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USA Softball GOLD Nationals Team Preview: Texas Bombers Gold 16U Smith/Burgess

July 17, 2020, 3:56 p.m. (ET)

As we near the start of the 2020 USA Softball GOLD National Championships, we're highlighting some of the teams who will take to the fields in Broken Arrow and Oklahoma City, Okla.

Meet the Texas Bombers Gold 16U Smith/Burgess, a team competing in the 16-Under division. Based out of Texas, Head Coach James Burgess breaks down what you can expect to see from his 2020 roster.


Team: Texas Bombers Gold 16U Smith/Burgess

Home State: Texas

Head Coach: James Burgess

Previous GOLD Nationals Experience: First-time GOLD Nationals Participant


Twitter: @bombersburgess


How long has this team been together: We joined the Texas Bombers in 2018.”

Returning players from 2019: 7

Noteworthy events and recent tournaments: “2019 PGF premier 3rd; 2019 Jr Sparkler Power Pool 1st;  2019 World Fast pitch a Championship 1st; 2019 US Club rankings tied No. 1.”

What are some of the strengths your team will bring this season: Speed. This team is very, very fast.”

What is a primary focus your team has as you prepare for the 2020 GOLD National Championship: We are focused on trying to put a good product on the field and represent the Texas Bombers style of softball.”