PLAYER OF THE YEAR
DESTINIE LOOKOUT, WESTMOORE
The story: The Oklahoma signee was the most prolific hitter across the state, hitting an incredible .732 with 31 home runs, 86 RBIs and 70 runs. She was also 29-7 in the circle as the Jaguars made the Class 6A state semifinals.
ALLISON WELLS, WASHINGTON
The story: The Warriors’ lone senior and The Oklahoman’s Little All-City Player of the Year in fastpitch, Wells led Washington to the Class 4A championship after winning the Class 3A title in the fall. The Cowley County signee hit .505 and drove in 41 runs.
RACHEL COPUS, SOUTHMOORE
The story: A part of an impressive middle infield for the Class 6A champions, Copus was dominant at the plate, too, hitting .579 with 16 homers, 55 RBIs and 47 runs scored.
BRY FLANAGAN, BETHEL
The story: Limited to just 22 games due to a strained quad, she still posted a .687 batting average, nine homers and 41 RBIs. She hit three home runs in the state tournament, including a go-ahead grand slam in the semifinals, to lift the Wildcats to the Class 5A title.
BRECE HAMMAN, PURCELL
The story: Power-hitting third baseman was a big reason the Dragons made the Class 5A semifinals, hitting .602 with 20 homers and driving in 77 runs.
ARIELLE JAMES, SOUTHMOORE
The story: The shortstop stepped up as a leader for the SaberCats, and hit 17 homers, drove in 74 runs and scored 62 runs. She also batted .558 and hit 11 doubles.
KATELYN BROWN, SOUTHMOORE
The story: The heart and soul of the dominant SaberCats, Brown followed up her impressive fastpitch season by hitting .579 with 21 doubles and 60 runs scored. She was The Oklahoman’s Big All-City Player of the Year in fastpitch and recently named Gatorade Oklahoma Softball Player of the Year.
JAELIN FLEWALLEN, DALE
The story: Flewallen ended her career with 96 homers — 16 of which came this season. She hit .650 and drove in 91 runs while leading the Pirates to their third title game in four years.
CAITLIN HALL, MOORE
The story: The Oklahoma Baptist signee was electric. She led the Lions back to the state tournament behind a .657 batting average, 14 homers and 76 RBIs. She was also a fastpitch All-Stater.
RYLEE STEWARD, BETHEL
The story: One of the team leaders, Steward hit .492 with 15 homers, while scoring 47 times, to help Bethel to the Class 5A championship.
COACH OF THE YEAR
JASON LINGO, SOUTHMOORE
The story: The SaberCats were dominant, winning their first slowpitch title in school history after spending a good portion of the season ranked No. 1. The championship also gives Southmoore both softball titles this season in Class 6A.