MURFREESBORO – The top pitcher in District 7-AAA and its leading home run hitter for 2015 were honored Friday by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.
Siegel ace Veronica Westfall and Riverdale third baseman Sarah Higgins were named to the Class AAA All-State Team.
Westfall, a junior, helped lead Siegel to the TSSAA Class AAA state tournament this past season. She posted a 30-6 record in 2015 in her first season as the ace with 324 strikeouts and a 1.37 ERA. At the plate, she hit .402 with seven home runs, 18 doubles, five triples and 43 RBIs.
Westfall was named The Daily News Journal’s 2015 Pitcher of the Year as well as the District 7-AAA Pitcher of the Year.
Higgins, a senior third baseman, hit .517 with 11 home runs, 17 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs and 43 RBIs. She scored 44 runs. Riverdale advanced to the Region 4-AAA semifinals.
Higgins, a Lipscomb signee, was named The Daily News Journal’s 2015 Position Player of the Year for the second time in three years. She was also the District 7-AAA Defensive MVP.
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