton Rogers, Mia Cantu, Payden Bordeau, Lauren Flanders and more.


This season Tampa Mustangs - Maguire will make their run at a Premier Title after winning the PGF 16U Platinum Division as a first-year team last summer. The Mustangs return aces Kaitlyn Felson, Madison Droz (2021, UCF), and Morgan Kendrick (2021, Florida State). Behind the plate, Giulia Desiderio and Katie Bright (2021, FSU) will share time. Gritty and athletic on defense, expect Florida State commits Brooke Blankenship and Krystina Hartley to put on a show. 


EC Bullets - Biele/Heath are projected to be another contender out of the Southeast with a complete arsenal of weapons with hard thrower Lexi Delbrey, power-hitting catcher Olivia Underwood, and triple threats Kam Caldwell and Kenadie Cooper. 


The Midwest teams are sure to represent with the DeMarini Aces, Diamond Sports Hotshots - Shaw & Falterman, and Aces Express leading the way.

On the West Coast, first-year 16U teams are expected to make a big splash with PGF 14U Premier Champs Corona Angels moving up. Mizuno Storm - Mathis and Athletics Mercado/Greg will vie for top 10 spots in the FAB 50.


But they’ll have to get passed Beverly Bandits - Conroy who took the PGF Shootout, King of the Hill, and the PGF Labor Day tournament. Bill Conroy’s team is one of four competitive Bandits teams to compete in the 16U division. Coach Cray Allen, Chad Moran, and Matt Helbling boast commits going to the Power Five. Two seasons ago we saw three Bandits teams nationally ranked and finish in the top 25 at PGF Nationals. 

As we begin our thorough research into who are the best 16U teams in the nation, we invite you to provide feedback as well.  

If you have suggestions and input on your favorite team, please email chez.sievers@flosports.tv

[polldaddy]=10177197

What To Watch For At D9 Citrus Classic I

College Softball Is Here

Diamond 9 Events open their field for another great weekend of softball following the Citrus Blossom Invitational.

Rising Star: Why Brooke Burback Chose UAB

What You Get with FloPRO

When athletes first join Jay Roberson’s Birmingham Bolts, intimidation comes to mind. The Bolts are one of the premier softball clubs in the nation. Brooke Burback, a power hitter, from nearby Chelsea, Alabama, had the opposite reaction.

FloSports To Live Stream 2019 Big 12 Winter and Spring Championships

FloSports Now on Roku & Apple TV

AUSTIN, Texas — February 19, 2019 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, and the Big 12 Conference announced that fans can access live and on-demand coverage of the Swimming and Diving Championship on FloSwimming.com, the Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field Championship on FloTrack.com, the Wrestling Championship on FloWrestling.com, and the Softball Championship on FloSoftball.com.

THE Spring Games Weekly Viewing Guide

null

THE Spring Games is back. With almost 400 college softball teams participating, THE Spring Games is undoubtedly the largest college softball event in the world.

7 Things We Learned From College Softball Last Week

College Softball Is Here

By Chris Girandola

What To Watch For At The Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic

This Is Mary Nutter

By Scott Schultz | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

Easton Invitational: How To Watch, Time & Live Stream Info

The 2019 Easton Invitational will stream LIVE on March 15-17 in Fullerton, California. The Cal State Fullerton Titans will host six teams in the Golden State: Boston, Charleston, DePaul, Harvard, Iowa State and Long Beach State.

Upsets & Close Calls At Puerto Vallarta College Challenge

College Softball Is Here

The Southern Illinois University softball team knocked off the No. 25 Mississippi State Bulldogs, 4-1, in its opener at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge Thursday. 

Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic: How To Watch, Time & Live Stream Info

This Is Mary Nutter

The Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic is the nation's largest and most prestigious preseason college softball tournament, featuring 28 top Division I teams. For the fourth year in a row, the event will span one weekend in Cathedral City, California, Feb. 21-24.

Southern Illinois Upsets Mississippi State At Puerto Vallarta Challenge

College Softball Is Here

Holy Salukis! Southern Illinois pulls off the 4-1 upset over top 25 Mississippi State at the Puerto Vallarta Challenge.