Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013
By Jeff Gilbert
PLAYERS TO WATCH
Emily Cale, Greenon: She is a fourth-year starter at catcher and infield and batted .415 last year.
Becca Carpenter, Southeastern: The junior pitcher struck out 191 last year and batted .314 with 22 RBIs.
Maddie Crew, Northwestern: The junior first baseman was first-team All-CBC last year while batting .434 with 23 RBIs and 16 stolen bases.
Jordan Hux, Mechanicsburg: The senior third baseman batted .466 last year and led the team in slugging percentage at .740.
Addie Kendall, West Liberty-Salem: The senior catcher batted over .300 last year, is the team leader and will handle an inexperienced pitching staff.
Ashlen Lockwood, Northeastern: The senior first baseman hit .444 last year with 31 RBIs.
Elysa Mathews, Kenton Ridge: The senior first baseman hit .476 with 13 extra-base hits and 23 RBIs. She was first-team All-CBC
Paige McCrary, Kenton Ridge: The senior third baseman hit .483 last year with 15 extra-base hits, including three home runs, 29 RBIs. She was first-team All-CBC and honorable mention All-State.
Emily McKillip, Shawnee: The junior pitcher won 18 games last year and had 195 strikeouts. She was second-team All-State and also batted .449.
Courtney Milliron, West Liberty-Salem: The senior shortstop/third baseman batted over .300 last year and hit six home runs.
Kristin Pencil, Northwestern: The junior center fielder was first-team All-CBC last year while batting .337 with 22 RBIs and 11 extra-base hits.
Miranda Roberts, Tecumseh: The senior pitcher/third baseman batted .381 last year with 13 RBIs.
Brooke Robinson, Greenon: The junior is a third-year starter at third base and catcher and batted .455 last year with two home runs.
Kristen Shank, Urbana: The senior pitcher took over that role in the middle of last season and went 9-6 with a 2.47 ERA to earn first-team All-CBC.
Jessica Wilson, Tecumseh: The freshman pitcher is off to a good start with a complete-game 3-1 victory.