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Lisbon Softball Looks To Improve With Basics

Updated: May 4

BY DAVE SHEA

Throwing strikes and making plays are the first steps toward being competitive in softball.

Lisbon Central Coach Dicky Marcellus is looking for his young team to consistently make those steps over the course of the NAC West season which will begin on Wednesday with a game against Morristown.

Coach Marcellus starts his first season as the varsity softball coach after previously coaching boys soccer and girls basketball in the current school year. He previously coached modified softball and served as assistant varsity coach for two years.

"We have a young team but our players had success at the modified level. Our young pitchers don't throw all that hard but they throw strikes," said Coach Marcellus who will be assisted by Doug James.

"That is all we are asking them to do. We are just looking to make the plays behind them."

The Knights feature three seniors, two juniors, four sophomores and four freshmen. Senior Olivia McLear is the only player with varsity softball experience but several of the Knights played varsity soccer in the fall contributed to an undefeated JV Basketball season.

Freshmen Emily Reynolds and Rachel LaRock and sophomores Grace Smith and Emma Berg are the team's pitching prospects and all of the players will be called up to play multiple positions.

LISBON SOFTBALL 2021

Emma Hitsman (Sr C-OF), Emilee Reynolds (Fr P-OFA), Emma Berg (So P), Grace Smith (So P-3b), Erika Snyder (Sr SS), Gabby Taylor (So C-OF), Oliva McLear (2b, 1b), Ava Bouchey (Fr C-OF), Rachel LaRock (Fr P), Eliza McLear (So 2b), Anna Hoffman (Jr OF).

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