Area softball players net all-state honors
The accolades keep rolling in for the Baldwin softball team following its state championship.
Senior shortstop Betsy Parmley, senior Sieana Hall and junior outfielder Audrey Flowers netted all-state honors. All three players were named to the first team after guiding the Bulldogs to an 18-7 record and a state title in Class 4A-II.
Parmley, who plans to play at Barton County Community College, hit .500 in 99 plate appearances. She also finished with 26 RBIs and 13 doubles. Hall, a Washburn signee, clubbed .505 with 40 RBIs and three home runs. Flowers paced the team with a .571 batting average to go along with 34 RBIs and two homers.
Eudora, meanwhile, had two players earn all-state recognition in Class 4A-I.
Junior pitcher Kyla Etter and sophomore infielder Sierra Smith were both named to the first team. Etter posted an 11-3 record with an 1.37 ERA, while also hitting .545 with 24 RBIs and six home runs. Smith did not strike out once this season, recording a .518 average with an OPS of 1.357.
The Cardinals went 17-5 before falling in the regional championship.