ROCKINGHAM — After reeling off 28 straight victories, the Richmond Senior softball team continues to rack up individual honors.
The latest comes from the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association that recently announced its postseason awards.
Eight members of the Richmond softball team headline both the all-district and all-state 4A teams. It was the highest number of players from one team to garner all-state honors from the NCSCA.
Ashton Davenport, Summer Jacobs, Hunter Parks, Jennifer Steen and Jessica Steen joined former teammates Chelsea Davis, Doodle Jacobs and Katie Satterfield on the NCSCA all-state team.
Davenport is a three-time all-state pick, while Parks, Doodle Jacobs, Summer Jacobs and Jessica Steen are two-time selections.
Four schools had seven players named to the 4A all-state team, including Alexander Central, the 4A state champion. Cape Fear, the team that knocked Richmond out of the playoffs, also placed seven members ob the all-state squad. Southeastern Conference member Pinecrest as well as North Davidson was also represented by seven players.
• Davenport batted .333 with nine doubles, a triple, a home run, 18 RBIs and 33 runs. She drew 10 walks and struck out only five times.
• Davis hit .309 with a team-leading seven home runs and knocked in 23.
• Doodle Jacobs, a two-time honoree, led Richmond with a .554 batting average and scored 43 runs. She had 62 hits — seven off the single-season state record — 10 doubles, three triples and knocked in 14.
• Summer Jacobs posted a 27-1 mark with a 1.24 earned run average. She allowed 142 hits, 39 walks and struck out 160 in 185 2/3 innings. As a hitter, Jacobs batted .400 with a team-high 29 RBIs with 10 doubles. She only struck out four times all season.
• Parks was second on the team with five home runs. She batted .280 with three doubles, scored 15 times and knocked in 21.
• Satterfield hit .404 with 10 doubles, a triple and 23 RBIs. She scored 19 runs. It was the first time Satterfield was named to the all-SEC team.
• Jennifer Steen batted .360 with two doubles, a home run and 14 RBIs.
• Jessica Steen was second on the squad with 27 RBIs. She batted .365 on the year with 16 doubles, a home run and scored 22 runs.
Brown, Bullard named all-state
ROCKINGHAM — Bradley Brown and Nic Bullard were selected to the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association 4A all-state team it was announced this week.
It was the second straight year both Brown and Bullard were named to the squad.
Brown batted a team-leading .388 with nine doubles, a home run and 20 runs batted in this season. Bullard was 9-3 record with one save and a 1.84 ERA. He tossed three shutouts, walked 31 and struck out 91 with 83 2/3 innings.
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