Claremore Daily Progress


June 12, 2014

Oologah's Gray, Pryor's Campos earn All-Region JUCO softball honors

COWETA — Eight members of the Northeastern A&M Norse softball team received all-Region 2 honors recently, according to head coach Eric Iverson.

NEO finished second in the Women's Division 1 Region 2 Softball Tournament last weekend on the Coweta High School field following an 8-5 loss to Seminole State in the championship game. The Lady Norse compiled a 43-17 season record.

Sophomore pitcher Kaitlin Davis, freshman infielders Raven Campos and Laura Ashlock along with sophomore outfielder Bailey Donathon earned first team recognition.

Davis, a right-hander from Springdale, Ark., compiled a 17-8 record for the Norse with a 1.87 earned run average. She led NEO with 17 complete games and 158 strike outs in 155 innings of work. During the regional, Davis struck out 12 batters in nine innings.

Campos, a shortstop from Pryor, led NEO with 16 home runs and a lofty .451 batting average. She also posted 12 doubles, 58 runs batted in and 44 runs scored.

Ashlock, a first baseman from Oakpark High School in Kansas City, Mo., contributed 15 home runs and 52 RBI with 30 runs scored while batting .362 in 163 at-bats. She also hit 14 doubles.

Donathon, a center-fielder from Sapulpa, paced the Norse with 54 runs scored while hitting .379 in 169 at-bats. She recorded a team-leading four triples and 29 stolen bases while collecting 28 RBI in the lead-off spot.

Veterans pitcher Delaney Gray and outfielder Ashton Pratt were selected to the all-region second team.

Gray, a right-hander from Oologah, finished with a team-leading 1.51 earned run average in 129.2 innings. She posted a 19-6 overall record with 78 strike outs.

Pratt, a left-fielder from Anderson, Mo., hit .368 with 26 runs scored and 15 RBI. She posted three doubles and one triple with 11 stolen bases.

Earning honorable mention recognition for NEO were freshman infielder Harli Wheeler and sophomore outfielder Lindsey Wofford.

Wheeler, a third baseman from Sullivan, Mo., hit .342 in 152 at-bats her first season. She produced six doubles and one triple with 23 RBI and 38 runs scored. She also stole 13 bases.

Wofford, a right-fielder from Tulsa Union, posted a .328 batting average with nine doubles and two home runs.


First team

Kaitlin Davis (NEO), Summer Leitka (NOC-Enid)

Catcher: Chelsea Delong (Seminole)

Infielders: Raven Campos (NEO), Kristen Reasnor (CSC), Lexi Watson (Seminole), Laura Ashlock (Neo), Ally Casey (Seminole).

Outfielders: Lacy Shipp (NOC-Enid) Chelsie Drew (CSC), Bailey Donathanb (Neo), Janelle Sandoval (Seminole).

Second Team

Marissa Shaffer (Seminole), Delaney Grey (NEO)

Catcher: Kori Barrios (NOC-Enid)

Infielders: Selika Shives (NOC-Enid) Sutu Merely (Seminole), Sammy Perry (CSC) Courtney Moore (Rose State), Meghan Dodson (IEastern).

Outfielders: Ashton Pratt (NEO), Monique Johnson (Eastern), Nikki Horton (Rose St.) Avery Walker (NOC-Enid.

Honorable mention

Kaley Reding (Eastern), Emily Wasinger (Rose) Makenzi Ashby (Seminole)

Catcher: Natalie Eaton (NOC-Tonkawa)

Infielders: Taylor Todd (NOC-Tonkawa), Meghan Dodson (Eastern), Harli Wheeler (NEO), Ashley Jones (Eastern), Karlee Loula (Carl Albert), Taylor Sutterfield (NOC-Tonkawa)

Outfielders: Lindsay Wofford (NEO), Tiphani Napier (Rose) Kaitlin White (Eastern).


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