Here we are at the cusp of the Spartan Softball season and the temp has once again taken a turn. Hopefully it’ll come back up before the first regular season game vs Aledo at home on Tuesday, February 12th!!
This year the Spartans are lead by 7 seniors, 5 of them returning varsity starters. Karter Hill, Hayley Murrell, Carley Eller, Kylee Gowin, Serena Bersuch, Kendall Price and Khyrie Rockwell.
Karter Hill will be taking on a new role this year as a shortstop and a catcher in addition also battling for time at third base. Kylee Gowin and Hayley Murrell will battle for time in left field and Murrell will also see time in the circle. Carley Eller will continue to cover the space in right field while Serena Bersuch will come back to the circle again for the Spartans but may also see time at 1st base. Kendall Price and Khyrie Rockwell will both battle for time in the outfield.
For the Juniors, Laney Vaughn will also take on the new role of catcher along with Hill as well as fill the hole Gracie Morton (Memphis) left in center field. Mckenzie Law will continue to hold down second base and Presley Green will battle senior Carley Eller for time in right field. Haley Rudd and Taylor Melton will battle for time at 1st base and Madison Thurman will lead the Spartans from behind the plate. The lone sophomore, Sam Barker, will be at 3rd base. Two freshmen round out Team 9, Emily Gilliam (pitcher/1st base) and Paris Green (pitcher/outfield), both will challenge the upper classmen for time at their respective positions.
Come on out Tuesday to see the Spartans in action at home at 7pm. As always we will have giveaways and fans always have a blast in the stands!