Nine Lady ‘Stangs get 5-3A recognition

May 10, 2012

Sweetwater softballers earn district honors

Sweetwater advanced to the playoffs in softball for the first time in 15 years this season, and nine of the team’s players have earned all-District 5-3A honors to recognize that success.
Three Lady Mustangs, all of them juniors, were named to the all-district first team — outfielder Kelsi Crosson, pitcher Maty Montgomery and infielder Suede Shirley. Crosson batted .453 and slugged two homers — five points higher than freshman teammate Claire Williams, who was named as the district co-newcomer of the year along with Snyder’s Lindzi Clemmer. Williams led Sweetwater by hitting three home runs. Shirley batted .434 with one home run, while Montgomery had a 13-9 pitching record.
Three players were named to the second team — senior infielders Kinsey Browning and Alicia Finn and junior outfielder Kendra Crosson. Crosson batted .397 with one homer while Finn batted .311 with a homer.
Junior catcher Keyli Turner and freshman utility player Megan Holsey earned honorable mention.
Turner batted .364 with a home run while Holsey hit .422 this past season.

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