Kenzie Sawyer (Canyon View 2014) blasted her 10th home run of the season and finished 1-for-3 from the plate with two runs scored and one RBI as a catcher for the Western Nebraska Community College softball program (24-10) in a 5-1 victory at home against Otero Junior College (9-21) on March 14 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.
On March 11, the freshman batted 3-for-4 with four RBIs, three runs scored and a season-high two home runs in an 8-2 triumph at York College (6-4) in York, Nebraska.
For the season, she’s compiled 32 runs scored, 28 RBIs, 12 stolen bases, eight doubles, one triple and a .396 batting average.
Morgan Anderson-Littlewood (Dixie 2011) captured a 7-5, 2-6, 6-1 victory at No. 5 singles and teamed with Meghan Sheehan-Dizon for a 6-2 triumph at No. 3 doubles en route to leading the BYU women’s tennis program (7-6) to a 4-3 win at home against the University of Oregon (7-4) on March 14 in Provo.
Statistics for the season were not available at the time of press.
Shelia Gelter (Dixie 2011) continues to shine as an infielder for the No. 7 Dixie State University softball program, which is nationally ranked among the NCAA Division II by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll released on March 11.
In her most recent appearance, the senior batted 2-for-2 and scored two runs for DSU (25-5) in an 8-2 victory at Hawaii Pacific University (10-7) on March 14 in Kaneohe, Hawaii.
For the season, she’s totaled 20 runs scored, 20 RBIs, six doubles, four stolen bases, one home run and a .337 batting average.
Teammate and 2014 Diamond Ranch graduate Cassidy Morton has collected four appearances as an infielder for the Red Storm and scored one run.
Dylan File (Desert Hills 2014) collected his first win of the season by hurling four strikeouts and not allowing an earned run in a five-inning effort as the starting pitcher for the Dixie State University baseball program (12-8) in a 5-0 sweep of the University of Hawaii at Hilo (5-12) on March 11 in Hilo, Hawaii.
For the season, the freshman’s tallied a 1-1 record, 11.2 innings, six strikeouts and a 2.32 ERA through four appearances and two starts.
Chris Petrosie (Dixie 2014) continues to go the distance in his first season as a starting pitcher for the Yakima Valley Community College baseball program.
In his most recent appearance, the freshman delivered four strikeouts and allowed one earned run in a seven-inning effort for YVCC (7-3) in an 8-3 triumph at home against Bellevue College (10-4) on March 10 in Yakima, Washington.
For the season, he’s compiled a 2-0 record, 14 innings, nine strikeouts and a 0.64 ERA through two appearances and two starts.
Baden Powell (Desert Hills 2014) has yet to surrender a run through three relief pitching appearances and one start for the Yakima Valley Community College baseball program.
In his most recent appearance, the freshman collected his first win of the season after hurling six strikeouts and allowing one hit in a 5.1-inning effort as the starting pitcher for YVCC in a 14-8 victory at home against Grays Harbor College (1-11) on March 14.
For the season, he’s totaled a 1-0 record, 12.1 innings and 14 strikeouts.
Kolby Rimer (Pine View 2010) collected his second win of the season by hurling three strikeouts and allowing two earned runs in a 5.1-inning effort as the starting pitcher for Colorado State University – Pueblo (17-3) in a 4-2 victory at Adams State University (6-10) on March 14 in Alamosa, Colorado.
For the season, the fifth-year senior’s totaled a 2-0 record, one complete game, 24.2 innings, 17 strikeouts and a 1.46 ERA through five appearances and four starts.
Craig Brinkerhoff (Kanab 2010) batted 1-for-4 as an outfielder for Utah Valley University (4-15) in a 2-1 triumph against Creighton University (8-7) on March 14 in Omaha, Nebraska.
For the season, the junior’s tallied two runs scored, one RBI, one double and a .152 batting average.
Mike Jurca (Dixie 2008) finished as the No. 4 scorer for BYU at the Lamkin San Diego Classic after tying for 68th overall with a three-round score of 234 (79-75-80) en route to leading the Cougars to place 10th among the field of 14 teams on March 10 in San Diego.
Connor Van Gilder (Dixie 2009) ended as the No. 3 scorer for Dixie State University at the Coyote Classic after tying for 22nd with a score of 221 (76-75-70) from Feb. 23-24 in San Bernardino, California.
Among the field of 15 teams, the Red Storm clinched fourth.
Tyson Tanner (Snow Canyon 2009) concluded as the No. 5 scorer for Dixie State University at the Coyote Classic after tying for 68th with a score of 239 (81-78-80).
Savannah Eckhardt (Canyon View 2013) batted 1-for-4 with one run scored and one RBI as an infielder for Black Hills State University (4-10) in a 12-8 triumph at Colorado School of Mines (1-20) on March 14 in Alamosa, Colorado.
For the season, the sophomore’s compiled four RBIs, three runs scored, one double, one home run and a .120 batting average.
As a pitcher, she’s added a 1-3 record, complete game, 20 innings, seven strikeouts and a 4.55 ERA through six appearances and four starts.
Connie Morris (Virgin Valley 2011) contributed nine points and three rebounds as the starting center for the University of Hawaii (23-8) in a 73-64 triumph against California State University, Fullerton (13-9) on March 13 in Anaheim, California.
For the season, the junior’s totaled 5.8 points per game and 3.9 rebounds per game.
Nicole Thomas (Dixie 2012) finished as the No. 2 scorer for Southern Utah at the Red Rocks Invitational after tying for 28th overall with a two-round score of 153 (80-73) en route to leading the Thunderbirds to place seventh among the field of 20 teams from Feb. 28-March 1 in Sedona, Arizona.