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2025 Top 25 Recruiting Rankings

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Here are the best 25 players in the class of 2025

In formulating rankings for the sophomore through senior classes, Softball America places an emphasis on real-time developmental growth in conducting player-profile analysis. Prospect potential, projected upside, overall and position-specific athleticism, as well as other quantifiable metrics, are key components of evaluation. At the same time, current skill set, production and impact at the club and/or high school level are fundamental analytical data points.

Updated on: 8/9/2022
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    Hannah Wells

    Coahoma (Coahoma, Texas) P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Oklahoma Athletics
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Wells has showcased herself as the best two-way player in the country, which has put her atop our rankings. The Coahoma, Texas native posted a 16-1 record in high school backed by a 1.11 earned run average and 200 strikeouts in 113.2 innings pitched. She was just as elite in the batter's box, posting a .485 batting average with 49 hits, 52 RBIs and 19 home runs. Wells lifted her high school team to a regional championship.
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    Kaylee Grace Favors

    Orange Beach (Orange Beach, Ala.) P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Birmingham Thunderbolts
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Favors appears to be one of the top strikeout pitchers in her class, tallying 254 strikeouts in 136 innings pitched during her high school season. She also batted .446 with 63 RBIs and 15 long balls. Those numbers helped her earn Class 2A MVP honors.
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    Addisyn Linton

    Eagleville (Eagleville, Tenn.) P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Virginia Unity
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    A 1.65 ERA and .500 batting average landed Linton a top-three ranking in her class. She also recorded 209 strikeouts in 144 innings of work. She finished her freshman year with six home runs and 29 RBIs. Linton helped Eagleville to a high school state championship and was named a Class 1A All-State honoree.
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    MaTaia Lawson

    Marist (Chicago, Ill.) MIF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Iowa Premier
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Lawson may be the most well-rounded hitter in her class. She hit for a .510 average with 86 hits. Outside of her 18 home runs, Lawson still had 46 extra-base hits. She finished her season with 77 RBIs and 54 stolen bases.
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    Khamari Hall

    Clear Creek (League City, Texas) OF/P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Texas Riptide
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Hall is one of the most electrifying players in her class. During her freshman year, she carried a .824 batting average and stole 33 bases. She also showed some power, hitting two home runs. Hall was named the Newcomer of the Year in her district.
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    Keira Crosby

    Porter (Porter, Texas) P
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Texas Sudden Impact
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Crosby had a great 2022 summer ball season. In the Top Gun Kansas City Invitational, she hit .588 with one home run and three doubles. Crosby was just as strong in the circle, finishing with a 0.00 earned run average over 22.2 innings of work and fanned 24 batters.
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    Berkley Zache

    Saint Joseph (South Bend, Ind.) P/1B
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Beverly Bandits
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Zache lifted her high school to history, as it captured its first state championship in 2022. She recorded 262 strikeouts in 123.2 innings of work and a 0.40 earned run average, helping her to a 17-1 record. On the offensive side, Zache recorded 24 RBIs with four home runs and finished with a .302 batting average.
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    Sophia Bordi

    Haddon Heights (Haddon Heights, N.J.) P/1B
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: OC Batbusters Stith 18U
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Bordi has already proved herself to be one of the best players in the state of New Jersey, being named First-Team All-State. She posted a 0.57 earned run average with 307 strikeouts, while also batting .366 with nine long balls and 27 RBIs.
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    Anna Hinde

    Charlotte Christian (Charlotte, N.C.) C/3B
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Team NC
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Hinde mashed the ball and helped Charlotte Christian to a 4A state championship in 2022. She batted .607 and finished the season with 37 RBIs and 13 home runs.
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    Landri Pick

    Riesel (Riesel, Texas) INF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Impact Gold
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Pick's .622 batting average earned her District MVP honors in 2022. She also received First-Team All-District recognition during her impressive freshman season.
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    Presley Harrison

    Appling County (Baxley, Ga.) P/1B
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Bombers Fastpitch
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Harrison was a workhorse in the circle for her high school and carried her squad to the 3A state championship in 2022. She finished the season with a 28-1 record and 0.74 earned run average, and also had 300 strikeouts in a little over 190 innings of work.
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    Alisa Sneed

    Conroe (Conroe, Texas) OF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Texas Riptide
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    In her fall travel ball season, Sneed batted .547 with five home runs. She also displayed her elite speed by swiping 34 bags. Sneed finished her freshman year of high school with Second-Team 13-6A All-District honors.
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    Kai Minor

    Orange Lutheran (Orange, Calif.) OF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: OC Batbusters
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Minor saw much success in her freshman year, batting .532 with 50 hits, 22 stolen bases and seven home runs. For her performance, she received First-Team CIF All-Southern Section honors.
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    Lexi McDaniel

    St. Joseph Christian (Saint Joseph, Mo.) MIF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Demarini Aces
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Moving up to the 16U level in travel ball did not bother McDaniel. She tallied 25 extra-base hits, including nine home runs, and hit for a .533 average.
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    Allison Oneacre

    Milton (Milton, Ga.) SS/3B
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Atlanta Vipers
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Oneacre drove in 42 runs during her freshman campaign. She also posted a .549 batting average that helped her earn All-Region honors in 2022.
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    Kendall Wells

    North Oconee (Bogart, Ga.) C/3B
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Georgia Impact
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    As only a freshman, Wells proved herself as one of the best players in the state of Georgia, being named First-Team All-State. She posted a .495 batting average, along with 48 RBIs and 14 home runs. Wells also showed some speed, swiping 19 bags.
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    Kaidance Till

    Metamora Township (Metamora, Ill.) 2B/SS
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Virginia Unity
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Till was the only freshman to be named First-Team All-State by the Illinois Coaches Association. A .496 batting average with seven home runs and 48 RBIs allowed Till to receive that honor.
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    Jolyna Lamar

    Panther Creek (Cary, N.C.) MIF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Lady Dukes
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Lamar averaged just over an RBI for every hit she had during her high school season. She posted 36 RBIs and 35 hits in 2022. Lamar finished her freshman year with a .493 batting average and eight long balls.
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    Addyson Sheppard

    Kingwood (Kingwood, Texas) 3B/C
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Impact Gold
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Sheppard was named the District 21-6A Freshman of the Year and a First-Team All-District selection thanks to her power and production at the plate. She hit 12 home runs with 42 RBIs and a .406 batting average.
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    Taelyn Holley

    Murrieta Mesa (Murrieta, Calif.) OF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Athletics Mercado
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Holley recorded 38 hits during her freshman season and posted a .452 batting average. She came around to score 43 times, drove in 18 runs and hit three home runs. Holley's efforts at the plate helped her to be named to the CIF Southern Section Team.
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    Abby Lovell

    Northside (Columbus, Ga.) P/1B
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Georgia Impact
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Lovell's 2.30 ERA and 108 strikeouts helped her to be named a 5A Region 2 First-Team honoree. She also helped Northside claim the Georgia 5A Region 2 championship.
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    Analesse Garcia

    Mater Dei Catholic (Chula Vista, Calif.) P/1B
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Breakers Labs
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Garcia propelled Mater Dei to a CIF Division 1 championship and a CIF Regional state championship. En route to the Division 1 championship, Garcia pitched a 10-inning shutout in the semifinal. She finished her freshman season with a 2.48 ERA and tallied 69 strikeouts in 127 innings pitched.
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    Delaney Aumua

    Granada (Livermore, Calif.) 1B/OF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Lady Magic
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Aumua is one of the best home run hitters in her class. She belted nine home runs during her high school season and 38 in travel ball in 2021. She finished her high school campaign with a .408 batting average.
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    Ana Roman

    Hagerty (Oviedo, Fla.) OF
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Tennessee Mojo
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Roman is one of the most steady hitters in her class with a .406 batting average and 22 RBIs in high school ball this year. She also displayed some pop with five home runs.
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    Brinli Bain

    Eagleville (Eagleville, Tenn.) MIF/C
    Notes:

    CLUB TEAM: Virginia Unity
    COLLEGE: Uncommitted

    Facing some of the best club teams in the country in Colorado this summer, Bain shined as she posted a .667 average. She also helped her high school team capture a state title and was an All-Area First-Team selection.
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