Louisburg College Softball Region X Champions and All-Region Team Members
After three consecutive wins in the NJCAA Division II Region X Softball Tournament this weekend, your Hurricanes are Region X Champions. The #2 Hurricanes beat #8 Catawba Valley in run-rule fashion, 9-0, to take home the Region X Hardware.
"I'm incredibly proud of this group who had a perfect 3-0 record on the weekend," said Coach Eric Lee.
Throughout those three games, the ‘canes outscored their opponents 26-2, had six long balls, and had no errors. The tournament sweep also continued the team's winning streak, which now stands at 55 games.
The Team will travel to the Region 8 Champion, Lake Sumter State College, for the NJCAA DII South Atlantic District Championship Series in Florida May 12-14, 2023. The winner of the district tournament will earn a bid to the National Tournament at Tyger River Park in Spartanburg, SC, on May 23-27, 2023.
Region X All-Region Team Members Announced
Six members of the Louisburg College softball team have been named to the NJCAA Division II Region X (10) All-Region team.
1st Team All-Region
- Zoey Jones - Pitcher*
- Brianna Tucker - Infielder**
- Edi Austin - Infielder
- Darrah Nickens - Designated Player
- Kennedy Byrd - Utility Player
Two members of the team also received individual awards; Zoey Jones, Region X Pitcher of the Year*; Brianna Tucker, Region X Player of the Year**.