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2019 Gatorade Softball Players Of The Year

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Below are the state-by-state winners of the 34th annual Gatorade Player of the Year awards.

The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes athletes among their state’s best high school softball players.

Alabama

Kaylyn Dismukes, Deatsville
High School: Holtville HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher/First Baseman

The 5-foot-11 senior right-handed pitcher and first baseman led the Bulldogs to a 41-12 record and the Class 4A state tournament this past season. Dismukes compiled a 33-7 record with a 1.23 ERA, along with a.587 batting average, 23 home runs and 70 RBI. She struck out 316 batters and walked just 34 in 211.1 innings pitched. Dismukes is a four-time All-State and four-time All-Metro selection.

Alaska

Sabrina Jolin, Anchorage
High School: South Anchorage HS
Position: Pitcher/First baseman

The 5-foot-6 sophomore right-handed pitcher and first baseman had led the Wolverines to a 22-2 record and a berth in the Division I state tournament at the time of her selection. Jolin owned a 12-1 record in the circle with a 0.65 ERA and 58 strikeouts thru 24 games. At the plate, she batted .642 with 10 home runs, 26 extra-base hits, 37 runs scored and 47 RBI. Already South’s single-season home run record-holder, she compiled a .699 on-base percentage and a 1.358 slugging percentage.

Arizona

Carlie Scupin, Tucson
High School: Tucson Magnet School
Position: First baseman/Left-handed pitcher

The 6-foot junior first baseman and left-handed pitcher batted .683 with 17 home runs and 41 RBI this past season, leading the Badgers (18-9) to the Conference 6A state semifinals. A First-Team All-State selection, Scupin clubbed 11 doubles and slugged 1.730, drawing 20 walks to record a .783 on-base percentage and a 1.730 slugging percentage. As a relief pitcher, the two-time Southern Region Player of the Year earned two saves and struck out 17 batters in 11.2 innings in the circle.

Arkansas

Joley Mitchell, Rose Bud
High School: Rose Bud HS
Position: Third baseman/Catcher

The 5-foot-8 senior third baseman and catcher led the Ramblers to a 35-1 record and the Class 3A state championship this past season. Mitchell batted .717 with 55 RBI and a state single-season record 85 runs scored—breaking her own mark from a year ago. She clubbed 38 extra-base hits, including 13 home runs, swiped 34 bases, drew 33 walks and compiled a .786 on-base percentage as well as a 1.386 slugging percentage. The 2018 MaxPreps National Junior Player of the Year, she concluded her prep softball career with a .622 batting average, 58 home runs, 281 runs scored and 197 RBI.

California

Nicole May, Pleasanton
High School: Foothill HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-11 junior right-handed pitcher led the Falcons to a 28-0 record and the North Coast Section Division 1 Tournament championship this past season. May finished with a 24-0 record, a 0.32 ERA and 246 strikeouts against just 13 walks in 151 innings pitched. Ranked as the nation’s No. 10 recruit in the Class of 2020 by Softball America, May also batted .463 with five home runs, 27 RBI and a .744 slugging percentage. The 2018 Prep2Prep North Coast Section Sophomore of the Year, she fired a one-hitter and hit a two-run home run in a 2-0 win over Heritage High in the sectional title game.

Colorado

Laurin Krings, Loveland
High School: Loveland HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-7 junior right-handed pitcher led the Indians to a 23-5 record and the Class 5A semifinals this past season. Krings compiled a 22-5 record with a 0.65 ERA, along with a .500 batting average, 15 home runs and 48 RBI. She struck out 392 batters in 193 innings, issuing just 30 walks. The Class 5A Player of the Year, Krings was also named the Front Range League Pitcher and Player of the Year.

Connecticut

Maria Hanchuk, South Windsor
High School: South Windsor HS
Position: Left-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-5 senior left-handed pitcher had led the Bobcats to a 20-0 record at the time of her selection. Hanchuk compiled an 18-0 record with a 0.49 ERA in the regular season, along with a .455 batting average and 15 RBI. She had surrendered just 32 hits in 115 innings while striking out 242 batters. Hanchuk is a four-time All-Conference and three-time All-State selection.

Delaware

Tayler Vitola, Middletown
High School: Appoquinimink HS
Position: Shortstop

The 5-foot-8 junior shortstop led the Jaguars to a 17-2 record this past season. Vitola batted .603 with 11 RBI, 31 runs scored and 24 stolen bases. A two-time First Team All-State selection, she has also been named First Team All-Conference three times.

Washington D.C.

Jamie Wang, Washington
High School: National Cathedral School
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 6-foot senior right-handed pitcher led the Eagles (10-6) to their fourth straight District of Columbia State Athletic Association championship this past season. Wang compiled a 10-4 record with a 1.79 ERA, along with a .560 batting average and 22 RBI. She struck out 168 batters in 97.2 innings pitched. The DCSAA Player of the Year, Wang was also a First Team Washington Post All-Met selection.

Florida

Lexi Kilfoyl, Land O'Lakes
High School: Academy at the Lakes
Position: Right-handed pitcher/First baseman

The state’s returning Gatorade Player of the Year, the 6-foot-2 senior right-handed pitcher and first baseman led the Wildcats to a 19-7 record and the Class 2A state championship this past season. A shoulder injury kept Kilfoyl out of the circle for a month during the season, but she still posted a 14-1 record with a 0.48 ERA, striking out 134 batters in 73 innings pitched while allowing just 15 hits. At the plate, Kilfoyl batted .563 with 12 home runs and 37 RBI, compiling a .653 on-base percentage and a 1.188 slugging percentage. A member of the USA Softball Junior National Team, she is ranked as the nation’s No. 5 recruit in the Class of 2019 by Softball America.

Georgia

Kelley Lynch, Sharpsburg
High School: East Coweta HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher/Shortstop

The 5-foot-9 senior right-handed pitcher and shortstop led the Indians to a 32-2 record and their second consecutive Class 7A state championship this past season. The state’s returning Gatorade Softball Player of the Year, Lynch compiled a 17-0 record with a 0.27 ERA, along with a .436 batting average, three home runs and 25 RBI. She surrendered just 18 hits and 13 walks in 105.1 innings pitched, while fanning 236 batters. The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Player of the Year, Lynch was also named Player of the Year by the Georgia Dugout Club and is ranked as the nation’s No. 1 recruit in the Class of 2019 by Softball America.

Hawaii

Aleia Agbayani, Honolulu
High School: Iolani School
Position: Pitcher/First baseman/Outfielder

The 5-foot-5 senior left-handed pitcher, first baseman and outfielder led the Raiders to a 19-5 record and the Division I state championship this past season. Agbayani batted .636 with 49 runs scored, 16 home runs and 57 RBI, posting a 1.455 slugging percentage. She also drew 16 walks, stole 15 bases and did not strike out in 93 plate appearances. In the circle, Agbayani compiled an 8-2 record with a 3.60 ERA, earning the win in both the state semifinals and title game.

Idaho

Kaylan Walker, Meridian
High School: Rocky Mountain HS
Position: Shortstop

The 5-foot-7 senior shortstop led the Grizzlies to a 19-11 record and the Class 5A state final this past season. Walker batted .515 with 13 home runs, 38 RBI and a slugging percentage of .989. A three-time First Team All-Conference selection, she was named the Class 5A Southern Idaho Conference Player of the Year.

Illinois

Bailey Dowling, St. Joseph
High School: St. Joseph-Ogden HS
Position: Shortstop

The state’s returning Gatorade Player of the Year, the 5-foot-10 junior shortstop batted .674 with 22 home runs and 47 RBI this past season, leading the Spartans (22-10) to the Class 2A sectional semifinals. A member of the USA Softball Junior National Team, Dowling drew 31 walks to post a .760 on-base percentage and compiled a 1.495 slugging percentage. Ranked as the No. 3 recruit in the Class of 2020 by Softball America, she hit three home runs in SJO’s postseason opener and concluded her junior year with a state career record of 65 home runs.

Indiana

Erin Coffel, Bremen
High School: Bremen HS
Position: Shortstop

The 5-foot-7 junior shortstop had led the Lions to a 25-2 record and the regional championship game at the time of her selection. Coffel batted .691 with 16 home runs, 47 RBI and 66 runs scored through 27 games. She owned an on-base percentage of .760 and a slugging percentage of 1.543. Coffel was a First Team All-State selection and the Northern Indiana Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore, and is ranked as the nation’s No. 13 recruit in the Class of 2020 by Softball America.

Iowa

Kaylin Kinney, Cedar Rapids
High School: Kennedy HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher/First baseman

The 5-foot-10 junior right-handed pitcher and first baseman led the Cougars to a 33-6 record and the regional semifinals in 2018. Kinney compiled a 15-3 record with a 0.50 ERA, along with a .563 batting average, 13 home runs and 41 RBI. She struck out 133 batters and walked just four in 126.1 innings pitched. The All-Metro Player of the Year, Kinney was also a First Team All-State selection.

Kansas

Tatum Clopton, Lawrence
High School: Lawrence Free State HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-10 sophomore right-handed pitcher led the Firebirds to a 23-2 record and a second-straight Class 6A state championship this past season. Clopton finished with a 16-1 record, a 0.52 ERA and 212 strikeouts in 107 innings pitched, issuing just 15 walks. A First Team All-State selection as a freshman, she batted .357 with 30 runs scored, 21 RBI, a .541 on-base percentage and a .679 slugging percentage during her sophomore campaign. Ranked as the nation’s No. 11 recruit in the Class of 2021 by Softball America, she fired three shutouts in three postseason games.

Kentucky

Allie Skaggs, Louisville
High School: Ballard HS
Position: Shortstop

The 5-foot-8 junior shortstop batted .571 with 18 home runs and 64 RBI this past season, leading the Bruins (28-11) to the 7th Region semifinals. Skaggs also clubbed 18 doubles, scored 55 runs and drew 31 walks, posting a .664 on-base percentage and slugging 1.250. A 2018 First Team All-State selection, she concluded her junior year with 41 career home runs as a prep.

Lousiana

Mary-Cathryn Comeaux, Brusly
High School: Brusly HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-5 senior right-handed pitcher led the Panthers to a 35-2 record and the Class 3A state championship this past season. Comeaux compiled a 25-1 record with a 0.56 earned run average, striking out 288 batters against just 14 walks in 163 innings pitched. She allowed just 57 hits and fired three no-hitters. At the plate, the three-time First Team All-State selection batted .500 with 17 doubles, 10 home runs, 36 RBI and a .922 slugging percentage.

Maine

Abby Orso, York
High School: York HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-8 junior right-handed pitcher had led the Wildcats to an 11-2 record at the time of her selection. A First Team All-Conference selection as a freshman, Orso compiled an 11-2 record with a 1.17 ERA through 13 games in 2019, along with a .556 batting average, nine home runs, 19 RBI and 31 runs scored. She fanned 134 batters in 84 innings pitched.

Maryland

Maddie Penta, Chesapeake City
High School: Bohemia Manor HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 6-foot-1 junior right-handed pitcher led the Eagles to a 23-1 record and a third-straight Class 1A state championship this past season. Penta finished 21-0 record with a 0.11 ERA, striking out 299 batters and surrendering only 16 hits in 123 innings pitched. Ranked as the nation’s No. 5 recruit in the Class of 2020 by Softball America, Penta batted .586 with nine home runs, 34 RBI and a 1.143 slugging percentage. She fired a no-hitter in Bo Manor’s 8-0 win over Sparrows Point High in the title game, striking out 19.

Massachusetts

Giana LaCerda, Lowell
High School: Lowell HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-7 freshman right-handed pitcher had led the Red Raiders to an 18-0 record at the time of her selection. LaCedra owned a 17-0 record with a 0.99 ERA and 180 strikeouts against just nine walks in 113 innings pitched. She spun nine shutouts through 18 games, including a perfect game, and set a school single-game record with 19 strikeouts in her second start. At the plate, LaCedra batted .378 with 11 RBI and a .467 slugging percentage.

Michigan

Lauren Esman, Richland
High School: Gull Lake HS
Position: Left-handed pitcher/Outfielder/First baseman

The 5-foot-9 senior left-handed pitcher, outfielder and first baseman had led the Blue Devils to a 30-5-1 record and a berth in the Division 1, District 10 Tournament quarterfinals at the time of her selection. Esman owned a 20-0 record with a 0.45 ERA and 278 strikeouts against just nine walks in 125.2 innings pitched entering the district postseason round of eight. A 2018 NFCA Third Team All-American selection, Esman batted .523 with 11 home runs, 43 runs scored, 37 RBI and a 1.058 slugging percentage through 36 games. She is ranked as the nation’s No. 66 recruit in the Class of 2019 by Softball America.

Minnesota

Ava Dueck, Maple Grove
High School: Maple Grove Senior HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-10 senior right-handed pitcher had led the Crimson to a 21-2 record and a berth in the Section 5AAAA Tournament championship game at the time of her selection. Dueck posted a 16-2 record with a 1.02 ERA, striking out 194 batters in 123 innings pitched through 23 games. At the plate, she owned a .534 batting with 14 home runs, 34 RBI, 20 walks, a .654 on-base percentage and a 1.397 slugging percentage entering the title game.

Mississippi

Aspen Wesley, Philadelphia
High School: Neshoba Central HS
Position: Pitcher/Outfielder

The state’s three-time returning Gatorade Player of the Year, the 5-foot-3 senior right-handed pitcher and outfielder led the Rockets to a 33-2 record and a seventh-straight Class 5A state championship this past season. Wesley posted a 24-2 record in the circle with a 0.23 earned run average, striking out 335 batters and walking just 21 in 154 innings pitched. At the plate, Wesley batted .409 with four home runs, 36 RBI and a .624 slugging percentage. She concluded her prep softball career with 118 victories and 1,651 strikeouts.

Missouri

Makenna Kliethermes, Jefferson City
High School: Blair Oaks HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-11 senior right-handed pitcher led the Falcons to a 27-5 record and a third-place finish in the Class 2 state tournament this past season. Kliethermes compiled a 21-2 record with a 0.57 ERA, and batted .518 with three home runs and 28 RBI. She surrendered just 47 hits and 31 walks in 134.1 innings pitched, while striking out 300 batters (2.23 per inning). A two-time First Team All-State selection, Kliethermes is ranked as the nation’s No. 28 recruit in the Class of 2019 by Softball America.

Montana

Anna Toon, Great Falls
High School: Great Falls HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher/shortstop

The 5-foot-10 junior right-handed pitcher and shortstop led the Bison to a 24-2 record and a second-straight Class AA state championship this past season. Toon posted a 15-2 record with a 1.75 ERA and 114 strikeouts against just 12 walks in 100 innings pitched. She fired three postseason shutouts, including two on the final day of the double-elimination tournament as Great Falls won three straight games to claim the title. At the plate, she batted .500 with eight home runs, 44 runs scored, 38 RBI and a .963 slugging percentage.

Nebraska

Emma Kauf, Lincoln
High School: Lincoln Southwest HS
Position: Catcher

The 5-foot-8 senior catcher led the Silver Hawks (39-5) to the Class A state championship this past season. Named honorary captain of the Lincoln Journal Star Super-State team and also a two-time First Team Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska selection, Kauf batted .570 with 22 home runs, 60 RBI and a state single-season record 81 runs scored. She also set state career records for home runs (59), RBI (214) and runs (236).

Nevada

Ashley Ward, Henderson
High School: Coronado HS
Position: Left-handed pitcher/Outfielder

The 5-foot-6 senior left-handed pitcher and outfielder led the Cougars (29-10) to the Class 4A state finals this past season. Ward compiled a 20-7 record in the circle with a 2.45 ERA, fanning 201 batters in 174 innings pitched. She also batted .524 with, three home runs and 48 RBI. A two-time First Team All-State selection, Ward was named the Desert Region Pitcher of the Year.

New Hampshire

Madison Labrie, New Ipswich
High School: Mascenic Regional HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-3 senior right-handed pitcher had led the Vikings to a 14-2 record at the time of her selection and batted .400 with 17 RBI. In the circle, she compiled a 0.30 ERA through 16 games and surrendered just 38 hits and 21 walks in 94.1 innings pitched while striking out 193 batters. A three-time First Team All-state selection, Labrie was also named the Division 3 Pitcher of the Year.

New Jersey

Karina Gaskins, Toms River
High School: Donovan Catholic HS
Position: First baseman

The 5-foot-7 junior first baseman had led the Griffins to a 24-1 record at the time of her selection. Gaskins batted .682 with 17 home runs, 48 RBI and 46 runs scored through 25 games. She owned an on-base percentage of .720 and a slugging percentage of 1.637. A National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American, Gaskins was also a First Team All-State selection and the NJ.Com Player of the Year.

New Mexico

Briana Martinez, Rio Rancho
High School: Rio Rancho HS
Position: Shortstop

The 5-foot-3 senior shortstop led the Rams (28-3) to the Class 5A state championship this past season. Martinez batted .558 with 14 home runs, 45 RBI and 53 runs scored. She also posted a 1.299 slugging percentage and stole 21 bases. A First Team All-Metro and All-District honoree, Martinez was named the District Offensive Player of the Year and was named the Albuquerque Journal’s Best in Preps Softball Player of the Year.

New York

Makenzie Stiles, Deposit
High School: Deposit HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-6 senior right-handed pitcher had led the Lumberjacks to a 17-0 record and the sectional quarterfinals at the time of her selection. Stiles compiled a 17-0 record with a 0.06 ERA and batted .433 with 26 RBI through 17 games. The state record-holder for career perfect games (15), she surrendered just 21 hits and seven walks in 111 innings, fanning 269 batters entering the sectional round of eight. She has captured State Class D Player of the Year honor four times.

North Carolina

Jordan Hatch, Oakboro
High School: West Stanly HS
Position: Left-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-5 sophomore left-handed pitcher had led the Colts to a 26-1 record and a berth in the Class 2A state finals at the time of her selection. Hatch compiled a 26-1 record with a 0.53 ERA, striking out 348 batters in 170.2 innings pitched, while allowing just 63 hits and 33 walks. An All-State honoree, she was also the Rocky River Conference Pitcher of the Year.

North Dakota

Logan Gronberg, Bismarck
High School: Bismarck HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher/Infielder

The 5-foot-10 freshman right-handed pitcher and corner infielder had led the Demons to a 26-3 record and a berth in the Class A state quarterfinals at the time of her selection. Gronberg batted .670 with 15 home runs, 67 RBI and 38 runs scored along with a 1.289 slugging percentage through 29 games. A First Team All-State selection as an eighth-grader, she owned a 12-2 record in the circle with 101 strikeouts in 82.2 innings pitched.

Ohio

Hope Straight, Mt. Vernon
High School: Mount Vernon HS
Position: Left-handed pitcher/First baseman

The 5-foot-4 senior first baseman and left-handed pitcher batted .494 with 14 home runs and 30 RBI this past season, leading the Yellow Jackets (23-1) to the Division I, Columbus Regional championship game. Straight scored 51 runs and drew 18 walks while posting a .590 on-base percentage, slugging at a rate of 1.169. In the circle, Straight posted a 12-1 record with a 1.64 ERA and 122 strikeouts in 76.2 innings pitched. She graduates with state career records in home runs (60), runs scored (191) and RBI (149).

Oklahoma

Macy McAdoo, Tuttle
High School: Tuttle HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 6-foot senior right-handed pitcher led the Tigers (35-1) to the Class 4A state championship this past season. McAdoo compiled a 24-0 record with a 1.00 ERA, striking out 228 batters and surrendering just 47 hits in 126 innings pitched. The two-time Little All-City Player of the Year, she is ranked as the nation’s No. 29 recruit in the Class of 2019 by Softball America.

Oregon

Ariel Carlson, Eugene
High School: Marist Catholic HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The state’s returning Gatorade Player of the Year, the 5-foot-6 senior right-handed pitcher batted .708 with 20 home runs and 56 RBI this past season, leading the Spartans (23-5) to the Class 4A state quarterfinals. Carlson scored 56 runs, stole 11 bases and drew 35 walks to compile an .808 on-base percentage and a 1.815 slugging percentage. She concluded her prep softball career with 72 home runs, which ranks third in national history, and 252 RBI, which ranks fourth.

Pennsylvania

Brianna Peck, Royersford
High School: Spring-Ford Area HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher/shortstop

The 5-foot-9 sophomore right-handed pitcher and shortstop had led the Rams to a 23-0 record at the time of her selection. Peck compiled a 13-0 record with a 0.61 ERA along with a .525 batting average, 11 home runs and 31 RBI through 23 games. She surrendered just 21 hits and 19 walks in 68.2 innings pitched, while striking out 124 batters. Peck was a First Team All-League and Second Team All-State selection as a freshman.

Rhode Island

Haley Venturini, North Scituate
High School: Scituate HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher/Shortstop

The 5-foot-9 sophomore right-handed pitcher and shortstop had led the Spartans to a 15-2 record and a berth in the Division II state tournament at the time of her selection. Venturini posted a 13-1 record in the circle with a 0.16 ERA, striking out 235 batters against just 12 walks in 90 innings pitched through 17 games. She recorded six no-hitters, including one perfect game, and held opponents to a .053 batting average. At the plate, the 2018 First Team All-State selection owned a .431 batting average with four home runs, 26 runs scored and a .708 slugging percentage entering the postseason.

South Carolina

Bailey Betenbaugh, Union
High School: Union County HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher/First baseman

The 5-foot-9 senior right-handed pitcher and first baseman led the Yellow Jackets to a 23-5 record and the Class 3A state finals this past season. The state’s Gatorade Softball Player of the Year as a sophomore, Betenbaugh compiled a 21-4 record with a 0.64 ERA and batted .481 with, 12 home runs and 38 RBI. She struck out 225 batters in 152.1 innings pitched. A four-time Region Player of the Year, Betenbaugh was also a two-time Class 4A Player of the Year and was named the High School Sports Report’s co-Miss Softball.

Tennessee

Regan Weekly, Seymour
High School: The King's Academy
Position: Second baseman

The 5-foot-4 senior second baseman led the Lions (38-6) to the Division II-A state championship this past season. Weekly batted .566 with seven triples, 21 home runs and 70 RBI, compiling a slugging percentage of 1.196. An Extra Innings Softball All-American, Weekly is a four-time All-State honoree and was also named District Player of the Year.

Texas

Rylee Trlicek, Hallettsville
High School: Hallettsville HS
Position: Left-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-3 senior left-handed pitcher had led the Brahmas to a 36-1 record and a berth in the Class 3A state semifinals at the time of her selection. Trlicek posted a 22-1 record with a 0.85 ERA entering the final four, striking out 243 batters against just 17 walks in 131 innings pitched. Ranked as the nation’s No. 3 recruit in the Class of 2019 by Softball America, she batted .584 with seven home runs, 23 doubles and 53 RBI through 37 games. She also drew 48 walks en route to amassing a .722 on-base percentage and a 1.146 slugging percentage. A member of the USA Softball Junior National Team, she is a three-time First Team All-State selection.

Utah

Huntyr Ava, Salt Lake City
High School: West HS
Position: First baseman/third baseman

The 5-foot-10 senior infielder had led the Panthers to a 21-1 record and a berth in the Class 5A state tournament at the time of her selection. Ava batted .719 with 15 home runs and 58 RBI through 22 games, drawing 21 walks against just one strikeout in 80 plate appearances. She had 51 runs scored and stolen 10 bases. The 2017 Class 5A MVP and three-time First Team All-State selection hit three home runs in one postseason game this spring and owned an on-base percentage of .800 and a 1.632 slugging percentage at the time of her selection.

Vermont

Sarah Harvey, Swanton
High School: Missisquoi Valley Union HS
Position: Shortstop/Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-9 senior right-handed pitcher and shortstop had led the Thunderbirds to a 15-1 record at the time of her selection. Harvey compiled a 5-1 record with a 1.30 ERA in the regular season, along with a .696 batting average, 11 home runs and 51 RBI. She posted a slugging percentage of 1.607.

Virginia

Bailey Misken, Springfield
High School: West Springfield HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-7 senior right-handed pitcher had led the Spartans to a 22-1 record and a berth in the Class 6, Region C tournament semifinals at the time of her selection. Misken owned a 22-1 record with a 0.35 ERA through 23 games, fanning 214 batters and issuing just 12 walks in 139.2 innings pitched. She recorded 11 shutouts, including four no-hitters and a perfect game entering the regional final four, carrying a batting average of .462 with four home runs, 17 runs scored and a .708 slugging percentage. The 2019 Patriot District Player of the Year missed almost her entire junior season with a concussion.

Washington

Iyanla De Jesus, Mill Creek
High School: Jackson HS
Position: Right-handed pitcher

The 5-foot-7 senior right-handed pitcher led the Timberwolves to a 26-2 record and the Class 4A state championship. Sustained rainfall forced the state tournament to be completed in one day, and De Jesus won all four games for Jackson, throwing more than 400 pitches over the course of 25.2 innings. The 2018 Class 4A State Player of the Year, she compiled a 21-2 record in the circle this spring with a 1.04 ERA and 303 strikeouts in 141.2 innings pitched. At the plate, she batted .582 with 11 home runs, 41 RBI, 43 walks, a .745 on-base percentage and a 1.284 slugging percentage for an OPS of 2.029.

West Virginia

Caiti Mathes, Hurricane
High School: Hurricane HS
Position: Shortstop

The 5-foot-7 senior shortstop led the Redskins (33-6) to their fifth consecutive Class AAA state championship this past season. Mathes batted .607 with 22 home runs and 73 RBI, compiling a slugging percentage of 1.337. A three-time First Team All-State selection, Mathes was also named the Kanawha Valley co-Player of the Year.

Wisconsin

Syd Supple, Oshkosh
High School: Oshkosh North HS
Position: Left-handed pitcher

The state’s two-time returning Gatorade Player of the Year, the 5-foot-10 senior left-handed pitcher had led the Spartans to a 26-0 record and a berth in the Division 1, Sectional 4 semifinals at the time of her selection. Supple owned a 24-0 record with a 0.74 ERA through 26 games. She’d fanned 236 batters and allowed just 56 hits and 11 walks in 132 innings pitched. At the plate, Supple southpaw posted a .519 batting average with 12 home runs, 48 runs scored, 45 RBI and a 1.148 slugging percentage.

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