BODYARMOR State Games High School Softball Coaches Announced

DURHAM, North Carolina (April 12, 2021) – The BODYARMOR State Games (previously known as the Powerade State Games) High School Softball Showcase will take place June 22nd-24th at Duke University and Thomas Brooks Park. The High School Softball Showcase pits the best 20 underclassmen players from six North Carolina regions against each other to battle it out in front of college scouts for the gold, silver and bronze medals.

The coaches for each regional team have been selected and are listed below with the head coach listed first and their high school in parentheses:

Region 1 – Ricky Stallings (Perquimans),
Region 2 – Kenny Monroe (New Bern), Olivia Scott (Whiteville), and Taylor Niemotka (New Bern)
Region 3 – Stephen Hales (Western Harnett), Alexandria Connelly (Green Level), Matthew Smith (Western Harnett)
Region 4 – Jeff Sprenger (Ardrey Kell), Amanda Jardina (Independence), Justin Davies (Hickory Ridge), and Craig Carter (West Stanly)
Region 5 – Danny Way (Eastern Alamance), Mike Williams (Graham), Tina Way (Eastern Alamance), and Scott Bell (Western Alamance)
Region 6 – Casey Justice (South Caldwell), Greg Earl (Crest), and Brent Jackson (South Caldwell)

Only high school underclassmen (2022-2024 graduates) are eligible to participate. To register, view regional maps, view tryout dates & locations, or for other general information on the High School Softball Showcase, please visit

The BODYARMOR State Games of North Carolina is gearing up for an exciting year of competition in the Triangle region. The 34th annual BODYARMOR State Games begin on June 5th and conclude on July 10th, hosting competitions at venues throughout Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill, Morrisville, Holly Springs, Sanford, Garner, Wake Forest, Apex and Fuquay-Varina. Registration is now open for all sports. Athletes can visit to register for each event.

The 2021 BODYARMOR State Games of North Carolina corporate partners include: BODYARMOR, Visit NC, Truist, Lowes Foods, Daly Seven, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Sheetz, Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance and Durham Sports Commission. It is not too late to be part of this year’s BODYARMOR State Games; to become a sponsor contact the North Carolina Amateur Sports office at 919-361-1133 ext. 233.

North Carolina Amateur Sports (NCAS) is the 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that annually hosts the BODYARMOR State Games of North Carolina and Cycle North Carolina. NCAS is dedicated to the promotion of health, physical fitness and the Olympic Movement in North Carolina. For more information on NCAS and its events, please visit