Members of the Christian County Lady Colonels recognized at their annual softball awards banquet were (from left) Hannah Driver, Allie Blauser, Autumn Greenwell, Stacey Harbold, Hannah Hodge, Griffin Joiner, Casey Castille, and Taylor Queen.
Members of the Christian County Lady Colonel softball team were recognized at their annual awards banquet Monday night at Oakland Manor.
The banquet was an emotional one for Lady Colonel head coach Tony Burkeen, who is leaving the Lady Colonels after two seasons to become the principal at St. Mary High School.
In addition to the JV and state champion middle school team, players recognized were:
- Casey Castille - All-District; .300 Club (.352); most stolen bases (14); most sacrifice hits (8).
- Hannah Hodge - All-District; .300 Club (.363); four strikeouts in 113 at bats
- Griffin Joiner - Second-team All-State; .300 Club (.333); .986 fielding percentage
- Hannah Driver - All-Region; 17 pitching wins; 173 strikeouts
- Stacey Harbold - Honorable Mention All-State; All-Region; .300 Club (.356); 17 doubles; 33 RBIs; 1.39 ERA
- Taylor Queen - First Team Academic All-State; All-District; .300 Club (.323); most sacrifice hits (8)
- Autumn Greenwell - All-Region
- Allie Blauser - First-Team All-State; All-Region; All-District; .400 Club (.402); Kentucky Senior All-Stars; 47 hits; 33 runs; 19 walks; .539 on base percentage.
Also recognized was long-time Christian County High School trainer Jim Elks of in-Motion Sports, who is leaving to take a job with the Tennessee Titans.
The Lady Colonels were 33-12 and advanced to the elimination round of the State Tournament.