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CHS softball toasts ?08 season

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By Claude Lewis

The Chiefland High softball program held its season-ending banquet May 19 at Bell's Restaurant.

A standing room only crowd jammed the banquet room to watch the girls receive awards,

The varsity team returned four players from the 2007 Final Foursquad. Plus, the Lady Indians lost five games in the final inning. Still, they mustered a respectable record of 8-10.

Awards were presented by coach Wayne Weatherford. They were ...

BEST NEWCOMER -Lyndsey Stalvey was a ninth grader who became a starter in the outfield. Noted for good defense, effort and attitide.

RUNS SCORED -Senior outfielder Amye Grieves was leadoff batter who excelled at the plate and in the field. Her first year playing varsity softball.

BATTING AVERAGE -Senior third baseman Cassie Labat was also good defensvely.

STOLEN BASES -Sophomore Aimee Biehl has great speed on the bases and in the field. Good arm. Played shortstop much better than average. Also makes good contact.

RBI -Cassie Labat.

BASE HITS -Senior Brooke Williams was steady at the plate and played a solid second base.

PUT OUTS -Junior first baseman Shelbie Hastings.

COACHES AWARD-Junior pitcher Brittany Davis carried the heavy load and improved her game.

FIRST YEAR LETTERMEN -Lyndsey Stalvey, Amye Grieves, Rebekka Wilkerson, Kaitlynn Allen, Janessa Barrios, Kaylee Ecker.

SECOND YEAR LETTERMEN -Aimee Biehl, Brittany Davis, Hagen Lewis, Shelbie Hastings, Cassie Labat, Jerrica Grimsley.

FOUR YEAR LETTERMAN -Brooke Williams.

The junior varsity team was also honored for a great season that saw the Ladies only lose one game. Players included Mercedes Jenkins, Kaitlyn Jenkins, Kaylyn Hastings, Haley Miller, Shelbie Philman, Maegan Watkins and Kaylee Ecker.