All-SportsMic softball team

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FIRST TEAM

Grace Hardee

School: Houston County High

Year: Senior

Position: Left field/first base

By the numbers: Batting average – .457; 43 hits; nine doubles; three triples; 16 homeruns; 47 runs scored; 50 RBIs; fielding percentage – .934; seven stolen bases

Awards: Named the All-Region 1-AAAAAA Player of the Year.

Coach’s (Angela Crawford) corner: “Best hitter to play at Houston County.”

Taylor Peebles

School: Houston County High

Year: Senior

Position: Second base/pitcher

By the numbers: Batting average – .515; 50 hits; two doubles; 24 RBIs; 40 runs scored; OBP – .595; fielding percentage – .924

Awards: Named to the All-Region 1-AAAAAA First Team.

Coach’s (Angela Crawford) corner: “Played a vital role to our success this season.”

 

Megan Whitaker

School: Houston County High

Year: Senior

Position: Third base

By the numbers: Batting average – .426; 40 hits; eight doubles, one homerun; 24 RBIs; 34 runs scored; OBP – .522; fielding percentage – .929; seven stolen bases

Awards: Named to the All-Region 1-AAAAAA Second Team.

Coach’s (Angela Crawford) corner: “Played a vital role to our success this season.”

 

Rylee Lamb

School: Houston County High

Year: Sophomore

Position: Pitcher/first base

By the numbers: Batting average – .364; 32 hits; four doubles; one homerun; five runs scored; 26 RBIs; fielding percentage – .976; 14 stolen bases; 9-1 record on the mound

Awards: Named to the All-Region 1-AAAAAA First Team.

Coach’s (Angela Crawford) corner: “Played a vital role to our success this season.”

 

Madi Campbell

School: Houston County High

Year: Sophomore

Position: Centerfield

By the numbers: Batting average – .496; 58 hits; five doubles, two triples, two homeruns; 44 runs scored; 30 RBIs; fielding percentage – .948; 23 stolen bases

Awards: Named to the All-Region 1-AAAAAA First Team.

Coach’s (Angela Crawford) corner: “Played a vital role to our success this season.”

 

Deja Cheatham

School: Northside High

Year: Senior

Position: Left field

By the numbers: Batting average – .400; 30 hits; eight doubles; four homeruns; 30 runs scored; 22 RBIs; OBP – .458; fielding percentage – .828; 19 stolen bases

Coach’s (Meredith Belcher) corner: “Good kid. Could really run a fly ball down in left field.”

 

Stephanie Ruffin

School: Northside High

Year: Junior

Position: Shortstop/third base/catcher

By the numbers: Batting average – .444; 32 hits, nine doubles, one triple; 35 runs scored; 17 RBIs; OBP – .547; fielding percentage – .874; 17 stolen bases

Coach’s (Meredith Belcher) corner: “She is by far our best athlete. She can play anywhere on the field. Great kid!”

 

Kyndall Foster

School: Veterans High

Year: Senior

By the numbers: Batting average – .367; eight RBIs; fielding percentage – .870; six stolen bases
Coach’s (David Coffey) corner: “Kyndall was a four-year starter for us and a staple of the outfield. She had a wonderful year at the plate and she will be truly missed!”

Skyler Welford

School: Veterans High

Year: Senior

Position: Shortstop

By the numbers: Batting average – .391; 27 RBIs; fielding percentage – .911; two stolen bases
Coach’s (David Coffey) corner: “Skyler has been the heart and soul of the team for three years. Tremendous athlete and competitor … she hates to lose at anything. Will further her softball career at Georgia College.”

 

Anna Dumas

School: Veterans High

Year: Senior

By the numbers: Batting average – .297; 12 RBIs; fielding percentage .879; three stolen bases

Coach’s (David Coffey) corner: “Anna is a four-year letterman for us. She will be hard to replace and I will miss her constant willingness to learn.”

T.J. Thiel

School: Veterans High

Year: Senior
By the numbers: Batting average – .294; four RBIs; fielding percentage – .952; seven stolen bases
Coach’s (David Coffey) corner: “T.J. is the best defensive outfielder that I have ever seen or coached. She is an amazing player and the leader of our team this season.”

 

Amiya Holder

School: Warner Robins High

Year: Senior

Position: First base

By the numbers: Batting average – .328; fielding average – .952; three homeruns; 15 RBIs

Coach’s (John Chance) corner: “(She is) solid at first base, a good leader, super academics, hard worker, very coachable.”

 

Megan Brown

School: Warner Robins High

Year: Senior

Position(s): Shortstop, third base, pitcher
By the numbers: Batting average – .528; fielding average .886; two homeruns; 17 RBIs; 28 runs; six stolen bases; OPS – 1.330

Coach’s (John Chance) corner: “A four-year starter, she has a strong arm; super academics; great work ethic, great leader. She will be sorely missed.”

 

Ryla Christian

School: Warner Robins High

Year: Senior

Position: Catcher
By the numbers: Batting average – .634; fielding average – .918; eight homeruns; 29 RBIs; 24 runs; 11 walks; only five strikeouts; SLG percentage 1.1555/OPS 1.838

Coach’s (John Chance) corner: “A four-year starter, she has a strong arm; super academics; great work ethic, great leader. She will be sorely missed.”

 

Lauren Heath

School: Perry High

Year: Senior

By the numbers: Batting average – .396; OBP – .484, slugging percentage – .717; six homeruns; 40 RBIs; 27 runs scored

Awards: Named the Region 2-AAAA Co-Offensive Player of the Year

Coach’s (Kyle Davis) corner: “She moved from her primary catching position to third base to improve the overall team defense.”

 

Emma Pruitt

School: Perry High

Year: Senior

By the numbers: Batting average – .326; OBP – .375; two homeruns; 27 RBIs; 16 runs scored.

Awards: Named to the All-Region 2-AAAA First Team.

 

Emily Davis

School: Perry High

Year: Senior

By the numbers: Batting average – .386; OBP – .440; Slugging percentage – .614; four homeruns; 21 RBIs; 13 runs scored

 

Ashley Gidney

School: Perry High

Year: Senior

Coach’s (Kyle Davis) corner: “She had an up and down year but when region playoffs started, she stepped up big time to get us to the Elite 8. During that span she went 3-0 with an era of 2.41.”

SECOND TEAM

Kenly Sullivan

School: Houston County High

Year: Junior

Position: Catcher

By the numbers: Batting average – .400; 38 hits; 14 doubles; one triple; two homeruns; 35 RBIs; seven runs scored; fielding percentage – .985

Awards: Named to the All-Region 1-AAAAAA Second Team.

Coach’s (Angela Crawford) corner: “Played a vital role to our success this season.”

 

Lauren Ross

School: Houston County High

Year: Sophomore

Position: DP/outfield

By the numbers: Batting average – .452; 42 hits; five doubles; one triple; 26 runs scored; 16 RBIs; fielding percentage – 1.00; two stolen bases

Awards: Named to the All-Region 1-AAAAAA First Team.

Coach’s (Angela Crawford) corner: “Played a vital role to our success this season.”

 

Kendall Huelsman

School: Houston County High

Year: Freshman

Position: Outfield

By the numbers: Batting average – .421; 16 hits; five doubles; one triple; one homerun; 11 runs scored; 16 RBIs; fielding percentage – .936; two stolen bases

Coach’s (Angela Crawford) corner: “Played a vital role to our success this season.”

 

Kyle Ussery

School: Northside High

Year: Freshman

Position: Shortstop/pitcher

By the numbers: Batting average – .365; 31 hits; four doubles; 21 runs scored; nine RBIs; OBP – .413; fielding percentage – .876; eight stolen bases

Coach’s (Meredith Belcher) corner: “Great kid! Would have played shortstop full time if she had not had to pitch. Not a great pitcher, but will get better. She sacrificed for the team, working hard to be one of our two freshmen pitchers.”

 

Jenna West

School: Veterans High

Year: Junior

Position: Pitcher
By the numbers: 3.11 ERA; five wins, eight losses in 21 plate appearances
Coach’s (David Coffey) corner: “Jenna continues to work hard to refine her game. We look forward to her senior season and watching her lead us in the circle!”

 

Jenna Thomas

School: Veterans High

Year: Sophomore

Position: Outfield
By the numbers: Batting average – .363; 13 RBIs; fielding percentage – .960; 10 stolen bases

Coach’s (David Coffey) corner: “Offensive catalyst for our team. We went as she went.”

 

Trinity Thiel

School: Veterans High

Year: Sophomore

Position: DP/catcher/third base

By the numbers: Batting average – .403; 14 RBIs; fielding percentage – .892; one stolen base

Coach’s (David Coffey) corner: “Trinity was by far, the most improved player on the team. She was our best hitter and worked her way up to the four-slot in the lineup as the season progressed. We expect ‘huge’ things from her next season.”

 

Jordan Thomas

School: Warner Robins High

Year: Junior

Position: Centerfield

By the numbers: Batting average – .400; fielding average – .852; one homerun; 21 RBIs; 11 stolen bases

Coach’s (John Chance) corner: “(She has) good speed, covers a lot of ground, a strong arm – only caught stealing once – and can hit anywhere in the lineup; super academics.”

 

Annie Chance

School: Perry High

Year: Sophomore

By the numbers: Batting average – .467; OBP – .531; slugging percentage – .729; five homeruns; 44 RBIs; 41 runs scored

Awards: Named to the All-Region 2-AAAA First Team.

Coach’s (Kyle Davis) corner: “She had unbelievably stats considering she was batting in the two-hole.”

 

Terra Odom

School: Perry High

Year: Sophomore

By the numbers: Batting average – .417; OBP – .511; Slugging percentage – .509; 14 RBIs; 52 runs scored

Awards: Awards: Named to the All-Region 2-AAAA First Team.

Coach’s (Kyle Davis) corner: “She was the engine that made our team go. She was a true table setter, and if she got on base, we scored.”

HONORABLE MENTION

Bobbi Poff

School: Houston County High

Year: Freshman

Position: Shortstop

By the numbers: Batting average – .296; 21 hits; five doubles, one triple; 22 runs scored; 19 RBIs; fielding percentage – .917; seven stolen bases

Coach’s (Angela Crawford) corner: “Played a vital role to our success this season.”

 

Amya Smith

School: Northside High

Year: Freshman

Position: Catcher/third base

By the numbers: Batting average – .319; 23 hits; 10 doubles; 18 runs scored; 17 RBIs; OBP – .433; fielding percentage – .982; five stolen bases

Coach’s (Meredith Belcher) corner: “Great kid! Good glove. Fun to coach.”

 

Kaylee Brown

School: Veterans High

Year: Sophomore

Position: Third base/DP

By the numbers: Batting average – .292; 18 RBIs; fielding percentage – .869; one stolen base
Coach’s (David Coffey) corner: “Kaylee did a great job, regardless of where we asked her to play. She is a key-cog to our future at VHS and we look forward to continuing watching her develop as a player.”

 

Holly Bass

School: Warner Robins High

Year: Junior

Position: Third base
By the numbers: Batting average – .328; fielding average – .879; 14 RBIs

Coach’s (John Chance) corner: “Plays anywhere we need her to play; super academics.”

 

Taylor Corley

School: Warner Robins High

Year: Sophomore

Position: Left field, shortstop, pitcher

By the numbers: Batting average – .328; fielding average – .815; three homeruns; 10 RBIs; 26 runs; 17 walks; OPS 1.091

Coach’s (John Chance) corner: “(She) plays multiple positions; strong arm, good eye at the plate, super academics.”

 

Abby Ussery

School: Perry High

Year: Freshman

By the numbers: Batting average – .476; one homerun; seven RBIs; seven runs scored

Coach’s (Kyle Davis) corner: “She didn’t earn the starting role until late in the year – right before playoffs – is the only reason she didn’t get all-region. She had the third highest batting average on the team during the playoffs and definitely was a major contributor for the team making the Elite 8. She was without a doubt my best outfielder during the playoffs.”