|Alexis Ladner of Hancock High School chooses EMCC Lady Lions|
SCOOBA – Alexis Ladner of Hancock High School has signed a national letter of intent to attend East Mississippi Community College, as announced this week by EMCC head softball coach Kate Neely.
A four-year varsity starter at Hancock High School in Kiln, Ladner batted .307 as a senior with a .433 on-base percentage to earn All-District 8-5A honors for head coach Bo Breland’s Lady Hawks. In addition to receiving the team’s Defense Award this past year, the right-handed first baseman was also tabbed the school’s 2009 Wendy’s High School Heisman Award winner for her overall accomplishments in athletics, academics and community service.
Ladner previously earned all-district laurels as a freshman in helping lead HHS to the Class 5A South State playoffs. In the classroom during her high school career, she compiled a 3.8 cumulative grade point average and was the recipient of this year’s Mississippi Scholar honor.
Ladner joins previously announced EMCC softball signees Whitney Sumrall (Sumrall HS), Sydney Tubby (Choctaw Central HS), Nashedra Barry (Columbus HS), Leigh Ellen Barefield (Neshoba Central HS), Shakari Stribling (Meridian HS), J’Quandra Hickman (Meridian HS), Megan Ladner (Poplarville HS), Chelsea Theriot (Poplarville HS), DeShuni Sanders (Hew Hope HS), Mallory Pace (Northeast Lauderdale HS), Justine Jenkins (Caledonia HS), Katie Newman (Oak Hill Academy), Courtney Castleberry (Clarkdale HS), and Celeste Fontenot (Brusly [La.] HS).
|Last Updated ( Friday, 10 July 2009 )|
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