VYPE+ Softball Players of the Week (Sept. 18)

Last Updated: September 20, 20236.9 min read

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Players of the Week

Jacque Berry, Texhoma/Goodwell Sr. — Went 10-15 with an inside-the-park HR, seven RBI, 10 runs, two BBs and eight SB. Was error-free in four games.

Addison Hughes, Sand Springs — Threw a perfect game against Booker T. Washington last week, her second of the season. Also collected a win over Putnam City North.

Ava Boozer, Empire Sr. — Pitched two games plus two innings. Accumulated 16 strikeouts and only allowed 10 hits all week with an ERA of .488 and only one earned run. Received wins against A No. 6 Cyril and No. 14 Fletcher.

Willa Ford, Edmond Santa Fe Sr. — Went 6-11 and had four RBI, scored three runs and had a 1.402 OPs. Hitting .459 this season with a .952 fielding percentage.

Maison Sissney, Lexington Sr. — Eastern Oklahoma State commit had a .525 average with four doubles and seven RBI. Threw out 77% of base runners attempting to steal from behind the dish.

Londyn Bond, Dewey Fr. — Hit a two-run walk-off home run to beat district rival Wagoner on Tuesday. Hit a home run in each game of a Bristow double-header on Wednesday, one being the go-ahead run. Hit .733.

Honorable Mentions

Kinsley Williams, Cushing Jr. — Shortstop went 5-10 last week with three doubles and six RBI.

Audrina Palmer, Tonkawa Fr. — Batting .478 playing third base for Tonkawa.

Tonkawa’s Audrina Palmer (credit Tonkawa High School)

Made Belle McFarland, Holdenville — Had a .625 batting average and .800 OBP in three games last week. Was disciplined at the plate with four BBs, four singles and a double. Scored five runs and batted in four. Was “perfect” at shortstop against Varnum and Heritage Hall, said coach Angel Johnson.

Rylee Taylor, Haworth Fr. — Boasts the team’s highest OBP of .648. Haworth coach Sarah Morgan called her “one of the most cerebral players I have ever coached.”

Danica Kowalik, Empire Sr. — Batted .571 against two of the best teams on Empire’s schedule in Cyril and Fletcher. Had four hits, two doubles and collected four RBI. Recorded 15 putouts in two-and-a-half games at catcher. Made a critical throw to second base from behind the dish that saved a game-winning run.

Kinsley Hill, Dale Jr. — Collected career K No. 500 last week.

Teagan Bowman, Skiatook So. — Hit .500 with a slugging percentage of .750 in 12 at-bats. Had six hits, three doubles, three BBs, 0 Ks, three runs and 9 RBI.

Calle Cox, Stillwater So. — Five hits, seven RBI, one BB, zero SO, two doubles and a home run last week.

Stillwater’s Calle Cox (credit Stillwater High School)

Emily Parsons, Mulhall-Orlando — Went 6-for-12 with a walk in four games last week and hit her first home run.

Liyah Dauman, Prague Sr. — Started four games in center field and batted first, averaging .727 for two doubles, two RBI, six runs and seven stolen bases.

Brook Langford, Lone Grove Sr. — Went 13-18 and hit .722. Had three doubles, two triples, five RBI and nine runs.

Kennedy Allen, Chandler So. — Picked up 200th strikeout for the season and hit .460. Had 26 total Ks in four games and allowed only three earned runs in 19 innings.

Kallie Dougherty, Keys Fr. — Batted .538 for two homers, six RBI and zero Ks.

Kinlee East, Kingfisher Fr. — Struck out 10 batters and only allowed two earned runs in two games last week. “She has stepped up as our ace in the circle this year,” Yellowjackets head coach Morgan Dutton said.

Kingfisher’s Kinlee East (credit Kingfisher High School)

Ana Ashford, El Reno — Hit .667 and drove in five runs and stole six bases. Had a 1.000 fielding percentage with six putouts and two assists.

Emma Hackler, Poteau So. — Pitched 16 innings of the LeFlore County Tournament with only one earned run, a .43 ERA and 13 Ks. Pitched a championship game 2-1 win over Pocola.

Paris Stanford, Stuart Jr. — Batting .425 and went 8-11 last week with four doubles and 11 RBI.

Stuart’s Paris Stanford (Credit Stuart High School)

Bree Coronado, Ardmore Sr. — Played short stop, second base and third base all within one week. Posted a .743 batting average in last nine plate appearances.

Eden Anderson, Mustang — In three games against Bixby, Stillwater and Purcell, hit .778 with a slugging percentage of 1.44. Was 7-9 for three doubles, a home run, five RBI and five runs.

Mustang’s Eden Anderson (credit Mustang High School)

Jesalin Cole, Oklahoma Union Sr. — Filled in at pitcher for five innings against Hominy. Secured a win against Caney Valley with a go-ahead home run.

Ashlynn Ford, Glenpool — Pitched two consecutive no-hitters against McAlester and Sapulpa. In three games last week, secured three Ws and gave up only five hits and one run in 18 IP. Threw 26 Ks for an ERA of .389 and an opposing batting average of .088.

(credit Glenpool High School)

Taylan Starr, Preston So. — Pitched three games and struck out 33, giving up only two runs. Was winning pitcher in the championship game of the Mounds Tournament.

Rielly Walker, Cleveland Jr. — Second baseman stepped up for injured shortstop and had five putouts, seven assists and a double play with a perfect fielding percentage at the Inola Invitational. Led Lady Tigers with a .500 batting average for two RBI and four singles and drew three walks. Stole two bases against Fort Gibson.

Ariah Mitchell, Yukon Sr. — Hit .571 and went 4-7 with three doubles and three stolen bases.

Allison Sanders, Maysville — Batted 1.000 and had a 1.000 fielding percentage last week.

Kammie Smith, Kiefer Jr. — Went 2-3 in a win against Bethel with a triple and walk-off single to drive in the tying and winning run.

Kiefer’s Kammie Smith (credit Kiefer High School)

Madison Hamilton, Hinton — Went 1-0 to win the district title in a 9-0 win over Hobart. Struke out nine and gave up only three hits.

Karissa Payne, Midwest City — Batted 4-for-4 with five RBI and two runs in a 9-8 win over Edmond North. Went 6-8 with eight RBI and six runs for the week. Has scored or batted in 13 of Bombers’ last 31 runs.

Leia Johnson, Porum So. — Averaging .563 at the plate and fielding .971.

Torie Rhodes, Waukomis So. — Went 2-6 with a triple and five RBI in two games.

Morgan Shaw, Waukomis Sr. — Went 4-6 with three RBI and 1-1 in the circle with four Ks.

Ashlynn Dryden, Walters So. — Batting .435 with a slugging percentage of .564. Has 22 RBI, seven doubles and 16 stolen bases. Only has one error in the field in 27 chances.

Jadyn Barger, Bethany Sr. — Went 8-16 for two doubles and four RBI coming off an elbow injury. Stepped in at shortstop and had four putouts to lead the Lady Bronchos to a tournament championship win over Weatherford.

Bethany’s Jadyn Barger (credit Bethany High School)

Lainey King, Southmoore — Hit 7-11 in four games last week with three doubles and five RBI. Went 2-0 in the circle with district wins over Yukon and Putnam City North, allowing only one earned run for the week and striking out eight. Threw a no-hitter against P.C. North.

Savannah Duran, Bixby Sr. — Led the Spartans in hits last week. Had several bunts for hits and a home run.

Peyton Gray, Piedmont Sr. — Batted .529 for 12 RBI, 10 runs and two stolen bases in six wins for the Wildcats.

Piedmont’s Peyton Gray (credit Piedmont High School)

Anna Lye, Bishop Kelley Sr. — Batted .538 in 13 ABs with a slugging percentage of .923 and one SO.

Aubrie Pogue, Elk City — Had 28 Ks in two games and hit 4-8 for two RBI against Weatherford and Kingfisher.

Jaslene Garcia-Howell, Pawnee — Batting .538 with a slugging percentage of .726.

Pawnee’s Jaslene Garcia-Howell (credit Pawnee High School)

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