SOFTBALL: Vitale, Young garner all-state selection

Published 5:26 am Monday, July 3, 2023

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Polk County’s Sarah Vitale and Chloe Young have earned all-state recognition from the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association.

The two Wolverines were named to the NCSCA 2A all-state squad, that coming in the wake of being selected for the NCSCA 2A All-District 8 squad.

Vitale, a rising junior, hit a team-leading .431 with 13 RBI. She also finished 7-11 on the mound for the Wolverines, striking out 91 batters in 102.1 innings and recording a 3.28 earned run average.

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Young, a rising senior, hit .411 with five doubles and four home runs. She drove in 13 runs and had a slugging percentage of .750.


Polk County’s Chloe Young, right

McMichael’s Savannah Lockhart was named the 2A West Player of the Year while West Stanly’s Lily Huneycutt was named the 2A West Pitcher of the Year.