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SOFTBALL: Curtis, Frederickson and Sumpter names All League

| June 6, 2024 1:00 AM

BONNERS FERRY — Jodee Curtis, Ava Frederickson and Taylor Sumpter, now Bonners Ferry High School alumni, led the league in stats and were named softball All League players for the 3A Intermountain League. 

Jodee Curtis was third in league for batting average at .439 and was second in league for stolen bases with 14 this season. 

Ava Frederickson was first in the league for batting average with .473 and in fielding percentage with .988. She also was third in league for slugging % at .709 at on base percentage at .554.

Taylor Sumpter was first in the league in strikeouts with 148 and was the only pitcher with a no hitter. She was second in the league with a slugging percentage of .780 and batting average of .458. She took third in the league for earned run average with 8.59. 

Sumpter also hit the all state rankings, taking 17th in strikeouts and fifth of those having a no hitter.

“This group of seniors work hard and lead with confidence,” Bonners Ferry head softball coach Cynthia Sumpter said. “They will be greatly missed. I enjoyed watching them grow these past four years and appreciate their work and dedication to the team and their community. We had an overall good season.”

“Teams are not proven by their wins, but by the work, dedication, and perseverance that they show,” she said. “These ladies are supportive of their teammates and their community. They are proud to be Badgers. I am excited for what next season brings and am sad to see the seniors go. I know our group of seniors will catch whatever the world throws at them with both hands, make the play and won't look back. I am proud to have been a part of their journey.”