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Kennedy Hebert
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Allie Vincent
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Haylie Crappell
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Gracie Verrett
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Hebert, Vincent lead MCHS softball all-state selections

Morgan City High School’s state runner-up finish on the softball diamond was followed by multi players earning recognition on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 4A All-State team.
The Lady Tigers had two first-team selections — senior pitcher Kennedy Hebert and senior utility pick Allie Vincent — and two honorable mention picks — freshman shortstop Haylie Crappell and junior third baseman Gracie Verrett.
Hebert, who earlier this summer was selected as the Gatorade Louisiana Softball Player of the Year, finished the season with a 25-5 mark and a 1.37 ERA. In 184 innings, she surrendered 59 runs (36 earned) on 105 hits with 86 walks and 268 strikeouts.
Offensively, the Nicholls State signee hit .591 with 16 doubles, seven triples, six home runs and 58 RBIs. She scored 37 runs, had a .646 on-base percentage and a 1.108 slugging percentage.
Vincent batted .505 this season. She had 45 hits, including one double, one triple, 10 RBIs and 49 runs. Vincent recorded a .574 on-base percentage and a .538 slugging percentage.
Crappell batted .386 this season with seven doubles, one triple and 34 RBIs. She scored 27 runs and had a .466 on-base percentage and a .489 slugging percentage.
Verrett batted .348 this season with five doubles, four triples and four home runs. She had 29 RBIs, scored 28 runs, had a .388 on-base percentage and a .620 slugging percentage.
Attempts to reach the quartet’s former high school coach, Tamara Keller, were unsuccessful.
The Class 4A Most Valuable Plyer award went to infielder Annemarie Peavy of Division II state champion Parkview Baptist, while Todd Schulz of Class 4A state champion DeRidder was named 4A Coach of the Year.
Other competitors from District 7-4A, which Morgan City competes in, who received honorable mention all-state recognition were: Assumption’s Abbey Aysen, Mattie Boudreaux, Alexis Clifton and Emily John; and E.D. White’s Scout Blades and Maddie Gros.
Additional reporting by www.bayoupreps.com.

The following are the Class 4A All-State Softball Team
P — Kennedy Hebert, Morgan City Sr. 25-5
P — Shelby Carlson, West Ouachita Jr. 12-5
P — Anna Bordelon, Parkview Baptist Sr. 13-1
P — Lauren Parson, DeRidder Sr. 17-7
P — Myka Lester, Westlake Jr. 18-8
C — Kelsey Mobley, Grant Sr. .404
IF — Madison Prejean, St. Thomas More Fr. .409
IF — Mackenzi David, Teurlings Catholic
IF — Jana Boudreaux Cecilia
IF — Annemarie Peavy, Parkview Baptist
OF — Ashlyn Roach, West Ouachita
OF — Audrey Greely, Parkview Baptist
OF — Kailey LeFrere DeRidder
UTL — Paitlyn Desormeaux St. Thomas More
UTL — Alexis Wadsworth Pearl River
UTL — Haily Ebey North DeSoto
UTL — Allie Vincent Morgan City
UTL— Katylon Ward Grant
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER: Annemarie Peavy, Parkview Baptist
COACH OF THE YEAR: Todd Schulz, DeRidder
Honorable Mention: Haylie Crappell, Morgan City; Gracie Verrett, Morgan City; Abbey Aysen, Assumption; Scout Blades, E.D. White Catholic; Maddie Gros, E.D. White Catholic; Mattie Boudreaux, Assumption; Alexis Clifton, Assumption; Emily John, Assumption; Brookelyn Sweeney, Belle Chasse.; Alara Taylor, Lakeshore; Riley DeLaval, St. Scholastica; Lauren Bloomer, Neville; Lacey Bonvillain, Beau Chene; Shelby Blaine, Northwood; Maddie Dauzart, Buckeye; Amanda Shelby, Neville; Taylor Cobb, DeRidder; Maicey Spillers, West Ouachita; Lauren Kreyenbuhl, Leesville; Bella Houck, Leesville; Zakayla Collins, Leesville; Keyana Poteat, Leesville; Layni Smith, Buckeye; Cami Courville, Cecilia; Madison Watson, Parkview Baptist; Brooklyn Green, DeRidder; Kaylea Godron, Grant; Bailey Pentz, Buckeye; Molli Perry, St. Thomas More; Jordie Wilhite, West Ouachita; Aubrey Joslin, DeRidder; Sydney Webster, North DeSoto; Alexis Dennis, Buckeye; Ashley Hunter, Benton.

Additional reporting by www.bayoupreps.com

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