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Neighbors Growing Together | Jul 18, 2018

Johnson, Glaha make all-district softball team

Jul 18, 2017
Photo by: Andy Krutsinger Chi Glaha (pictured) is hitting .492 this season, which was good enough to make her one of two Panthers named to the Class 4A southeast all-district team for 2017.

By Andy Krutsinger,

Mt. Pleasant News


The all-district softball teams for the 2017 season were released earlier this month, and Mt. Pleasant had two honorees make the list.

The team is made of the best Class 4A players in southeast Iowa, one of the more talented areas in the state.

Fourteen area softball players made the all-district team. Seven of the players selected are playing in the state tournament, which takes place this week.

Mt. Pleasant’s two players named were senior Bailey Johnson and junior Chi Glaha. Both players are hitting above .490 through the regular season and regional tournamnent.

Johnson is hitting .529 with 12 home runs and RBIs. She leads Mt. Pleasant in all three of those categories. Johnson is 13-6 as a pitcher, with a 2.66 ERA and 85 strikeouts.

Glaha is batting .492 this year with 26 RBIs and two home runs. She has scored 43 runs this year, which is second on the team and is 25 for 26 on stolen base attempts.

The full Class 4A southeast district all-district team can be found below, with the player’s grade in school in parenthesis.

CLASS 4A SOUTHEAST ALL-DISTRICT SOFTBALL TEAM: Bailey Johnson (12), Mt. Pleasant; Alexis Groet (12), Oskaloosa; Alyx Witt (11), Norwalk; Madisen Blackford (12), Des Moines Hoover; Aubrey Miller (12), Oskaloosa; Amron Born (12), Norwalk; Brynna Bowman (12), Fairfield; Brooke Kramer (12), Dallas Center-Grimes; Ashtyn Drish (11), Fairfield; Michaela Davis (11), Keokuk; Mia Ruther (12), Burlington; Chi Glaha (11), Mt. Pleasant; Kaylee Watson (12), Fairfield; Riley Hall (9), Dallas Center-Grimes.

DISTRICT COACH OF THE YEAR: Bob Bradfield, Fairfield.

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