The 2015 UCHSSoftball Awards have been announced!
It is my pleasure to announce the 2015 UCHSSoftball.com’s season ending awards. For the 2nd year in a row Sun Valley’s Hannah Adamczyk was named UCHSSoftball.com’s MVP. Hannah led Union Co. batting and total hits. She knocked in 23 RBI along with scoring 23 runs.
Congrats to Piedmont’s Cristi Pressley for being named the UCHSSoftball.com’s CY Young winner! Cristi led Union Co. in Wins with 19 as well as leading in strikeouts with 178.
Sun Valley’s New Comer of the Year is Rebecca Murray. Murray finished 3rd in batting and tied her teammate Adamczyk in total hits with 44. She led Union Co. in runs scored with 30. Congrats Rebecca!
UCHSSoftball.com’s Coach of the Year goes to Piedmont’s Jason Phelix. Coach Philex led the Lady Panthers to the 3A-State Semifinals before falling to Enka. The Panthers shared the SCC Title with Sun Valley and finished 21-7.
The 1st team is made up of 3 Spartans with Adamczyk (MVP), Murray (New Comer of the Year) and pitcher Brittany Pickett. Piedmont has the most on the 1st team with 4 Lady Panthers led by Christi Pressley (CY Young), Junior Maddi Little, Senior Jesica Von Cannon and sophomore Kyrah Phelix. Porter Ridge placed junior Hannah Smith and senior Kara Cunningham on the 1st team. Marvin Ridge is represented by senior Amelia Pruitt and pitcher junior Dharma Rosbrugh, Cuthbertson has junior Christine Carver, Forest Hills has senior Ally High, Weddington’s senior Ragan Broome, Parkwood placed sophomore Baylee Morton and freshman pitcher Caroline Ruth on the UCHSSoftball.com’s 1st team.
Sun Valley’s placed 4 lady Spartans on the team led by senior Bailey DeHart, sophomore’s Courtney Dean and Courtney Layton and senior Peyton Taylor. Piedmont is represented by sophomore Gracie Gibson, junior Tristyn Edwards. Porter Ridge has seniorSarah Galioto and sophmore Danielle Chapman. Junior Haylee Kobziak is representing Cuthbertson. Marvin Ridge has junior Casey Bigham and senior Madeline Boigner on the team. Senior Savana Smith represents Central Academy and senior Emily Clinton is from Weddington. Forest Hills’ freshman Haylee Moore along with Union Academy’s junior Chace Helms round out the 2nd team.
Danielle Chapman (PR)
Pirates Chapman likes East Tennessee State!
Porter Ridge's outstanding sophomore Danielle Chapman has committed to continue her softball career at East Tennessee State in 2018. Ms. Chapman finished the 2015 season with a .467 average collecting 21 hits, 4 doubles, 2 triples adn 3 homeruns and drove in 18 for the Pirates. She helped lead the Porter Ridge Pirtes to a 16-6 record, a SW4A Conference title and and the 3rd round of the state 3A playoffs. Congrats Danielle!!!
Dharma Rosbrugh (MR)
Mavericks' Rosbrugh committs to Tusculum College!
Marvin Ridge outstanding junior Dharma Rosbrugh has committed to continue her softball career at Tusculum College in 2017. Ms. Rosbrugh finished the 2015 season 17-6 from the hill with a 1.93 ERA and 106 K’s. She was named All-SCC as a junior at Marvin Ridge. At the plate Ms. Rosbrugh hit .278 with 20 hits and drove in 14 RBI along with 5 2B’s and a HR. She helped lead the Marvin Ridge Mavericks to a 17-6 record and the 2nd round of the state 3A playoffs. As a sophomore she saw limited action but was 3-2 on the hill for the Mavericks with a 1.25 ERA and 27 K’s while earning All-UCHSSoftball.com’s 2nd Team. Congrats Dharma!!!
Stephanie Gailoto (PR)
Pirates Galioto committs to Salem College!
The Porter Ridge Pirates'Stephanie Galioto committs to Salem College to continue her softball playing career. Congratulations Stephanie!!!
Hallie Rice (PR)
Pirates Rice committs to N. Greenville!
The Porter Ridge Pirates' Hallie Rice committs to North Greenville to continue her softball playing career. Ms. Rice was named All-UCHSSoftball.com's 1st team in 2014 after hitting .578 with 47 hits and 47 runs scored. Rice was named All-UCHSSoftball.com's 2nd team in 2013 too. Congratulations Hallie!!!
Ashley McGowan (MR)
Mavericks McGowan committs to Tenn Tech
The Marvin Ridge Mavericks Ashley McGowan has committs to Tennessee Tech to continue her softball playing career. Ashley was named All-UCHSSoftball.com's 1st Team in 2013. Congratulations Ashley!
Casey Bigham (MR)
Mavericks Bigham committs to Furman!
The Marvin Ridge Mavericks Casey Bigham has committs to Furman to continue her softball playing career. Casey helped lead the Marvin Ridge Mavericks to a 16-5 record as a junior in 2015. Bigham hit .379 with 22 hits, scored 13 runs adn drove in 9 RBI. In her two years on varsity Bigham has a .351 average with 33 hits and scored 24 runsfor the Mavericks. Congratulations Casey!
Pirates Cunningham picks Lee McRae!
The Porter Ridge Pirates' Kara Cunningham will continue her softball career with a scholarship offer from Lee McRae. Kara helped lead the Porter Ridge Pirates to a 13-5 record and an 11-1 SW4A Conference title. Cunningham hit .443 with 26 hits, scored 18 runs and drove in 14 RBI. Cunningham was named All-UCSHSoftball.com's 2nd Team in 20014 as well as being named to the ALL-SW4A for 3 years and helped lead the Pirates to the 2012 State Championship. Congratulations Kara!!
Ally High (FH)
Yellow Jacket's High will play at Coker!
The Forest Hills Yellow Jackets "Ms. All-Everything" Ally High has signed with Coker College to continue her softball career. Ally was named All-UCHSSoftball 2nd team as a junior, sophomore and freshman. Ms. High has a career average of .503 and has driven in 61 RBI as she entered the 2015 season.Congrats Ally!
Jessica Von Cannon (PM)
Von Cannon will play at Wingate
Piedmont’s Jessica Von Cannon has verbaly Committed to Wingate to play softball. Ms. VonCannon hit .342 on the season with 25 hits and knocking in 23 RBI for the Panthers. Jessica was named 2nd Team All-UCHSSoftball as a junior and sophomore. She helped lead the Panthers to a 17-9 record. Congrats Jessica!
Tristyn Edwards (PM)
App State likes Piedmont's Edwards
Piedmont Junior Tristyn Edwards has verbally committed to App State to play softball. Edwads hit .355 with 27 hits while driving in 14 RBI and scoring 16 runs as a sophomore for Coach Phelix. Congrats Tristyn!!
Haylee Kobziak (CU)
Cuthbertson's Kobziak likes the Wolfpack!
Ms. Kobziak received a softball scholarship offer and has verbally committed to NC State. Haylee was named 1st Team ALL-UCSHSoftball.com in 2014. Haylee batted .509 last season with 28 hits while driving in 16 RBI. Ms. Kobziak added 3HR's on the season and 9 doubles. Congrats Haylee!!
Courtney Dean (SV)
Dean says yes to Coastal Carolina!
Sun Valley Spartans Courtney Dean has verbally committed to Coastal Carolina. Ms. Dean, just a sophomore helped lead the Sun Valley Spartans to the 3A State Championship last season. Courtney hit .481 with 51 hits, 6 doubles, 4 triples, 3 HRs & drove in 39 runs. Ms. Dean was named All-UCHSSoftball.com's 1st Team in 2014. Congrats Courtney!!
Jayde Collins (SV)
Sun Valley's sends another to play college softball
Sun Valley Spartans senior Jayde Collins joins Brittany Pickett and Hanna Adamczyk as the third Spartan to commit to playing college softball. Collins committed to UNC-Pembroke. Ms. Collins hit 313 on the season with 26 hits, 2 doubles, 2 triples, scored 24 runs and drove in 16 runs. Ms. Collins helped lead the Sun Valley Spartans to the 3A State Championship last season. Congrats Jayde!!!
Brittany Pickett (SV)
Sun Valley's Pickett says YES to UNC.
Pickett recently committed to a scholarship offer from the UNC Tar Heels. Pickett led the Spartans to the 3A state championship in softball for the first time in 17 years with her arm and bat. She helped Sun Valley to a two-game sweep over C.B. Aycock in the championship in front of University of North Carolina head coach Donna Papa. Pickett was named the Most Valuable Player honors after going 3-for-3 with three RBI and two walks at the plate in the decisive game. Pickett was named UCHSSoftball.com's Cy Young Award Winner after going 16-5 on the season wtih 144 strikeouts and a 2.59 ERA. Congrats Brittany!!
Ragan Broome (W)
Weddington's Broome chooses Mars Hill
Weddington's Broome commited to Mars Hill and will continue her playing career on a softball scholarship. Broome was named 2nd Team ALL-UCHSSoftball in 2013 & 2012. Broom hit .402 with 29 hits, scored 19 runs, drove in 12 RBI and had 5 doubles for the Warriros as a junior. Congrats Ragan!!
Hannah Adamczyk (SV)
Sun Valley's Adamczyk picks UNCW
Hannah committed to UNCW after helping to lead the Sun Valley Spartans to a 3A State Championship. Adamczyk was named UCHSSoftball.com's MVP by hitting .551 with 19 hits, scored 39 runs, clubbed 4 HR's and drove in 22 RBI along with 11 doubles. Hannah was named All-UCHSSoftball.com's 1st Team in 2014 and 2nd Team All-UCHSSoftball.com's 2nd Team as a Freshman. Congrats Hannah!!!
Baylee Morton (PW)
Parkwood's Morton likes App State
Parkwoods Baylee Morton has verbally commited to App State. Morton, just a sophomore was 12-7 on the mound for Coach Edwards and struck out 126 along with a 3.30 ERA in her 1st year as a varsity Rebel. Morton was named 2nd Team ALL-UCHSSoftball as a freshman. Baylee hit .361 with 26 hits, 23 runs scored along with 30 RBI for the Rebels. Congrats Baylee!!!