Sun Valley pitcher Brittany Pickett was named the 3A West Pitcher of the Year by the N.C. Softball Coaches Association.Pickett, a rising junior, was also named state championship Most Valuable Player after leading Sun Valley to a 2-0 series sweep of Charles B. Aycock High in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A state championship. Several other Union County softball players also were named to NCSCA all-state teams.• 2A: Allyson High, Forest Hills; Bailey Morton, Parkwood.• 3A: Madeline Boigner and Jessica Curtis, Marvin Ridge; Sarah Tucker, Mel Garcia, Tristyn Edwards, Jess VonCannon, Hayleigh Gimber and Cristi Pressley, Piedmont; Hannah Adamczyk and Brittany Picket (3A West pitcher of the year), Sun Valley; Haley Chilcott, Jordan Keene, Ragan Broome and Annarose Borrelli, Weddington.• 4A: Katie Brock, Haylee Kobziak and Kate Owsley, Cuthbertson; Hallie Rice, Kayleigh Jonas and Hannah Smith, Porter Ridge. Corey Inscoe
Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014
Sun Valley’s Pickett named 3A West softball pitcher of the year
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