Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


January 25, 2013

Navarro softball preview: Lady Bulldogs ready for their moment

Goal is to be playing their best heading into regional tournament


Corsicana —

Navarro Softball

Jessica Karenke

2012 Record: 35-20

Preseason Ranking: No. 15 in NJCAA Poll

Returning Players: OF Jessica Marshburn, OF Daniele Nash, INF McKayla Mayfield, INF Corinne Brassell, OF Mason Grubbss, INF Jordyn Briscoe, P/INF Kaycee Spears, P Brianna Bryant.

Notable: Navarro has its one-two punch back on the mound. Kaycee Spears was 12-10 with a 2.19 ERA and two saves. She had 108 strikeouts in 156 2/3 innings. Brianna Bryant was 7-4 with a 2.14 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 68 2/3 innings ... Marshburn is back to headline the outfield. She batted .417 with 51 runs and 30 RBIs. She was the 2012 Golden Shoe Award winner after stealing 89 bases, tops in college softball. She was first-team All-Conference and All-Region and third-team All-American ... Navarro will host the Region XIV Tournament on May 2-4

Lady Bulldogs Schedule

Date    Opponent        Time

Jan. 30    at Hill        1p.m. (DH)

Feb. 1-2    at Galveston Tourn.    TBA

Feb. 4    Hill        1 p.m. (DH)

Feb. 6    Angelina        1 p.m. (DH)

Feb. 9-10 at Blinn Round-Robin    TBA

Feb. 13    at Ranger    1 p.m. (DH)

Feb. 16    at San Jac Round-Robin    TBA

Feb. 18    at Cisco    1 p.m. (DH)

Feb. 22-23 at Temple Tourn.    TBA

Mar. 1-3    at Longview Round-Robin    TBA

Mar. 9    Bossier Parish*    1 p.m. (DH)

Mar. 14    at Trinity Valley*    1 p.m. (DH)

Mar. 16    at Northeast*    1 p.m. (DH)

Mar. 23    Kilgore*    1 p.m. (DH)

Mar. 27    at Paris*    1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 3 at Bossier Parish*     1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 6    at Northeast*    1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 8    at Angelina    3 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 12    Paris*        1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 19    at Kilgore*    1 p.m. (DH)

Apr. 20    Trinity Valley*    1 p.m. (DH)

May 2-4    Region VIX Tourn.#    TBA

May 16-18 %NJCAA National Tourn.    TBA

*Denotes conference game

#Region XIV Tournament will be played in Corsicana

%NJCAA National Tournament will be played in St. George, Utah



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