Chattooga High School Softball’s Addie Mae Veatch has been named as Region Co-Player of the Year.
Veatch recorded an astonishing .571 batting average this season, the highest of the entire region.
“I have coached baseball and softball for many years. I have never had any player bat over .500,” Coach Jeff Bennett said. “Addie works hard in practice of her hitting. Her goal is to bat over .600 before she graduates.”
Veatch was 40-70 this year, with 35 singles, three doubles, and two triples. She stole 15 bases and had 15 RBIs as a sophomore. Veatch is already getting noticed by college coaches.
In addition to having the highest batting average for the region and being named Co-Player of the Year, Veatch was selected for Chattooga Softball’s Coaches Award and has won the Golden Glove award.
“Addie is a joy to coach. She comes to practice ready to get better and always has a great attitude and a smile,” Bennett said.
Veatch is the first Lady Indian selected as Co-Player of the Year, a title she shares with Darlington senior Audrey Abbott.