Although they're young, they are the future of softball.
It is the third day of the U17 softball national’s competition and Wellington, Manukau, Hawke's Bay and Canterbury are sitting at the top of the competition.
Aside from playing for the big championship, players are also vying for a spot in the national sides.
Junior Black Sox coaches Thomas Makea and Jarrad Martin have made an appearance, both are here looking for exceptional talent.
According to Thomas Makea, “We're still looking closely for a couple guys this week in the under 17s there’s a couple of guys that will make that squad”.
Tomorrow are the U17 finals, where players will be named in the Tournament team.