The incredible success that Quitman High School has enjoyed this spring in softball that has propelled the team to the 2021 LHSAA state softball tournament is no longer a secret. That is result of the feature story that KTVE-TV sports director Chris Demardjian, did on the #5 seed team in Class B that aired on Tuesday, April 27th and was published on the myarklamiss.com website. To view the feature of Quitman click here: https://www.myarklamiss.com/sports/quitman-softball-hopes-to-leave-sulphur-with-teams-first-championship/
Lady Wolverines to face Anacoco on Thursday, April 27
The goal of going to Sulphur, LA to play in the Class B state championship tournament is now a reality but to compete in the title game the Lady Wolverines who enter with a 27-7 record must first get past upstart Anacoco. The #9 seed, who is the district 5B champion with a 16-14 overall record earned the opportunity to play Quitman by upsetting top ranked Forest High in the quarterfinals. Game time is set for 3:00pm.
Directions to Frasch Park: According to Google Maps the best way to get to to the Frasch Park of the Sulphur Parks and Recreation softball complex is to take Hwy 167S to Alexandria and then take Hwy 165S to Interstate 10 and head west. From there you will take exit 20 on to Ruth Street and continue for appoximately 5 miles. The exact address of the Park where Quitman will play on field #15 is 400 Picard St. in Sulphur, LA.
Profile of the 2020-21 Lady Wolverines (27-7)
It would be safe to say that never before in Jackson Parish sport history has such a youthful team enjoyed as much success and advanced as far as the Lady Wolverines have this season. To put it into perspective Quitman has played seven schools that have qualified for the state tournament in various classifications and divisions and has beaten five of them including the top ranked team in Class 3A (Grant).
Team statistics: Offensively the Lady Wolverines have scored 372 runs (Madison Chaplin – 54) in their 34 games for an average of 10.94 runs per game and has a composite team batting average of .362 (Cali Deal – .500). This includes 59 doubles (Maggie Guyotte -14), 13 triples (Cali Deal – 4) and 24 home runs (Guyotte & Maddie Kaye Brymer – 7). Quitman has also stolen 183 bases (Chaplin – 31) for an average of 5.38 per game while being caught stealing only nine times. Defensively Quitman enters the state tourney with an .886 fielding average (Averie Williams – .986) and sports a pitching staff that boasts a sparkling 2.082 ERA (Deal – 1.333) and has struck out 269 batters (Deal – 181) for an average of 7.91 per game.
Individual capsules (team leaders shown in bold)
|Cali Deal||.500BA, 38RS, 32RBI, 12-2B, 4-3B, 4HR, 16SB, 15-5 record, 181K’s, 1.333 ERA|
|Maddie Kaye Brymer||.467BA, 43RS, 59RBI, 12-2B, 1-3B, 7HR, 9SB, 3-0 record, 19K’s, 2.471 ERA|
|Maggie Guyotte||.442BA, 34RS, 36RBI, 14-2B, 3-3B, 7HR, 2SB, 8-2 record, 69K’s, 3.635 ERA|
|Madeline Vail||.360BA, 35RS, 21RBI, 3-2B, 23SB|
|Madison Chaplin||.356BA, 54RS, 30RBI, 5-2B, 3-3B, 4HR, 31 SB|
|Skylar Hall||.347BA, 27RS, 23RBI, 4-2B, 2-3B, 22SB|
|Jada Naron||.309BA, 30RS, 29RBI, 4-2B, 16SB|
|Karley Huckaby||.256BA, 34RS, 19RBI, 2-2B, 2HR, 19SB|
|Averie Williams||.221BA, 31RS, 14RBI, 3-2B, 27SB|
|Marley Bell||.417BA (5/12), 5RS, 4RBI, 1SB|
|Katie Lynn Roberts||.500BA (1/2), 1RS, 1SB|
|Taylor Harvey||.364BA (4/11), 13RS, 2RBI, 4SB|
|Bethany Leach||(0/3), 6RS, 4SB|
|Emily Borland||(0/4), 13RS, 4SB|
|Summer Grilette||(0/7), 6RS, 3SB|
|Emily Maxwell||(0/6), 1RS, 1SB|